B-Schools Where GMATs Don’t Matter

When Wayne State University in Detroit announced recently that it had seen an 85% jump in enrollment at the Mike Illitch School of Business in just two years, lots of people took notice. When the cause of the dramatic increase was explained to be, in part, a waiver for qualified students of the Graduate Management Admission Test as a requirement for admission, eyebrows went up even further across the B-school landscape. As of late last month, more than 1,100 students had enrolled in the Illitch School for 2016-2017; in 2014 the school had only about 600.

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