Below you’ll find selected examples of essays that “worked” from the Class of 2021, as nominated by our admissions committee. These entries are distinct and unique to the individual writer; however, each of them assisted the admissions reader in learning more about the student beyond the transcripts and lists of activities provided in.
This sample essay is from The Harbus MBA Essay Guide and is reprinted with permission from Harbus. The 2014-15 Harvard Business School Essay Question: You’re applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume, academic transcripts, extracurricular activities, awards, post-MBA career goals, test scores, and what your recommenders have to say about you.