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Real Humans of the IESE MBA Class of 2024

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In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we head to the IESE Business School of the University of Navarra in Barcelona.

IESE’s class is comprised of about 350 students and 38 percent are women. Eighty-five percent are international, representing over 50 nationalities.

The students’ average age is 29 at the time of matriculation, with an average of 5.4 years of work experience. Sixty-one percent bring professional experience from industry while a fifth had worked in finance pre-MBA. Another 13 percent joined from the consulting field, five percent from entrepreneurship and three percent from public services/NGO. When it came time to take the GMAT, the IESE MBA Class of 2024 reported an average score of 670. Those who took the GRE landed a median Quant score of 161 and median Verbal score of 156.

Read on to hear from some of the newest members of the diverse IESE MBA class about admissions, life in Spain and more.

Christina Griffith
Christina Griffith is a writer and editor based in Philadelphia. She specializes in covering education, science, and history, and has experience in research and interviews, magazine content, and web content writing.