Posts Tagged ‘application essay tips’

EMBA-Global Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Global EMBA has 2 program options: EMBA-Global Americas & Europe which combines the strengths of Columbia University and London Business School; and EMBA-Global Asia, with Columbia University, London Business School, and University of Hong Kong. Of course, all EMBA applications are about “fit.” The Global EMBA is too...

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NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Per Accepted’s MBA Selectivity Index, NYU Sterns is the fifteenth most difficult program in US News rankings to gain acceptance to. For students in the class that entered in 2018, the full-time MBA program boasts an average GMAT score of 716, an average GPA of 3.45, and...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross MBA program is thriving. Its graduates are getting jobs throughout the United States and the world. Here are a few of the stats: 94% of 2018 grads had at least one job offer within three months of graduation.Per Poets & Quants, Amazon is the...

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Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jun 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The two required questions have 250-word minimums. While specifying MBA essay length minimums is very unusual, it fits with Booth’s history of breaking the mold. At the same time, don’t infer that the absence of a maximum is a license for verbosity. As Booth says, “We...

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London Business School Masters in Finance Application Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines

By - Jan 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The LBS Masters in Finance essay questions, together, convey the adcom’s interest in two interrelated points: (1) how you envision and plan your future career and (2) your knowledge of and interest in the LBS Masters in Finance program. It’s particularly important because it’s a...

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London Business School Masters in Management (MiM) Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School Masters in Management application essay questions indicate that the adcom values applicants who, at an early stage in their careers, already have self-understanding and the ability to reflect and self-critique. Why? For people who are just starting their careers and don’t...

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University of Michigan Ross Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, the two Ross EMBA essays provide both a forest-level (essay 2, goals) and tree-level (professional achievement) view of your career. Both also reflect you as a person and an individual. Each question gives a specific lens through which to focus and shape your...

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How to Edit Your MBA Goals Essay

By - Dec 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Short- and long-term goals Before you start drafting your MBA goals essays, work out three levels of goals: short-term, intermediate, and long-term. It helps to have this whole picture in your mind regardless of where you’ll “zoom in” for a particular essay. Short-term applies to the...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description. These...

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What Is the Diversity Essay Question & How Do You Answer It?

By - Nov 20, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  What is the diversity question in a school application, and more importantly, why does it matter when applying to leading programs and universities? Many applications now include a question – sometimes optional – that encourages applicants with minority backgrounds, unusual education, distinctive experience, or unique family...

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