Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business School admissions’

The Clock is Ticking for Your HBS App!

By - Jul 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We know there’s a lot of information out there about MBA applications, and it can be really overwhelming. If you have questions about what a school like HBS is looking for or how your profile measures up, it can be stressful. That’s why we created our...

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What Does Harvard Business School Want? [Short Video]

By - Jul 3, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

What is the common denominator among accepted Harvard Business School applicants? What is HBS looking for? In this video, Lina Abraham sheds light on the question that all HBS want to answer: For more detailed advice on how to get accepted to HBS, register for our...

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Applying to HBS? Here’s What You Need to Know Now…

By - Jul 2, 16:20 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re preparing to apply to HBS, you already know how competitive the application process is. We’re not telling you anything new when we say that your application needs to be perfect. But what, exactly, is Harvard seeking in its applicants? How can you approach your...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: Engaged Community Citizenship

By - Jun 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This is not about “community service” — it’s not about doing halo-worthy things in your free time. (Though neither HBS nor I will discourage that, and “engaged community citizenship” and “community service” certainly can overlap.) Community service is an activity that you do; engaged community citizenship...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: Analytical Aptitude and Appetite

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

This is the second post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. So, HBS wants “analytical aptitude and appetite.” Hardly a surprise. You might be tempted to just skim that section of the website message. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it sounds. Let’s break it...

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What’s the Trick to an HBS Acceptance?

By - Jun 25, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re planning to apply to Harvard Business School, you’re no doubt busy – balancing your professional responsibilities with family and community commitments, all while researching b-schools and prepping for your applications. You’re a multitasker and a leader. But how can you be sure you’re...

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What Harvard Business School is Looking For: The Habit Of Leadership

By - Jun 21, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the first post in our series, What HBS is Looking For. Thank you, Harvard Business School. IMHO, that’s what applicants should think when they visit the program’s website and find “habit of leadership” on its “Who are we looking for?” admissions page. It’s common knowledge...

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 8, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

HBS must have liked the responses to last year's excellent essay question. This year's question is the same. Indeed there is very little change in the broad strokes of HBS' application this year. The essay is again required and there is NO word limit. The deadlines...

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Harvard Business School 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 12, 13:21 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School Admissions is not adverse to change and here are a few elements in the 2016-17 application that are different: •   The essay question itself is different and much more straight-forward than last year's question. It is very similar to the question posed two...

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An HBS Student who Keeps on Giving

By - Dec 24, 01:01 AM   Comments [0]

It's the Season of Giving, and what better way to celebrate that by replaying one of our most popular podcasts of 2015. Listen to our conversation with current Harvard Business School student and Products Manager at The Harbus, Alula Eshete, as he shares excellent admissions and interview tips...

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