Earlier in the year, I shared some of the many “only at Yale” moments that happen at Yale SOM. Recently I was reminded of just how often those moments happen here, when we had visits from former treasury secretary Timothy Geithner, BRAC founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, all in the space of a week.Read More
We are thrilled to welcome the Yale SOM MBA Class of 2016 to campus this week for the start of Orientation. The incoming class is among the most diverse in school history. Thirty-nine percent of the class is from outside the United States, representing 35 different countries, while 37% are women, 25% U.S. minorities, and 13% U.S. underrepresented minorities. All of these numbers are at or near historic highs for the school.Read More
We are excited to announce that the 2014-2015 Yale SOM MBA application is now live. In addition, we are announcing an important change to our application fee: we are reducing the application fee for potential students with lower incomes. Most applicants will pay the standard fee of $225, but those applicants whose total annual compensation is under $20,000 per year will pay $175, and those with total compensation under $10,000 will pay $125.Read More
In my last director's note, I recounted an "Only at Yale" moment, when I bumped into Henry Kissinger, who was walking through Evans Hall after giving a talk to the Yale community. That incident highlighted to me the convening power of Yale.Read More
Our Round 1 decision notification date was earlier this week, so I want to begin this note by congratulating all of the Round 1 applicants who have just learned of their admission to Yale SOM. We are excited to welcome you all to the Yale community!
Our first application deadline passed late last month and the round two deadline—January 9, 2014—is fast approaching. Whether you applied already or are planning to do so in the new year, you may be wondering what happens to your application once you hit the “Submit” button.
We were very pleased to welcome the full-time MBA Class of 2015 to campus last month. The members of the new class join us for a historic year at Yale SOM, as we will move into our new campus, the beautiful and technologically advanced Edward P. Evans Hall, after the fall semester. At 291 students, the Class of 2015 is the largest in the school’s history.Read More
If you are traveling in the New Haven area this fall and are applying in time for the first round application deadline, you may want to consider visiting campus. We have just added our fall campus visit schedule for prospective applicants wishing to experience what Yale SOM—and the broader Yale University community—is all about.Read More
Yesterday I provided a preview of our application for the Class of 2016 by announcing the application deadlines and the fact that we are eliminating the TOEFL requirement. Today I want to highlight another, very important element of the application by announcing the essay questions for this upcoming year. They are ...Read More