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Harvard Business School
FT Rank: 2    Business Week Rank : 1
Application Information
GMAT Accepted Yes  
GRE Accepted Yes  
Transcripts Required Yes  
Resume Required Yes  
Interview Invite  
Recommendation 2  
Minimum Experience Requried (in Yrs)    
School Information
Average GMAT 730  
Program Cost  $204,200.00  
Class Size 937  
Average Age (Yrs) 27  
Average Work Experience (Yrs) 3.71  
Acceptance Rate (%) 12  
Average Salary($) $172,501.00  
Employed at three months (%) 90%  
Female students (%) 42%  
International students (%) 35%  
Essay Questions
  1. ESSAY

    There is one question for the Class of 2019:

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

    There is no word limit for this question.  We think you know what guidance we're going to give here. Don't overthink, overcraft and overwrite. Just answer the question in clear language that those of us who don't know your world can understand.

    Joint program applicants for the Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard Law School, and Harvard Kennedy School must provide an additional essay:

    How do you expect the joint degree experience to benefit you on both a professional and a personal level? (400 words)

Recommendation Questions

Recommendations must be completed online. The recommendation form includes the following questions, along with other types of questions:

How do the candidate's performance, potential, background, or personal qualities compare to those of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? Please provide specific examples. (300 words)

Please describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant's response. (250 words)

  1. Round 1: 06-Sep-2017
  2. Round 2: 03-Jan-2018
  3. Round 3: 02-Apr-2018
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