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The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 1.1.18

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Welcome to the series, The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools.

Happy New Year! The New Year marks a shift from Round 1 decisions, to Round 2 deadlines. For the next couple of weeks, the majority of leading MBA programs have their second round deadlines.

Monday, January 1, NYU/Stern has its initial notification deadline for Round 1.

Tuesday, January 2, Michigan/Ross has its Round 2 deadline.

Wednesday, January 3, Harvard, UPenn/Wharton, Chicago/Booth, Duke/Fuqua, London Business School, and Babson/Olin have their Round 2 deadlines. Dartmouth/Tuck has its January Round deadline. Emory/Goizueta has its Round 3 deadline.

Thursday, January 4, Yale SOM, Berkeley/Haas, and CMU/Tepper have their Round 2 deadlines.

Friday, January 5, Oxford/Said, UCLA/Anderson, Georgetown/McDonough, IU/Kelley, Rice/Jones, Rochester/Simon, and The Consortium have their Round 2 deadlines. Cambridge/Judge has its Round 3 deadline. USC/Marshall and Manchester Business School have their Round 4 deadlines.

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That’s all for this week! Good luck to everyone finishing up their applications this week and preparing for interviews!


Posted in: Deadlines, MBA Feature, Week Ahead

Schools: Babson / Olin, Berkeley / Haas, Cambridge / Judge, Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Duke / Fuqua, Emory / Goizueta, Georgetown / McDonough, Harvard Business School, Indiana / Kelley, London Business School, Manchester / AMBS, Michigan / Ross, NYU Stern, Oxford / Saïd, Rice / Jones, U. Chicago Booth, UCLA Anderson, UPenn / Wharton, USC / Marshall, Yale SOM

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