Harvard Business School Admissions Essays

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I would suggest that you write an essay of 1-2 pages, or in word count, somewhere between 500 and 1,000 words. If in doubt: Write 1 page. Keep in mind your app reader or admissions officer—they have too much to do and too little time. To use the full two pages, you really need to be saying something important on this “optional” Harvard supplemental essay.


Top 6 Harvard Admissions Essays - Study Notes

Admissions Hero discusses how to tackle the optional Harvard Supplement Essay
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Hi Aynaz! Here’s some information for international applicants about requesting a fee waiver (from the Harvard Admissions page): “If paying the application fee would cause a hardship for your family, please request a fee waiver. You or your guidance counselor may write a short letter asking us to waive your fee. Receiving a fee waiver has no effect on admissions chances. Please use the following e-mail address: to submit your application fee waiver request.” Hope this helps!