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Last Updated Nov 18, 2020 by

Real Humans of the Columbia Business School MBA Class of 2022

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to New York City, where we find eager and diverse MBA students flocking to Columbia Business School. Columbia Business School offers two intakes, one in August and one in January. For the Class of 2022, 211 joined in January and 571 matriculated in August, bringing the total class size to 782 (out of 6,971 applicants). Forty percent of the new class are women and 44 percent are international citizens. Students who are minorities of U.S. origin comprise a third of the class. During their undergraduate years, business was the most popular... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 17, 2020 by

Real Humans of Northwestern Kellogg’s MBA Class of 2022

Whether in the Two-Year, One-Year or a dual degree MBA program, new Northwestern Kellogg students cite the culture and community as key factors in choosing the leading business school in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. The Global Hub, home of the Kellogg School of Management. A surge in applications this year (up 54%) led to a larger class size. 559 candidates chose to matriculate for the Two-Year MBA Class of 2022, compared to 474 for the Class of 2021. Forty percent of the new group are female and 26 percent are international. Under federal guidelines, the U.S. minority... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 16, 2020 by

HBS Announces Expanded Class Size and Internship Requirements

Harvard Business School announced it is expanding its class size for the next two years and will formalize internship requirements. HBS has traditionally enrolled around 900 students in the MBA program, but the full-time MBA Classes of 2023 and 2024 will each enroll around 1,000 students. Beginning with this year’s entering Class of 2022, a summer internship program will be a requirement of the MBA. Increasing Enrollment, Maintaining Community Connections HBS offered deferrals this year to help students navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing the current class size to 732. Increasing enrollment for the next two admission... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 12, 2020 by

MIT MBA Class Profile: Prioritizing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The MIT Sloan School of Management’s profile of their MBA Class of 2022 is a snapshot of the worldwide business community’s skills and experience. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school chose to increase enrollment in an effort to provide more opportunities in a challenging year for candidates and ended up with a total class size of 484. Jennifer Barba, Senior Associate Director of Admissions, emphasizes the priority of enrolling a diverse class for MIT Sloan in their ongoing recruiting efforts: “Within our evaluation process, we ask every candidate invited to interview to share how they have contributed toward... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 11, 2020 by

Real Humans of Chicago Booth’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we meet some of the newest members of the larger and more diverse MBA Class of 2022 at Chicago Booth. Out of 4,909 applicants, 621 matriculated at the Booth School of Business this fall. Thirty percent of the new group are international, representing 56 different countries. Forty-three percent identify as U.S. minorities and 38 percent are women. Veterans comprise eight percent of the latest matriculants. During their undergraduate years, the Class of 2022 had averaged a 3.6 GPA. Business was the most popular major, at 28 percent. Nearly a quarter had studied... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 10, 2020 by

Real Humans of the Wharton School’s MBA Class of 2022

Great things happen in Philadelphia, including earning an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, get to know some of the newest members of the leading business school. The MBA Class of 2022 at Wharton is one of the largest in the school’s history, comprising 916 members. The school had received 7,158 applications, which represents a 20 percent increase over the previous year. Forty-one percent of the new class are women and 19 percent are international. In regards to U.S. ethnicity, 24 percent identify as Asian American, 10 percent... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 4, 2020 by

Real Humans of Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Class of 2022

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to Georgetown McDonough in Washington, D.C. The McDonough MBA boasts an emphasis on global business and a focus on principled leadership, all while supporting the school’s Jesuit heritage and values. As you’ll see in the following pages, these hallmarks are just a few of the reasons new students chose the leading business school for their MBAs. First, let’s meet the new MBA Class of 2022 at Georgetown University. Out of 1,482 applicants, 247 chose to enroll in the Fall of 2020. Nearly a third of the new class are women and... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 3, 2020 by

Real Humans of the Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we’ll get to know a representative mix of new “Rossers” and why they chose Michigan Ross for their MBAs. The Ross MBA Class of 2022 is comprised of 358 students, of which 43 percent are women and 18 percent are international. Thirty-six percent identify as U.S. students of color. During their undergraduate years, 42 percent of the new class had majored in business. Thirty-five percent had pursued STEM studies and just shy of a quarter earned degrees in the humanities. The average GPA for the Ross Class was 3.5.  When it came... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 29, 2020 by

Tepper MBA Class Profile: Carnegie Mellon Takes an Empathetic Approach

Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper MBA Class of 2022 profile reveals a resilient community of students who are navigating uncertain terrain together through mutual support and determination. For a school where the full-time MBA class size is usually over 200, the 141 enrolled students represent a concerted effort on the part of admissions to adjust their approach in such a way that future classes would benefit from choices made to navigate the current challenges of the pandemic. “We wanted to take an empathetic approach, but an approach that would take us to where we needed to be as a school,” says... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 28, 2020 by

Real Humans of Dartmouth Tuck’s MBA Class of 2022

Each of the new students profiled in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students says they were drawn to the community at the Tuck School of Business of Dartmouth College. For a few years now, Tuck’s admissions team has been assessing candidates based on the four attributes of smart, nice, accomplished, and aware, and their efforts clearly culminated in a community reflecting those qualities. The remote setting of the Upper Valley and small class size certainly support deeper and richer relationships, too. The Tuck Class of 2022 is comprised of 289 students. Notably, Tuck achieved gender parity, with women making... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 27, 2020 by

Real Humans of NYU Stern’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we meet some of the newest members of the NYU Stern School of Business Class of 2022. Of the 317 members of the NYU Stern Class of 2022, 43 percent are women, which represents a six percent increase from last year and a tie with the highest representation ever. Thirty-two percent have international citizenship; this includes foreign nationals, dual citizens and U.S. permanent residents. Altogether, the class represents 30 different countries. Thirty-two percent of the new class identify as minorities and 12 percent as underrepresented minorities. The average age of the group... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 26, 2020 by

Chicago Booth Class Profile: Values & Culture Draw Expanded Class

Chicago Booth’s class profile for the MBA Class of 2022 is not only larger overall than previous years, but also represents more students from more diverse backgrounds as well. This year’s incoming class numbers 621 at a school where historically the class size has been under 600. This year, the school also introduced an accelerated JD/MBA dual degree program that has enrolled 14 of the incoming students. Here are some key elements of the profile: Chicago Booth Class Profile: Undergraduate Background Average Undergraduate GPA 3.6 Percent majoring in arts, humanities, social sciences 13% Percent majoring in science, technology, engineering, and... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 22, 2020 by

Cornell MBA Class Profile: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

The Cornell MBA class profile for the Two-Year Class of 2022 saw an increase in class size and diversity. Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management experienced a 22 percent increase in applications this year over last and managed to increase the class size to the current 292 enrolled students, despite the challenging environment of the pandemic and uncertainty over international travel. “Every year, our team does an outstanding job of bringing in a diverse, unique, and global group of students,” says Eddie Asbie, Interim Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 21, 2020 by

Real Humans of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Class of 2022

We head to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, featuring some new members of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. The new Kenan-Flagler Class of 2022 numbers 344 MBA students, who accumulated an average of 4.5 years of work experience before joining the program. During their undergraduate years, the group averaged a 3.4 GPA. When it came time to take the GMAT, the class averaged a score of 694, with the middle 80 percent range landing between 660 and 720. Thirty-one percent of the MBA class at Kenan-Flagler are women. Twelve percent identify as an underrepresented... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 20, 2020 by

Real Humans of USC Marshall MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we introduce a handful of new members of USC Marshall’s Trojan network. Based in Southern California, USC Marshall was the first AACSB-accredited business school of the area and boasts deep connections to Los Angeles and the greater SoCal regional community. 217 students matriculated for the Class of 2022. They averaged 28 years of age and 5 years of work experience. Nearly a quarter of the new class earned pre-MBA professional work experience in financial services. Technology was the next most popular industry source at 15 percent. Consulting followed at 12 percent. Eleven... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 19, 2020 by

Kellogg MBA Class Profile: Surge in Applications Yields Supersized Class of 2022

The MBA Class of 2022 Profile for Northwestern Kellogg has been released and presents a group of students diverse in gender, race, and culture. In recognition of the challenges students faced during the application process due to the pandemic, Kellogg had made the decision to waive testing requirements for Round 3 full-time applicants. This year the school saw a 54 percent increase in applications, resulting in 559 students enrolled in the Class of 2022. In comparison, the Class of 2021 is comprised of 474 students. Classes are being held in a hybrid format at its recently completed flagship building, the... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2020 by

Ross MBA Class Profile: Diversity Reigns Despite International Deferrals

The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan released its profile of the MBA Class of 2022, showcasing a variety of unique experiences and backgrounds that breaks the usual mold of the MBA student. Here are some key elements of the profile: Ross MBA Class Profile: Undergraduate Background Average Undergraduate GPA 3.5 Percent majoring in arts, humanities, social sciences 23% Percent majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math 35% Percent majoring in business 42%   Ross MBA Class of 2022: GMAT Statistics Average GMAT Score 710 GMAT Score Middle 80% 660 – 750   Class of 2022 GRE... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 14, 2020 by

The Lauder MA/MBA Joint Degree Program: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the MBA

For prospective students looking to enter an MBA program, the University of Pennsylvania offers a unique option that expands the traditional master’s in business into a global learning experience, preparing graduates for enterprise in a diverse and connected world. The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies two-year joint degree program (Lauder MA/MBA Joint Degree) offers an MBA from the Wharton School in concert with a master’s in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts & Sciences. Students pursuing a business degree receive more than the standard education in finance and management. In class and in... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 14, 2020 by

Real Humans of Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA Class of 2022

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to Pittsburgh, PA, and the pioneer of management science, Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. Tepper boasts access to world-class researchers, including a legacy of 9 Nobel Laureates. Their commitment to community can be seen in the energetic hub that is the Tepper Quad, and the strength of analytics and data-driven decision making in their curriculum led to their STEM designation. Tepper welcomed 141 students to their full-time MBA Class of 2022. A quarter of the new crew are women and 28 percent are international. Nineteen percent identify as a minority. The... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 13, 2020 by

Real Humans of Cornell Johnson’s MBA Class of 2022

292 students comprise the Two-Year MBA Class of 2022 at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management of Cornell University. This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students highlights some of their passions, common values and lessons from admissions. But first, let’s take a closer look at the new crop of students. Altogether, the Class of 2022 at Johnson averages an age of 28 and five years of pre-MBA work experience. Ten percent of the Johnson Class of 2022 have a background in the military. Financial services had been the most popular industry of choice, as 30 percent of MBA... Read more »

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