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B-Schooled Podcast Episode #89: Advice for Younger MBA Applicants

While there are deferred-admissions programs for MBA hopefuls who are still in college, is it possible for someone with just one or two years of work experience to get into an MBA program “the …

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B-Schooled Podcast Episode #87: Advice for Older MBA Applicants

If you’re more than five or six years out of college, or well into your 30s, do you have any hope of being admitted into an MBA program? First, the good news: Yes, there is …

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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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B-Schooled Episode #9: Candidacy “Question Marks,” Part 1 of 2

We’re back to preview episode 9 of SBC’s new B-Schooled podcast, which covers all aspects of the MBA application and admissions process.  This two-part episode covers what to do about “question marks” — or …

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Challenges Facing Older MBA Applicants

We’ve seen online forum posts that say there’s “no chance” of admission to a top b-school past a certain age. Certainly, older MBA applicants do face certain obstacles. But these applicants get into the …

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How Life and Career Impact the Choice and Number of Potential B-Schools

“How many schools should I apply to? Which schools should I apply to?” These are key questions aspiring MBAs ponder during the summer before the busy application-writing season in fall and winter. The answers …

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