HEC Paris

Last updated on November 27th, 2018

HEC Paris – Hautes études commerciales de Paris is the business school division of ParisTech and is consistently ranked one of the best B-schools in Europe. Known for its highly selective decision process, HEC offers an MBA, as well as an Executive MBA program.

  • Facts and Figures

An Overview

Rank 10
Program Duration 12/16 Months
Class Size 260
Average GMAT Score 690
Program Cost €69,500

Source: http://poetsandquants.com/school-profile/hec-paris/

  • Recruitment at HEC Paris
Amazon.com, Inc.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
  • Apply to HEC Paris


The deadlines for the 2019-20 admissions at have been announced. Mark your calendars for these dates:

Round One – June 1st, 2019

                     5 months, 26 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Round Two – July 1st, 2019

                     4 months, 26 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Round Three – August 15th, 2019

                     3 months, 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Round Four – September 15th, 2019

                     2 months, 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

October 15th, 2019

                     1 month, 12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

November 15th, 2019

                     12 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
  • Essay Topic 2019-20

Essay 1: Why are you applying to the HEC MBA Program now? What is the professional objective that will guide your career choice after your MBA, and how will the HEC MBA contribute to the achievement of this objective? (500 words)

Essay 2: What do you consider your most significant life achievement? (250 words)

Essay 3: Leadership and ethics are inevitably intertwined in the business world. Describe a situation in which you have dealt with these issues and how they have influenced you. (250 words)

Essay 4: Imagine a life entirely different from the one you now lead, what would it be? (250 words)

Essay 5: Please choose from one of the following essays (250 words):

a) What monument or site would you advise a first-time visitor to your country or city to discover, and why?

b) Certain books, movies or plays have had an international success that you believe to be underserved. Choose an example and analyze it.

c) What figure do you most admire and why? You may choose from any field (arts, literature, politics, business, etc).

Essay 6: Is there any additional information you would like to share with us? (900 words) (Optional)

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