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Kellogg Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 20, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg’s EMBA application essay questions may seem deceptively simple. They’re short – but complex, and together they draw out a holistic view of you as a person and as a professional, including both what you’ve done and how you think and perceive. To the extent...

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MIT Sloan MBA Application Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This year's MIT Sloan MBA application, like most MIT applications in the last fifteen years, includes its signature cover letter and resume. Brand new this year is a video requirement. This year you are given an additional 50 words for your cover letter, so the...

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Chicago Booth Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth EMBA gives you just one essay, but with ample space to make your case holistically. This approach to the essay question indicates that they are looking for people who can organize their thoughts, build a credible and compelling case for their candidacy, and...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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Wharton Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Wharton EMBA adcom, through its three required questions, expresses its values and its interest in a relationship with students who share those values. Each of the questions highlights a different facet of this relationship. Respecting, recognizing, and responding to that vision through your essays...

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Chicago Booth MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has always prided itself on admitting students who can handle ambiguity and lack of structure. And its application reflects that principle. In spades. This year's Booth application, like last year's, also mirrors Chicago's pride in its distinctive culture. This essay/presentation question, a modified...

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University of Texas McCombs MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

McCombs combines its rigor with a passionate community. To create its desired community, it seeks a student body that is diverse in every dimension and comprises individuals who can bring together their varied voices to form a cohesive group. The questions below reflect this value;...

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NYU Stern MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 3, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

NYU is certainly demonstrating its innovative and creative streak with this year's application. Lots of changes! In a nutshell: • Its "Pick Six" question is replacing the creative question it has had for years. • It is adding an EQ Endorsement to its app. • It has moved...

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Short And Sweet: Tips For Writing “Mini” MBA Essays

By - Jun 29, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

What is an admissions committee’s message or intent behind limiting an “essay” answer to 100, 200, or 300 characters? Just the facts, please. In fact, just the key facts. No adornment, no backstory, no extended rationale. Columbia Business School has had a short answer goals question for...

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UC Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

My comments are in blue throughout. The black font represents quotes from Haas, which provides excellent resources and advice on its web site. In a nutshell, Haas kept the basic structure of its app similar to last year's, but really changed the essay questions, #1...

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