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  • Round 2 Interview Invitations

    Round 2 Interview Invitations

    by on January 25th, 2016

    Greetings to all of you. This post is, quite frankly, not a news flash, but more like a reminder of what we’ve said before. We’re moving along here and the plan is to send out the first wave of interview invitations … Read More

  • Round 2 Interviews

    Round 2 Interviews

    by on January 8th, 2016

    Greetings from Dillon House. If we had treadmill desks, we’d all be logging in marathon miles. Happily, we have a lot of applications to keep us busy for the next few weeks. Here’s our plan for interview … Read More

  • Round 2 Interviews

    Round 2 Interviews

    by on January 8th, 2016

    Greetings from Dillon House. If we had treadmill desks, we’d all be logging in marathon miles. Happily, we have a lot of applications to keep us busy for the next few weeks. Here’s our plan for interview … Read More

  • Countdown to January 6!

    Countdown to January 6!

    by on January 4th, 2016

    Greetings from a well-rested and excited Dillon Team! We loved our holiday break, but are VERY ready for Round Two to get underway. Here’s the scoop on what will happen this week: The application deadline is 12:00 … Read More

  • Countdown to January 6!

    Countdown to January 6!

    by on January 4th, 2016

    Greetings from a well-rested and excited Dillon Team! We loved our holiday break, but are VERY ready for Round Two to get underway. Here’s the scoop on what will happen this week: The application deadline is 12:00 … Read More

  • Something for Everyone

    Something for Everyone

    by on December 7th, 2015

    This is the time of year when we begin to juggle: Round 1 decisions, Round 2 applications, college seniors gearing up for Round 3 2+2 applications…plus lots of you who may be already planning for next season. Also, … Read More

  • Business as Usual

    Business as Usual

    by on October 28th, 2015

    Greetings. I know this is such a busy time for candidates – Round One interviews have just gotten underway, many of you (I hope) are in the middle of getting Round Two applications ready, and college seniors are … Read More

  • Round 1 – News about Interview Invitations

    Round 1 – News about Interview Invitations

    by on October 5th, 2015

    Here’s what our plan is for tomorrow, October 6: At 12:00 noon ET, we will send interview invitations via email to roughly 600 Round 1 applicants. The email will contain detailed instructions on the scheduling … Read More

  • Round 1  – Interview Invitation Plan

    Round 1 – Interview Invitation Plan

    by on September 21st, 2015

    Greetings from Dillon House where we are all reading. And reading. And reading. This is what happens next: Interview invitations will be sent out on the following 3 days: October 6, 8, and 14. The invitations will … Read More

  • Deep breath.

    Deep breath.

    by on September 9th, 2015

    Yes, today is the Round 1 deadline. Noon, EDT. I promise that server traffic will be high at high noon. Don’t panic. We’ll keep the system open as long as there are people trying to submit applications. The … Read More

  • Deep breath.

    Deep breath.

    by on September 9th, 2015

    Yes, today is the Round 1 deadline. Noon, EDT. I promise that server traffic will be high at high noon. Don’t panic. We’ll keep the system open as long as there are people trying to submit applications. The … Read More

  • What About Late Recommendations?

    What About Late Recommendations?

    by on September 8th, 2015

    Trying to think of what might be helpful today. Maybe this: Some of you may be having recommender-induced-anxiety-attacks. All of a sudden your recommender is traveling, for example. What happens if they don’t get … Read More

  • What About Late Recommendations?

    What About Late Recommendations?

    by on September 8th, 2015

    Trying to think of what might be helpful today. Maybe this: Some of you may be having recommender-induced-anxiety-attacks. All of a sudden your recommender is traveling, for example. What happens if they don’t get … Read More

  • So, how long should I work before applying to HBS?

    So, how long should I work before applying to HBS?

    by on September 3rd, 2015

    Here’s the histogram of years from college graduation that we always publish at this time of year. Looks like the mode (you know what that means) is 4 years since college. Plenty of incoming students coming before … Read More