Harvard Business School

Last updated on November 26th, 2018

Harvard Business School (HBS) is very possibly the first name that springs to mind when one hears the term ‘MBA’.

Harvard is consistently ranked among the best B-schools in the world and is one of the most powerful brand names in this field. According to a recent study by US News, ~20% of the CEOs of Fortune 100 companies are Harvard alumni. George W. Bush, P. Chidamabaram, Rahul Bajaj, and Naina Lal Kidwai are some other well-known Harvard alumni.

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, the school offers a full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. Harvard Business School follows the motto of VERITAS, which means ‘truth’.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 1
Program Duration 2 Years
Class Size 928
Average GMAT Score 730
Average Age 27 Years
Program Cost $102,100

Source:  http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/class-profile/Pages/default.aspx

  • Recruitment at Harvard Business School

Some of the fore runners of the economy come to Harvard Business School to recruit their leaders. Here are some of the top companies that come to Harvard Business School to recruit:

McKinsey & Company, Inc.
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
Bain & Company, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
A.T. Kearney

Source:  http://www.hbs.edu/recruiting/data/Pages/default.aspx

  • Apply to Harvard Business School

The deadlines for the 2020 admissions at HBS have been announced. Mark your calendars for these 3 dates:

Round 1 – September 4th, 2019

                     2 months, 21 days, 22 hours, 16 minutes ago

Round 2 – January 6th, 2020

                     in 1 month, 6 days, 1 hour, 43 minutes
  • Essay Topic 2018-19

“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.”


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