Tag Archives: Leadership

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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Get Into Business School: 7 Tips From MBA Admissions Officers

Demand for the MBA continues to rise due to the economic slowdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, countless inquiries to Stacy Blackman Consulting ask what it will take to get into …

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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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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 …

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