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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - May 14, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we would...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: E is for Essay

By - Feb 20, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Admissions A-Z series is E for Essay, a topic on which we could very easily write an entire book. (Hey – we DID write an entire book. Scroll down for details.) Here we are going to focus on 4 critical MBA...

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The MBA Essay Editing Funnel [Recording Available!]

By - Sep 22, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss last week’s live webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel? Bummed out? Don’t be! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics that Linda addresses during the webinar include: • How to edit your MBA...

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Spots Running Out for MBA Editing Funnel Webinar!

By - Sep 10, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing tricks that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted! The MBA Essay Editing Funnel webinar will take place TOMORROW on Wednesday, September 11th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern...

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New Webinar: Introducing…The Editing Funnel!

By - Sep 8, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

Sure you need good content in your MBA essay, but you also need your essay to look good, read well, and have a logical and coherent structure. Learn important editing secrets during our upcoming webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel. During this 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham,...

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Cornell Johnson 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadline

By - Aug 28, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Like so many programs this year, Cornell Johnson has significantly reduced the number and length of essays it is requiring of applicants this year. Essay 1 was an option last year (and I think in previous years too.); this year it is required. Last year...

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MIT Sloan 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 27, 09:05 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan dropped its cover letter requirement this year. The cover letter has been a required element in the MIT app since at least 2001, and possibly earlier. But this is the year for shorter apps. While all MBA applications are "behavioral" -- looking at your...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 25, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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UCLA Anderson 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 20, 11:52 AM   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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Ross Michigan EMBA 2014 Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Aug 19, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

This set of essay questions covers broad ground, eliciting information that will allow the adcom to get to know you professionally and personally and hence to determine your fit with the Michigan Ross EMBA program. The straightforward, down-to-earth nature of the questions reflects the program’s...

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