Harvard | Mr. Community Impact
GMAT 690, GPA 3.0
Harvard | Mr. Belgium 2+2
GMAT 760, GPA 3.8
Rice Jones | Mr. ToastMasters Treasurer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.7
UCLA Anderson | Mr. Microsoft India
GMAT 780, GPA 7.14
Harvard | Mr. Future Family Legacy
GMAT Not Yet Taken (Expected 700-750), GPA 3.0
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Startup Of You
GMAT 770, GPA 2.4
Columbia | Mr. Chartered Accountant
GMAT 730, GPA 2.7
Wharton | Mr. Philanthropist
GRE 324, GPA 3.71
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Healthcare Provider
GMAT COVID19 Exemption, GPA 3.68
Kellogg | Mr. IDF Commander
GRE Waved, GPA 3.0
Kellogg | Mr. Hopeful Admit
GMAT Waived, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. Google Tech
GMAT 770, GPA 2.2
Kellogg | Mr. Operations Analyst
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.3
London Business School | Mr. Consulting To IB
GMAT 700, GPA 2.4
Cornell Johnson | Mr. SAP SD Analyst
GMAT 660, GPA 3.60
Ross | Mr. Professional MMA
GMAT 640, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare Investment
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Tech Exec
GMAT N/A, GPA 2.4
Wharton | Ms. Project Mananger
GMAT 770, GPA 3.86
NYU Stern | Mr. Washed-Up Athlete
GRE 325, GPA 3.4
MIT Sloan | Mr. NFL Team Analyst
GMAT 720, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Mr. Big Beer
GMAT Waived, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Indian Quant
GMAT 750, GPA 7.54/10
Darden | Mr. Corporate Dev
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.8
Duke Fuqua | Mr. CPA To Finance
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
Wharton | Mr. Big 4
GMAT 770, GPA 8/10
Wharton | Ms. General Motors
GRE 330, GPA 3.2

2012 U.S. News Ranking of the Best B-Schools

 U.S. News’ 2012 Ranking of the Top 25 Business Schools

2012 Rank & School2011 Rank    Change
  1. Harvard Business School2+1
  1. Stanford GSB1
  3. Pennsylvania (Wharton)3
  4. MIT (Sloan)3-1
  4. Northwestern (Kellogg)5+1
  4. Chicago (Booth)5+1
  7. UC-Berkeley (Haas)7
  8. Columbia Business School9+1
  9. Dartmouth (Tuck)7-2
10. Yale School of Management10
11. New York (Stern)10-1
12. Duke (Fuqua)12
13. Michigan (Ross)14+1
13. Virginia (Darden)13
15. UC-Los Angeles (Anderson)14-1
16. Cornell (Johnson)16
17. Texas-Austin (McCombs)17
18. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)18
19. Emory (Goizueta)23+4
19. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)19
21. Southern California (Marshall)21
22. Washington Univ. (Olin)20-2
23. Indiana (Kelley)23
24. Georgetown (McDonough)25+1
25. Ohio State (Fisher)25

Source: U.S. News & World Report 2012 MBA Ranking

(Table of the next 25 top schools on the following page)

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.