Applications

Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet...

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Are You Ready to Learn How to Make the Adcom Fall in Love with Your Application?

By - Dec 6, 01:18 AM   Comments [0]

Have you signed up yet? Because you’re running out of time to join our 5 Ways to Make Top B-Schools Love You webinar. This is MUST-KNOW information if you want your MBA application to stay on the top of the pile. See you at 10 AM PT/1...

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Bring Your Personal Statement to Life With Vivid, Active Verbs

By - Dec 4, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

I watched a candle burn a few nights ago. It happened to have a particularly nice flame that conjured up many different images: • The flame stood erect. • The flame danced. • The flame cavorted. • The flame pranced. • The flame swayed. • The flame flickered. • The flame fluttered •...

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Kellogg Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 19, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s EMBA application essay questions may seem deceptively simple. They’re short – but complex, and together they draw out a holistic view of you as a person and as a professional, including both what you’ve done and how you think and perceive. To the extent...

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Seats Filling up at the Chicago Booth Webinar

By - Nov 15, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t miss out on the important advice that will propel you above the competition and into your seat in the upcoming class at Chicago Booth! So here's what you need to do: 1. Go here: reports.accepted.com/mba/chicago_booth_mba and register for the webinar. 2. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November...

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Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays

By - Nov 15, 03:04 AM   Comments [0]

Strategy will necessarily guide your selection of essay topics, anecdotes/examples, and structure. Yet an essay built on calculation alone, even if the strategy is spot on, will often disappoint. Logically it all makes sense. But it doesn’t take flight. Poetry can be the secret ingredient to make your application...

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With the “Chicago Approach,” Who Gets into Booth?

By - Nov 15, 02:59 AM   Comments [0]

This is part 2 in a series about the "Chicago Approach." If you missed part 1, check it out here. Introducing 4 Chicago Booth Students:  Qi:  A female Chinese investment banker (who is also a fashion blogger). Goals: A leadership role in Chinese PE or VC focusing on consumer...

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University of Washington Foster School of Business Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 13, 11:37 AM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking an MBA program with a strong record of job placement in the technology industry, consulting, or consumer products? Then the University of Washington Foster School of Business may make an excellent choice for you. One of the rare programs with 4 application...

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UVA Darden Executive MBA Application Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 10, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

Given that the Darden EMBA application presents only one essay question to answer, the balance of your application – the online form, the resume, the recommendations, the interview – all carry more weight than they do in most EMBA applications that contain several questions (usually...

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NYU Stern Langone MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 6, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

The two Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, cover “the whole you” – your professional side and your non-work side. And they require you to address both highly structured, specific questions (essay 1) and very open, “free form” questions (essay 2). The applicants who can...

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