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Tackling the “other” questions inside the business school application

Tackling the “other” questions inside the business school application

With the release of the 2016 HBS application, it is clear that shortening the number of essays is a trend that is here to stay for now. With only one essay on the HBS application again this year, it is becoming more important than ever to not only communicate effectively and concisely, but also to leverage the balance of the application (and of course the interview) to stand out from the crowd.

You Really Should Watch This Harvard Business School Video - Inside the HBS Case Method

You Really Should Watch This Harvard Business School Video - Inside the HBS Case Method

No matter the year - if you're applying to HBS, you really should watch the video the HBS admissions committee once referenced in their essay instructions way back in 2015. Why? Because the Case Method is often referenced as HBS's primary differentiator. 

Forget Star Wars. The MBA talent wars are coming to a b-school near you.

Forget Star Wars. The MBA talent wars are coming to a b-school near you.

Forget Star Wars. The MBA talent wars are coming to a b-school near you, according to a recent survey by Poets & Quants.

With admissions officers more active than ever in recruiting today’s best and brightest, P&Q asked a group of leading MBA consultants where their top clients are heading for their graduate educations. And their answers may surprise you.

Time to Start Thinking About HBS 2+2

If you are a college student with dreams of one day attending HBS, you should definitely be thinking about the unique 2+2 program the school offers.  And with the Summer Deadline in the not-so-distant future, we seem to be talking to many candidates who are doing just that.  What are we telling them?  Obviously, a huge part of any consultation or client engagement comes down to specifics particular to that individual.  However, there are other broader things that we seem to be covering with everyone and that seemed worthy of sharing: