Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

Duke MBA Program Announces Deadlines and Essay Topics

By - Jul 18, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

The Duke MBA program at the Fuqua School of Business has announced the application deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 MBA admissions cycle. Early Action Deadline: September 19, 2012 Notification: October 30, 2012 Round 1 Deadline: October 24, 2012 Notification: January 8, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 4, 2013 Notification: March 18,...

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Chicago Booth 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jul 17, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth has released its 2013 MBA application essays. 1 - Essay: What are your short- and long-term goals, and how will an MBA from Chicago Booth help you reach them? (500 words) This is a classic, straight-forward MBA goals question. What do you want to do...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2013 MBA Application Questions, Tips, & Deadlines

By - Jul 12, 14:23 PM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley Haas has released its 2012 application essays. It reduced the number of required essays by one and shorted it's longest essay by 250 words, reducing the maximum for its goals essay from 1000 words to 750 words. Supplemental Information: 1. If you have not provided...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: Y is for You

By - Jul 11, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

MBA Application Tip: Keep the Focus on YOU Your MBA application is intended to introduce the adcom to YOU. It highlights what's special and unique about you as a professional, as a community member, as an individual, and as a future business leader. Here we're going to...

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Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays

By - Jul 11, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

Strategy will necessarily guide your selection of essay topics, anecdotes/examples, and structure. Yet an essay built on calculation alone, even if the strategy is spot on, will often disappoint. Logically it all makes sense. But it doesn’t take flight. Poetry can be the secret ingredient to...

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Yale SOM 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jul 1, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

Yale SOM has shortened the essay portion of its application. Whether following a trend or independently deciding to reduce the essay requirements, this year's essays require you to focus on the stories not told by your resume, transcript and GMAT score. My tips are in blue. Yale...

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Cornell Johnson 2013 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips

By - Jun 27, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Cornell Johnson has released its 2013 MBA Application Essay Questions. My tips are in blue below. As it did last year, Cornell Johnson asks you to respond to three questions. It dumped last year's "legacy" question and this year gives applicants three options in responding to...

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SBC Scoop: Telling Your Unique Story

By - Jun 5, 14:10 PM   Comments [0]

*Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Darrell had been working for a few weeks with his consultant on his application and thought he had answered all the tough questions. He knew where...

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Harvard Business School MBA Essay Tips

By - May 31, 09:52 AM   Comments [1]

By Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting The essay questions and deadlines for Harvard Business School’s class of 2015 are now posted online on the HBS admissions website along with the questions for recommenders. This year’s essay questions are a strong departure from previous years,...

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MBA Application Tips: Start NOW!

By - Nov 13, 08:34 AM   Comments [0]

It may seem like you've got plenty of time until those Round 2 deadlines, but if you're not careful, that time will tick faster than you realize, forcing you to rush to beat the clock and potentially submit sloppy applications. So what can you do now...

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