March 30, 2005
Mr. Tomasz Artur Danis
Pl.Pilsudskiego 2


Dear Mr. Danis:
Congratulations! On behalf of Harvard Business School, I am delighted to offer you admission to the MBA Program. Your admission recognizes your outstanding record of accomplishment and your potential for future success.
Each year, the Admissions Board selects an MBA class from among the brightest and most accomplished young individuals in the world. We aspire to find leaders like you who have the highest standards of integrity and who understand that leading is a privilege.
The Harvard MBA Program offers more than just an academic degree; many find it to be a transformational experience. By immersing yourself in the case study method, and working with distinguished faculty and students, you will teach others as you learn. You will build deep, practical knowledge while developing your leadership capabilities. In joining our community, you will become part of an influential worldwide network of alumni who will support you throughout your life.
We hope you will accept our offer and want to make sure you have all the resources you need to make this important decision. Our Prematriculation Web site is your source of information over the next few months. It will direct you to key activities that will help you explore and discover HBS; in addition, it contains key requirements and logistics for joining HBS. You can immediately access the Prematriculation Web site by using your username: tdanis, email domain:, and password: T53LUJ. Should you encounter any problems, please contact us at or 617.496.0902 for assistance.
Your offer of admission is exclusively for the MBA Class of 2007, entering in 2005, and it is contingent upon the verification of your transcript(s), a signed copy of "Joining the HBS Community" (a document that highlights our Community Standards), and a tuition deposit. Please note the specific academic preparation we recommend for you below.
We believe that you have the potential to make a real difference in the world and hope that you will decide to become a part of the Harvard Business School community.

Brit K. Dewey
Managing Director, MBA Admissions & Financial Aid

The HBS learning model affords students an opportunity to both teach and learn from fellow students. In order to fully participate in this environment, it is essential that all admitted students have a basic foundation for discussing and understanding business subjects.

All prematriculants must complete specific academic requirements before the beginning of classes. In addition to this standard preparation, the Board has also determined that you would specifically benefit from additional programs and/or classes in the following areas:

  • Pre-MBA International Program: Recommended

PreMBA International an intensive learning acculturation program designed to help you make a smooth transition to your MBA studies at HBS. It consists of three modules: Enhancing Classroom Readiness, Case Exam Writing, and Case Method Business Learning, which will help you expand and adapt your current skills to meet the demands of the HBS learning environment. In addition, the program provides an opportunity to start building a network of colleagues and friends from many parts of the world.

Student response to the PreMBA International Program has been overwhelmingly positive. A Participants remark that the program has prepared them for life as an HBS student, both in and out of the classroom.

For information about the PreMBA International Program, contact Maureen Walker, Associate Director, MBA Support Services, at 617.495.6603 or

For more information, please refer to the Prematriculation Web site or contact Don Lippincott, Program Manager, Required Curriculum, at 617.495.6129 or