Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

Yale SOM 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 28, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

Yale is down to one essay this year from two last year. 500 words max. What does this shrinkage imply? You need to make the most of that single essay, but you also need to take the time to make every box in the appication...

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Kellogg published updated essay questions and deadlines for 2015

By - Jul 22, 00:20 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg published updated essay questions and deadlines for the MBA program that starts on Fall 2015: For 2014-2015, the following two essays are required of all applicants: 1. Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How...

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MIT Sloan 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 21, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

For years MIT Sloan asked applicants to create a cover letter as part of its application. MIT dropped that requirement last year, but this year the big news is that MIT is asking you to write your own recommendation. And while many of you write...

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NYU Stern 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Your essays will need to highlight your qualities as a successful, leadership-driven, creative thinker and businessperson. For NYU Stern, you’ll want to reveal that you are a perfect fit with the program, the Stern community, and the global business world at large. Keep in mind...

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Columbia 2015 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 09:04 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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Wharton 2015 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 14:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom, through its three required questions, expresses its values and its interest in a relationship with students who share those values. Each of the questions highlights a different facet of this relationship. Respecting, recognizing, and responding to that vision through your essays...

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MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part IV

By - Jul 8, 04:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. Here is the last part of our essay writing tips and guidelines to help you successfully negotiate...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 3, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

Haas’ application this year has relatively minor changes. It replaced last year’s #1, which was a somewhat artsy question about a song that expresses who you are, with a straightforward question about a transformational experience. The other significant change is that Haas provides word length...

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Using Anecdotes to Write Memorable MBA Essays

By - Jun 25, 16:36 PM   Comments [0]

Why does it matter if you write memorable MBA essays? Because the average top tier business school can read up to 40,000 essays in any given application season. THAT’S ALMOST 400 POUNDS OF ESSAYS. That’s as much as a TIGER. They read a TIGER’S worth of...

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MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part II

By - Jun 24, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. In the next few weeks we’ll bring here a few MBA essay tips and guidelines to help...

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