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Harvard Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

For the second year in a row, Harvard Business School is simultaneously demanding less and much more of applicants: No essays. Fewer words. Fewer characters. More thought. More brevity. And as much substance as you can cram into the responses limited not to a few...

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Wharton 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton is still marching in the MBA application shrink parade. It now has one required question and has dumped the question about contribution to Wharton's learning community. However, it has made the optional a broader question than it was last year and has increased the...

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Columbia Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes only. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 100 to 75 characters. Yes, that was characters, not words. • For question 2, there is a new video to watch and...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 8, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck adcom is interested in learning about what you as an individual, a businessperson, and a leader can contribute to Tuck’s small, close-knit program. Use your essays as a platform for expressing your earnest desire to enter the world of management and to...

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Stanford GSB 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 25, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford cut it's essays from 3 to 2, actually returning to the same two essays it asked for several years (or slight variations of them) before it increased the number of essays for the 2007 entering class. The other change in these questions is that...

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INSEAD 2014- 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines – Take Two

By - Feb 12, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

Not long ago, in the tips post for INSEAD, I wrote that INSEAD was “bucking the trend” of fewer and shorter essays. Well, scratch that. Mid-application-cycle, INSEAD has decided to hew to the trend and changed its essays starting now. The result is a shorter,...

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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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USC Marshall 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 8, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

What will you gain from your two years at USC Marshall, and what will the school gain from you during that time? These are the questions you’ll need to keep in the back of your mind as you prepare your USC Marshall application essays. The...

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University of Virginia Darden Executive MBA 2014 Admissions Tips

By - Dec 1, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Given that the Darden EMBA application presents only one essay question to answer, the balance of your application – the online form, the resume, the recommendations, the interview – all carry even more weight than they do in most EMBA applications that contain several questions...

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Oxford Said 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 26, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

This program packs a lot into its one year, including a lot of team and group work. Therefore, it needs students who can quickly connect and form working relationships (and hopefully personal relationships). Also, its short duration means there is not time for creative soul...

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