Tag Archives: Leadership

What Does the Adcomm Focus on When Evaluating Your MBA Candidacy?

Every year, we hear of MBA admissions offers going to Olympic athletes, NASA scientists, and former White House aides. While these profiles grab the headlines, they can discourage candidates without a flashy personal or professional …

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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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Coronavirus MBA Volunteering Ideas

Are you applying to business schools in the next application cycle? Clearly, 2020 will be like no other admissions season on record.  The coronavirus outbreak has already affected the application strategies of many MBA hopefuls. …

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Advice for Older MBA Applicants

The average age of business school applicants has been trending downward for the past decade. But not everyone is ready or in a position to take the business school plunge at 26. Older MBA applicants …

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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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Mastering the Harvard Business School Interview

Next week, anxious Round 2 candidates to Harvard Business School will receive news of their fate when interview invites go out on January 28th and 31st. In his recent post on the Director’s Blog, admissions …

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