Posts Tagged ‘advice’

New Special Report for Indian MBA Applicants

By - Oct 8, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

Indian applicants – this one’s for you! Our newest special report, Against the Odds: MBA Admissions for Indian Applicants, is geared towards Indian applicants who are looking to differentiate themselves from the large (and always growing) pool of Indian b-school applicants. The report is loaded with specific,...

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Chicago Booth Weekend Part-Time MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Oct 6, 09:31 AM   Comments [1]

(NOTE: These questions are for the spring 2014 applications; the questions for the fall 2014 applications are different and will be featured in a subsequent post.) Traditional! In an era of MBA application experimentation with micro-length questions, video, slides, and other new elements, these questions ask...

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SBC Essay Writing Webinar Coming Soon!

By - Oct 2, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

Stumped by uninspired essays?  Struggling to write anything at all? Join a senior SBC consultant for a session designed to help kick-start essays that come to life and create lasting impressions. Two sessions offered on October 16.  Sign up at StacyBlackman.webex.com.

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CMU Tepper 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Sep 24, 13:30 PM   Comments [0]

The key to admissions success here is to exhibit your keen analytical capabilities through your essays—that and your strong passion for learning and your desire to expand your role as an innovative leader. Get those points across to the adcom members and you could be...

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Personal Statement Tip: Story Time

By - Sep 23, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

The moment I found the lump, I suspected my life was about to change—in a big way. Good enough for an opening line? Want to read more? I hope it’s yes on both counts. Because I’m going to tell you a story. A short one. A...

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Georgetown McDonough 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 17, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown McDonough, the top MBA program at the intersection of business and government, clearly articulates its principles: Learning, International Mindset, Integrity, Professionalism, Community. Make no mistake. It wants students who are guided by those same values.Your application should show that you need the education provided...

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The Importance of Obstacles

By - Sep 16, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

When my clients write about their accomplishments, whether in personal statements for graduate school or b-school essays that ask for greatest accomplishments, challenges, and the like, they almost always come up with real accomplishments: driving innovations that led to revenue boosts for their firms, conducting...

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Cambridge Judge 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 15, 09:24 AM   Comments [1]

Founded in 1990, the Judge Business School at University of Cambridge has powered its way up the international rankings, mainly because of its strength in entrepreneurship, particularly in technology and the sciences. A deeply collaborative school, it enjoys strong ties to the many companies in...

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Notre Dame Mendoza 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 12, 13:18 PM   Comments [0]

You need to clearly convey to the Mendoza adcom that you have what it takes to be an effective leader—an integrated mind, a broad perspective, tenacity, and heart. Use your career experiences, your career goals, and your personal values to help you demonstrate these key...

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UVA Darden 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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