HBS MBA Application Deadlines 2014-2015

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HBS MBA Application Deadlines 2014-2015 have been released.  Following up from HBS MBA Essay Question and Deadline 2014-2015, Harvard Business School announced its Round 2 & 3 MBA Application Deadlines. HBS MBA Application Deadlines Round 1 – September 9, 2014 Submission Deadline; December 2014 Notification Date Round 2 – January 5, 2015 Submission Deadline; March 2015 Notification Date Round 3 – April 6, 2015 Submission Deadline; May 2015 Notification Date Visit HBS Application Requirements for more information about Harvard Business School admissions requirements. … [Read more...]

HBS MBA Essay Question and Deadline 2014-2015

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HBS MBA Essay Question will remain the same as last year.  In her “From The Admissions Director” blog post last week, Harvard Business School Admissions Director Dee Leopold confirmed that the optional essay question from this past year will remain the same.  The 1st round deadline will be moved up a week to September 9th, 2014.  HBS will continue to use the same two MBA Recommendation Questions as Stanford Graduate School of Business. HBS MBA Essay Question You're applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume, academic transcripts, extracurricular activities, awards, post-MBA career intentions, test scores, and what your recommenders have to say about you. What else would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy? HBS MBA Application … [Read more...]

Choosing MBA Schools

Michael Cohan

When choosing MBA schools there are hundreds of choices?  What should be my business school selection criteria and how many schools should I apply to?  Once you have chosen a MBA Program Type you can determine a set of schools to target using the following criteria.  This criteria should be weighted depending on the particular candidate. MBA School Selection Criteria Location If you are choosing a Part-Time MBA or Executive MBA program, then you will be working while attending school, so your school section will most likely be constrained to a specific region.  For example, if you work in Chicago you might choose between Chicago Booth's Evening MBA and Kellogg's Part-Time MBA Program. If you are choosing a Full-Time MBA program and wish to enter Media & … [Read more...]

Different MBA Program Types

Michael Cohan

So you have decided to apply to MBA school because you feel the value of the degree and the doors that will open for you are worth the expense and effort involved. But what are the types of programs available to you and which program best suits your background and interests? Different MBA Program Types The program types are full-time MBA, part-time MBA, executive MBA, Masters of Management, and non-MBA degrees; these vary in program  length, intended audience and other factors.  These program types vary by scope, length, audience, etc. which we discuss later.  Click here for MBA Rankings for these different program types. NYU Stern School of Business offers full-time MBA, part-time MBA and executive MBA with a useful MBA Program Comparison Chart  to quickly … [Read more...]

HBS’ MBA Admissions Class of 2015 Profile

HBS released its Class of 2015 MBA Class Profile. MBA Class of 2015 Profile* ADMISSIONS TOTAL MBA ENROLLMENT 941 APPLICATIONS 9,315 % ADMITTED 12% YIELD 90% Class Composition WOMEN 386 41% US ETHNIC MINORITIES 234 25% INTERNATIONAL 325 35% AVERAGE AGE 27 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED 60 DOMESTIC UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTED 126 INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTED 137 GMAT SCORE RANGE 550-780 MEDIAN GMAT 730 Citizenship NORTH AMERICA 655 69% United States 616 65% ASIA 147 16% EUROPE 80 9% CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA 35 4% AFRICA 13 1% OCEANIA 11 1% Educational … [Read more...]