Posts Tagged ‘application tips’

IMD Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2020 – 2021]

By - Feb 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The IMD EMBA essay questions will generate a comprehensive view of you as a businessperson and a professional – in very succinct form. The essays are relatively short, so put focused, strategic thought into deciding what to write for each. Also think about what to emphasize about a...

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How Much Does Your Social Media Presence Factor Into the Application Process?

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

On January 13th, Kaplan Test Prep released the results of their annual survey of business schools, speaking to admissions officers from 288 top schools around the country. The results clearly indicate that an applicant’s social media profile could well be a factor in the application process. Here...

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Finding and Articulating Fit with the Booth MBA

By - Oct 24, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Booth MBA admissions committee focuses on three key dimensions in evaluating applicants: Intellectual fit in terms of ability and motivation to optimize its CurriculumPersonal and cultural fit in terms of synergy with its CommunityProfessional fit in terms of past and future Career This short series of posts will explore...

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London Business School Master’s in Management (MiM) Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Oct 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School Master’s 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 yet have...

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INSEAD MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Sep 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Communication is key for INSEAD – in part because it is a key factor that their recruiters look for. Hence the INSEAD application elicits your communication effectiveness. First, INSEAD asks you to write reflective essays – and to do so succinctly. Balancing this emphasis on written communication is...

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The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 27, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally famous...

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“I Wish the Admissions Committee Had Asked Me…”

By - May 19, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

A number of schools have variations on this question, and clients regularly ask what they are supposed to do with a topic like this. The answer: It depends. The role of the optional essay Ask yourself: Does the application offer an optional essay space as well as asking this...

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Preparing for an MBA Interview

By - Mar 17, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

    If you have been invited to interview, your application has enticed the admissions committee – you are on the right path towards a potential admission. That said, there are no guarantees that interviewed applicants are admitted (each school’s interview to admissions ratio varies) and must...

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Cornell EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Cornell Executive MBA Program has three required essay questions and one optional question in its application. One of the most important things to keep in mind is brevity. While no one is going to be counting individual words, the short word count guideline is a...

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Show Intellectual Vitality to Get into Stanford GSB

By - Jul 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you vying for a spot at one of America’s most elite business schools? Well then you need to understand what Stanford GSB’s admissions criteria of “Intellectual Vitality” is and how you can demonstrate it to the admissions committee. View this short video for more...

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