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Northwestern University (Kellogg) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jun 22, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has not changed its application essay questions this year, after making only minimal changes to its prompts last season, when mbaMission Senior Consultant Rachel Hyman was a admissions officer at Kellogg. So, who better to ask than...

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University of Pennsylvania Wharton School Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jun 20, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Often spurned at the last minute for Harvard Business School (HBS), the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and, at times, Columbia Business School, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, possibly more than any other top MBA program, really wants to know that you...

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Stanford Graduate School of Business Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jun 18, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

If we were to choose an MBA essay question that we felt could be considered iconic, it would certainly be the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) mainstay “What matters most to you, and why?” For at least two decades, the program has asked this...

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University of Michigan (Ross) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jun 14, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan must have liked the essay questions it used last year, because it has made only the smallest of tweaks to them for this season. Previously, the school gave applicants nine options for its 100-word short...

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Yale School of Management Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jun 12, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

We hosted a question-and-answer session with several leading admissions officers earlier this year that featured Yale School of Management (SOM) Assistant Dean for Admissions Bruce DelMonico. Ever the straight shooter, Bruce told us that the SOM would not be changing its application essay prompt for this season....

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Columbia Business School Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jun 5, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School (CBS) has just released its essay questions for this year, and the Admissions Office is offering applicants “a little bit old and a little bit new.” Its micro essay (really just a goal statement, to be fair) and first essay remain unchanged,...

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mbaMission Hosts Exclusive Q&A Session with Admissions Officers from Top-Ranked B-Schools

By - May 21, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

As the 2018–2019 admissions season quickly approaches, many MBA hopefuls have burning questions that they wish they could ask the admissions officers of top-ranked business schools. mbaMission is here to help! Our founder and president, Jeremy Shinewald, recently hosted an online Q&A session with admissions officers...

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Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Apr 25, 08:34 AM   Comments [0]

They say the early bird gets the worm. Almost one month earlier than last year, Harvard Business School (HBS) has released its application essay prompt. Maybe it was able to do so expeditiously because… it made no changes to the question from last year. HBS director of...

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Five-Steps to Improving Your LinkedIn Profile Before Applying to B-School

By - Apr 21, 01:42 AM   Comments [0]

Many applicants continue to underestimate the importance of social networks in their MBA admissions process. Much like a company’s social media presence helps establish and reinforce their brand, correctly using social networks also provides a stage to showcase your own personal brand. The major social networks...

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Get All Your MBA Application Questions Answered in This Six-Part Online Event Series!

By - Apr 5, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Are you thinking of applying to business school this year? Perhaps you are just starting to prepare for the GMAT or GRE exam, or maybe you have not yet begun to assess your overall fit at the top business school programs. How will you differentiate...

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