Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

Personal Statement Tip: Use Vivid, Active Verbs

By - Sep 11, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

I watched a candle burn a few nights ago. It happened to have a particularly nice flame that conjured up many different images: • The flame stood erect. • The flame danced. • The flame cavorted. • The flame pranced. • The flame swayed. • The flame flickered. • The flame fluttered •...

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Spots Running Out for MBA Editing Funnel Webinar!

By - Sep 10, 09:48 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn must-know editing and proofing tricks that will boost your essay’s appeal and your chances of getting accepted! The MBA Essay Editing Funnel webinar will take place TOMORROW on Wednesday, September 11th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern...

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UVA Darden 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 9, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application. Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as or more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing the case...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: 3 Techniques for Essay Success

By - Sep 9, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

This is the fourth post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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New Webinar: Introducing…The Editing Funnel!

By - Sep 8, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

Sure you need good content in your MBA essay, but you also need your essay to look good, read well, and have a logical and coherent structure. Learn important editing secrets during our upcoming webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel. During this 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham,...

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UGH! THOSE @!#$* WORD LIMITS!!!

By - Sep 4, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Now, now. Don’t get angry. Deal. Use writing techniques that convey your message and stay within the word limits. First and foremost, focus. Additionally, poor writing habits can make your writing wordy and flabby; good writing techniques make it powerful and concise. To give your writing...

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Maximize Your MBA Application: Structuring A Focused Essay

By - Sep 2, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post our new series, Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays. Follow the series on the blog or download our special report to learn the tips and tricks needed to focus on the critical and trim your essays down...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Dartmouth Tuck adcom is interested in learning about what you as an individual, a businessperson, and a leader can contribute to Tuck’s small, close-knit program. Use your essays as a platform for expressing your fervent desire to enter the world of management and to...

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Consortium 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 1, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

The following essay questions provide us with an opportunity to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, experiences, and any other traits and abilities that are considered relevant to your educational goals and long-term career objectives. Please include your full name and essay number or subject on...

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Cornell Johnson 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadline

By - Aug 28, 09:40 AM   Comments [0]

Like so many programs this year, Cornell Johnson has significantly reduced the number and length of essays it is requiring of applicants this year. Essay 1 was an option last year (and I think in previous years too.); this year it is required. Last year...

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