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Harvard Business School graduate and Bain & Company manager Chad Losee will be the next Managing Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at Harvard Business School.

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Applicants can apply to HBS during one of three admissions rounds; these deadlines are typically in early September, January, and April. In addition to filling out an online application regarding their biographical information and career history, applicants must submit an essay, a résumé, two letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate academic institutions attended. The school also requires applicants to submit GMAT or GRE scores and a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score if needed, as well as a $250 application fee and a signed acceptance of the school’s admissions policies. Harvard’s MBA Admissions Board conducts interviews on an invitation-only basis, and interviews are required for admission to the program. HBS also introduced a post-interview reflection exercise.

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Applicants can apply to HBS during one of three admissions rounds; these deadlines are typically in early September, January, and April. In addition to filling out an online application regarding their biographical information and career history, applicants must submit an essay, a résumé, two letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate academic institutions attended. The school also requires applicants to submit GMAT or GRE scores and a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE score if needed, as well as a $250 application fee and a signed acceptance of the school’s admissions policies. Harvard’s MBA Admissions Board conducts interviews on an invitation-only basis, and interviews are required for admission to the program. HBS also introduced a post-interview reflection exercise.

A Harvard MBA from the Class of 2013, Chad Losee is managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid
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Harvard Business School MBA Admissions Office offered an information session at Harvard Center Shanghai on August 9, 2016. It was led by Chad Losee, Managing Director of HBS MBA Admissions and Financial Aid. Also, several MBA alumni representatives shared their experience and had interactions with onsite participants.After a five-month search that saw the review of more than 100 candidates, Harvard Business School today (March 24) named one of its own graduates to become the new managing director of admissions and financial aid. Chad Losee, who only earned his MBA degree less than three years ago as a member of the Class of 2013, will succeed Dee Leopold who has headed the school’s MBA selection process for the past ten years.

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“These groups can be underrepresented in business school applicant pools,” says , managing director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at HBS. “We want to do all we can to ensure that our admissions process reaches as many qualified students as possible and help them understand the many different options and opportunities a Harvard MBA can lead to in a graduate’s life.”

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Of course, one issue with these essays is that they address a different question asked by the school’s admissions staff. In the past two years, HBS used this prompt: “You’re applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume, school transcripts, extra-curricular activities, awards, post-MBA career goals, test scores and what your recommenders have to say about you. What else would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy?”

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Since September of 2014, the 31-year-old Losee has been employed as a manager in Bain & Company’s Dallas office, where he had worked from 2008 to 2011, before being accepted into Harvard’s MBA program. He will lead an admissions office with 20 full-time staffers and a number of seasonal contractors brought in to read applications and do applicant interviews during the peak admissions cycle.