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Note: I highly recommend Richard Mountak's "How to get into the top MBA programs" and Paul Bodine's "Best Application Essays" books.
Also, b-school consultant webpages have good information that's free too:Clear Admit:http://blog.clearadmit.com/
(look for Essay Topic Analysis)Accepted.com:http://www.accepted.com/MBA/Default.aspx?linkid=leftnavStacy Blackman:http://blog.stacyblackman.com/category/essays/
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