Posts Tagged ‘business school essay tips’

Michigan Ross 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 16, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross essentially condensed last year's two required questions into one and added a goals essay question.   Review Ross' Evaluation Criteria and Admissions Director Soojin Kwon's excellent blog post on the new questions before you sit down to write the essays. Most importantly remember: your essays should reveal the qualities...

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Yale SOM 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 15, 03:56 AM   Comments [0]

Yale has retained its one essay from last year with no change. As Bruce DelMonico explained in a blog post, "this question really gets to the core of what Yale SOM is about and embodies our founding mission of educating leaders for business and society. So...

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Writing The MBA Application Essay

By - Jun 9, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

"Writing the MBA Application Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. You’ve decided which schools to apply to, and you even know what you want to write about, but you’re staring at a blank screen…What now?  Follow these three steps to...

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Choosing Topics For The B-School Essay

By - Jun 1, 14:30 PM   Comments [0]

Choosing Topics For The B-School Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. In your applications, the schools are attempting to get to know you through your essays. So what should you write about? Write about what is most important to you and...

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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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