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essays [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 10:52
could someone give me an overview of the topics for the essays you write for the b-schools.

thanks in advance
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 14:18
Um, that's a very vague question. Could you be more specific (something one needs to learn for essay writing too! ;) )?

If you want to know what types of essay questions there are, I highly recommend Montauk's "How to get into a Top Business School" or Paul Bodine's "Successful Business School Essays" books.
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 14:38
So, there are essays involved in this process?
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 14:44
kidderek wrote:
So, there are essays involved in this process?


and I thought my 700+ GMAT was enough.
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 16:41
ncprasad wrote:
kidderek wrote:
So, there are essays involved in this process?


and I thought my 700+ GMAT was enough.



Does being ridiculously ridiculously good-looking offset a poor undergrad GPA??
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 16:56
Does pimping make up for no solid work experience....
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 17:08
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Does pimping make up for no solid work experience....


Of Course!!!!

...cause pimpin' ain't easy.


:)
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 17:54
aviroop wrote:
Does pimping make up for no solid work experience....


Doesn't pimpin by definition entail working? I see it as a managerial role with a variety of direct reports and clients. It can really show your communication, negotiation, and marketing skills.
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 18:02
aviroop wrote:
Does pimping make up for no solid work experience....


Required reading for MBA Admissions...
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 18:22
Brother Bear has gotta learn to keep his pimp hand strong.
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 18:38
wow, I haven't seen those bears in ages!!! Man I'm old...
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 21:18
aviroop wrote:
Does pimping make up for no solid work experience....


"pimping" and "no solid work experience" can not go in the same sentence!
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 21:29
Ha ha ha! Talk about tangents....:)
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2007, 22:54
KingKREEP wrote:
Ha ha ha! Talk about tangents....:)


Seriously!

This is an amazing thread. Imagine all of us (except rhyme), getting into only one top school..
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2007, 10:54
This is the first time I have seen a Jewish bear and that too a pimp!!!

on another tangent - Israeli police will not arrest first time drug offenders. This fact makes my mind boggle. If the cops dont arrest first time drug offenders, how do they know when was the offender's first drug arrest?

A jewish bear pimp - shalom to that
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