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How to Get a Yes From HBS, advice from the Director of Admis

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How to Get a Yes From HBS, advice from the Director of Admis [#permalink] New post 20 Sep 2011, 20:09
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In a Bloomberg Businessweek interview, Harvard Business School’s Admissions Director, Dee Leopold, tells applicants how to get a “yes” from HBS.

Tips from Leopold on getting a “yes” from HBS include:


--We’re choosing people who have succeeded by collaborating with others.
--We’re taking people who really want to make a difference in the world
--We are taking people who have a great aptitude and ability for doing analytical work and are talented leaders, yet all of them have a pattern of being engaged in the communities in which they have been members.
--Accepted students all have the qualities that HBS values: being good people of sound character, curious, generous, strong but humble.


Leopold advises applicants: “Let go of that natural desire to stand out. Instead, answer the questions clearly and cleanly, and let selection happen. I think the challenge for applicants should be how to tell their story, not constructing or crafting an application with the goal of standing out.”

Read the entire article at Bloomberg Businessweek by clicking: http://www.businessweek.com/business-sc ... 72011.html
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