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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays – Helpful Tips

By - Aug 24, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays – Helpful Tips -A Summary   For the last 13 weeks, we have been discussing one essay tip every week. I have illustrated each of these super useful essay tips with examples from my students’ essays. I hope you have enjoyed...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week #13- Tip #13

By - Aug 18, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

Proofread, Proof read, Proof read So you have written, rewritten, and revised your essay multiple times and have made sure that you have adequately addressed all parts of the essay question within the prescribed word limit effectively and persuasively. Now the last step is to get...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week #12- Tip #12

By - Aug 10, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

Choose Your Words Wisely Every year, B schools are cutting down on the number of essays and the word limits of essays they require their prospective students to write. What is the reason behind this changing trend? We all know that Admission officers have thousands of...

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UNC Kenan Flagler Essay Questions Analysis 2014-15

By - Aug 6, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Application Deadlines Round 1: October 17, 2014 Round 2: December 12, 2014 Round 3: January 16, 2015 Round 4: March 13, 2015 From the University of North Carolina’s UNC Kenan Flagler Website:  MBA Admissions Selection Criteria We seek candidates for admission with strengths in these areas: Leadership and organizational abilities Communication skills...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 11-Tip # 11

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Conclude your Story Well Sometimes I read essays with compelling stories, impressive accomplishments, and flawless writing, but when I am done reading them, I feel something is lacking. What is that? -- An effective conclusion. When you forget to wrap up his/her story, it leaves the...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 10 -Tip #10

By - Jul 25, 17:43 PM   Comments [0]

Avoid Using Quotations  When writing admission essays, most applicants tend to use quotes of famous and distinguished people ( leaders, philosophers, and scientists etc.) who have made a positive impact in the lives of future generations. It is a general perception that using quotations of eminent...

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Darden Essay Question Analysis- 2014 -15

By - Jul 23, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

  Application Deadlines Round 1: October 10, 2014 Round 2: January 7, 2015 Round 3: April 1, 2015 Describe the most courageous professional decision you have made or action you have taken. What did you learn from that experience? (500 words maximum) Like last year, Darden again requires applicants to write only...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week # 9- Tip #9

By - Jul 18, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

                                                                         Use Transitional Expressions Last week, we had discussed the use of specific details and examples for making our stories in application essays engaging and persuasive. This week, we will discuss how we can use transitional expressions to make these specific anecdotes/ details cohere and stick...

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McCombs Essay Questions Analysis 2014-15

By - Jul 10, 12:29 PM   Comments [0]

  Application Deadlines: Round 1 Deadline: October 14, 2014 Notification: December 18, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2015 Notification: March 26, 2015 Round 3 Deadline: March 24, 2015 Notification: May 21, 2015 From Mc Combs website: “Each year, like most business schools, we update our application essay prompts in an effort to better glean important information...

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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week # 8-Tip # 8

By - Jul 9, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

Provide Specific Details One of the most common pitfalls of Admission essays is the writers’ inability to use specific examples or details and share stories that are filled with vague generalities. To be able to make sense of your story and appreciate it as well, the...

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