Tag Archives: age of applicant

Character Prevails for Stanford & Harvard Double Admits

Have you ever heard of the term double admits? That’s what we in the MBA admissions consulting industry call those singular applicants who receive admissions offers from both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Stanford Graduate …

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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 top …

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Are B-Schools Targeting Older Applicants?

Is there such thing as being too young or old for an MBA? In case you missed it, Bloomberg Businessweek ran an interesting article a few weeks ago called the Graying of Harvard Business School …

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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 are …

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SBC Scoop: An Older Applicant

A lot has been said in recent years about schools like Harvard and Stanford taking a greater interest in younger applicants and denying older applicants, with many top schools following suit.  In fact, I have …

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