HBS 2+2: A No-Risk Way To Get Into Harvard Business School?

HBS “2+2” Program: What You Need to Know

Harvard Business’s School’s “2+2” program can be a different way to enter the prestigious program. It allows graduates an opportunity to spend two years in the business world before returning to school. But unlike when the program was called “deferred admission,” it is not any easier to get into these days than enrolling directly after graduation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Successful applicants are then expected to enroll at HBS after racking up two to four years of professional work experience.
  • It was midnight the day before the application was due and I didn’t have an essay,” laughs the 23-year-old Bajpai, who was in his final year of a dual-degree program
  • His friend, Tyler, was visiting him from Boston at the Dartmouth College campus and egged him on. “My best friend told me, ‘I believe in you. You could do this

“Successful candidates agree with Leopold that the timing of the program can be ideal.”



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