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HBS Mock Interview and Post-Interview Reflection Support

HBS Mock Interview and Post-Interview Reflection Support

Harvard Business School’s (HBS’s) notoriously challenging interview process begins with a 30-minute interview conducted by a member of the admissions team who has read your entire application in advance and customized their approach to your interview accordingly. HBS interviewers typically also research certain components of candidates’ applications more deeply and explore who they are beyond their provided profile. This makes the HBS interview unlike any other business school interview.

The school further differentiates its interview process by asking interviewees to submit a written Post-Interview Reflection (PIR) within 24 hours of completing their interview. This submission is essentially your “last word” with the school, so you want to ensure that it conveys precisely the tone and information you want the admissions committee to use in its ultimate evaluation of your candidacy.

Your Gatehouse Admissions Consultant will equip and prepare you for the customized nature of an HBS interview and then serve as a valuable sounding board as you develop your PIR.

As a client of our Mock Interview and Post-Interview Reflection Support package, you will receive the following:

  • Access to Gatehouse Admissions’ Interview Training video series, which breaks down the core types of questions typically asked in business school interviews and models how to approach answering them. (Note: This series is not specific to HBS, but it provides valuable foundational strategies for any interview, including the HBS interview.)
  • A 30-minute virtual interview that simulates the HBS interview approach, Before your interview, your Consultant will study your application in depth and develop questions specific to your candidacy.
  • A subsequent 30-minute session with your Consultant, during which you will receive strategic feedback and guidance
  • A 15-minute strategy session with your Consultant after your actual HBS interview to plan out your PIR
  • One review of your PIR draft, offering high-level, strategic feedback

Logistics:

  • After you purchase the HBS Mock Interview and Post-Interview Reflection Support package, you and your Gatehouse Consultant will work together to schedule your mock interview and PIR strategy session.
  • The interview and feedback sessions will be conducted via Zoom.

Note: Both the Founder of Gatehouse Admissions and the team’s Special Advisor offer a small number of HBS mock interviews each round and charge a premium for such support.

HBS Mock Interview and Post Interview Support $1,300
Additional HBS Mock Interview $850
HBS Mock Interview and Post Interview Support with Founder or Ex HBS AdComm $1,500
Additional HBS Mock Interview with Founder or Ex HBS AdComm $1,000