Posts Tagged ‘business school essay tips’

MBA Essays That Earn an Automatic Rejection

By - Sep 10, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

You could have a perfect GMAT score, a 4.0 from Yale, and a list of extracurriculars as long as your leg, and still end up in the reject pile for transgressing any one of the following three MBA application sins: 1. Lying or lacking credibility Lying on...

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6 Tips for Getting Started on Your Application Essays

By - Aug 10, 13:48 PM   Comments [1]

Sometimes the hardest part of writing a personal statement or application essay for college or grad school is finding the discipline to sit down and focus. Often, once you accomplish that, the ideas begin to form and the words begin to flow. The following 6...

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Cornell 2014 Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips

By - Feb 5, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Executive MBA Program has three required essay questions and one optional question in its application. One of the most important things to keep in mind is brevity. While no one is going to be counting individual words, the guideline of short word count...

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NYU Stern Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips

By - Feb 4, 16:04 PM   Comments [0]

Reflecting the character of the university at large, NYU Stern has always sought applicants who bring not just requisite accomplishment, but also intellectual energy and engagement with the world – people who have a point of view and are willing to express it. Stern’s EMBA...

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2014 Kellogg Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Jan 29, 14:21 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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The Unexpected Application Tip: Say Less!

By - Jan 15, 14:35 PM   Comments [0]

You’re sitting down at your computer, staring at the blank screen and racking your brains trying to think of some exciting way to start your MBA essay. You think: There is absolutely no way I will be able to fill this page. You get a few...

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2014 HEC Paris MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Jan 8, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

These essays give the adcom a well-rounded view of you – not just what you’ve done but how you think and respond. Moreover, they require you to communicate some complex thoughts and experiences in few words. For the four short essays especially, don’t waste words...

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Approaching the Diversity Essay Question

By - Dec 17, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

Many applications now have a question, sometimes optional, geared to encouraging people with minority backgrounds or unusual educational or family histories to write about their background. If you are an immigrant to the US, the child of immigrants or someone whose ethnicity is a minority...

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Resourceful Essay Recycling

By - Nov 5, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

You're applying to six different schools and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements which equals…a whole lot of writing. How can you draft so many essays and still maintain a fresh and original voice in each? Did you know that you can probably adapt one essay...

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Round 2 Applicants: Looking for Tips for Specific MBA Application Questions?

By - Oct 20, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

Round 2 (and 3) applicants: Are you looking for advice to help you answer specific essay questions on top MBA applications? Are you looking for a resource that offers up-to-date advice for the questions found on THIS YEAR’S apps? We’d like to introduce you to our...

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