Posts Tagged ‘essays’

How to Write Winning MBA Application Essays

By - May 21, 08:26 AM   Comments [0]

Essay questions for the 2020-2021 cycle are starting to be released, and there are many essay questions that candidates can and should get started on today  Before you put pencil to paper (so to speak) on your essays, I wanted to get back to the...

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What to Expect from the 2020 – 2021 MBA Application Essays

By - May 8, 11:50 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA hopefuls who have already narrowed down their target school lists are anxiously awaiting the release of the 2020-2021 MBA application questions and deadlines. In previous years, we have seen essay questions released as early as this week. Given the extended round 3 deadlines...

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Three Secrets to Improve your Application Essays

By - May 24, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Why business schools include essays in their application documents list, revising or even completely changing their topics on a regular basis? The reason is pretty clear: admissions committees want to see a person behind a condensed CV, undergraduate transcripts, and standardized test scores. To develop...

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MBA Candidate Differentiation: Do NOT Try This at Home | Amerasia Consulting Group

By - Apr 10, 03:28 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff | Amerasia Consulting Group Time to go full PSA here.  I'm talking all alarms ringing, sirens, whatever it takes to get your attention.  By "you" I mean: anyone applying or thinking of applying to business school.  You need to stop doing something immediately....

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Getting an MBA While the World Falls Apart

By - Mar 23, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

There are times when things feel so crazy, out of control, and even hopeless that our own individual pursuits start to feel trivial, selfish, and even misguided. I can remember vivid moments over the past 10 years where I had a distinct feeling of living the...

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One Easy Way to Personalize your MBA Essay Content

By - Mar 21, 02:36 AM   Comments [0]

By Adam Hoff, Amerasia Consulting Group This is a post I write basically every year because it comes from what I'm seeing each round, every day, on basically every application.  That drum beat is really rigid, hard-to-read Why School X sections on essays.  I give the...

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What Stanford Wants – A Moral Compass

By - Mar 20, 01:24 AM   Comments [0]

By Paul Lanzillotti, Amerasia Consulting Group If you read the latest editions of our “How to Apply to Harvard Business School” and "How to Apply to Stanford GSB" guides, you already know that cultivating a real reason for applying to an elite MBA goes week beyond the school's name, rank,...

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UCLA 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 19, 16:08 PM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully.  My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee. The best...

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UVA Darden 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 8, 14:51 PM   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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Is Ten Days per Business School Application Enough?

By - Sep 6, 16:07 PM   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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