Harvard Launches New MS/MBA Biotechnology: Life Sciences Joint Degree

By Aringo WP User|June 20th, 2019|Harvard MBA|

Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) announced a new joint master’s degree program that aims to prepare future leaders at the interface of life sciences and business. The two-year, full-time program begins in August 2020 and will confer both a Master of Business Administration from HBS and a [...]

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HBS Announced R2 Interview Dates

By Aringo WP User|January 23rd, 2019|Harvard MBA, interviews, Round 2|

HBS published an update regarding round 2 interviews on their admissions blog: "Interviews happen with a member of the Admissions Board who has read your application and comes prepared for a friendly and deep conversation about your background. We invite about 1 in 5 applicants to interview with us. Typically, just over half of those [...]

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Round 1 Update from HBS

By Aringo WP User|September 25th, 2018|Harvard MBA, interviews|

HBS posted the following update on their admissions blog regarding round 1 interviews: "Interview notifications: We interview roughly 2x the number of people we can eventually admit, and those interview invitations come out in two waves: October 1 and October 4 at noon eastern time. Early release: If we are not able to invite you to [...]

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Application Tips from HBS

By Aringo WP User|August 20th, 2018|application process, GMAT, GRE, Harvard MBA, transcripts|

HBS published some more application tips on their admissions blog, this time regarding Extracurriculars and Awards, Tests and Transcripts: Extracurricular Activities "What are you involved in outside of work? What impact did these activities have on you, and what impact did you have through these activities? Sometimes future applicants wonder what activities they should participate in so [...]

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HBS Tips – Essays & Recommendations

By Aringo WP User|July 31st, 2018|essays, Harvard MBA, recommendations|

Harvard Business School published some tips regarding essays and recommendations on their admissions blog: ESSAYS Let me share some approaches that are NOT particularly helpful to your application: Essays that are basically a paragraph version of your resume: This is surprisingly common: I went to college X then decided to take job Y and that led [...]

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HBS & Stanford essay topics and deadlines for 2018-2019

By Aringo WP User|June 18th, 2018|deadlines, essays, Harvard MBA, Stanford MBA|

HBS & Stanford released their essay topics (which haven't changed) and deadlines for the MBA programs that start in 2019: HBS R1 - September 5, 2018 R2 - January 4, 2019 . Essay question: As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business School [...]

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HBS & Columbia Released 2018-2019 Deadlines

By Aringo WP User|April 30th, 2018|Columbia MBA, deadlines, Harvard MBA|

Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School released the deadlines for the MBA programs that start in 2019: HBS Round 1 - September 5, 2018 Round 2 - January 3, 2019 Columbia Entry: August '19 Early: Oct 3, 2018 Merit Fellowship Deadline: Jan 4, 2019 Final: Apr 10, 2019 Entry: January '19 Deadline: Oct 3, 2018 [...]

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BusinessWeek 2017 MBA Rankings

By Aringo WP User|November 20th, 2017|Businessweek, Harvard MBA, MBA Rankings|

BusinessWeek published their annual rankings of the best MBA programs in the US, and for the third straight year put HBS at the top. Wharton was ranked 2nd and MIT Sloan 3rd (each climbed 4 spots since 2016), Chicago Booth 4th and Stanford 5th (dropped 3 spots since 2016). Columbia Business School climbed back into [...]

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Harvard and Berkeley published deadlines and essay quetions for 2018

By Aringo WP User|June 2nd, 2017|Berkeley MBA, deadlines, essays, Harvard MBA|

Harvard Business School and Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley published new deadlines and essay questions for the MBA programs that start in 2018. Harvard Deadlines: R1 - September 6, 2017 R2 - January 3, 2018 R3 - TBD Essay:  As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we [...]

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Round 2 Update from HBS

By Aringo WP User|December 26th, 2016|Harvard MBA, Round 2|

HBS published the following update on their admissions blog: "We’re now turning our attention to all you Round 2 applicants. A few notes: • The Round 2 deadline is Wednesday, January 4th at 12pm EST. Applications will not be read before that time. We never shut down the application system until every application in [...]

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HBS Round 1 Interviews

By Aringo WP User|September 29th, 2016|Harvard MBA|

HBS announced the following on the admissions blog: "We will be sending out interview invitations on the following three days: October 4, 6, and 12. Try not to read into which date you hear from us—being invited to interview on October 4 vs. October 12 does not mean you are more likely to be accepted. [...]

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HBS 2018 Class Profile

By Aringo WP User|July 20th, 2016|Harvard MBA|

Harvard published the initial class profile for its Class of 2018 that will begin its studies this September: Of 9,759 applications submitted, 11% were accepted and 942 registered. The school's yield stands at 90%. Of the general students, 401 are women (43%). The average age among students is 27, the median GMAT score is 730, [...]

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Harvard Published its 2017 Essays and Deadlines

By Aringo WP User|May 15th, 2016|deadlines, essays, Harvard MBA|

Harvard published essay questions and registration deadlines for its MBA program beginning in 2017: Essay question: 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? Deadlines: Round 1 – 9/7/2016 Round 2 – 1/4/2017 Round 3 – 4/3/2017 [...]

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HBS Update on Round 2 Interview Invitations

By Aringo WP User|January 15th, 2016|Harvard MBA, interviews, Round 2|

Harvard posted to its admissions committee blog an update about interviews for candidates who applied to its second round. The interview invitations will be sent out on two dates – 1.27 and 2.3. Candidates who do not receive an interview invitation will receive a rejection notice on 2.3. The interviews will be conducted between [...]

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How do GMAT and GPA Affects HBS Admission Chances?

By Aringo WP User|December 28th, 2015|acceptance rates, GMAT, GPA, Harvard MBA|

An article on the site Poets & Quants presents Wayne Atwell’s analysis of the different factors contributing to the admission chances of candidates to Harvard’s MBA program. The data analysis reveals that for every 10-point increase in GMAT score between 710 and 800, admission chances increase by one percent, with a candidate with a [...]

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Congratulations!

By Aringo WP User|December 12th, 2015|Chicago MBA, Harvard MBA, IESE, Uncategorized|

Three additional Aringo clients got accepted to Harvard (MBA). Three additional Aringo clients got accepted to Chicago (MBA). Another Aringo client got accepted to Columbia (MBA). Another Aringo client got accepted to INSEAD (MBA), with an 18,000 Euro scholarship! Another Aringo client got accepted to IESE (MBA). Another Aringo client got accepted to Yale [...]

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Wharton and HBS Publish 2017 Class Profiles

By Aringo WP User|August 24th, 2015|Harvard MBA, Wharton MBA|

Wharton and Harvard published the profiles of their 2017 classes who begin their MBA studies next month: The 2017 class profile at Harvard is composed of 948 students accepted out of 9,686 applicants. The acceptance rate stands at 11%. Forty percent of students are women, and 34% are international students. The mean age is 27, [...]

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Congratulations!

By Aringo WP User|April 19th, 2015|Columbia MBA, Cornell MBA, Harvard MBA, HEC, Kellogg MBA, LBS MBA, MIT Sloan MBA, UCLA MBA, UNC, Yale MBA|

Another Aringo client (the sixth this year) got accepted to LBS (MBA) with a 20,000 pounds scholarship!! Another Aringo client (the fifth this year) got accepted to Harvard (MBA) with an $81,000 scholarship!! Another Aringo client (the fifth this year) got accepted to MIT (MBA) with a $100,000 scholarship!! Another Aringo client (the eighth [...]

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How to Choose an MBA Based on Your Dream Job

By Aringo WP User|April 15th, 2015|Duke Fuqua MBA, Harvard MBA, Kellogg MBA, Michigan MBA, Stanford MBA, The New York Times|

A recent New York Times article helps applicants choose their target MBA program based on their preferred post-graduation employer. Here are some of the article’s recommendations:In order to work at Amazon, go to Michigan-Ross. The demand at Amazon for MBA graduates is on the rise. In 2014, the company hired 27 MBA graduates, 40% more [...]

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Congratulations!

By Aringo WP User|March 28th, 2015|Chicago MBA, Cornell MBA, Darden MBA, Harvard MBA, Kellogg MBA, Wharton MBA|

Another Aringo client got accepted to HBS (MBA). Two additional Aringo clients got accepted to Wharton (MBA). Two additional Aringo clients got accepted to Chicago (MBA). Three additional Aringo clients got accepted to Kellogg (MBA). Another Aringo client got accepted to Darden (MBA). Another Aringo client got accepted to Cornell (MBA). [...]

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