Mad over MBA: Aiming at the Stars

Mad-about-MBABusiness schools publish their class profile statistics. These statistics help the candidates determine where they stand with regards to their GMAT Scores, GPA, and work experience if they aspire to attend the school.

 

We have listed the top 20 schools and their class profile statistics to help students achieve their goals. The statistics include average GMAT scores, work experience, GPA, GMAT range and percentage of women.

 

Based on the current class profile (2016–2017), we have listed the business schools.

Rank

University

Country

GMAT

Work ex

GPA

GMAT Range

Women

1

Harvard University

USA

730 median

 

3.67

690-760

43%

2

London Business School

UK

708

5

 

 

35%

3

INSEAD

France

708

 

 

620-780

30%

4

Massachusetts Institute of Technology(Sloan)

USA

724

4.8

3.5

690-760

40%

5

University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

USA

730

5

 

 

44%

6

Stanford Graduate School of Business

USA

737

4

 

590-790

41%

7

University of Oxford(Said)

UK

692

5.1

 

 

36%

8

University of Cambridge (Judge)

UK

686

6

 

 

33%

9

London School of Economics and Political Science

UK

708

5

 

 

35%

10

University of California, Berkeley (Haas)

USA

717

5

3.64

 

38%

11

SDA Bocconi School of Management

Italy

650

5

 

 

 

12

HEC Paris

France

690

 6

 

 

 

13

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark

620

 6

 

 

40%

14

Northwestern University (Kellogg)

USA

728

5.2

 

690-760

41.00%

15

National University of Singapore

Singapore

662

5

 

 

32%

16

University of California, Los Angeles (Anderson)

USA

715

5

3.8

680-750

32%

17

New York University (Stern)

USA

710

4.9

3.51

560-790

35%

17

University of Chicago (Booth)

USA

726.3

5

3.6

590-790

42%

19

Columbia University

USA

717

5

3.5

550-780

38%

20

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong

 

5

 

580-710

 

21

ESADE Ramon Llull

Spain

660

5.5

 

 

32%

22

University of Melbourne

Australia

705

5.6

 

 

 

23

University of New South Wales

Australia

630

6.5

 

 

30%

23

Yale School of Management

United States

730 median

 

3.65

690-760

43%

25

University of Michigan (Ross)

USA

708

 

 

650-750

40%

27

University of Navarra (IESE)

Spain

690

5

 

 

28%

31

Monash University

Australia

Not required

8

 

 

52%

34

Cornell University (Johnsons)

United States

698

5

3.58

 

22%

35

University of Toronto (Rotman)

Canada

665

4.1

3.4

 

34%

Once the eligibility criteria are attained the next steps involve the application process comprising of resume, letters of recommendation and essays.

 

MBA abroad: Resume

The resume of an aspiring MBA candidate is a very concise document, which provides all the information in the most limited space. This single page document should cover the academic, extracurricular, scholastic as achievements. The resume should showcase the aspirant’s social skills like leadership, team as well as analytical skills.

 

MBA abroad: Letters of recommendation

Business schools ask for two to three referees to recommend the aspirant’s various social, academic and analytical skills. These letters of recommendation are either sent directly by the applicant or the business school asks the referees (from a list of referees suggested by the aspirant) to provide their recommendation. Letters of recommendation vouch for social skills of the candidate.

 

MBA abroad: Essays

Application process of Business schools involve answering questions on number of topics such as goals, diversity, ethics, failure as well as reapplication and video essay. These essays intend to discover the social/ personal aspect of the applicant.

 

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First Published On : 15 May 2017 04:11 PM IST
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