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Stern's Full-time MBA application innovations are highlighted and record-breaking student quality is cited; Executive Director of MBA Admissions Lisa Rios interview: "Another Elite U.S. B-School Will Keep The Option To Waive The GMAT & GRE."

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Excerpt from Poets & Quants-- "'Stern has always taken an applicant-centric approach, including being on the forefront of offering students standardized test flexibility without compromising our ability to assess academic readiness for our rigorous MBA,' she says. 'In addition to the GMAT, Stern was among the first top schools to accept the GRE, and later added the Executive Assessment, LSAT, and MCAT to our test options given our dual-degree business programs in law and medicine.'”
"Stern, the No. 15 school (up from 16th) in the most recent P&Q ranking, enrolled an MBA class that — bucking trends — notched an average GMAT score and average undergraduate GPA that were both the highest in school history. The lowest GMAT score to gain entry to Stern was a 640, much higher than the previous year’s 600. Stern also enrolled its highest-ever number of women, at 43% of the class. Stern’s class Graduate Record Exam average was also up, as was the percentage of the class that submitted GRE scores."

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