Preparing for business school usually starts at your university or college. Many schools offer courses or pre-commercial classes, which tend to revolve around accounting, finance and organizational behavior. To gain entry into the best business schools in the nation, undergraduate academic performance and GMAT scores both must be very strong.
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Located in Hanover, New Hampshire, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth was seventh in the U.S. In 2010 ranked list of News & World Report’s business schools. Tuck offers students a degree program in individual business, the MBA full-time program, and several double and united degrees, which are facilitated by relationships with other graduate schools, both in Dartmouth and in neighboring universities . The average GMAT score of students admitted to the class Tuck 2011 was 712, and the average GPA was 3.53. Students have the opportunity to spend a period abroad, studying in an MBA program at a school of the association. These schools are the Australian Graduate School of Management in Sydney, London Business School and the School of Science and Technology Business School, Hong Kong . In 2010, enrollment in a full academic year was U.S. $ 47.835.
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Founded in 1898, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago offers three different MBA programs: full-time MBA, evening MBA and weekend MBA and executive, intensive MBA program 21 months. As of 2010, a total of 3,140 students were enrolled in the Booth School of Business, about a third of whom were enrolled in full-time MBA program. In 2010, Booth School of Business tied with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, at number five in the ranking list of top business schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Tuition for a full academic year costs U.S. $ 49.020 in 2010. The school has four different campuses where students can choose from two campuses are located in Chicago, one in London, and the latter is in Singapore.
UVA Darden School of Business
The faculty of the Darden School of Business UVA was ranked the best teaching Business in the nation by The Princeton Review in 2007 and 2008. In 2010, the graduate school was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the 13th best business school in the United States. The incoming class of Darden School of Business, 2009, a class of 309 students, have an average GMAT score of 701 and a GPA of 3.39. Classes in the program full-time 2-year MBA are taught according to the method of case studies, students spend class time discussing specific cases about real business issues, thereby learning how to effectively communicate their ideas and business solutions. In 2010, a full year of tuition at Darden was U.S. $ 41.270 for students statewide, and U.S. $ 46,270 for students from out of state.