Posts Tagged ‘MBA essay editing’

Review Your Essays Like an Admissions Consultant and Use the Editing Funnel

By - Aug 26, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

Most of you are now — or will be soon — editing your critical application essays and personal statements. When Accepted consultants review and edit your essays, they go through a process I call the editing funnel. When you edit your own essays, you should follow...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Aug 16, 06:00 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 have...

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The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft

By - Jul 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Having trouble getting those first few words and sentences of your application essay up on your computer screen? Don’t fret – even the most accomplished novelists or famous journalists have a tough time getting started. Tempted to get up and do something – anything! – rather than...

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Resourceful Essay Recycling

By - Dec 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’re applying to six different schools and each one requires 2-7 essays/personal statements which equals…a whole lot of writing. PROBLEM: How can you draft so many essays and still maintain a fresh and original voice in each? SOLUTION: Adapt one essay from one application to another essay...

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MBA Essays That Earn an Automatic Rejection

By - Feb 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You could have a perfect GMAT score, a 4.0 from Yale, and a list of extracurriculars a mile long, and yet you could still end up being rejected for doing any of these things in your essays: 1. Lying This should be obvious, but lying on...

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How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity

By - Jan 9, 06:30 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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How Can You Show Passion in Admissions?

By - Mar 30, 17:43 PM   Comments [0]

When one thinks of passion, one doesn’t generally think of investment bankers. But the admissions committees are looking for passion in their applicants; so how are you – a computer guy, an engineer, a biology major, or yes, an investment banker – going to craft...

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This Week’s MBA Essay Editing Webinar Details

By - Sep 12, 15:46 PM   Comments [0]

This is your last reminder! 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application will air live on Wednesday the 31st at 10am PT/1pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, make sure that you do so NOW or you’ll miss the boat on this important webinar that will...

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How to Edit Your Application Essays

By - Dec 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

In an exclusive interview with… well, herself, Linda Abraham shares some advice that she’s learned over the course of almost two decades of application essay editing. Listen to the full recording of this excellent episode to learn concrete steps you can take right now to ensure...

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The MBA Essay Editing Funnel [Recording Available!]

By - Sep 22, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss last week’s live webinar, The MBA Essay Editing Funnel? Bummed out? Don’t be! You can now catch this important webinar on-demand on our website any time you want! Some of the topics that Linda addresses during the webinar include: • How to edit your MBA...

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