Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

“I’m Smart, Really I Am!” Proving Character Traits in Your Essays

By - Aug 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you write an application essay or statement of purpose, you’re trying to accomplish several goals at once: (a) You need to prove your worthiness to be accepted to your target school, while (b) also showing the adcom that you have desirable character traits that your program...

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Assess Your Rejection Before Reapplying to Business Schools

By - Apr 10, 08:29 AM   Comments [0]

Pounce on an opportunity to target weaknesses and come back stronger than ever! Photo by Bruno Cervera on Unsplash Rejections are always disheartening. They are especially discouraging when a great deal of time, money, and effort has been invested, like in the MBA application. Psychologists from the University of...

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Resourceful Essay Recycling

By - Dec 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’re applying to six different schools and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements which equals…a whole lot of writing. PROBLEM: How can you draft so many essays and still maintain a fresh and original voice in each? SOLUTION: Adapt one essay from one application to another essay...

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4 Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

By - Oct 14, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. Haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis? Don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area. Consider the following 4 options: Remember: No...

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Making Connections that Matter in Your MBA Essays

By - Mar 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Outstanding MBA application essays have several things in common. One of the most important among them is successfully making connections between your past and your present, and between your present and your future. The decision makers will want to see you make persuasive connections between...

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London Business School MiM Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School Masters in Management application essay questions indicate that the adcom values and seeks applicants who, at an early state in their careers, already have self-understanding and the ability to reflect and self-critique. Why? For people who are just starting their careers...

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University of Washington Foster School of Business MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 30, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Are you seeking an MBA program with a strong record of job placement in the technology industry or consulting? Then the University of Washington Foster School of Business may make an excellent choice for you. A full 52% of the class of 2016 joined the...

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Toronto Rotman MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is one of the leading business schools in Canada. Known for its design approach to MBA education and strong emphasis on problem solving, Rotman’s program has grown in renown. This year’s essay questions will enable you to show...

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Georgetown McDonough MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

One major change to Georgetown McDonough's application this year: A new essay prompt with a little more focus, but with the same word limit as last year's question. The video question is basically the same as last year. About a year ago I interviewed Georgetown...

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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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