Tuck | Mr. Winning Team
GMAT 760, GPA 7.95 out of 10
Kellogg | Ms. Clean Tech
GMAT 690, GPA 3.96
Harvard | Mr. Renewable Energy Investing
GMAT 740, GPA 4.0
Darden | Ms. Teaching-To-Tech
GRE 326, GPA 3.47
Tuck | Mr. Strategic Sourcing
GMAT 720, GPA 3.90
Tuck | Mr. Recreational Pilot
GRE 326, GPA 3.99
Stanford GSB | Mr. Seller
GMAT 740, GPA 3.3
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Government Consultant
GMAT 600, GPA 3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Space Launch
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
Yale | Ms. Biotech
GMAT 740, GPA 3.29
INSEAD | Mr. Media Startup
GMAT 710, GPA 3.65
MIT Sloan | Ms. MD MBA
GRE 307, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Research 2+2
GMAT 740, GPA 3.96
London Business School | Mr. Investment Finance
GMAT 750, GPA 2.2
NYU Stern | Mr. Long Shot
GRE 303, GPA 2.75
Kellogg | Ms. Kellogg Bound Ideator
GMAT 710, GPA 2.4
Wharton | Ms. PMP To MBA
GMAT 710, GPA 3.72
Kellogg | Mr. Sales Engineer
GMAT 740, GPA 3.00
Stanford GSB | Mr. LGBTQ
GMAT 740, GPA 3.58
Duke Fuqua | Mr. 2020
GMAT 630, GPA 3.92
MIT Sloan | Mr. Generic Nerd
GMAT 720, GPA 3.72
Cambridge Judge | Mr. Versatility
GMAT 680, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Hustler
GMAT 760, GPA 4
Chicago Booth | Mr. M7 Aspirant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.79 / 4.00
Harvard | Mr. Low GPA Product Manager
GMAT 780, GPA 3.1
HEC Paris | Mr. Indian Journalist
GMAT 690, GPA 2.8
Tepper | Mr. Family Biz
GRE 329, GPA 3.46

2012-2013 Admission Deadlines For Top Business Schools

Round 2 Deadlines

Harvard Business School

Deadline: Jan. 7

Notification: March 27

Stanford GSB

Deadline: Jan. 9

Notification: March 27

Chicago (Booth)

Deadline: Jan. 8, 2013

Notification: March 28, 2013

Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Deadline: Jan. 3

Notification: March 26

Columbia Business School

Deadline: April 10

Notification: Rolling Admissions

Northwestern (Kellogg)

Deadline: Jan. 3 (Off-campus interview scheduled by Dec. 4)

Notification: March 21

Dartmouth (Tuck)

Deadline: Nov. 7 (November round); Jan. 3 (January round)

Notification: Feb. 8; March 15

UC-Berkeley (Haas)

Deadline: Nov. 29

Notification: Feb. 21

MIT (Sloan)

Deadline: Dec. 27 (Final deadline)

Notification: April 2

Duke (Fuqua)

Deadline: Jan. 4

Notification: March 18

Virginia (Darden)

Deadline: Jan. 9

Notification: March 20

Michigan (Ross)

Deadline: Jan. 3

Notification: March 15

Cornell (Johnson)

Deadline: Nov. 28; Jan. 30 (January round)

Notification: Feb. 20; April 3 (January round)

Yale

Deadline: Jan. 8

Notification: March 28

New York (Stern)

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2013

Notification: April 1, 2013

UCLA (Anderson)

Deadline: Jan. 9

Notification: April 3

Carnegie Mellon

Deadline: Jan. 3

Notification: March 18

UNC (Kenan-Flagler)

Deadline: Dec. 7; Jan. 11 (January round)

Notification: Feb. 4; March 18

Texas-Austin (McCombs)

Deadline: Dec. 4; Jan. 23 (January round)

Notification: Feb. 15; March 29

Emory (Goizueta)

Deadline: Nov. 30; Jan. 18 (January round)

Notification: Jan. 25; March 15

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.