Articles by Harvard Business School

  • Round 1 Notification Day News

    Round 1 Notification Day News

    by on December 8th, 2014

    This info is for Round One applicants who have interviewed and are waiting (patiently) for December 10. But hearing how things happen here might be interesting for those of you planning on Rounds 2 or 3. All interviewed … Read More

  • Giving Thanks

    Giving Thanks

    by on November 25th, 2014

    As we get ready to head home for the Thanksgiving holiday, I thought a little update for both Round 1 post-interviewees and Round 2 applicants might be a good idea. Round 1 – You’ve done everything we asked! … Read More

  • Class of 2016 – “Years Out of Undergrad”

    Class of 2016 – “Years Out of Undergrad”

    by on November 10th, 2014

    We meant to do this earlier, but got distracted by Round 1 applications. Like many other elements of the Class Profile, please keep in mind that we are “reporting” vs. trying to signal a “template” for the design … Read More

  • Class of 2016 – “Years Out of Undergrad”

    Class of 2016 – “Years Out of Undergrad”

    by on November 10th, 2014

    We meant to do this earlier, but got distracted by Round 1 applications. Like many other elements of the Class Profile, please keep in mind that we are “reporting” vs. trying to signal a “template” for the design … Read More

  • For Round 1 Applicants – News about Interview Invitations

    For Round 1 Applicants – News about Interview Invitations

    by on October 7th, 2014

    Here’s what our plan is for tomorrow, October 8: At 12:00 noon ET, we will send interview invitations via email to roughly 800 Round 1 applicants. The email will contain detailed instructions on the scheduling … Read More

  • Round 1!

    Round 1!

    by on September 9th, 2014

    Big day here in Dillon House! We’re ready to go underground and start reading applications. Everything seems to have gone smoothly, but if you’ve had any problems submitting, let us know. Important note: … Read More

  • Round 1 Deadline – Weekend Phone Coverage

    Round 1 Deadline – Weekend Phone Coverage

    by on September 5th, 2014

    Round 1 deadline – 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 9! We’ll have weekend phone coverage on Saturday, September 6 from 8:30am to 11:30am ET and Sunday, September 7 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm ET to answer urgent … Read More

  • Meet the Class of 2016!

    Meet the Class of 2016!

    by on September 2nd, 2014

    We are definitely in full swing here. Check out the Student Life section of our website for glimpses of our students in their first few days of school. The Class of 2016 Profile is now up on our website. And here’s … Read More

  • The Online Application: Details?

    The Online Application: Details?

    by on August 29th, 2014

    I’m writing this post because I am the person here in Dillon who triages the general admissions mailbox. I don’t claim to answer all the questions – and I don’t manage the phones because I’m … Read More

  • GMAT/GRE: How we think about your score

    GMAT/GRE: How we think about your score

    by on August 25th, 2014

    We promised that we’d be a bit more transparent about the GMAT/GRE issue. We’ve said for a while now that not only do we accept both tests, but we are agnostic about our preference. So here are some numbers. Please … Read More

  • Financial Aid:  How We Do It At HBS

    Financial Aid: How We Do It At HBS

    by on August 20th, 2014

    You don’t need me to tell you that business school is an expensive undertaking. Beyond the actual tuition and living expenses, there are the difficult-to-truly-calculate opportunity costs. Everyone whom we admit is … Read More

  • CLASS VISITS!!!

    CLASS VISITS!!!

    by on August 13th, 2014

    We’re officially in Back-to-School mode and want you to know how we welcome visitors to campus. Registration for our September class visits opens on Friday, August 15. A couple of things about these first few weeks of … Read More

  • A Sneak Peak at the Class of 2016 and some other things . . .

    A Sneak Peak at the Class of 2016 and some other things . . .

    by on June 2nd, 2014

    Here’s a sneak peak into the Class of 2016. These numbers will change slightly – there will be some “summer melt” and we hope to still be able to make a handful of waitlist offers. Class will end up … Read More

  • Moving in the General Direction of Summer

    Moving in the General Direction of Summer

    by on April 29th, 2014

    Greetings. We are re-cycling this title from last year’s post around this time. Feels like it’s still appropriate. Tis the season for folks to start thinking about next year, visiting campus, figuring out where … Read More