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Toronto Rotman 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Oct 5, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program is growing in size and renown. My tips are in blue below. Essay...

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Harvard Kennedy School 2015 Application Essay Tips

By - Oct 2, 15:56 PM   Comments [0]

The HKS application serves applicants to the MPP and the various MPA programs (PhD applicants use the Harvard GSAS application). The essays discussed below are for the MPP and the two-year MPA applications (essay questions are different for the MPA/ID and mid-career MPA applications). HKS seeks...

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What You Should NOT Include in Your MBA Essays

By - Sep 28, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Do this. Write that. Include the other. What TO put in your MBA essays is the topic of many discussions. But what NOT to include is a less talked about conversation. Until now… Check out these three things that you should NEVER include your MBA application...

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Georgetown McDonough 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 23, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, takes advantage of its Washington D.C. location, its connections to the greater Georgetown University community, and its Jesuit roots while at the same time time focusing on the global nature of twenty-first...

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Johnson at Cornell University 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 4, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you looking for a close-knit, collaborative MBA program focused on experiential learning, committed to innovation, and further differentiated by an immersion learning component? Plus, it's located on an Ivy League campus with all the resources and networking opportunities the larger community provides. Still interested?...

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Duke Fuqua 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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Kellogg 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 27, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

I strongly urge you to watch the videos where Kellogg defines what it means by Think Bravely. The qualified applicants who show they profoundly identify with that mission will have the best chance of acceptance. Essays: 1.
 Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can...

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UVA Darden 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 24, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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UCLA Anderson 2015 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 19, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully. My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee....

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Chicago Booth 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 6, 13:04 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on valuing applicants who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And it's application reflects that principle. In spades. This year's Booth also application mirrors the "streamlining" that has taken place throughout the b-school world as well as Chicago's...

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