This post could also be titled: Why you will have less hair on your head and possibly bruising on your forehead when you make it to September the 8th.
(That’s because you will either tear your hair out in chunks, and/or hit your head rhythmically on your desk multiple times, and/or you will age so much with the stress of it all that your hair will fall out, before you are done with this essay.)
How can this be so hard? Especially when this very ‘Snark has made cheeky posts like The secret to get into HBS.
The question itself sounds simple enough.
What are you missing?
“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?”
OK then. What more do you want them to know?
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Shameless plug: There’s an app for that! The Essay Ideas App Accelerator might be particularly useful for Harvard. And of course, there’s the HBS Essay Decimator, so that we can help you see why your first drafts probably aren’t working so great, and figure out ways to move forward to second drafts that are.
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