Duke Fuqua | Mr. Military MedTech
GRE 310, GPA 3.48
MIT Sloan | Mr. Latino Healthcare
GRE 310, GPA 3.4
Kellogg | Ms. Public School Teacher
GRE 325, GPA 3.93
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Army Officer
GRE 325, GPA 3.9
INSEAD | Mr. Future In FANG
GMAT 650, GPA 3.5
Wharton | Mr. Aspiring Leader
GMAT 750, GPA 3.38
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Advisory Consultant
GRE 330, GPA 2.25
Kellogg | Mr. Equity To IB
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
INSEAD | Mr. Marketing Master
GRE 316, GPA 3.8
Darden | Ms. Marketing Analyst
GMAT 710, GPA 3.75
Harvard | Mr. Hedge Fund
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Deferred MBA
GMAT 760, GPA 3.82
Stanford GSB | Mr. Robotics
GMAT 730, GPA 2.9
Stanford GSB | Ms. Artistic Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 9.49/10
Yale | Mr. Army Pilot
GMAT 650, GPA 2.90
Kellogg | Mr. Double Whammy
GMAT 730, GPA 7.1/10
INSEAD | Mr. Tesla Manager
GMAT 720, GPA 3.7
Darden | Mr. Tech To MBB
GMAT 710, GPA 2.4
INSEAD | Ms. Investment Officer
GMAT Not taken, GPA 16/20 (French scale)
Cornell Johnson | Mr. SAP SD Analyst
GMAT 660, GPA 3.60
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Startup Of You
GMAT 770, GPA 2.4
Kellogg | Mr. Hopeful Admit
GMAT Waived, GPA 4.0
UCLA Anderson | Mr. International PM
GMAT 730, GPA 2.3
Harvard | Mr. Policy Development
GMAT 740, GPA Top 30%
Ross | Mr. Brazilian Sales Guy
GRE 326, GPA 77/100 (USA Avg. 3.0)
INSEAD | Mr. INSEAD Hopeful
GMAT -, GPA 2.9
Berkeley Haas | Ms. Against All Odds
GMAT 720, GPA 2.9

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

U.S. NEWS’ 2012 RANKING OF THE TOP 51-75 BUSINESS SCHOOLS

2012 Rank & School2011 Rank    Change
51. Arkansas (Walton)51
52. Case Western (Weatherhead)80+28
52. Temple (Fox)63+11
54. Southern Methodist (Cox)57+3
54. Missouri (Trulaske)54
56. Northeastern University56
57. George Washington Univ.52-5
57. University of Arizona (Eller)63+6
57. University of Georgia (Terry)57
57. Massachusetts (Isenberg)60+3
61. Babson College (Olin)52-9
61. University of Connecticut69+8
63. Rutgers University57-6
64. Baylor (Hankamer)60-4
64. Iowa State University69+5
64. South Carolina (Moore)54-10
64. Tennessee-Knoxville60-4
68. Syracuse (Whitman)69+1
68. Pittsburgh (Katz)85+17
70. William & Mary (Mason)83+13
70. DePaul (Kellstadt)89+19
70. Rensselaer Polytechnic (Lally)NR+41*
70. Texas Christian (Neeley)80+10
70. University of Miami85+15
75. Bentley (McCallum)73-2

Source: U.S. News’ 2012 Ranking of the Best MBA Programs

Notes: NR Not Ranked, * Indicates minimum gain or decline in rank over previous year

(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.