Posts Tagged ‘Weaknesses’

How Do You Deal With Criticism? MBA Admissions Committees Want to Know

By - Jul 1, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

Many MBA essays ask you to write about a time you faced criticism. This may not be the kind of question you wished they had asked, but it is one that provides an excellent opportunity to show the highly prized quality of emotional intelligence, or...

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Linda Abraham on Overcoming Weaknesses

By - Mar 31, 07:20 AM   Comments [0]

So… your MBA applicant profile has a weakness. What now? Listen to the full recording of the latest episode of Admissions Straight Talk for Linda Abraham's time-tested advice on ameliorating weaknesses. 00:01:46 – The 4 pillars of a successful MBA application. 00:04:07 – What should I do if...

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Weakness, What Weakness?

By - Sep 15, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

I saw it. The question was looming in an essay and hiding behind a corner in the brain and/or instruction sheet of my interviewer. “So Natalie, tell me about your weaknesses and what you did to overcome them”? Gosh, there are so many, I don’t even...

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Flaws Make You Real

By - Aug 7, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

A speaker recently told a story about traveling in Asia where he saw a stunning emerald. Enchanted by the stone’s beauty, he decided to buy it. On the spot. He returned home and took the emerald to a jeweller for appraisal. The jeweller began to examine...

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Addressing Sensitive Issues In Your Application

By - Aug 9, 09:34 AM   Comments [0]

In your business school application, the essays are a forum to provide an explanation for aspects of your background that need clarification. Although it will be up to you to decide which parts of your candidacy need an explanation, you should never assume that an...

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