Stanford GSB | Mr. Systems Change
GMAT 730, GPA 4
Stanford GSB | Mr. Energy Reform
GMAT 700, GPA 3.14 of 4
Ross | Mr. Verbal Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.3
INSEAD | Mr. Airline Captain
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Packaging Manager
GMAT 730, GPA 3.47
Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12
Darden | Ms. Unicorn Healthcare Tech
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Navy Officer
GMAT 770, GPA 4.0
Wharton | Mr. Sr. Systems Engineer
GRE 1280, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Semiconductor Guy
GMAT 730, GPA 3.3
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBB to PM
GRE 338, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. Sales To Consulting
GMAT 760, GPA 3.49
Harvard | Mr. Polyglot
GMAT 740, GPA 3.65
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Enlisted Undergrad
GRE 315, GPA 3.75
Tuck | Mr. Consulting To Tech
GMAT 750, GPA 3.2
Stanford GSB | Mr. Rocket Scientist Lawyer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.65 Cumulative
Darden | Mr. Stock Up
GMAT 700, GPA 3.3
Stanford GSB | Mr. Classic Candidate
GMAT 760, GPA 3.9
Cambridge Judge Business School | Mr. Social Scientist
GRE 330, GPA 3.5
Darden | Mr. Federal Consultant
GMAT 780, GPA 3.26
INSEAD | Mr. Consulting Fin
GMAT 730, GPA 4.0
INSEAD | Ms. Hope & Goodwill
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Milk Before Cereals
GMAT 710, GPA 3.3 (16/20 Portuguese scale)
Chicago Booth | Mr. Guy From Taiwan
GRE 326, GPA 3.3
Darden | Mr. Leading Petty Officer
GRE (MCAT) 501, GPA 4.0
Columbia | Mr. NYC Native
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Tepper | Mr. Leadership Developement
GMAT 740, GPA 3.77

Heavy Round One Volume Expected

2012-2013 Application Deadlines

A majority of the top 20 business schools, as ranked by Poets&Quants, have now posted their 2012-2013 application deadlines. Many prominent schools have yet to do so, including such prestige privates as the University of Chicago’s Booth School and MIT Sloan, and public universities, such as the University of Virginia’s Darden School and UCLA’s Anderson School.

Round 1 Deadlines

Harvard Business School

Deadline: Sept. 24

Notification: Dec. 12

Stanford GSB

Deadline: Oct. 3

Notification: Dec. 12

Chicago (Booth)

Deadline: Not announced (NA)

Notification: NA

Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Deadline: Oct. 1

Notification: Dec. 20

Columbia Business School

Deadline: Oct. 3

Notification: Rolling admissions

Northwestern (Kellogg)

Deadline: Oct. 16 (Off-campus interview must be scheduled by Sept. 19)

Notification: Dec. 17

Dartmouth (Tuck)

Deadline: Oct. 10 (early action)

Notification: Dec. 14

UC-Berkeley (Haas)

Deadline: Oct. 17

Notification: Jan. 10

MIT (Sloan)

Deadline: Oct. 24

Notification: Jan. 29

Duke (Fuqua)

Deadline: NA

Notification: NA

Virginia (Darden)

Deadline: NA

Notification: NA

Michigan (Ross)

Deadline: Oct. 10

Notification: Jan. 15

Cornell (Johnson)

Deadline: Oct. 17

Notification: Dec. 19

Yale

Deadline: Oct. 4

Notification: Dec. 13

New York (Stern)

Deadline: Nov. 15, 2012

Notification: Feb. 15, 2013

UCLA (Anderson)

Deadline: NA

Notification: NA

Carnegie Mellon

Deadline: NA

Notification: NA

UNC (Kenan-Flagler)

Deadline: Oct. 19 (early action)

Notification: Dec. 10

Texas-Austin (McCombs)

Deadline: Oct. 16

Notification: Dec. 14

Emory (Goizueta)

Deadline: Oct. 5

Notification: Nov. 28

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.