Posts Tagged ‘application essay tips’

NYU Stern Langone MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 6, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Stern Langone part-time MBA essays, together, cover “the whole you” – your professional side and your non-work side. And they require you to address both highly structured, specific questions (essays 1-2) in conventional written format and a relatively open, “free form” question (essay 3),...

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CEIBS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you would like to pursue a career in Mainland China, then CEIBS in Shanghai - now ranked #1 in Asia by the Financial Times – may be the perfect MBA program to ease your transition: with hands-on strategy projects with companies in China, guest...

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IMD MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Feb 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

IMD, the International Institute for Management Development, in Lausanne, Switzerland, offers a 1-year MBA program focused on global general management and leadership, with a growing emphasis on digital innovation and entrepreneurship. While there are only 90 students in each class, the diversity among that class...

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USC Marshall MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Feb 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Along with academic excellence, the USC Marshall MBA program is characterized by a powerful global network with special emphasis on the Pacific Rim, a close-knit and passionate community, and a strong regional presence. Your essays should show how you will both fit in and contribute...

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MBA Essays That Earn an Automatic Rejection

By - Feb 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You could have a perfect GMAT score, a 4.0 from Yale, and a list of extracurriculars a mile long, and yet you could still end up being rejected for doing any of these things in your essays: 1. Lying This should be obvious, but lying on...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jan 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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Three MBA Application Poisons and Their Antidotes [Video]

By - Jan 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You need to write impressive MBA application essays if you want to grab the attention of the admissions readers and snag a coveted interview invite (and then actually score a seat in the next class). But what should you write about? What shouldn’t you write...

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Writing About Resilience in the Face of Failure

By - Jan 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Essay questions dealing with failure, risk, mistakes, and difficult interactions or conflict often cause applicants to cringe, squirm, and bite their nails. After all, you want to show yourself succeeding and conquering the world in your essays and personal statements, not falling down. But there’s...

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‘Twas the Night Before Deadlines: A Cautionary Tale of Cliches

By - Dec 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

‘Twas the night before deadlines, and all through the world, Our consultants sat cramming, coffee brewing, brows furrowed; Though the essays were written with effort and care, There were still a few things that were cause for despair! The clichés! Oh, forsake! Terrible, were they – ...

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Creating the First Draft of Your Application Essay

By - Dec 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our How to Write Exemplary Application Essays blog series, you’ll learn how to create outstanding essays by analyzing sample successful application essays. In the last post in this series, we discussed what makes an essay effective, and reflected on the questions that will help you develop your theme....

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