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Georgetown McDonough Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Aug 14, 12:43 PM   Comments [0]

We have noted in the past our appreciation for the opportunity Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business gives its candidates to share who they are beyond the statistics and other facts presented in the rest of their application, and the school’s essay prompts for this...

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Darden MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines- 2018-19

By - Aug 11, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Darden now has  an Early Action application round in addition to its three traditional rounds. This new round is designed for full-time MBA candidates who are sure that Darden is their first choice. Application Deadlines: Early Admission: Application Deadline: September 7, 2018 Interviews: Schedule your own Decision Date: October 17,...

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Cornell University Johnson Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Aug 6, 15:09 PM   Comments [0]

We can almost hear the collective sigh of relief from many of this year’s applicants to the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University as they realize that the program’s well-known (and often dreaded) Table of Contents essay prompt is gone. The “impact” essay...

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Women Considering an MBA: Be Sure to Attend a Forte Forum!

By - Jul 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  Future female MBAs, listen up! Forté Foundation is proud to announce the schedule for the 13th annual Forté Forums. Forté Forums are designed to empower you with information about how an MBA can propel your career forward. You will gain an opportunity to speak with representatives,...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines- 2018-19

By - Jul 27, 16:30 PM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua MBA program that seeks ‘leaders of consequence’, has announced its essay questions and application deadlines. The good news is that nothing has changed with the essay prompts for this application season. Application Deadlines: Early Action: Application due: September 12, 2018 Interview Decision Sent: September 25, 2018 Decision released:...

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University of Virginia (Darden) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jul 19, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

With Dawna Clarke back at the admissions helm for the University of Virginia’s Darden School after almost a decade and a half since her previous tenure there (and a stint as an mbaMission Senior Consultant), we were not surprised to see that she has put...

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University of Chicago (Booth) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jul 16, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

After maintaining its somewhat unique “choose a photo” essay prompt for three years in a row, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has completely overhauled its application essays this season, transitioning from that single open-ended and creative option to two short, direct essay...

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LBS Essay Questions Analysis- 2018-19

By - Jul 12, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

London Business School, an internationally focused program in one of the most exciting cultural centers of Europe, has a diverse student body with 90% of its students coming from 63 countries of the world. Essay Questions: The essay questions remain unchanged from last year. The MBA applicants...

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University of California Los Angeles Anderson Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jul 12, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The UCLA Anderson School of Management has made no change to its primary essay question this year, asking candidates—as it has done for as long as mbaMission has been offering essay analyses—about their short- and long-term professional aspirations and why its program is the right...

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan) Essay Analysis, 2018–2019

By - Jul 9, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The MIT Sloan School of Management’s application essay prompts make for an unusual but comprehensive set! First, you will have to provide the program’s unique “cover letter” essay. Then, you will be the star of your own short video. Finally, those candidates who are invited...

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