Latest MBA News #1

I'm plugged in to a lot of adcom RSS feeds, and while there is a lot of not-so-helpful information, there are some good tidbits out there. I'll be posting links occasionally to the choicest morsels here. In this grouping and in no particular order:

1) HBS releases Preliminary Profile of the Class of 2012

Interesting: Lowest GMAT - 510, Average GMAT 724, Asia second largest represented group after North America, 54% of the class came from consulting (22%), private equity/venture capital (18%), or financial services (14%).

2) Stanford GSB: Top 8 Mistakes Applicants Make on Their Essays

Interesting: That many people can't follow directions?!

3) Chicago Booth: Releases essay questions and supporting notes

4) A bit older, but, GMAC announces: Next Generation GMAT Exam to Add New Integrated Reasoning Section

Interesting: I think you guys are getting too good at the GMAT.

If you're interested, here are the feeds themselves:

GMAC HBS Wharton MIT (not necessarily admissions related) Stanford GSB UC Berkeley Haas UCLA Anderson Chicago Booth Kellogg