Posts Tagged ‘application essay tips’

Columbia EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The first 2 Columbia EMBA essay questions ask you to project into the future, both near and long term – they address what you hope, plan, want, and expect. The third essay question looks back: it gets into the nitty-gritty of what you did. In the...

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MIT Sloan Fellows Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  In my decade-plus of experience assisting MIT Sloan Fellows applicants (successes every year), I have seen that the adcom values applicants who, among other things, demonstrate consistent, outstanding impact and are on track to become leaders in their company and even industry (“high performing” per...

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Dartmouth Tuck MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In a nutshell, Tuck’s Admissions Director Luke Pena, who assumed the position about a year ago, is building on the legacy of transparency and friendliness left by former admission director Dawna Clarke. After a year of “listening and more listening,” he is clearly putting his...

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Cornell Johnson College of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are looking for a small MBA class in an idyllic location with warm and genuine classmates, then Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management may be your program. Johnson places the largest portion of its class in the financial industry after graduation (32%...

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UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in North...

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Michigan Ross MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 28, 06:00 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: • 97% had at least one job offer within three months of graduation. • Per Poets & Quants, Amazon is the...

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Yale SOM MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Although its application is the same as last year's MBA application, Yale School of Management is in transition. Its innovative, dynamic dean, Edward Snyder, is stepping down from the deanship at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. Dean Snyder oversaw the construction of Yale...

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The big news about the upcoming 2018-19 application cycle at Harvard Business School is that it is dropping its third round for all MBA applicants except 2+2 applicants. This past MBA application cycle all 2+2 applicants were reviewed after the Round 3 deadline but non-2+2...

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5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - Jun 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ready to write your personal statement? Then it’s time to conjure your inner storyteller. The best way to distinguish yourself from other applicants is to tell the admissions board a good story, a tale of your greatest achievements, dreams, and challenges. How do you tell a...

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Tips for Your Stanford Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program Application

By - May 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Do you aim to improve the world? Would you like to earn your graduate degree at Stanford tuition-free? Then you will be happy to hear about the new 2018-19 Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford, a program that will cover 100 Stanford graduate students’ tuition for...

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