The Harvard Business School MBA essay is open-ended and challenging. There’s some tried-and-true ways to gain the attention of the HBS admissions when answering the question on “What else would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy?” Today we examine an actual applicant’s essay for Harvard. This is not a sample essay but instead should help you get some ideas for how to present yourself in this challenging Harvard essay.
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