How to Use the Juicy Story Framework to Write Strong Application Essays

Welcome to the second installment in our video series with myself (Kaneisha Grayson) and our most experienced consultant, Judy Kugel! In this video, Judy and I discuss how to make your application essays stand out using techniques such as to show (as opposed to tell) your story. Disclaimer: Judy does NOT work at Harvard Kennedy School… Continue reading

How to Submit a Successful Application to Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School is one of the most popular policy schools that I work on with my coaching clients. As a 2010 Harvard Kennedy School graduate and an admissions consultant who has helped numerous applicants get into HKS (with scholarship money!), I want to provide my top tips for submitting an outstanding application to HKS:… Continue reading

Harvard Kennedy School Admission Statistics

Below are the MPP admissions statistics for Harvard Kennedy School according to a recent article from The Harvard Crimson published on April 15, 2010: Acceptance rate: 20% Number of applicants: 1729 Number admitted: 345 Average age: 26 Average years of work experience: 3 % of applicants from international (non-US) backgrounds: 31% % of admitted students… Continue reading