What I Learned From Reading 20 HBS Essays Right Now

Polishing off your round two MBA application? Then, you’ll want to hear this last-minute advice from Sandy Kreisberg, founder of HBSGuru.com, one of the leading MBA admission consultants. In this Fridays With Sandy episode, Sandy explains how to answer the HBS essay and other things he learned from reading 20 HBS essay from recent candidates who won an admissions interview at the school.

He covers:

— What to say if you have nothing to say–a template

— What to say if are a Hail Mary applicant

— How many words are most essays

— and offers his most important advice: Do No Harm


About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.