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MBA Résumé- Mistakes You Can Avoid

By - Oct 8, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

Résumé is a critical part of the MBA applications, yet it is often the most neglected one.  Your résumé demands as much of your attention as your essays do.  In fact, résumé is your first introduction to the Ad Com, so it should be impactful...

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‘Leadership’ Questions

By - Aug 5, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

Since last year, I have received number of emails from applicants telling me how my article titled  How To Show Leadership When You  Don’t Have Reporting Responsibilities helped them brainstorm ideas for their leadership stories. Recently, an applicant reached out to me with a couple...

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Darden Essay Question Analysis 2013-2014

By - Jul 9, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

Like last year, Darden again requires you to write only one essay question for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle. Let us take a look at the question:   Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. What did you learn about...

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ISB Essay Questions Analysis 2013-14

By - Jun 18, 16:33 PM   Comments [0]

    ISB has changed its applications package for its PGP applicants for 2014 batch. Last year, ISB applicants had written 3 required essay questions (300 words each) and one video response question. This year’s applicants will submit 3 required questions (300 words each, but different prompts),...

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Ross Application Essay Questions Analysis- 2013-2014

By - Jun 5, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

 Ross has released its essay questions for 2013-2014. Instead of five questions from last year, this year’s applicants will be answering four questions, and instead of 1700 words, they now have only 1250 words to present their candidacy. Ross has eliminated last year’s question about...

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How Should I Choose Stories for Essays?

By - Jun 1, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

 In response to my blog titled Common Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Essays, I received emails from applicants with some interesting queries regarding stories to be used in essays. I would like to share their questions and my responses to the questions: Question #1 Are...

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How to Make School-Selection Process Easy?

By - May 22, 13:19 PM   Comments [1]

 The first and the most difficult question that stares you in the face after you make a decision  to go for a management degree as  the next huge step in your career is – ‘Which schools should I apply to?’ This is indeed a difficult...

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Mistakes You Should Avoid in Application Essays

By - May 6, 17:55 PM   Comments [0]

Well, the application season is over, and all the applicants I worked with (except one) have submitted their applications for R- 3 as well. I think now it’s time to reflect on the common mistakes I have noticed while  working with them  on their essays....

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Ross Essay Questions Analysis 2012-2013

By - Oct 24, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. Undoubtedly, introducing yourself in 100 words is a daunting task. It is a test of your thinking and writing skills, a test of how concisely you can describe yourself. To brainstorm ideas, you...

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ISB Essay Questions Analysis 2012-2013

By - Oct 16, 20:54 PM   Comments [1]

Like last year, the ISB PGP application essays package includes two standard essays on accomplishments and career goals and a third that offers you an opportunity to provide additional information that would serve to strengthen your candidacy. These three essays offer ample scope for presenting...

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