Posts Tagged ‘application essay’

March Madness and Story Time

By - Mar 25, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Is your bracket busted yet? (Probably.) One of the things that draws even casual sports fans to March Madness is the storylines—the last-minute excitement, the players’ personal stories, the upsets, the Cinderella runs deep into the tournament. And during the tournament, absolutely everything becomes a story. As...

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Admissions Tip: BE YOURSELF!

By - Jan 19, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Admissions committee members across the board (college, grad school, med school, b-school and law school) want you to do ONE thing in your applications, and one thing only: Introduce yourself. This does NOT include: • Talking about who you WISH you were. • Exaggerating your volunteer achievements. •...

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A New (and Awesome) MBA Applicant Guide from our friends at UNC Kenan-Flagler

By - Oct 20, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

The amazing team at MBA@UNC, the online MBA program at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, has just released a new MBA applicant guide through a series of online articles to help prospective students in the MBA admissions process. Whether you are just starting...

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2015 University of Michigan Ross Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Oct 19, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

Ross Executive MBA students have, on average, about ten years of “progressive work experience” that include about five years as a hands-on manager. Such students are people who know where they’re going and why. So this year the EMBA essays give you the benefit of...

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2015 Kellogg Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Oct 14, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg Executive MBA questions are among the most comprehensive, thorough, and numerous of any EMBA application. It takes significant effort to put together a strong set of Kellogg EMBA essays, and that fact weeds out potential students who are not seriously interested in this...

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Emory Goizueta 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 7, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

To ace your Goizueta essays, you’ll need to show—not just tell—that you have the skills, passion, and motivation to excel in a rigorous academic environment, and in the business world at large. Illustrate who you are, what you want, and where you are going. These essays...

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CMU Tepper 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 7, 14:36 PM   Comments [0]

The key to admissions success here is to exhibit your keen analytical capabilities through your essays—that and your strong passion for learning and your desire to expand your role as an innovative leader. Get those points across to the adcom members and you could be...

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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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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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