Posts Tagged ‘essay tips’

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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Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Jan 7, 15:16 PM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet them loudly and clearly. For instance,...

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HKUST 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 10, 13:56 PM   Comments [0]

HKUST aims to educate global leaders with cultural insight and strong Chinese business understanding. HKUST prides itself on the large percentage of career function and industry changes that its graduates are able to make: 77% of grads switch job functions and 67% change industries from...

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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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What You Should NOT Include in Your MBA Essays

By - Sep 28, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Do this. Write that. Include the other. What TO put in your MBA essays is the topic of many discussions. But what NOT to include is a less talked about conversation. Until now… Check out these three things that you should NEVER include your MBA application...

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