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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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Stanford MSx Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019-2020]

By - Jul 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Both the relatively complex MSx application form and your resume will establish you as a leader in your organization (and possibly even your domain), and that leadership experience is essential if you want to be a qualified MSx applicant. It’s important, but it’s just a...

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UC Berkeley Haas EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 15, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

These Haas EMBA essay questions reflect the larger Haas (and, even further, Berkeley) community and culture: they draw out the multi-faceted individual. Your professional goals and your prospective fit with the Haas EMBA program are expressions of, and extend from, that core individuality. Even though part-time, the...

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UCLA Anderson Executive MBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

For its essay questions, the UCLA EMBA adcom is bucking the “less is more” trend in terms of length. The two main essays are both a hefty 750 words, long enough to allow – indeed to require – in-depth exposition, reflection, analysis, and description. These two questions...

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Yale SOM MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The application has little change from last year. As applicants have done for the last few years when applying to Yale SOM, you need to make the most of its single required essay, but you also need to take the time to make every box in the...

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