B-Schooled Podcast Episode #208: Advice for Military (and Other Non-Traditional) Applicants, Part 1 of 2


This episode is specially designed for applicants from military backgrounds… but if you think this is JUST for applicants from military backgrounds, you are WRONG.

This episode is for anyone applying to business school from a nontraditional background.

Today, our host, Chandler, will be joined by SBC consultant Margaret, who has been working with MBA aspirants—with a special focus on military applicants—since 2000. Margaret has successfully worked with every type of client imaginable, with a very high percentage receiving merit scholarships. Her clients now appear on the alumni rosters of every top school.

In part one of this conversation, Margaret and Chandler will discuss:

• Common misconceptions applicants from military backgrounds have about applying to business school,
• Unique application assets many military applicants have (and how to leverage these), and
• Common pitfalls applicants from military backgrounds should avoid.

In part two of this conversation, we will continue the dialogue to cover a range of additional topics, including:

• The best advice Margaret has for applicants from military (and other nontraditional) backgrounds,
• Success stories from military applicants (and how these can help you in your own applications), and
• Several last pieces of secret advice for applicants from military backgrounds.

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Here’s a snapshot of the caliber of expertise on our SBC team.

SBC’s star-studded consultant team is unparalleled. Our clients benefit from current intelligence that we receive from the former MBA Admissions Officers from Harvard HBS, Wharton and every elite business program in the US and Europe.  These MBA Admissions Officers have chosen to work exclusively with SBC.

Just two of the many superstars on the SBC team:
Meet Anthony, who served as the Associate Director of MBA Admissions at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he dedicated over 10 years of expertise.

Meet Andrea, who served as the Associate Director of MBA Admissions Marketing at Harvard Business School (HBS) for over five years.

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