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MBA News: HBS Releases 2011–2012 Essay Questions

Earlier today, Harvard Business School released its application deadlines and essay questions for the Class of 2014. Below are the deadlines for each of three admissions rounds, as well as the four mandatory essay questions for applicants to the full-time MBA program. Our analysis of these essay questions is coming soon, so check back with us!

Deadlines:

Round 1 – Monday, October 3, 2011
Round 2 – Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Round 3 – Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Essay Questions:

Tell us about three of your accomplishments. (600 words)
Tell us three setbacks you have faced. (600 words)
Why do you want an MBA? (400 words)
Answer a question you wish we’d asked. (400 words)




Upcoming Events


Upcoming Deadlines

  • Dartmouth Tuck (Round 2)
  • Michigan Ross (Round 2)
  • Virginia Darden (Round 2)
  • Cornell Johnson (Round 2)
  • Harvard (Round 2)
  • London Business School (Round 2)
  • Penn Wharton (Round 2)
  • Texas McCombs (Round 2)
  • UNC Kenan-Flagler (Round 2)
  • USC Marshall (Round 2)

Click here to see the complete deadlines


2020–2021 MBA Essay Analysis

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