Kellogg | Mr. Hope-I-Get-In
GMAT 720, GPA 3.62
Harvard | Mr. MBB Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.9
SDA Bocconi | Mr. Hotel International
GMAT 570, GPA 2.8
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Career Coach
GRE 292, GPA 3.468
Wharton | Mr. Corporate Monster
GMAT 750, GPA 9.12/10.0
Darden | Mr. Deloitte Dreamer
GMAT 700, GPA 3.13
Columbia | Ms. Cybersecurity
GRE 322, GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Ms. Business, Tech & Education
GRE 332, GPA 3.5
Tuck | Mr. Federal Civilian
GMAT 780, GPA 3.4
Harvard | Ms. Lucky Charm
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Digital Marketing Analyst
GMAT 710, GPA 3.27
Tuck | Ms. Green Biz
GRE 326, GPA 3.15
Cambridge Judge | Mr. Nuclear Manager
GMAT 700, GPA 2.4
London Business School | Ms. Aussie Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Young Entrepreneur
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
Stanford GSB | Ms. Retail Innovator
GMAT 750, GPA 3.84
Harvard | Mr. Double Whammy
GMAT 730, GPA 3.3
Kellogg | Mr. Geography Techie
GMAT 740, GPA 3.9
INSEAD | Mr. Media Startup
GMAT 710, GPA 3.65
Kellogg | Ms. Kellogg Bound Ideator
GMAT 710, GPA 2.4
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Emporio Armani
GMAT 780, GPA 3.03
Foster School of Business | Mr. Tesla Gigafactory
GMAT 720, GPA 3.0
Wharton | Ms. Female Engineer
GRE 323, GPA 3.5
Darden | Ms. Teaching-To-Tech
GRE 326, GPA 3.47
Stanford GSB | Mr. Financial Controller
GRE Yet to Take, Target is ~330, GPA 2.5
Kellogg | Mr. 770 Dreamer
GMAT 770, GPA 8.77/10
Ross | Ms. Middle Aged MBA-er
GRE 323, GPA 3.6

Top Feeder Companies to Harvard B-School

Harvard Business School’s Top Feeder CompaniesEstimated % ofClass of 2013Estimated Number inClass of 2012Number Found in Facebook
1. McKinsey & Co. New York, NY5.7%5232
2. Bain & Co. Boston, MA4.6%4226
3. Boston Consulting Group Boston, MA3.4%3119
4. Booz New York, NY2.0%1811
5. Deloitte New York, NY1.6%159
5. Google Mountain View, CA1.6%159
5. J.P. Morgan/Chase New York, NY1.6%159
8. Goldman Sachs New York, NY1.4%138
8. U.S. Army Various locations1.4%138
10. Citigroup New York, NY1.2%117
11. Microsoft Redmond, WA1.1%106
11. Morgan Stanley New York, NY1.1%106
13. Blackstone Group New York, NY0.9%85
13. Monitor Group Cambridge, MA0.9%85
13. TPG Capital Fort Worth, TX0.9%85
16. PriceWaterhouseCoopers New York, NY0.7%74
16. Summit Partners Boston, MA0.7%74
16. World Bank Washington, DC0.7%74
16. Oliver Wyman Boston, MA0.7%74
16. Accenture New York, NY0.7%74
16. UBS Zurich, Switzerland0.7%74
22. Carlyle Group Washington, DC0.5%53
22. American Express New York, NY0.5%53
22. Lockheed Martin Bethesda, MD0.5%53
22. Shell The Hague, Netherlands0.5%53
22. U.S. Navy Various locations0.5%53
22. U.S. Marines Various locations0.5%53

Source: These numbers are calculated from Harvard Business School’s Class of 2013 Facebook page. The work backgrounds of 566 members of the incoming class of 918 could be verified by Poets&Quants. The estimate of students from a specific company or organization are based on the percentage of the confirmed sample who have come from that company. Data compiled by Liza Rodler.


About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.