Harvard said it is cutting in half the number of required essays for most applicants to its full-time MBA program and making its first round application deadline earlier than ever before. By John A. ByrneMay 22, 2012 1:18 PM ET
You likely need stratospheric GMAT scores, that goes without saying. Dean of admissions Dee Leopold discusses the softer qualifications she seeks in a successful candidate.
By David Whitford, editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- Have you thought about what it takes to get into Harvard Business School these days? Stratospheric board scores, that goes without saying. Harvard receives over 9,000 applications for 900 spots, and the average score on the GMAT for the applicant pool MOREApr 17, 2012 10:28 AM ET
International applicants account for a large portion of applicants at many U.S. business schools, but they also receive the lion's share of rejections. Applicants from India and China lead the pack of the rejected. By John A. ByrneNov 23, 2011 9:52 AM ET
Many highly qualified applicants appear to be getting squeezed out because they went to a state school, worked for a no-name company, or lacked the connections. By John A. ByrneAug 8, 2011 10:32 AM ET
Several MBA admissions consultants recently gained access to Wharton's updated interview questions, a stark reminder that the business schools admissions process is not a level playing field.
By John A. Byrne, contributor
Several prominent MBA admissions consultants, with access to inside information on the web, are coaching their clients for forthcoming applicant interviews with the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, Poets&Quants has learned.
What makes the practice especially noteworthy is that MOREFortune Editors - Nov 22, 2010 12:44 PM ET
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