Our admissions team tries our best to answer your questions as thoroughly as possible – in person, on the phone, and online, especially on our blog. With regularly updated information, the admissions blog is great resource for anyone looking to learn more about Harris. We’ve gathered our top five posts from the fall to help you as you complete your application for the next deadline.

Admissions Tips: How to Write Essays That Elevate Your Application

Essays are a vital part of the story you tell in your application. But how do you start? What do you write? How do you fit everything you want to say into so few words? Harris alum Esha Banerjee gives insight on the essay writing process from start to finish.

Which Deadline Is For Me?

Our team regularly get questions regarding the benefits of applying earlier or later. Read this post to see what application deadline might be best for you!

What Do We Look For In An Application?

Applicants often ask, in one way or another, what they can do to make their application stand out. But, really, what do we look for? Harris’s Directors of Recruitment write what helps our team get to know you best in your application!

Admissions Tips: Resume And Work Experience

Director of Recruitment Jenny Erickson notes that we see resumes that vary greatly in format, industry, and especially content. This post gives a brief overview of what the admissions team might look for in your resume and work experiences.

Admissions FAQ: Reference Letters

Letters of recommendation provide the admissions committee with important information on your ability to be successful at Harris. Director of Student Recruitment, Devon Reber Drehmer, answers common questions regarding this part of your application.

Bonus post!

Chicago Winter Classics

If you are visiting Chicago during the holidays, check out our recommendations for things to do in the city.

We look forward to reading your applications!