Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

Wharton 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton joined the MBA application shrink parade and has cut one essay from its application reducing the required number of essays from three to two while retaining one optional essay question. Another change: last year applicants could elect two out of three options for two...

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Michigan Ross 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Essays 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. What’s your elevator pitch? What do you want them to know first about you? That’s not what do you think they want to read, but what do you want your classmates (and yes...

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Stanford GSB 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 28, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Unlike most schools, Stanford gives a lot of advice and guidance as to what it’s looking for in the essays. My tips are in blue. Stanford GSB 2014 MBA Application Questions We read your essays to get to know you as a person and to learn...

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Columbia Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 26, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

  With its application questions this year, Columbia continues the industry-wide trend towards ever shorter essays, although it did not reduce the number of essays. Specifically: • Its question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 200 to 100 characters. Yes, that was characters, not...

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IMD 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 7, 11:34 AM   Comments [2]

  IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, offers a 1-year MBA program focused on general management and leadership. While there are only 90 students in each class, the diversity among that class is wide: students hail from 45 countries: 43% from throughout Europe, 26% from Asia, 11% from...

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2013 MIT Executive MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Nov 8, 13:13 PM   Comments [2]

This set of essay questions culls those applicants who are agile thinkers; who discern, or even better create connections among disparate elements; and who have the desire and ability to transform ideas into effective action and lead change within a context of flux and uncertainty....

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2013 Duke MBA—Cross-Continent Program Application Essays and Tips

By - Oct 29, 04:15 AM   Comments [0]

The current Duke MBA – Cross Continent Program essay questions cover broad ground potentially, although there are just two required. They give you leeway to identify and describe the experiences, skills, and other factors that will most advantageously represent your candidacy. Moreover, the fact that...

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USC Marshall 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Oct 27, 23:01 PM   Comments [0]

What will you gain from your two years at USC Marshall, and what will the school gain from you during that time? These are the questions you’ll need to keep in the back of your mind as you prepare your USC Marshall application essays. The...

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Striking the Perfect Tone in MBA Essays

By - Oct 23, 20:39 PM   Comments [0]

 This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Finding the right balance between confidence and humility is one of the critical challenges you will face in crafting your b-school essays and in delivering answers to admissions interviewers. No one likes a blowhard, but...

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2013 NYU Stern Langone MBA Essay Advice

By - Oct 23, 03:42 AM   Comments [0]

Please note the following when completing the Essays section of the application. The following essay questions give you the opportunity to more fully present yourself to the Admissions Committee and to provide insight into your experiences, goals and thought processes. Your essays must be written entirely...

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