Posts Tagged ‘MBA application essays’

MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part IV

By - Jul 8, 04:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. Here is the last part of our essay writing tips and guidelines to help you successfully negotiate...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 3, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

Haas' application this year has relatively minor changes. It replaced last year's #1, which was a somewhat artsy question about a song that expresses who you are, with a straightforward question about a transformational experience. The other significant change is that Haas provides word length...

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Using Anecdotes to Write Memorable MBA Essays

By - Jun 25, 16:36 PM   Comments [0]

Why does it matter if you write memorable MBA essays? Because the average top tier business school can read up to 40,000 essays in any given application season. THAT’S ALMOST 400 POUNDS OF ESSAYS. That’s as much as a TIGER. They read a TIGER’S worth of...

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MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part II

By - Jun 24, 09:09 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. In the next few weeks we’ll bring here a few MBA essay tips and guidelines to help...

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Michigan Ross 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 24, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

Ross completely redid the essay part of its MBA application this year. Getting rid of its long-standing goals essay, a fairly new "elevator pitch" question, and a question about dealing with frustrating or disappointing situations, it added two questions on achievements. The overall word count...

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Harvard Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

For the second year in a row, Harvard Business School is simultaneously demanding less and much more of applicants: No essays. Fewer words. Fewer characters. More thought. More brevity. And as much substance as you can cram into the responses limited not to a few...

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Wharton 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton is still marching in the MBA application shrink parade. It now has one required question and has dumped the question about contribution to Wharton's learning community. However, it has made the optional a broader question than it was last year and has increased the...

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MBA Essay Writing Tips – Part I

By - Jun 17, 08:41 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs have already published their updated essay questions for Fall 2015. Writing the MBA application essays is usually the hardest part of the MBA admission process. In the next few weeks we'll bring here a few MBA essay tips and guidelines to help...

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Columbia Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes only. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 100 to 75 characters. Yes, that was characters, not words. • For question 2, there is a new video to watch and...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 8, 08:30 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 earnest desire to enter the world of management and to...

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