Stanford GSB | Ms. Sustainable Finance
GMAT Not yet taken- 730 (expected), GPA 3.0 (Equivalent of UK’s 2.1)
Kellogg | Ms. MBA For Social Impact
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
Chicago Booth | Ms. Future CMO
GMAT Have Not Taken, GPA 2.99
Kellogg | Mr. CPA To MBA
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.2
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Healthcare Provider
GMAT COVID19 Exemption, GPA 3.68
MIT Sloan | Ms. International Technologist
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Art Historian
GRE 332, GPA 3.6
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. International Youngster
GMAT 720, GPA 3.55
Columbia | Mr. Chartered Accountant
GMAT 730, GPA 2.7
Harvard | Mr. Harvard Hopeful
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
Yale | Mr. Philanthropy Chair
GMAT Awaiting Scores (expect 700-720), GPA 3.3
N U Singapore | Mr. Just And Right
GMAT 700, GPA 4.0
Columbia | Mr. Startup Musician
GRE Applying Without a Score, GPA First Class
Chicago Booth | Ms. Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.5
Columbia | Mr. MGMT Consulting
GMAT 700, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. Google Tech
GMAT 770, GPA 2.2
Harvard | Mr. Spanish Army Officer
GMAT 710, GPA 3
Harvard | Mr. Future Family Legacy
GMAT Not Yet Taken (Expected 700-750), GPA 3.0
Wharton | Mr. Big 4
GMAT 770, GPA 8/10
Rice Jones | Mr. ToastMasters Treasurer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Public Health
GRE 312, GPA 3.3
Kellogg | Mr. Hopeful Admit
GMAT Waived, GPA 4.0
London Business School | Mr. Indian Mad Man
GMAT Have not taken yet, GPA 2.8
Kellogg | Mr. Operations Analyst
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.3
UCLA Anderson | Mr. Microsoft India
GMAT 780, GPA 7.14
Harvard | Mr. Belgium 2+2
GMAT 760, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Mr. IDF Commander
GRE Waved, GPA 3.0

B-Schools That Churn Out Consultants

Leading B-Schools For Applicants Who Want To Go Into Consulting


School                                     Percentage of Class of 2011 In   ConsultingConversion To   Consulting*Average Starting   SalaryAverage Sign-On Bonus
  1, Northwestern (Kellogg)39.0%70%$124,262$24,406
  1, INSEAD39.0%50%$115,424$21,539**
  3. London Business School 36.0%33%$121,050$26,044
  4. MIT (Sloan)33.7%47%$125,709$22,304
  5. Dartmouth (Tuck)33.0%50%$126,000$27,000
  6. Emory (Goizueta)31.0%68%$115,200$23,121
  6. Oxford (Said)31.0%63%$109,198NA
  8. Duke (Fuqua)30.0%NA$124,150$23,750
  9. Pennsylvania (Wharton)29.1%53%$125,000**$20.000**
10. Cornell (Johnson)28.0%NA$115,100$21,800
11. Chicago (Booth)27.8%62%$125,000**$20,000**
12. Michigan (Ross)27.6%NA$124,355$20,000**
13. UC-Berkeley (Haas)27.1%4%$126,853$25,872
14. Stanford GSB27.0%59%$123,289$24,216
15. Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)24.6%NA$112,215$20,516
16. Harvard Business School24.0%20%$125,000**$20.000**
17. Yale School of Management23.0%NA$121,189NA
18. Columbia Business School22.3%-20%$125,000**$23,608**
19. Virginia (Darden)20.0%25%$123,652$25,745
19. Texas-Austin (McCombs)20.0%NA$118,900$23,085
21. New York (Stern)19.0%58%$122,996$26,010
22. Indiana (Kelley)16.0%NA$102,660NA
23. UCLA (Anderson)15.3%18%NANA
24. UNC (Kenan-Flagler)14.0%NA$117,266$26,724


Source: School employment reports for the Class of 2011

Notes: All statistics for consulting industry, not consulting function which tends to be slightly higher. Conversion to consulting shows the percentage increase of students becoming consultants over the students who enter with consulting industry background ** Only median numbers available


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.