MBA Admissions Abroad

Pursuing an MBA abroad for International students has many aspects which require decision making. One is the cost of education and the cost of living, second is the career prospects for the career track one has chosen, third is the location of the program and fourth is the fit of the previous background of the applicant with what the school values.

Check the MBA admissions abroad 2022 - 23 deadlines and essays updated.

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Getting admitted to a Top 50 programs in the US is not just dependent on the GMAT scores.

Our admission consultant helps you with school selection, essay assistance, video essays and interview preparation on a one on one consulting engagement.

Canada offers a range of advantages to MBA applicants. Our MBA admission consultants have achieved a 100% target school admit rate for our applicants to receive admits to their dream MBA in Canada programs. Canada offers a range of opportunities to pursue higher education in Canada through a course in MBA or MS. 

MBA in Europe with schools like HEC Paris, INSEAD, IESE, IE, ESCP and many more provides a multicultural experience to graduates.

Our MBA admission consultants have successfully helped aspirants to achieve their dream school admits in Europe.

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October 2022 Deadlines

  • Carnegie Mellon: Tepper Round 1: October 2, 2022

  • Rotman MBA Deadlines Round 1: October 3rd, 2022

  • Esade Business School:  October 4th, 2022

  • UCLA MBA Application Round 1: October 5, 2022

  • Emory University: Goizueta Round 1: October 5, 2022

  • Rice University: Jones Round 1:October 7, 2022, 12 Noon

  • University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler Round 1: October 10, 2022

  • University of Texas at Austin: McCombs Round 1: October 11, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University: Owen Round 1: October 11, 2022

  • IESE Business School Round 1: October 11, 2022

  • University of Oxford: Saïd Stage 2: 12 October, 2022

  • Georgia Tech Scheller Full-time MBA program: 12 October 2022

  • London Business School Round 1 : 13 October 2022

  • Indiana Kelley MBA15 October 2022

  • University of Southern California: Marshall Round 1: October 15, 2022

  • University of Florida: Warrington Round 1: Oct 15, 2022

  • Ohio State University: Fisher Early Round: October 16, 2022 (Aug. 2023 Intake)

  • Cambridge MBA deadlines : October 17th,  2022

  • Peking University: Guanghua School of Management Round 1: October 23, 2022

  • Wharton MBA Round 2: October 25th, 2022


     November 2022 (and beyond) Deadlines

  • Nanyang Business School, NTU Singapore Round 1:  November 01, 2022

  • INSEAD MBA R2: November 15th, 2022

  • Alliance Manchester Business School Round 1: 2023 Intake deadline not announced

  • Esade Business School: September 2022 intake deadline over

  • HKUST Business School Round 1: 2022 intake deadline over

  • Fudan University School of Management Final Deadline for 2022 admission: April 30, 2022

  • CEIBS  Round 3 June 25, 2022

  • IMD Business School -  2023 Intake deadline over

  • Harvard MBA Round 2: January 04, 2023

At GOALisB our MBA admission consultants work with applicants on every step involved in the process including:

1. School shortlisting

2. Goal setting

3. Comprehensive profile analysis

4. Application strategy

5. Essay drafts strategy, review and edit

6. LOR strategy

7. KIRA or video essays or timed written essays

8. Resume

9. Interview Preparation

10. Waitlist strategy & re-applicant strategy

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MBA Admissions Abroad 2022 - 23

Harvard MBA Requirements 2022 - 23 MBA application

Round 1 Deadline: 07 Sep 2022
Round 2 Deadline: 04 Jan 2023

Harvard MBA Essay 2022:

As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business School MBA program?

INSEAD MBA 2022 Application

19 April 2022

14 June 2022

26 July 2022

INSEAD MBA 2022 Essays

  1. Essay 1: Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant, employees under your supervision, size of budget, clients/products and results achieved. (200 words maximum)

  2. Essay 2: What would be your next step in terms of position if you were to remain in the same company instead of going to business school? (200 words maximum)

  3. Essay 3: Please give a full description of your career since graduating from university. Describe your career path with the rationale behind your choices. (300 words maximum) Essay 4: Discuss your short and long-term career aspirations with an MBA from INSEAD. (100 words maximum)

Columbia Business School MBA 2022

Columbia Business School MBA deadlines 2022

Early Decision: September 28, 2022

Regular Decision: April 5, 2023

Columbia Business School MBA 2022 Essay Questions

  1. Short Answer Question: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (50 characters maximum)

  2. Essay 1: Through your resume and recommendation, we have a clear sense of your professional path to date. What are your career goals over the next three to five years and what is your long-term dream job? (500 words)

  3. Essay 2: We believe Columbia Business School is a special place. CBS proudly fosters a collaborative learning environment through curricular experiences like our clusters and learning teams, co-curricular initiatives like the Phillips Pathway for Inclusive Leadership, which aims to equip students with the skills and strategies necessary to lead in an inclusive and ethical manner, and career mentorship opportunities like our Executives-in-Residence program. Why do you feel Columbia Business School is a good fit for you academically, culturally, and professionally? (300 words)

  4. Essay 3: Tell us about your favorite book, movie, or song and why it resonates with you. (250 words)

Yale SOM MBA 2022:

  1. Round 1 applications deadlines 2022: 13 September 2022 and decisions by 6 December 2022

  2. Round 2 application deadlines 2022: 5 January 2023 and decisions by 24 March 2023

  3. Round 3 application deadlines 2022: 11 April 2023 and decisions by 18 May 2023

Essay Topic for Yale MBA 2022 - 23:

Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made. (500 words)

UVA Darden MBA deadlines 2022:

Round 1: 8 September 202

Round 2: 5 October 2022

Round 3: 5 January 2023

UVA Darden MBA Essay 2022

  1. Given that you will be forming lifelong connections with your classmates that extend beyond the classroom, what is important for your classmates to know about you that is not on your resumé? (200 words)

  2. Please describe a tangible example that illuminates your experience promoting an inclusive environment and what you would bring to creating an inclusive global community at Darden. (300 words)

  3. At this time how would you describe your short-term, post-MBA goal in terms of industry, function, geography, company size and/or mission and how does it align with the long-term vision you have for your career? (200 words)

Indiana Kelley MBA 2022

Indiana Kelley MBA deadlines 2022

15 October 2022

5 January 2023

Indiana Kelley MBA 2022 Essay Topics:

  1. 1. Discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will your professional experience, when combined with a Kelley MBA degree, allow you to achieve these goals? Should the short-term goals you have identified not materialize, what alternate career paths might you consider? (500 words)

  2. Respond to one of the following short essay prompts. (300 words)

  3. a. My greatest memory is...

  4. b. I'm most afraid of...

  5. c. My greatest challenge has been...

  6. d. I'm most proud of...

  7. Share a brief fact about yourself that your classmates would find interesting, surprising, or noteworthy. (25 words)

  8. Is there anything else that you think we should know as we evaluate your application? If you believe your credentials and essays represent you fairly, you shouldn't feel obligated to answer this question. (300 words)

Georgia Tech Scheller Full-time MBA program

Georgia Tech MBA 2022 Deadlines:

12 October 2022

5 January 2023

Georgia Tech MBA 2022 Essay Topics:

  1. Why an MBA and why Georgia Tech? (Required) Describe how your experiences, both professional and personal, have led you to the decision to pursue an MBA at Georgia Tech. 2,000 character maximum (including spaces).

  2. Short- and long-term career goals (Required) Discuss your short- and long-term career goals and how Georgia Tech is best suited to help you achieve your goals. 2,000 character maximum (including spaces).

  3. Ten facts (Required) List 10 facts about yourself that will help your future classmates get to know you. 2,000 character maximum (including spaces).

  4. Optional essay The admissions committee believes that the required essays address issues that help us learn about you and understand your candidacy for the MBA program; however, you may provide us with any additional information pertinent to your admission that has not been previously covered in the rest of the application. Feel free to discuss any unique aspects of your candidacy or any perceived weaknesses. 2,000 character maximum (including spaces).

Tuck Dartmouth MBA 2022

Tuck Dartmouth MBA Deadlines 2022

26 September 2022

4 January 2023

Tuck Dartmouth MBA 2022 Essays

  1. Tuck students can articulate how the distinctive Tuck MBA will advance their aspirations. Why are you pursuing an MBA and why Tuck? (300 words)

  2. Tuck students recognize how their individuality adds to the fabric of Tuck. Tell us who you are. (300 words)

  3. Tuck students are encouraging, collaborative and empathetic, even when it is not convenient or easy. Describe a meaningful experience in which you exemplified one or more of these attributes. (300 words)

  4.  Optional: Please provide any additional insight or information that you have not addressed elsewhere (e.g., atypical choice of evaluators, factors affecting academic performance, unexplained job gaps or changes). Complete this question only if you feel your candidacy is not fully represented by this application. (300 words)

  5. Reapplicant Essay: How have you strengthened your candidacy since you last applied? Please reflect on how you have grown personally and professionally. (300 words)

When an MBA admission consultant at GOALisB works with applicants to International Programs they assist the applicants with end to end assistance from choosing the location, shortlisting the programs, setting the career goals, mapping the applicant fit. 

A successful application to an International school is just not about the average GMAT score or the GRE score that the school accepts. Everything needs attention.

NYU Stern MBA deadlines deadlines 2022 - 23:

  1. Round 1: September 15, 2022

  2. Round 2: October 15, 2022

  3. Round 3: January 15, 2023

  4. Round 4: March 15, 2023

NYU Stern Fashion and Luxury MBA deadlines 2022 - 23:

  1. Round 1: September 15, 2022

  2. Round 2: November 15, 2022

  3. Round 3: January 15, 2023

  4. Round 4: February 15, 2023

Andre Koo NYU Stern Tech MBA deadlines 2022 - 23:

  1. Round 1: September 15, 2022

  2. Round 2: November 15, 2022

  3. Round 3: January 15, 2023

  4. Round 4: February 15, 2023

NYU Stern Application Essays:

1. Short Answer: Professional Aspirations

(150 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

  • What are your short-term career goals?

2. Essay 1: Change: _________ it

(350 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)
In today’s global business environment, the only constant is change. Using NYU Stern’s brand call to action, we want to know how you view change. Change: _____ it. Fill in the blank with a word of your choice. Why does this word resonate with you? How will you embrace your own personal tagline while at Stern? Examples:

  • Change: Dare it.

  • Change: Dream it.

  • Change: Drive it.

3. Essay 2: Personal Expression (a.k.a. "Pick Six")
Describe yourself to the Admissions Committee and to your future classmates using six images and corresponding captions. Your uploaded PDF should contain all of the following elements:

  • A brief introduction or overview of your "Pick Six" (no more than 3 sentences).

  • Six images that help illustrate who you are.

  • A one-sentence caption for each of the six images that helps explain why they were selected and are significant to you.

4. Essay 3: Additional Information (optional)
(250 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

Chicago Booth MBA deadlines 2022 - 23:

Round 1: 22 September 2022

Round 2: 5 January 2023

Round 3: 11 April 2023

Deadline for Chicago Booth Scholars Application: 11 April 2023

Chicago Booth MBA essays 2022 - 23:

  1. How will a Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? (Minimum 250 words, no maximum.)

  2. An MBA is as much about personal growth as it is about professional development. In addition to sharing your experience and goals in terms of career, we’d like to learn more about you outside of the office. Use this opportunity to tell us something about who you are… (Minimum 250 words, no maximum.)

Michigan Ross MBA 2022 - 23

Round 1 : 19 September 2022

Round 2 :  9 January 2023

Round 3 : 3 April 2023

Essay Questions for Michigan Ross MBA 2022 - 23 application:

Part 1: Short-answer questions

Select one prompt from each group of the two groups below. Respond to each selected prompt in 100 words or less (<100 words each; 200 words total).

Group 1

I want people to know that I:
I made a difference when I:
I was aware that I was different when:

Group 2
I was out of my comfort zone when:
I was humbled when:
I was challenged when:

Part 2: Short-answer question

Pick one thing from your resume and tell us more. (100 words)

Part 3: Career Goal essay prompt has been divided into two distinct parts

1. What is your short-term career goal? (25 words)

2. Why is this the right short-term career goal for you? (150 words)

Instead of the Standardized Test Waiver, this year Michigan Ross MBA application 2022 - 23 has changed the test score submission requirements as below:


1. Submit a standardized test score (GMAT, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, PCAT, or DAT)



2. Write an Essay to showcase your academic readiness:

Please demonstrate why you are ready to meet the academic rigor of our program. (200 words)

To submit the English Proficiency Scores the process has changed with Michigan Ross MBA 2022 - 23:

The following are the valid tests/ submissions towards establishing English Proficiency for Michigan Ross MBA 2022 - 23:

  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  2. The Pearson Test of English (PTE)

  3. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test score

  4. Proof of working in a job where English was the primary language of communication for at least one year within the past three years

  5. Performance on an expired TOEFL/PTE/IELTS test

  6. Academic transcripts from a school at which English was the primary language of instruction

Duke Fuqua MBA 2022 - 23 Application:

Early Application: 7 September 2022

Round 1: 26 September 2022

Round 2: 5 January 2022

Round 3: 28 March 2022

Duke MBA 2022 - 23 Essay Questions:

  1. Short-answer essay question - Mandatory ( 100 words): What are your post-MBA career goals? Share with us your first-choice career plan and your alternate plan.

  2. Essay 1: 25 random things about yourself (750 words - 2 pages)

  3. Essay 2: The Fuqua community and you ( 500 words - one page) - Based on your understanding of the Fuqua culture, what are 3 ways you expect to contribute at Fuqua?

  4. Optional essay : 1 page (500 words maximum).

5 Important Changes in the Duke Fuqua MBA 2022 - 23 Application for International Applicants:

  1. New academic concentration added to the existing 16 concentrations: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  2. Fuqua Impact Scholars program - Merit based scholarships in the below mentioned areas of concentration:

    1. Health Care, tied to the Center for Health Sector Management (HSM)

    2. Entrepreneurship and Innovation, tied to the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI)

    3. Leadership, tied to the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE)

    4. Energy and Sustainability, tied to the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE)

    5. Social Impact, tied to the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE)

  3. Second optional recommendation has been removed from the admissions requirement.

  4. No separate interview period for re-applicants as was previously allowed.

  5. The applicants will have the option to interview both on-campus and virtually during the Open Interview Period and for interviews by invitation after each round.

Wharton MBA Requirements 2022 - 23

Wharton MBA requirements need to be submitted by the following deadlines:

  1. Round 1 : September 7, 2022

  2. Round 2 : January 4, 2023

  3. Round 3 : March 29, 2023

  4. Deferred Admissions Round: April 26, 2023

Wharton MBA Requirements 2022 - 23 Essay Topics:

Essay 1:

How do you plan to use the Wharton MBA program to help you achieve your future professional goals? You might consider your past experience, short and long-term goals, and resources available at Wharton. (500 words)


Essay 2:

Essay 2: Taking into consideration your background – personal, professional, and/or academic – how do you plan to make specific, meaningful contributions to the Wharton community? (400 words)

Reapplicant Essay: 

Please use this space to share with the Admissions Committee how you have reflected and grown since your previous application and discuss any relevant updates to your candidacy (e.g., changes in your professional life, additional coursework, and extracurricular/volunteer engagements). (250 words)


Optional Essay: 

Please use this space to share any additional information about yourself that cannot be found elsewhere in your application and that you would like to share with the Admissions Committee. This space can also be used to address any extenuating circumstances (e.g., unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, areas of weakness, etc.) that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (500 words)

Kellogg MBA 2022  - 23

Kellogg MBA 2022 - 23 Deadlines

Round 1 : 14 September 2022

Round 2 : 10 January 2023

Round 3 : 5 April 2023

Kellogg MBA 2022 - 23 Essay Topics:

  1. Kellogg's purpose is to educate, equip and inspire leaders who create lasting value. Provide a recent example where you have demonstrated leadership and created value. What challenges did you face and what did you learn? (450 words)

  2. Values are what guide us in our life and work. What values are important to you and how have they influenced you? (450 words)

  3. Optional Essay to briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (e.g. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, etc.).

What are some scholarships offered to International students?

The Aga Khan Foundation provides scholarships to students preferably aiming to pursue masters from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar, and Mozambique. The basis of the scholarship available partially as scholarship and partially as loan are stellar academic records, genuine financial need, admission to a highly reputable university or program of student and relevance of the field of study.


The American Association of University Women offers fellowships ranging from $18,000-$30,000 to female international students studying in the United States like minority women who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.


Davis-Putter Scholarships Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to International students actively engaged in contributing to peace and justice on campus or in the community.


Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships provide seed funding to approximately 450 social entrepreneurs with plans for constructive social change organisations globally.


Fulbright Scholarships for Non-US Citizens: Valid for students interested in pursuing international education and provide funding for US students abroad and international students in the US.


G2 Entrepreneurial Scholarship encourages entrepreneurial students by providing full time students $5,000.


Humane Studies Fellowships awards approximately 100 fellowships up to $15,000 every year to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing education in the classical liberal tradition of individual rights and market economies.


The International Education Financial Aid provides loan and scholarship information for students applying for higher education abroad.


MPOWER Financing awards four $5,000 scholarships to international and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students who are studying or plan to study in the US.


OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Scholarship provides an annual scholarship award to support a student from any developing country to pursue higher education in a relevant field of development. Winners of the OFID Award receive a full scholarship covering academic fees and living costs for one year of master's degree study.


The Orbis Investment Management Fellowship offers a cash award towards tuition or course-related expenses.


The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund for Women offers women candidates who commit to return to their country of origin within 3 months of completing the degree program and belong to countries other than the U.S. and Canada.


UNCF Scholarships and Grants are awarded to eligible candidates through a separate application process specified by the UNCF.