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Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Nov 22, 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. Each question gives a specific lens through which to focus your approach and shape your answer. Thus, while you address the two questions’ points and...

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London Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Nov 21, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School boasts one of the most diverse student bodies, with 92% of the class of 2021’s 497 students hailing from a total of 66 countries outside the UK. If you are looking for a globally focused MBA program in a city bursting with...

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NYU Stern Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Nov 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Reflecting the character of the university at large, NYU Stern has always sought applicants who bring not just requisite accomplishment, but also intellectual energy and engagement with the world – people who have a point of view and are willing to express it. Stern’s EMBA essay questions are consistent...

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Oxford Saïd MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Nov 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford has pared back its essays this year to one short question. Presumably the adcom can glean your goals and relevant background and experience from the application, resume, recommendations, etc. This one essay question shows that they also want a glimpse of you beyond these basics. It...

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Yale School of Management Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Nov 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yale School of Management’s Executive MBA fully reflects the character of the SOM and more broadly of Yale University: strong, vibrant community; holistic perspective; intellectual vigor; and real-world engagement and impact. Yale EMBA’s unique “areas of focus” approach is central to its identity, and while it...

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USC Marshall MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Oct 3, 06:30 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 to this dynamic environment,...

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Admissions Tip: BE YOURSELF!

By - Sep 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

One of the things admissions committee members tell us again and again is that they wish – really, truly wish – that applicants would not try to write what they imagine the adcom wants to hear, and instead would just be themselves. Admissions committee members...

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Two Grad School Applicants Walk Into a Bar…

By - Sep 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This might be a great opening line for a comedy night at a university student center, but can you use humor in a graduate school application essay? Should you even try? The answer is…maybe. If you have a funny bone, use it If you can use humor effectively,...

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Tips for Completing the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Application [2019 – 2020]

By - Sep 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management opened its 2019-2020 application last month, with its three essays being the same as in past years: two core essays (one of them optional) and its mission essay, divided into three questions. In addition to answering the Consortium’s essays,...

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UCLA Anderson Essay Tips and Deadlines: 2019 – 20

By - Sep 11, 17:45 PM   Comments [0]

Located in Los Angeles, the UCLA Anderson School of Management stands out for its flexible curriculum and wide array of specializations. From Anderson's website, “UCLA Anderson's rigorous programs offer exceptional academic preparation, a cooperative and congenial student culture, and access to a thriving business community, as well as support services...

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