Harbus MBA Essay Guide 2021 + Bonus 2020, 2017, 2016 & 2015 Essays


The 2021 Harbus MBA Essay Guide is Harvard Business School’s Unofficial Compilation of 32 current essays written by students admitted to the HBS class of 2023. It includes additional 103 essays from previous editions.

These students have been generous enough to share their essays in the hope that others benefit from it. We have also included authors’ bios, their advice, and student-written analysis of each essay to help you through the process, breaking down the various approaches and styles that each essay showcases.

The intention of this electronic book is to serve as a guide and inspiration as you find the best way to express your vision, goals, and achievements (your “story”) to the admissions committee of Harvard Business School.