Posts Tagged ‘failure’

What Eagles Quarterback Nick Foles Knows About MBA Applications

By - Feb 13, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

I often talk about the fact that MBA programs are essentially sifting through the applicant pool to find people whom post-MBA employers will want to hire. Employers love leaders who take risks, learn from and then brush off failures, and persevere with team spirit and...

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5 Reasons Elite MBA Applicants Fail the Failure Essay

By - Mar 9, 05:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today, we are going to be breaking down the failure essay and the biggest reasons why everyone blows it.   This is particularly relevant to the season, as we begin to take on our usual batch of 2+2 candidates, which means we are about to do...

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How Not to Fail the Failure Question

By - Jul 31, 10:34 AM   Comments [0]

Ross asks you to write about a time when you were “frustrated or disappointed.” IMD asks you to “comment on a situation where your leadership skills proved to be inadequate and what you learned.” Haas asks, “Describe a time in the last three years when...

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Columbia September 2010 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 30, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia September 2101 MBA Essay Questions Columbia has released its 2010 MBA essay questions, which are identical to last years; I've tweaked my comments (in red) a little. In addition to learning about your professional aspirations, the Admissions Committee hopes to gain an understanding of your interests,...

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