Posts Tagged ‘MBA essay questions’

7 Tips For MBA Applicants From Family Businesses

By - Jul 16, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

Show the adcom how you got your voice heard in your family business! You work for the family business and are applying for an MBA. Will this background be a net plus for you, or a minus? How can you make the most of this experience? I...

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UVA Darden 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 01:45 AM   Comments [0]

Darden led the way with a one-essay application.  Some may feel that fewer essays indicate that essays are losing importance. My suspicion is that the remaining essays and short-answers are as important or even more important than they ever were. Especially at a program emphasizing...

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Understanding Stanford GSB’s Take On Demonstrated Leadership Potential

By - Jul 13, 02:12 AM   Comments [0]

Naturally you’ve got leadership, or you wouldn’t be applying to Stanford.   What are the qualities that Stanford GSB is looking for as they build their class? How do successful applicants stand out from the crowd? At a school as competitive as Stanford, it’s a fact that...

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NYU Stern 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 11, 23:59 PM   Comments [0]

Last year Stern gave you a choice for its second question. This year all three questions are required and what I call Stern's "signature question" (#2) is once again required. Your essays will need to highlight your qualities as a successful, leadership-driven, creative thinker and businessperson....

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Wharton 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 8, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

After several years of change and shrinkage, Wharton is keeping its essays unchanged this year. My tips for completing the Wharton application essays are in blue below. The Admissions Committee wants to get to know you on both a professional and personal level. We encourage you to be introspective,...

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Tips For Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like the written ones, are attempts to get to know you. Unlike the written word, however, the...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2016 MBA Essay Tips And Deadlines

By - Jun 28, 12:30 PM   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 make...

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What is a Goal? (And What is Not)

By - Mar 8, 12:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s start by talking about what ISN’T a goal. When an applicant says something along the lines of: “I’m interested in investment banking or consulting or marketing,” then I know there’s significant work to be done, because THIS is NOT a goal. A strong, clear MBA goal should...

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Top MBA Essay Advice — Free Admissions Guide Available!

By - Dec 29, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for MBA essay advice on THIS YEAR’S applications? Grab your copy of Top MBA Program Essay Questions: How to Answer Them Right, an Accepted.com admissions guide updated for 2015, providing school-by-school, question-by-question advice on how to answer this year’s MBA application questions. Free! For the most...

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Emory Goizueta 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Oct 7, 14:42 PM   Comments [0]

To ace your Goizueta essays, you’ll need to show—not just tell—that you have the skills, passion, and motivation to excel in a rigorous academic environment, and in the business world at large. Illustrate who you are, what you want, and where you are going. These essays...

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