USC Marshall | Mr. Utilitarian Mobility
GMAT 740, GPA 2.67
Wharton | Mr. Social Impact CPA
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Looking To Learn
GMAT 760, GPA 3.0
McCombs School of Business | Ms. Second Chances
GRE 310, GPA 2.5
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Account Executive
GMAT 560, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Future Gates Foundation
GMAT 720, GPA 7.92
Wharton | Mr. Infrastructure
GMAT 770, GPA 3.05
MIT Sloan | Mr. Data Mastermind
GMAT N/A; will be taking in May, GPA 3.6
London Business School | Mr. Aussie Analyst
GMAT 680, GPA 3.3
Darden | Mr. Sustainable Real Estate
GRE SAT 1950 (90th Percentile), GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. Entrepreneurial Bassist
GMAT 740, GPA 3.61
Cornell Johnson | Mr. IT To IB
GMAT 660, GPA 3.60
Harvard | Ms. Lucky Charm
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
Tuck | Ms. Green Biz
GRE 326, GPA 3.15
Harvard | Ms. URM
GRE 325, GPA 3.6
Chicago Booth | Mr. Stay Involved
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
Rice Jones | Mr. Back To School
GRE 315, GPA 3.0
Kellogg | Mr. Green Business
GMAT 680, GPA 3.33; 3.9 for Masters
NYU Stern | Mr. Military Officer
GRE In Progress, GPA 2.88
Kellogg | Mr. Real Estate Finance
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
Kellogg | Mr. Finance To Education
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
Stanford GSB | Ms. Artistic Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 9.49/10
Emory Goizueta | Mr. Multimedia
GRE 308, GPA 3.4
UCLA Anderson | Mr. Commercial Banker
GMAT 700, GPA 3.3
IU Kelley | Mr. Construction Manager
GRE 680, GPA 3.02
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare Fanatic
GMAT 770, GPA 3.46
Harvard | Mr. Sovereign Wealth Fund
GMAT 730, GPA 3.55

2012-2013 Admission Deadlines For Top Business Schools

Round 3 (Final) Deadlines

Harvard Business School

Deadline: April 8

Notification: May 15

Stanford GSB

Deadline: April 3

Notification: May 15

Chicago (Booth)

Deadline: April 4, 2013

Notification: May 23, 2013

Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Deadline: March NA

Notification: May NA

Columbia Business School

Deadline: None

Notification: Rolling Admissions

Northwestern (Kellogg)

Deadline: April 10 (Off-campus interview scheduled by April 3)

Notification: May 15

Dartmouth (Tuck)

Deadline: April 2 (April round)

Notification: May 24 (April round)

UC-Berkeley (Haas)

Deadline: Jan. 16; March 12 (final round)

Notification: April 11; May 16

Duke (Fuqua)

Deadline: March 21

Notification: May 10

Virginia (Darden)

Deadline: March 28

Notification: May 8

Michigan (Ross)

Deadline: March 4

Notification: May 15

Cornell (Johnson)

Deadline: March 27 (Round four)

Notification: April 24 (Round four)

Yale

Deadline: April 18

Notification: May 16

New York (Stern)

Deadline: March 15

Notification: June 1

UCLA (Anderson)

Deadline: April 17

Notification: June 5

Carnegie Mellon

Deadline: March 4; April 22

Notification: April 30; May 24

UNC (Kenan-Flagler)

Deadline: March 15

Notification: April 29

Texas-Austin (McCombs)

Deadline: March 26

Notification: May 10

Emory (Goizueta)

Deadline: March 8

Notification: April 24

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.