Posts Tagged ‘essay tips’

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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MIT Sloan Fellows Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Aug 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In my decade-plus of 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 in their industry (“Exhibit exceptional leadership performance,...

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Toronto Rotman MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Aug 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program continues to grow in renown. This year’s essay question reflects Rotman’s “creative methodology.”...

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“I’m Smart, Really I Am!” Proving Character Traits in Your Essays

By - Aug 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you write an application essay or statement of purpose, you’re trying to accomplish several goals at once: (a) You need to prove your worthiness to be accepted to your target school, while (b) also showing the adcom that you have desirable character traits that your program...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Aug 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a team leader? Are you committed to sustainable enterprise? Are you seeking resources and intellectual capital needed to shape both business and government? Are you a motivated, goal-oriented, innovative individual? UNC Kenan-Flagler adcoms are interested in seeing your multidimensional personality and capabilities. Your...

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INSEAD MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines: 2019-20

By - Aug 5, 17:31 PM   Comments [0]

The one-year MBA program offered by INSEAD is quite intense, but the international student body makes it worthwhile. The MBA application form for the September 2020 intake of INSEAD’s MBA program is available on INSEAD’s website now. The essay questions (Job description and motivation essays ), as well...

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