Students at Harvard Business School are part of a storied institution with a dense network of connections and resources.
The volume of cases, research and publications which the school puts out each year is part of what makes Harvard unique.
Karen has more than 12 years of experience evaluating candidates for admission to Dartmouth College and to the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Since founding North Star Admissions Consulting in 2012, she has helped applicants gain admission to the nation’s top schools, including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Wharton, MIT, Tuck, Columbia, Kellogg, Booth, Haas, Duke, Johnson, Ross, NYU, UNC, UCLA, Georgetown and more.
1) How you should start the essay knowing that extroversion and passion are valued in Harvard MBA? 3) How you should demonstrate confidence in decision-making?
4) How you should demonstrate your succinct communication skills?5) How you should demonstrate your potential as an effective FIELD team member?HBS Program Overview Home of the case method of business education, Harvard Business School brings, “the complex and dynamic realities of business analysis and decision making into the classroom.” The school’s mission is to educate leaders who make a difference in the world.HBS now only requires two recommendations, and in the past three years has moved from four essays down to just one optional essay.Your resume and recommendations have never carried so much weight.The only option for lesser-experienced MBA Applicant is through the deferral program, which is reserved for applicants fresh out of college, and in many cases, applicants following through the deferred admission are few as by the time they would have carved their own path, mostly in an Entrepreneurial start-up environment as a Founder or as a key team member.Unfortunately, you fall within the gray area: 1-2 year experienced applicant.If you would gain 3 years of experience when you join HBS MBA program, then you are among the 25% of the class with similar experience but if you gain 2-year of experience on the day of joining the program, your chances go down drastically.Only 7% of the class will have 2-years of experience on the joining date.Next Year, when you apply, you will have 3-years of experience, and 4-years while joining, and would be among the 45% of the class.Fitting the right demographic in terms of work experience improves your MBA Admissions chances considerably.