Posts Tagged ‘essay writing’

UVA Darden MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you like the idea of constantly being thrown into the decision maker’s role, using the case method to navigate real-life business situations, then you may want to consider applying to the University of Virginia’s Darden MBA program. Darden is the second-largest case publisher in...

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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you are looking for a small MBA class in an idyllic location with warm and genuine classmates, then Cornell Johnson may be your program. While Johnson places the largest portion of its class in the financial industry after graduation (32% of the class), 25%...

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The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft

By - Jul 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Having trouble getting those first few words and sentences of your application essay up on your computer screen? Don’t fret – even the most accomplished novelists or famous journalists have a tough time getting started. Tempted to get up and do something – anything! –...

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Kellogg MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg tweaked essay one this year to better reflect its current focus and branding. Essay two is unchanged. My tips are in blue below. Essays: Essay 1. Kellogg’s purpose is to educate, equip & inspire brave leaders who create lasting value. Tell us about a time you have demonstrated...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - Jul 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we'd love...

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Indiana Kelley MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

These questions are a straightforward mix of professional and personal. The adcom wants assurance that you have a clear professional focus and a solid plan for making productive use of the Kelley MBA resources. Beyond that, they’re looking for engaging applicants who are willing to...

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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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Common Grammatical Errors: How to Use “Leverage” & “Comprise” Properly

By - Jul 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Non-native English speakers (and some native English speakers) frequently make some easily avoidable mistakes. Even if you have excellent English there are sometimes words that get lost among misused prepositions. Here are some tips to help applicants improve their use of two words that are...

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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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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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