Posts Tagged ‘essay’

When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Aug 8, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses, low stats, or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip the...

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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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2013 MIT Executive MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Nov 8, 13:13 PM   Comments [2]

This set of essay questions culls those applicants who are agile thinkers; who discern, or even better create connections among disparate elements; and who have the desire and ability to transform ideas into effective action and lead change within a context of flux and uncertainty....

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Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays

By - Jul 11, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

Strategy will necessarily guide your selection of essay topics, anecdotes/examples, and structure. Yet an essay built on calculation alone, even if the strategy is spot on, will often disappoint. Logically it all makes sense. But it doesn’t take flight. Poetry can be the secret ingredient to...

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