2018-2019 Harvard Business School MBA Application Essay Tips

Harvard Business School MBA application for the 2018-2019 season is ready! The essay question is staying the same. The HBS essay that applicants have to answer this year is:

As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business…

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HBS has moved to two application deadlines instead of three by eliminating the third round deadline.

Only 2+2 candidates can apply during the third round.

Historically, most top MBA programs in the US have had three rounds and this recent move by HBS is a departure from the norm for US schools. It will be interesting to see if other schools…

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Business-Schools-With-the-Most-International-Students

Many students choose to use B-school as an opportunity to go abroad in order to receive training, develop connections, and even launch a career in a country other than the one they’re from. So do some schools tend to attract an especially high proportion of international students?

It turns out there’s a significant gap between schools in the…

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Financial-Times-Best-MBAs-for-a-Career-in-Finance

Financial Times has released their 2018 ranking of the top MBAs for a career in finance. The list takes the top schools from FT’s Global MBA rankings and orders them based on how many students from each school go on to find jobs in finance and banking, or at fintech startups.

This year, FT’s top ten MBA programs…

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B-School-Application-Tips-for-Female-MBA-Candidates-Part-2

In Part 1 of our Admissions Tips for Female MBA candidates, we discussed strategies to help female MBA candidates make the most of resources and events available for admissions. Read part 1 here. In part 2 we cover three examples of programs that provide female MBA candidates with more in-depth experiences and support.

Forté MBA Launch

Of the programs…

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Darden-Announces-Seed-Funding-for-Initiative-for-Transformational-Leadership-and-Learning

University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has raised $2 million that it will use to launch a research center focused on leadership development.

The Initiative for Transformational Leadership and Learning will begin as an initiative working to develop new forms of leadership education.

According to Darden, the initiative’s first tasks will be to “to develop and implement…

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Good-and-Bad-Ways-of-Choosing-an-MBA-Program

Applying to business school is a time that will put your decision making skills to the test. During this process, two decisions loom large: the decision to get an MBA at this point in your life, and the decision to apply to a particular set of schools.

There are good and bad ways to make both these decisions. Let’s start…

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