Posts Tagged ‘MBA essay advice’

NUS MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

National University of Singapore offers a 17-month MBA program offering specializations in 5 distinct areas (Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Management, Strategy & Organization, and the recently added Innovation & Entrepreneurship). If you are looking for an Asian-focused program with strong placement in the Technology (29%), Financial...

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Georgetown McDonough MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Sep 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

One major change to Georgetown McDonough's application this year: A new essay prompt with a little more focus, but with the same word limit as last year's question. The video question is basically the same as last year. About a year ago I interviewed Georgetown...

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Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays

By - Jul 24, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

What does the adcom actually want to know about the challenges you've overcome? In this short video, Linda Abraham shares the answer to this often-asked question: Do you have questions about addressing obstacles you've overcome in your application essays? Leave a comment below and we'd love...

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Common Grammatical Errors: How to Use “Leverage” & “Comprise” Properly

By - Jul 17, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Non-native English speakers (and some native English speakers) frequently make some easily avoidable mistakes. Even if you have excellent English there are sometimes words that get lost among misused prepositions. Here are some tips to help applicants improve their use of two words that are...

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Short And Sweet: Tips For Writing “Mini” MBA Essays

By - Jun 29, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

What is an admissions committee’s message or intent behind limiting an “essay” answer to 100, 200, or 300 characters? Just the facts, please. In fact, just the key facts. No adornment, no backstory, no extended rationale. Columbia Business School has had a short answer goals question for...

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Writing the MBA Application Essay

By - Mar 17, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Writing the MBA Application Essay” is the latest post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. You’ve decided which schools to apply to, and you even know what you want to write about, but you’re staring at a blank screen…What now? Follow these three steps to...

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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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How Do You Deal with Criticism? MBA Admissions Committees Want to Know

By - Aug 7, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA essays ask you to write about a time you were given criticism and how you dealt with it. This may not be the kind of question you wished they had asked, but it is one that provides an excellent opportunity to show the...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jun 22, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

Most applicants – whether applying to med school, law school, business school, or any other grad school or college program – need to deal with rigid character or word limits when writing their application essays or personal statements. You may start out thinking that you...

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