Posts Tagged ‘essay writing’

Is 10 Days Per Business School Application Enough?

By - Jul 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are a number of steps involved in the MBA application essay writing process: contemplating the questions, choosing the topics, and crafting a collection of short stories that tell a tale and appeal to an admissions committee. Each of these steps takes time. But HOW...

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5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story

By - Jun 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ready to write your personal statement? Then it’s time to conjure your inner storyteller. The best way to distinguish yourself from other applicants is to tell the admissions board a good story, a tale of your greatest achievements, dreams, and challenges. How do you tell a...

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3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Business schools only want to accept candidates who are perfect, so I am going to make sure I show myself in the best possible light. Crickey. One of the essay questions is to tell them about a failure. What do I do now?” While this is...

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3 Key Ways to Stand Out Through Your EMBA Essays

By - Mar 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the sixth post in our Ace the EMBA series on how to apply successfully to a top executive MBA program. After demonstrating that you’re a well qualified applicant comes the biggest challenge: differentiating yourself. You must show your uniqueness and value as an individual and as an...

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3 Valuable Lessons from Sample MBA Essays [Video]

By - Feb 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The goal of your essay should be to provide a clear, engaging snapshot of who you are to the admissions readers. When they’re done reading your essays, you want them to think, “Wow – this is a person I want to get to know better!”...

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‘Twas the Night Before Deadlines: A Cautionary Tale of Cliches

By - Dec 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

‘Twas the night before deadlines, and all through the world, Our consultants sat cramming, coffee brewing, brows furrowed; Though the essays were written with effort and care, There were still a few things that were cause for despair! The clichés! Oh, forsake! Terrible, were they – ...

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Creating the First Draft of Your Application Essay

By - Dec 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our How to Write Exemplary Application Essays blog series, you’ll learn how to create outstanding essays by analyzing sample successful application essays. In the last post in this series, we discussed what makes an essay effective, and reflected on the questions that will help you develop your theme....

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NUS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore offers a 17-month MBA program offering specializations in 5 distinct areas (Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Management, Strategy & Organization, and the recently added Innovation & Entrepreneurship). If you are looking for an Asian-focused program with strong placement in the Technology (29%), Financial...

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Oxford Saïd MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Oxford Said expects its graduates to address the world’s great challenges, such as energy and food and water security. Whether such challenges are one’s actual focus, the work of a business professional will inevitably overlap with such issues. This reality leads the adcom to seek...

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CMU Tepper MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 28, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

You know how you’re always reading that “all MBA programs are different” but after you’ve spent weeks and even months reading all of their websites, they can start to seem like they are pretty much the same. Well, not Carnegie Mellon Tepper. Tepper continues to...

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