Booth MBA Admission FAQ - Recent Twitter Replies Included

Recently, @Booth_Insider conducted a twitter session to answer general queries about Chicago Booth MBA Admissions. We have compiled answers to some of the common queries asked by Booth MBA Applicants.

What makes Booth MBA Unique?

According to the AdCom, Booth’s flexible curriculum, students and well renowned faculty makes the program unique.

Does the AdCom recommend campus visit?

Although the AdCom understands that not all applicants can visit the campus, on-campus visits offer the opportunity to experience the campus and interact with faculty and Admissions team. The team recommends interacting with Alumni and current students.

Does Booth MBA Accept GRE Score?

The AdCom gives equal priority to GMAT and GRE, therefore submission of one of the scores is enough for the application.

Multiple GMAT Scores - Which Score is considered?

For Booth MBA Applicants who have taken the GMAT multiple times, the AdCom looks at the highest GMAT Score for the application.

How many applicants are interviewed?

Anywhere between 40-60% of the applicants are invited for Interview. 575 students were selected last year through the Admission process.

Admission Rejection – Will the AdCom offer Feedback?

Booth MBA AdCom does not offer one to one feedback for their rejected applicants due to volume constraints.

Should 30+ year old applicants apply to the Full-time MBA program?

The average age of the Booth Full-time MBA class is 28 years while for the Weekend MBA program it is 30 years. AdCom recommends evaluating the Weekend MBA and Executive MBA program.

Recommendation Letter – Should the applicant be involved?

In-person conversation with the recommender before writing the letter is important and the Booth MBA Admissions team suggests this practice.

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