Should you apply to Business School if you do not have work experience? What other options can you consider if you are looking for a management degree straight after college?
Several potential applicants are looking to apply to leading Business Schools with no or limited work experience. As most of you know, if you are looking to get an MBA abroad from a leading institution then you need, on average, about 4-5 years of work experience. Of course, you can still go ahead and apply if you have 2-3 years of work experience - and if you are a strong applicant you will be successful. Some Business Schools, such as Harvard, are also encouraging younger applicants. However, few MBA programs accept applicants with no work experience. There a few programs though that are designed for applications with no work experience and also a few university that are open to accepting a limited number of applicants with no full-time work experience. So what are your options?
1. HBS 2+2 program
You apply to HBS in your junior year at college. If you get accepted then after you graduate you will go into your 1st summer program at...