Posts Tagged ‘MBA admissions essay’

Self-Employed MBA Applicant? Here’s How to Present Your Work Experience

By - Dec 28, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

Creating a resume as a self-employed individual presents some challenges. If you already have an established business, some of this information is superfluous, but if you have been doing contract work, there are details to manage beyond the summary of the work you have been...

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Detailed Instructions for Getting into Chicago Booth

By - Dec 13, 00:52 AM   Comments [0]

  Are you looking for an experienced mentor to guide you through the Chicago Booth application process? Do you need advice on how to approach Booth’s questions efficiently and intelligently? Do you need help taking on the Chicago Booth challenge? Check out the video recording of our most recent...

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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in 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...

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Stand Out! A Critical Goal for Your Application

By - Nov 23, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

I covered the importance of showing fit in Episode 162 "Focus on Fit," the second most popular show of 2016 and the most popular show of the second half of 2016. But there is a second focus you need if you want to apply successfully...

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Seats Filling up at the Chicago Booth Webinar

By - Nov 15, 15:07 PM   Comments [0]

Don’t miss out on the important advice that will propel you above the competition and into your seat in the upcoming class at Chicago Booth! So here's what you need to do: 1. Go here: reports.accepted.com/mba/chicago_booth_mba and register for the webinar. 2. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November...

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Ten Do’s and Don’ts for Your Application Essay

By - Jul 24, 03:19 AM   Comments [0]

The Application Essay Do's: 1. Unite your essay and give it direction with a theme or thesis. The thesis is the main point you want to communicate. 2. Before you begin writing, choose what you want to discuss and the order in which you want to discuss...

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Indian School of Business 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 15, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

Indian School of Business continues to thrive and improve the career prospects of its graduates. The class of 2015 received 20+% more job offers this year compared to just 2 years ago, with the largest percentage of the class entering the consulting industry (28%) with...

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4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - May 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

In the last post, we illustrated 5 key story elements with these opening application essay line: The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change – in a big way. It was mid-May 2011. I was a busy consultant in McKinsey’s Chicago...

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Applying to Business School Next Year?

By - Apr 8, 01:39 AM   Comments [0]

Check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2017: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to a top b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your chances of...

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3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 3, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

“Business schools only want to accept candidates who are perfect, so I am going to make sure I show myself in the best possible light. Crickey. One of the essay questions is to tell them about a failure. What do I do now?” While this...

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