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Class Size: 637
Women: 42%
Mean GMAT: 728
Mean GPA: 3.6
% International: 36%
Class Size: 65
Women: 29%
Mean GMAT: 668
Mean GPA: 3.55

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MBA Applywire

December 5, 2023 5:02pm ET
Applying: Columbia, Georgetown / McDonough, Northwestern / Kellogg, NYU Stern, UCLA Anderson, UNC Kenan-Flagler, Yale SOM
Intake Year: 2024
Pre-MBA Career: Private Equity, Alternative Asset Based Lending
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting Companies: Bain , BCG , Ernst & Young , McKinsey
GMAT: 655
GPA: 3.60
Years of Work Experience: 3
Location: Canada
Post MBA Location: United States
December 4, 2023 3:48pm ET
Applying: Duke / Fuqua, U. Chicago Booth, UVA / Darden
Intake Year: 2024
Pre-MBA Career: CommunityCommercial Banking, F100 Manufacturing
Post-MBA Target Industry: Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Commercial Banking Companies: Bank of America , Barclays , Capital One , Citibank , Credit Suisse , Deutsche Bank , Goldman Sachs , JP Morgan , Morgan Stanley , JP Morgan Chase , RBC Capital , Sequoia Capital , Bain Capital , Blackstone , Carlyle Group , Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Group , Bank of America , Citibank , Goldman Sachs , JP Morgan , Morgan Stanley , PNC Bank
GMAT: 680
GPA: 3.39
Years of Work Experience: 5.5
Post MBA Location: NYC

5 years full-time work experience with solid part time while in school: Local community bank, promoted twice. Teller, to credit analyst, to the only auditor by 22. Took 7 years, started in high school.

Currently working in Fortune 100 manufacturing. Promoted twice now - Auditor to Finance Analyst, to Senior Analyst. Have multiple quantifiable projects I can call out that saved money. Been here for just under 4 years.

Fair amount of volunteer work, as well as plenty of extracurriculars (in a band, running group, etc.)

If I can’t hit the targets, any thoughts on good fallbacks?

December 2, 2023 3:51pm ET
Applying: All Schools
Intake Year: 2024
Pre-MBA Career: Product managment
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Technology
GRE: 320
GPA: 3.6
Years of Work Experience: 3
December 1, 2023 7:31pm ET
Applying: Columbia, Dartmouth / Tuck, Emory / Goizueta, Yale SOM
Intake Year: 2024
Pre-MBA Career: Education & Non Profits
Post-MBA Target Industry: Non Profit/SI
GRE: 305
GPA: 3.4
Years of Work Experience: 7

I went to a well known private women’s college for undergrad and also have a master’s in public policy from an Ivy with a 3.7 GPA. My GRE is low I know that…but I previously applied to all the top policy programs and got into all with scholarship $$. I simply didn’t have time to retake, quite frankly I work in education so I don’t have money to spend on test prep and figured I’d try my luck with that sh*t old score again. I was a humanities major in undergrad but my masters degree required me to take stats and Econ classes which I hope will supplement my very subpar GRE.

I am a pretty non-traditional applicant. My background is in education and non-profit work, I currently serve in a leadership capacity and oversee a team that directly impacts hundreds of educators and thousands of students across the country. I am first-generation (in all aspects), a black woman. I applied through the Consortium and just received a membership admittance and am waiting to hear back from member schools. My hope is to transition into DEI talent work in education and in my apps leaned into the personal aspects of how this work affects me as a diverse candidate who works in education leadership. I tried to highlight how what sets me a part from a more traditional applicant can be strengths in a business school community, and why the decision to pursue another graduate degree at this point in my career will help me broaden my skill set to propel my career forward.

I also co-founded a grassroots org that supplied technology directly to students and families during remote learning pandemic times, served in elected leadership in my master’s program, have completed a rigorous policy fellowship, and have served on an elected city task force where I live and have led on some large scale successful policy campaigns at work. I have received interviews at my schools and I think they went pretty well! However, I know my gre is trash, I’ve never been a standardized test taker but I hope I have a shot. Help.

MBA Livewire

December 6, 2023 4:44am ET
Accepted to Stanford GSB
Round: Round 1
Received via phone December 6, 2023
GPA: 77.9
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Finance
Application Location: SOUTH AFRICA

I just cannot believe it still. Got the call 8:15 SA time (so 22:00 PT).

December 6, 2023 4:38am ET
Accepted to Stanford GSB
Round: Round 1
Received via phone December 6, 2023
GMAT: 740
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Other
Application Location: Southeast Asia
December 6, 2023 4:02am ET
Accepted to Stanford GSB
Round: Round 1
Received via phone December 6, 2023
GMAT: 760
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Consulting
Application Location: Southeast Asia
December 6, 2023 2:50am ET
Interview Invite to NYU Stern
Round: Round 2
Received via email on December 04, 2023
GPA: 3.5
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: Other
Application Location: NYC

Hi, did anyone that got an interview in round 1 have any tips?

December 6, 2023 2:40am ET
Interview Invite to Rice / Jones
Round: Round 1
Received via email December 6, 2023
GPA: 3.6
GRE: 298
Program Type: Traditional Two-Year
Post MBA Career Name: General Management
Application Location: Africa

MBA DecisionWire

December 1, 2023 4:42am ET
Enrolled: Cornell / Johnson
Admitted: Cornell / Johnson $
Applied: Cornell / Johnson
Entering Year: 2024
Post MBA Career: Consulting, Technology, Entrepreneurship Companies: Accenture, Bain, BCG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, McKinsey, PWC, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Tesla, Twitter, Uber
GMAT: 770
GPA: 2.8
Location: Delhi
November 30, 2023 11:55am ET
Enrolled: Rochester / Simon
Admitted: Rochester / Simon
Applied: Rochester / Simon
Entering Year: 2024
GPA: 3.7
November 14, 2023 5:16pm ET
Enrolled: Columbia
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth , Columbia , Northwestern / Kellogg
Applied: U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, Northwestern / Kellogg
Entering Year: 2022
Post MBA Career: Other
GRE: 329
GPA: 3.9
Location: Chicago
November 14, 2023 12:09pm ET
Enrolled: U. Chicago Booth
Admitted: U. Chicago Booth
Applied: U. Chicago Booth
Entering Year: 2023
Post MBA Career: Consumer Goods Companies: Other
GMAT: 700
GPA: 3.2
Location: HK


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