Babcock School’s “Done in a Day” MBA Admissions Program


Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management recently unveiled a new admissions process called “Done in a Day” in which students participate in an “all-or-nothing” interview, and find out if they receive admission to the program within a matter of hours.

It’s a win for students because you avoid the lengthy application process, and it’s a win for the school because they get students that they know will perform well under pressure in class and as alumni in the business world.

The interesting thing to think about is how people from outside the US fare in this process. It seems very American to go in front of a committee, sell your potential and receive feedback the same day. The task calls for clear strategic direction, strong communication skills and a hunger for risk. Personally, I would love it. It almost makes me want to apply to business school again to see how I would do!

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Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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