Posts Tagged ‘essay tips’

Notre Dame Mendoza 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 12, 13:18 PM   Comments [0]

You need to clearly convey to the Mendoza adcom that you have what it takes to be an effective leader—an integrated mind, a broad perspective, tenacity, and heart. Use your career experiences, your career goals, and your personal values to help you demonstrate these key...

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Personal Statement Tip: Use Vivid, Active Verbs

By - Sep 11, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

I watched a candle burn a few nights ago. It happened to have a particularly nice flame that conjured up many different images: • The flame stood erect. • The flame danced. • The flame cavorted. • The flame pranced. • The flame swayed. • The flame flickered. • The flame fluttered •...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

By - Sep 11, 05:12 AM   Comments [0]

A clear application strategy is crucial to approaching these essays. Duke’s mission is to "identify, engage, and foster the development of future leaders of consequence," and you will want to demonstrate you are the kind of leader the admissions committee is looking for. Don't forget the...

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UVA Darden 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: 3 Techniques for Essay Success

By - Sep 9, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

This is the fourth post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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UGH! THOSE @!#$* WORD LIMITS!!!

By - Sep 4, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Now, now. Don’t get angry. Deal. Use writing techniques that convey your message and stay within the word limits. First and foremost, focus. Additionally, poor writing habits can make your writing wordy and flabby; good writing techniques make it powerful and concise. To give your writing...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: Structuring A Focused Essay

By - Sep 2, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck adcom is interested in learning about what you as an individual, a businessperson, and a leader can contribute to Tuck’s small, close-knit program. Use your essays as a platform for expressing your fervent desire to enter the world of management and to...

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Consortium 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

The following essay questions provide us with an opportunity to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, experiences, and any other traits and abilities that are considered relevant to your educational goals and long-term career objectives. Please include your full name and essay number or subject on...

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How Personal is Too Personal?

By - Aug 29, 12:44 PM   Comments [1]

The personal statement is a terrific opportunity to share with admissions committees an interesting and unique aspect of your life. However, many applicants are understandably frightened of having to face the “camera” and speak personally about their lives while also trying to impress. So, how...

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