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  2. Recently realized I want an MBA- Do I have a shot at Harvard, Wharton, Stanford?

    Hello everyone- I recently realized that I want to apply for MBA programs in a year or two and was wondering about my chances at these top programs. Previously, I had been thinking about a PhD, but I think that an MBA is more up my alley and will help me ...

    31 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 17 2018 - 4:00am -

  3. MBA: Stanford or Harvard?

    Hi folks. I was lucky enough to have been accepted to both the Harvard and Stanford MBA programs. I would really appreciate any advice/thoughts on things I should consider while making this decision. Here is some potentially relevant information/questions ...

    44 comments - 11 silver bananas - May 22 2017 - 11:00pm -

  4. My Chance with GSB

    Hi guys, Do I have a chance at getting into GSB? Please see my background below: Undergrad- Top 50 but less popular majored in Finance GPA 3.3 Current role- LP (analyst) covering all aspects of private capital fund investments at a sub-$10B institutional ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 31 2018 - 11:46pm -

  5. Creative Strategies to Break into HBS or Stanford GSB- Please Help

    Hello monkeys, Wanna B MBB 's AMA depressed me (very strong credentials / similar to mine, no interview at even Wharton), and got me thinking- there has to be some clever strategies to earn acceptance to HBS or Stanford. So, I'm turning to the o ...

    38 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 18 2016 - 12:00pm -

  6. MBA Class of 2015 Roll Call

    Fellow monkeys, With the release of R2 decisions this week for the majority of schools, I thought we'd start a thread for everyone that'll be matriculating somewhere this fall. Where'd you apply? Where are you in at? Where are you headed? H ...

    91 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 28 2013 - 3:40pm -

  7. Wharton MBA bound: things I wish I'd known during the app process

    Hello all, I'm new to this forum but thought I'd kick things off by trying to offer any advice I can on aspiring b-school applicants preparing for the fall 2016-17 application cycle. Background I did consulting at a boutique for several years, w ...

    27 comments - 21 silver bananas - Feb 14 2016 - 8:00pm -

  8. Cross-Admit Battles

    Who in their right mind would get accepted to Harvard Business School and turn it down? Turns out the answer is: someone who also got into Stanford. Interesting article about those fortunate enough to get accepted into multiple top MBA programs, and where ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2015 - 4:00am -

  9. "Why Stanford Is Beating HBS Among Dual Admits"

    This is consistent with what I've been hearing from inside sources for a number of years. That dual admits long used to split about 50/50 but that recently (for a few years now) it is heavily in Stanford's favor to the tune of 3:1. "These c ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2015 - 10:05pm -

  10. Ask Accepted: What are my chances?

    Hello Wall Street Oasis Members, I'm the founder of Accepted.com and have been advising applicants to top business schools since 1994. Accepted.com has been on the web since 1996. Patrick Curtis invited me to respond to questions here. So if you have ...

    108 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 27 2012 - 1:50am -

  11. HBS and GSB decisions- R1 Class of 2017

    Anyone with good news today? Harvard Stanford HBS Stanford GSB ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2014 - 1:41am -

  12. HBS vs. GSB

    I got accepted into both HBS and GSB for the Class of 2020. I see several pro's and con's with each school for my particular situation, and I'm having a hard time deciding between the two. I'm interested in tech and want to live around ...

    12 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:22pm -

  13. Stanford GSB vs. Wharton/Columbia/Booth for Finance?

    Hey all, If I am focused on having a career in finance in NY, would it not make any sense to choose Stanford over Wharton/Columbia/Booth despite its prestige? Please discuss... Stanford GSB ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 11:47pm -

  14. Stanford GSB alum creates a new online dating app

    One of the most over saturated markets out there, but this 2014 Stanford GSB alum founded a site called The League. Ostensibly, it's a hybrid of Tinder, Coffee Meets Bagel, and Hinge. It was created because the founder, Amanda Bradford, felt that Tin ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2014 - 8:17pm -

  15. HBS 2+2 vs. Stanford GSB Deferral Program

    I'm in the very fortunate position of having been admitted to both HBS 2+2 and the Stanford GSB deferral program for seniors on Wednesday. I've been really struggling with the decision- Harvard's brand is unparalleled, but the Stanford GSB ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2014 - 10:47pm -

  16. Stanford GSB v Wharton?

    TLDR- Stanford GSB vs Wharton to transition to HFs after graduation? Thank you all for the responses. Stanford GSB Wharton MBA business school hedge funds ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 9 2018 - 5:59pm -

  17. Keith Hennessey of Stanford GSB on Bush's intelligence

    Hennessey was one of bush's economic advisors and currently a professor at stanford gsb. I thought it was an interesting read but a bit over the top. I had always thought that bush was a lot smarter than liberals give him credit for. However, I have ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2013 - 11:37pm -

  18. Stanford GSB with low GPA

    I saw that the bottom end of Stanford's 80% GPA range was a 3.36 (!). What do you have to do to be in that bottom 10% that gets in? Let's say you have blue chip credentials: ugrad college attended, tough major, strong leadership, strong work exp ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2013 - 11:54am -

  19. 2016 Stanford MBA Future Leaders Program

    Did anyone else apply for the program? This will be the very first year of the program so it would be great if someone close to the GSB could provide an estimate of how many students they're planning to invite. General discussion about the program/se ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2016 - 9:29pm -

  20. HBS and GSB need-based aid

    I am a current MD student at one of Stanford/Harvard, and am considering picking up an MBA while I'm here (interests in nonprofit hospital management). Given that I am a straight-through student (0 income; ample debt from med tuition), what amount of ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2013 - 7:54pm -

  21. College senior, accepted to GSB, Wharton but denied 2+2. Should I accept and not look back or wait to apply to HBS in 2-5 years?

    I've read multiple assessments of HBS vs. GSB vs. Wharton across exit opportunities, school culture, brand, etc. Aiming for future in Asia, so increased brand name of HBS does come into play. Never experienced the west coast. Highly interested in VC ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2012 - 4:20am -

  22. Early MBA plan

    Hey guys, I'll be graduating from a non-target public in the Northeast, couldn't land any front office offers in NYC, so I decided to take an Investment Consulting gig in the Northwest. Pretty small firm, 200 people tops, I'll be doing IM r ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 1:07pm -

  23. Harvard/Stanford vs. Dartmouth/Kellogg

    For those who qualify for the full Post 9/11 GI Bill and attendant Yellow Ribbon Program Benefits, an MBA from Tuck or Kellogg would cost about $35k in total less than one from Stanford or Harvard. Curious as to thoughts on whether the quality/prestige/ea ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2012 - 6:35am -

  24. Stanford Sloan Masters Program instead of a Top MBA?

    I'm considering applying to Stanford's Sloan Masters programme as an alternative to my target MBA programmes (Harvard, Wharton, Columbia) Stanford's programme: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/sloan/ My considerations & why I want an MBA/mas ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 24 2011 - 10:09pm -

  25. Importance of GSB interview?

    Hello, Do you know if GSB puts a lot of weight on its interview? Thanks a lot Stanford GSB ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2013 - 9:42pm -

  26. B-School Applications: Stanford GSB and Columbia

    With the release of essays by Columbia and Stanford, we are officially in the midst of b-school application season 2012. If you somehow missed the major essay releases, here they are for your viewing pleasure: Columbia: What is your immediate post-MBA pro ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2012 - 4:45pm -

  27. How to spin I-Banking full time job in 2+2/GSB application?

    For college seniors like me who are going into finance full time for two years, what are some ways to make an application to HBS's 2+2 or Stanford's deferred GSB program attractive and suitable enough for admissions? I don't intend on doing ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2013 - 3:08am -

  28. Stanford GSB Anyone?

    You are invited to Get Accepted to Stanford on July 25 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET or 5 PM PT/8 PM ET. In this one-hour webinar I will present my four-part framework for a successful MBA application and apply that framework to the Stanford 2018-19 application, in ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 12 2018 - 10:17pm -

  29. Interested in a Stanford MBA?

    In the Ask_Natalie_Accepted Business School thread we're asked a lot about chances of acceptance to top MBA programs, with Stanford GSB being one of the favorites. I wanted to let forum members know that next Wednesday July 13 you are welcome to join ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2016 - 5:48pm -

  30. Stanford GSB Deferred Chances?

    Hi! I know there are hundreds of threads on GSB Deferred for college seniors, but I'd like to hear what you'd have to say for mine. I'm applying for R3 due to my belated GMAT schedule. Here it goes. Ethnicity/Gender: Asian/Male Citizenship: ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2016 - 9:55pm -

  31. Cambridge PGDip- Should I accept?

    Hello monkeys, Looking for some advice. I've just been accepted onto the part-time Cambridge post-graduate dipoloma in Entrepreneurship. In essence, the class is delivered remotely over the course of a year with an inclusive 3 weeks residential in Ca ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2014 - 8:13am -