Tag Archives: Harvard Business School

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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MBA Applicant Reality Check

When it comes to making mistakes on a business school application, there are many places where candidates can run afoul and ruin their chances at admission. The road to an MBA contains countless potential …

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Don’t Overlook School Culture When Creating an MBA Shortlist

Now is the time when many potential MBA applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the admissions process. When choosing which business schools make your Top Five list, what matters most? Do …

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Write a Winning MBA Personal Statement

The majority of candidates who apply to the leading business schools are bright, personable overachievers. Honestly, they would be an asset to any program. That’s why when it comes to the MBA personal statement, …

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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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MBA Advice for Couples

Does the couple that studies together really have more fun?  In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing MBA advice for couples considering applying to business school.  For some professional couples, there comes a time …

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