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Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2024: Strong Academics, Gains in Representation

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business welcomed a diverse MBA Class of 2024. Here are some key elements of the profile: Michigan Ross MBA Class of 2024: Undergraduate Background Average Undergraduate GPA 3.5 Percent majoring in STEM 40% Percent majoring in business 38% Percent majoring in humanities 22%  ... Read more »

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

Interview conducted on campus during the Veterans Symposium weekend. General casual conversation with specific interview questions mixed in. Started out with “walk me through your resume,” and we delved a little deeper into a couple specific stories or positions. Some specific interview questions: -Tell me about a time you had... Read more »

Real Humans of Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA Class of 2024

The Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA Class of 2024 has a lot to share in this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series. 192 students matriculated at Tepper this fall for the full-time MBA Class of 2024. Thirty-one percent are women and 56 percent are international. Seventeen percent of the... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interview Invites, October 10-14, 2022

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 application deadlines continue, as some programs begin releasing interview invites. Monday, October 10, UNC / Kenan Flagler has its Round 1 application deadline. Tuesday,... Read more »

Wire Taps 256—London-based finance guy. Tech applicant seeking entrepreneurship. Indian lawyer, next season.

This week’s action-packed episode runs the gamut from admissions gossip to HBS interview invites, and from Fortune’s MBA ranking to candidate profile reviews…  Alex and Graham kick things off by reviewing the upcoming MBA admissions deadlines, including UNC / Kenan Flagler, Texas / McCombs and USC / Marshall.  They also... Read more »

The Seven Hardest MBA Admissions Interview Questions—and How to Answer Them

You have already read our analysis of the most commonly asked MBA admissions interview questions. In this article, we’ve decided to up the ante by deconstructing the toughest and trickiest MBA admissions interview questions. To accomplish this, our team of former admissions officers combed through our extensive MBA interview archive and hand picked... Read more »

Real Humans of Rochester Simon’s MBA Class of 2024

We head to upstate New York for this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students to meet some new members of the Class of 2024 at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School. The new class numbers 112 students. Forty-three percent are women and 46 percent are international. Thirty-five percent of... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Class of 2024: Ready for Impact

The Stanford Graduate School of Business welcomed 424 new students to its MBA Class of 2024. Kirsten Moss, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid, said in the school’s press release on the class profile, “Our newest students have already reached significant milestones in their personal and... Read more »

Real Humans of the London Business School MBA Class of 2024

This edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series introduces some new members of the London Business School MBA Class of 2024. The six students profiled here matriculated along with 503 other MBA candidates, who altogether represent 74 different nationalities. Seventeen percent of the new MBA class came from Central/South America.... Read more »

Northwestern Kellogg MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview lasted ~30 minutes through Zoom and was pretty casual. I was interviewed by a second-year student who was really easygoing and made the whole interview experience easy. She was from a different industry than both my background and target industries. Questions: – Introduce yourself. – Why MBA? (I... Read more »

Chicago Booth MBA Class of 2024 Profile

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business MBA Class of 2024 profile demonstrates how an emphasis on diversity of background attracts future business leaders who are ambitious, supportive, and intellectually curious to the program. This year’s class numbers 621 students, out of 4,352 applicants. Thirteen are enrolled in Booth’s... Read more »

5 MBA Interview Questions You Need to Ace (And How to Do So)

Interviews, interviews, interviews…they are the post-essay hurdle to gaining admission. Instead of driving yourself crazy with worry, why not buckle down and perfect your answers to the questions you are most likely to be asked? To help you prepare, we’ve scoured our Interview Guides and Interview Archive to compile our very own list... Read more »

Real Humans of MBA Students: Esade MBA Class of 2024

In this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series, we head to Barcelona to meet some new members of the MBA Class of 2024 at Esade. 184 students matriculated in the fall of 2022 at an average age of 30. As a flexible program, students can decide to complete... Read more »

HBS Announces Timing of Round 1 Interview Invitations & Early Release

Applicants to Harvard Business School can expect some big news from the school on Thursday, October 6th at noon EST. In a post to the Direct from the Director’s blog, Managing Director of HBS admissions Chad Losee wrote that Round 1 applicants can expect the following: “All Round 1 applicants will receive an update... Read more »

Admissions Tip: Letters of Support

While business schools require candidates to submit one or two recommendations as part of the regular admissions process, we’re devoting this admissions tip to a lesser known relative of the formal recommendation: the letter of support. The letter of support is very different from a typical letter of recommendation, in... Read more »

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