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From the GBS Admissions Team: All about Round 3

The GBS Admissions team offers answers to common questions about applying in Round 3.

It’s starting to warm up here in New Haven, which means the third and final round of admissions for the Master’s Degree in Global Business and Society (GBS) incoming class of 2023 is approaching. We welcome applications from master in management graduates from Global Network for Advanced Management schools. The final application round deadline is April 12. To help you put together your application, we’ve answered some of the most common questions about applying in Round 3.

How competitive is Round 3? Are there spots left in the class?

While Round 3 will be more competitive than our first two rounds, there are still plenty of seats available in the incoming GBS class in Round 3. We do not have quotas for the number of students we accept per school or country. All applications will be assessed in terms of quality.

Although the Round 3 deadline is approaching, there is still plenty of time to prepare the materials for your application.

What should I get started working on?

Secure your recommendations: Talk with your recommenders about your career aspirations and why and how the GBS program will help you obtain these goals. It’s important they understand why you are applying to the program and how your past responsibilities connect with your future career interests. It is important that your recommender is someone who has known you in a professional setting, not just an academic setting.

Prepare for your GMAT or GRE exam: A GMAT or GRE test score is a requirement for the GBS application. Keep in mind that this is just another data point used as part of our evaluation. We assess applications in a holistic way, so there is no average or minimum score required.

Do some self-reflection: In the essays we ask about what values you will bring to the program. This is a great time to think about why the GBS program is the right program for you and how you connect with the school and our community.

Learn more about the application requirements on our website.

Will there be a waitlist in Round 3?

There will not be a waitlist after the Round 3 decision release date on May 12. We will release the waitlist at the end of Round 3.

What resources are available for me to learn more?

We encourage candidates to watch some of our recently recorded webinars to hear more from past and current students about their experience in the GBS program.

We will be hosting a student panel webinar on Thursday, March 17. Register for the event. You’ll hear from four current GBS students about their experience at Yale.

You can also reach to one of our GBS student ambassadors with questions or to hear about how they decided to apply to the GBS program.

We are looking forward to getting to know you and hope to welcome you to the Yale SOM GBS class of 2023. Start your application today!