Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

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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London Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 11, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

London Business School boasts one of the most diverse student bodies, with 90% of its 425 students hailing from a total of 69 countries outside of England. If you are looking for a globally focused MBA program in a city bursting with culture, finance, and...

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Wharton MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Last year, Wharton didn't change its essays after years of shrinking its application. This year it's steady state, at least in terms of the essay questions. However, Wharton has made significant changes to its recommendations. It asks recommenders to choose from two lists of positive...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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UC Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

My comments are in blue throughout. The black font represents quotes from Haas, which provides excellent resources and advice on its web site. In a nutshell, Haas kept the basic structure of its app similar to last year's, but really changed the essay questions, #1...

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How Personal is Too Personal?

By - Jun 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

The personal statement serves as a terrific opportunity to share with admissions committees an interesting and unique aspect of your life. How much should you tell, and how much is too much? When I applied to college, I wrote a personal statement describing some challenging family...

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What is an Accomplishment?

By - Jan 16, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

Accomplishments constitute the bread and butter of personal statements and application essays. That may sound straightforward, however, a fascinating brainstorming session of Accepted admissions consultants reveals that applicants don’t always know what an accomplishment is. What goes into this application staple? And how can you analyze your own...

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You Need These Transformative MBA Editing Hacks

By - Jan 1, 03:07 AM   Comments [0]

Did you miss our webinar, 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application? Bummed that your essay will suffer a slow death without these reviving editing secrets? Don’t be so glum! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics...

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How to Give Your Application as Much Weight as Possible

By - Dec 21, 01:19 AM   Comments [0]

Although you may think that your grades, test scores, resume and application essay carry the most weight, the actual application form is important too. The boxes should contain valuable information that helps convince the admissions readers you will thrive at their school and add to their...

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Get an NYU Stern MBA: Interview with Admissions Dean Isser Gallogly

By - Dec 15, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have back on Admissions Straight Talk Isser Gallogly, Associate Dean of MBA Admissions at NYU Stern School of Business. Isser earned his MBA from Duke Fuqua in 1995. He then worked in brand management for Unilever and L’Oreal before...

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