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Last week, Harvard Business School announced admissions decisions for two summer programs designed to let college students test drive the school’s MBA program. Summer Venture in Management will run from June 15-21 while Peek Weekend will follow from June 21-23.

Summer Venture in Management, now in its 37th year, brings rising college seniors to spend a week on HBS’s campus, where they attend classes taught with HBS’s case method. It immerses participants in the life of a typical HBS student, supplemented with presentations about the MBA program.

The mission of the program is to promote diversity in…

One of Harvard Business School’s biggest challenges goes well beyond the bounds of the school’s campus, according to the school’s dean. In an interview with the Harvard Crimson, Nitin Nohria highlighted a need for HBS to address society’s faith in capitalism itself. 

Nohria explained that “We – as a school that has often been associated with business, which is closely associated with capitalism – need to ask, ‘what can we do to make sure that society’s trust in capitalism remains strong and can be rebuilt?’” 

He added that he sees it as “really important for business to…

If you’re a college student with an eye on business school as a possibility, it’s not too early to start doing some groundwork. An example is attending Peek Weekend at Harvard Business School.

 HBS launched Peek Weekend in 2015 as a way for undergrads to learn what getting an MBA in general, and getting an MBA at HBS in particular, is all about.

 College students graduating in 2018, 2019 or 2020 can apply to attend Peek Weekend (sorry, freshmen). Over the course of the weekend, students live on campus, attend classes taught with HBS’s case method,…