Posts Tagged ‘Harvard Business School application’

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

By - Jun 4, 06:00 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 simply skim that section of the website message without giving it much thought. Maybe it’s not as obvious as it...

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

By - May 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Thank you, Harvard Business School. 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 that HBS values leadership, but with this phrase, the adcom succinctly expresses how they...

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What’s the Trick to an HBS Acceptance?

By - May 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Planning to apply to Harvard Business School? If so, you’re no doubt busy balancing your professional responsibilities with personal 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 doing all you can...

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“I Wish the Admissions Committee Had Asked Me…”

By - May 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

A number of schools have variations on this question, and clients regularly ask what they are supposed to do with a topic like this. The answer: It depends. The role of the optional essay Ask yourself: Does the application offer an optional essay space as well as asking this...

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Ida Valentine: Investment Banker, Inspirational Speaker, HBS 2021 [Episode 311]

By - May 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Ida Valentine, Associate at Barclays Investment Bank and Member of the HBS MBA Class of 2021 [Show Summary] Our guest today is Ida Valentine. She earned her BA from UNC-Chapel Hill IN 2014, majoring in business administration and minoring in Spanish for the Professions....

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Harvard Releases 2017-2018 Essay and Deadlines!

By - May 20, 15:22 PM   Comments [0]

From Dr. Shel (Shelly Watts), http://www.mbaadmit.com, email: info@mbaadmit.com Harvard Releases 2017-2018 Essay and Deadlines! Harvard Business School's Director of Admissions recently released the new deadlines and essay topic for Harvard Business School's 2017-2018 admissions season. They are as follow: Application: Will be available in early June 2017 HBS Application Deadlines: • Round 1:...

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Snag Your Spot at Harvard Business School!

By - Jul 3, 02:56 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re aiming to attend Harvard Business School in 2016, we’ve got great news for you! Our most recent webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School is now available for viewing! In her presentation, Linda Abraham, CEO & Founder of Accepted, offers loads of advice on how to...

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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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10 Tips for Your HBS Essay (From HBS Students)

By - Nov 19, 13:46 PM   Comments [0]

It’s a busy time of year for business schools everywhere, especially here in Boston! Interviews for Round 1 applicants for Harvard Business School’s Class of 2018 are currently taking place around the globe, and the January 6, 2016 Round 2 application deadline is just around...

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The Essentials of Applying to Harvard Business School

By - Jul 21, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to Harvard Business School is intimidating. As reported by the school's website, HBS received almost 10,000 applications last year and only 11% made the cut to be admitted. Applying to Harvard means going head-to-head with the best and brightest around the world. Chances are...

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