I decided to apply to HBS via the 2+2 deferred admission process because I knew I wanted to be a leader, and I believed HBS was the best place to grow and learn. I’ve always been entrepreneurial and loved to build things. I was excited about the case method and how it continually pressure-tests your ideas and forces you to think critically. There aren’t many other environments where you present and defend your ideas daily in front of 90 people. [...]