In this edition of our ongoing Real Humans: MBA Students series, five new students at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School shed light on their road to joining the Class of 2025 and why they chose the leading program.
The Two-Year MBA Class of 2025 at Goizueta is comprised of 125 students. Thirty-four percent are women and nearly half, 49 percent, are international. Overall, the class represents 16 different countries. A quarter of the new class identify as African American, Hispanic/Latinx, or Native American/Alaskan.
During their undergraduate years, they earned a mean GPA of 3.47. Fifty-eight percent of students had earned their undergraduate degrees in the U.S. When it came time to take the GMAT, Goizueta candidates landed an average score of 709 with the median coming in at 720. They had an average of six years of work experience before matriculating.
Read on for the personal accounts of new Emory Goizueta MBA students, their impressions of the community and advice for making it through admissions.