Category Archives: Harvard Advice

B-Schooled Podcast Episode #62: How to Approach the HBS Essay

The open-ended Harvard Business School essay strikes fear into the hearts of many MBA candidates. As does the fact that it has no word limit! How in the heck should you approach your response? …

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Tuesday Tips: Harvard MBA Essay Advice for 2021-2022

Harvard Business School has confirmed that the Harvard MBA essay question for the class of 2024 remains the same.  While the COVID-19 pandemic changed education for this year, there is hope that next year could …

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HBS and Stanford: Admitted to Both, Then & Now

Each year, the SBC client pool includes candidates admitted to both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). We call these rare, “unicorn” applicants dual admits. Many SBC clients who achieved this impressive feat have received …

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Harvard Business School Acceptance Rate, Deconstructed

The Harvard Business School acceptance rate is the second-lowest of all MBA programs worldwide. It’s eclipsed only by Stanford GSB, in part because the GSB has a much smaller class size. Poets & Quants …

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How to Get Into Harvard Business School

  Lessons Learned From Our Admissions Experts “How can I get into Harvard Business School?”  That’s the first question that the majority of our prospective clients ask. Our SBC consultants have guided more HBS admits …

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HBS Interview Prep: Format, Criteria + Sample Questions

On February 3rd, thousands of anxious round two applicants to Harvard Business School will receive news of their fate as interview invites and release decisions go out. Are you one of the lucky ones preparing …

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