N U Singapore | Ms. Biomanager
GMAT 520, GPA 2.8
Chicago Booth | Ms. Start-Up Entrepreneur
GRE 318 current; 324 intended, GPA 3.4
Stanford GSB | Mr. Indian Telecom ENG
GRE 340, GPA 3.56
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Wake Up & Grind
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
NYU Stern | Mr. Low Gmat
GMAT 690, GPA 73.45 % (No GPA in undergrad)
Harvard | Mr. 1st Gen Brazilian LGBT
GMAT 720, GPA 3.2
USC Marshall | Mr. Ambitious
GRE 323, GPA 3.01
Stanford GSB | Ms. East Africa Specialist
GMAT 690, GPA 3.34
Harvard | Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Merchant Of Debt
GMAT 760, GPA 3.5 / 4.0 in Master 1 / 4.0 in Master 2
Harvard | Mr. Improve Healthcare
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
Tuck | Ms. Nigerian Footwear
GRE None, GPA 4.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Low GPA To Stanford
GMAT 770, GPA 2.7
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 360 Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Low GPA High GRE
GRE 325, GPA 3.2
Darden | Mr. Senior Energy Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 2.5
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Health Care Executive
GMAT 690, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Finance Musician
GRE 330, GPA 3.6
NYU Stern | Mr. Hail Mary 740
GMAT 740, GPA 2.94
Harvard | Mr. London Artist
GMAT 730, GPA First Class Honours (4.0 equivalent)
Harvard | Mr. Professional Boy Scout
GMAT 660, GPA 3.83
SDA Bocconi | Mr. Pharma Manager
GMAT 650, GPA 3,2
Kellogg | Mr. Young PM
GMAT 710, GPA 9.64/10
Wharton | Mr. Indian VC
GRE 333, GPA 3.61
MIT Sloan | Mr. Tech Enthusiast
GRE 325, GPA 6.61/10
Harvard | Mr. Midwest Dreamer
GMAT 760, GPA 3.3
Foster School of Business | Ms. Diamond Dealer
GRE 308, GPA Merit

Ranking Business School Reputations

Overperformers In U.S. News’ 2015 Ranking of The Best Business Schools

2014 Overall Rank2015 Overall Rank2014 Peer Assessment Rank2015 Peer Assessment RankInstitution2014 Peer Assess-ment Score2015 Peer Assess-ment Score2014  Rank Discrep-ancy 2015 Rank Discrep-ancy
37376787University of Texas-Dallas2.92.73050
61608187Rutgers2.82.72027
30275051BYU (Marriott)3.23.12024
88659387North Carolina State (Jenkins)2.72.7522
58749396Alabama (Manderson)2.72.63522
797610898Binghamton SUNY2.52.52922
52588176Missouri (Trulaske)2.82.82918
58486765Temple (Fox)2.92.9917
996010276Cincinnati (Lindner)2.62.8316
707310287Iowa State2.62.73214
58528165University of Connecticut2.82.92313
61526765Northeastern2.92.9613
75749387Buffalo SUNY2.72.71813
868711599U. of Albany SUNY2.42.42912
67658176Oklahoma (Price)2.82.81411
79769387Texas Christian (Neeley)2.72.71411
23253434Washington (Foster)3.43.4119
NA87NA96Texas Tech (Rawls)2.62.6NA9
27273434Georgia Tech (Scheller)3.43.477
NA80NA87Delaware (Lerner)NA2.7NA7
1049211599West Virginia2.42.4117

(Source: U.S. News and World Report)

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