Harvard Business School 2+2 Program
The HBS 2+2 Program is a unique program which gives the final year students an opportunity to apply for the full time HBS program. After finishing college the students needs to attain two years work experience before they start their class at HBS.
This is an excellent opportunity for students to apply for the premier college while they are in their most active form to put forward their leadership skills and academic prowess to the HBS admissions team.
HBS as an institution has has a focus on innovation and leadership. The average age at Harvard is younger than some other top schools in the world. It is thus an excellent fit for engineers who have a track record of high performance with a focus on Finance or Consulting. Students with a vision to excel in investment banking, private equity or investment management form strong applicants. The HBS 2+2 Program also provides the students an opportunity to have access to a vast pool of prestigious companies to start their career.
Academics at HBS primarily comprise a mix of the case method, field study which has been recently introduced to increase the awareness of students) and research projects which are done by students. Harvard was the first school to introduce the case study method which has been now adopted by as a standard by various Schools. A comparatively recent development is the field study method which focuses on developing tools like public speaking, teamwork in international setups and exposure to setup micro businesses.
2+2 Profile for the Class of 2022 ( Official Data From The HBS Website)
TOTAL APPLICANTS 1369%
ADMITTED 8% WOMEN 46%
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED 16
COMPLETE RANGE OF GMAT SCORES 610-790
MEDIAN GMAT 740
HUMANITIES/SOCIAL SCIENCES 17%
UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTED 52
*Excludes GPAs not on 4.0 scales.