Stern Business School, NYU-New York University
Stern is one of the oldest and most
prestigious business schools in the world. It is also a founding
member of the Association
to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Business School develops people and ideas that convert the
challenges of the 21st century into opportunities to create value
for business and society. Every year, Stern students get placement
opportunity from the Hundreds of
at domestic and International level. In 2012, 82% graduating class
secured full-time positions through Stern resources, including
on-campus recruiting, alumni, job postings and career fairs.
Deadlines & Decision Notification for Class of 2016:
Round 1 :
Oct 15, 2015
Round 2 :
Nov 15, 2015
Round 3 :
Jan 15, 2016
Round 4 :
March 15, 2016
- Application Fees : $250, Non-refundable.
- GMAT or GRE: Stern has no minimum GMAT or GRE score. For applicants who
take the more than once, the Admissions Committee will consider only the test with
the highest total score. Stern's GMAT reporting code for the Full-time program is
5TF-HW-35. Stern's GRE reporting code for the Full-time program is 4455.
- TOEFL or IELTS: All applicants whose native language
is not English and who have not received a university degree in
an English-speaking country must take the TOEFL, the
of English as a Foreign Language, which is
administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). For
applicants from countries where English is not the primary
spoken language, but is the primary language used in education,
such as India and Singapore, the TOEFL is not required. The
TOEFL ETS reporting code for Stern is 2582.
- Undergraduate and post-graduate transcripts: Student
must submit our transcript(s) through the online application,
using one of two options : A scanned copy of an official
transcript from all institutions attended, showing all courses
taken, all credits earned and all grades received.
- Letters of
2.Professional recommendations are strongly preferred over
academic recommendations. One recommendation must come from
your current supervisor. If a recommendation from your current
supervisor cannot be included, you must provide an explanation
in Essay 3. Student is required to have all of your
recommendations submitted online.
- Instructions for the essays:
- Written essays must be submitted using double-spacing and 12-point font.
- Your response to Essay 1 should answer all parts of the question with a
maximum of 750 words.
- Your essays should be written entirely by you. An offer of admission will
revoked if you did not write your essays.
- Essay 1 : Professional Aspirations
- (750 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)
- Why pursue an MBA (or dual degree) at this point in your life?
- What actions have you taken to determine that Stern is the best fit for
your MBA experience?
- What do you see yourself doing professionally upon graduation?
- Essay 2 : Personal Expression
- Please describe yourself to your MBA classmates. You may use almost any
method to convey your message (e.g. words, illustrations). Feel free to be
- Essay 3 : Additional Information (optional)
- Please provide any additional information that you would like to bring to
the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include current or past gaps in
employment, further explanation of your undergraduate record or self-reported
academic transcript(s), plans to retake the GMAT, GRE, IELTS or TOEFL or any other
- Resume: Upload your current resume.
- Interview: By invitation only
Estimated Expenses :
- Tuition and Fees : $63720
- Room & Board : $25,200
- Books / Supplies : $1,980
- Estimated Total : $103982
Class Profile :
- Average GPA : 3.51
- Average year of Experiences : 4.5 years
- Average GMAT : 720
- International Students : 38%
Think about the decisions you have made in your life. Answer the following :
(a) What choices have you made that led you to your current position?
(b) Why pursue an MBA at this point in your life?
(c) What is your career goal upon graduation from NYU Stern? What is your long-
term career goal?
From the corridors of xxxxxxx College of Engineering, via the gully of ...... the station of .......... to
finally the ........... , one of the leading oil companies of the country, there has not been a dull moment in
my life. Beginning my career at xxxxxxxxxxs, I was given the unique opportunity to understand the wide
IT sector, the influence of the big giants in the world and how every decision counted. The grooming in
my first ever corporate exposure in one of the country's finest was the stepping stone for me. It opened up
new avenues for me and made me understand the variety of opportunities available and also brought forth
my ability to strategize and plan ahead. That experience taught me that I had an extremely rational and
logical head that would be extremely beneficial in strategic decision making. From there to a small stint
with ............. From there on it was a continuous learning experience. Every project
brought with it new challenges and better opportunities. And the journey since then has been a steadily
rising experience where one had to take quick and active decisions. It was not merely being responsible to
the company but also managing a variety of segments, thinking out of the box and perfecting the
balancing act between being aggressive and persuasive. I dealt from miniscule jobs to handling the entire
supply chain for the company, to dealing with the inventory, managing the reconciliation of various
accounts, ............ and conducting various Safety Audits. These past four years have
been a steady and enriching experience, helping me learn and incorporate the changes.
The experiences of managing people, building teams to work for you and motivating them constantly
have hastened me on my path to higher roles. It re-instilled in me the belief that I have the requisite skill
sets to be an effective leader and a successful entrepreneur. However, I still lack extensive training, a
complete knowledge of all the available tools, the various quantitative models and other management
disciplines. My professional ............... my ability to strategize, assimilate and analyze,
and then communicate effectively but it could not teach me beyond the call of my job. And that's where
an MBA comes in. I know the basics that would help me assimilate better, the zeal and the experience to
go through the two years rigor and the clarity of my future path that I wish to take. As such, this is the
right time for a professional course in management where I would take my past and decisively move
towards my future. An MBA .............. and gather an in depth
understanding of the various economies. It is absolutely critical for me to gather a global perspective as it
would be fundamental for my short term and long term goals. Also, an MBA would bring me in close
contact with the best heads from across the world and enrich my understanding of the various cultures and
how cultural disparities affect the way a company grows in that country, not to forget understanding the
things that affect the logistics, the state of infrastructural development and political aspects of various
Immediately after my MBA, I wish to join a ............... services in logistics and Supply
Chain Management, understand how to strategize ........... I would aim at growing within the
firm and reaching the position of strategic decision making and devising new product ideas and new
implementation strategies. Once I have learnt the trade, reached my optimum learning curve, in the long
run, I wish to venture on my own and start ............. that would successfully bring
new meaning to the term zero error and total efficiency. I believe that India is a land of limitless
opportunities and logistics is the way forward. Though the infrastructural amenities are still not that
strong, I am positive that they are on a steady rise and when the time would be ripe, I would be ready to
bring together the wide distances and make it an effortless flow of goods and information, that would
channel the third world economies and help them right the future of the world.
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