Posts Tagged ‘MBA essay questions’

MIT Sloan MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019-2020]

By - Jul 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This year’s MIT Sloan MBA application, like most MIT applications in the last fifteen years, includes its signature cover letter and resume. It also retains the video component, which was introduced approximately three years ago. My tips for these parts of the MIT Sloan application are...

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HEC Paris 2019-20 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  The HEC Paris MBA application essays – and there are many compared to most MBA applications these days –give the adcom a well-rounded view of you. They go beyond what you’ve done to capture how you think and respond, even how you imagine. Moreover, they...

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How to Choose X Essay Questions to Answer from Y Choices

By - Apr 24, 08:22 AM   Comments [0]

If you face multiple essay questions on an application, how are you going to choose which one(s) you should answer and which one(s) you should skip? What factors should you consider when choosing the best essays for you? Appreciate Your Options! First, options are good! But they...

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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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3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays

By - Apr 3, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

“Business schools only want to accept candidates who are perfect, so I am going to make sure I show myself in the best possible light. Crickey. One of the essay questions is to tell them about a failure. What do I do now?” While this...

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Resourceful Essay Recycling

By - Jan 10, 04:03 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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You Need These Transformative MBA Application Editing Hacks

By - Jan 5, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

Did you miss last months’s 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 glum! You can now catch this important webinar on our website any time you want! Some of the...

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What Applicants Should Not Do in 2016: A Poem

By - Dec 29, 12:46 PM   Comments [0]

'Twas the night before deadlines, and all through the world, Our consultants sat cramming, coffee brewing, brows furled; Though the essays were written with effort and care, There were still a few things that were cause for despair! The clichés! Oh, forsake! Terrible, were they – That all our consultants...

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How to Use Good Grammar to Create Essays That Flow

By - Nov 22, 02:15 AM   Comments [0]

From my base in the Middle East, I work with many applicants throughout Asia who have excellent English but use a few phrases in ways that depart from the strictly correct. Here are some tips to help applicants improve their use of two words that...

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UCLA Anderson 2016 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Nov 15, 02:45 AM   Comments [0]

The advice that UCLA Anderson provides below is excellent, not just for Anderson’s essays, but for most MBA essays. Read it carefully.  My tips are in blue below. Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee. The...

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