Posts Tagged ‘MBA essay questions’

UCLA Anderson 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 20, 11:52 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....

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Duke Fuqua 2014 MBA Essay Questions and Deadlines

By - Aug 13, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

Leadership, teamwork, ethics, and a global approach to business are essential elements of the Duke Fuqua MBA, which is why you’ll need to make sure you express your passion for these ideals in your application essays. Impress the Fuqua adcom by positioning yourself as an...

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Yale SOM 2014 Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Aug 7, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

The reduced essay requirements means that you have to make the boxes work harder to reveal achievement and fit with Yale SOM. The essays themselves are all about Why MBA? and Why Yale. My tips are in blue. Essays: 1. What motivates your decision to pursue an...

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Kellogg 2014 MBA Essays and Deadlines

By - Jul 30, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

While this year Kellogg changed its MBA application less than it did last year, it too has cut word limits and it also removed its one short-answer question. There may be short answers as part of the online application, but that is not yet available. I...

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How to Write about Overcoming Challenges without Sounding like a Whiner

By - Jul 28, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

It’s a classic MBA essay question: Write about a time when you overcame a challenge. How did you handle it? What did you learn from the experience? Let’s start by easing one worry you may have. Not everyone has faced a significant challenge at work by...

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Wharton 2014 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 16, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton joined the MBA application shrink parade and has cut one essay from its application reducing the required number of essays from three to two while retaining one optional essay question. Another change: last year applicants could elect two out of three options for two...

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Michigan Ross 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Essays 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. What’s your elevator pitch? What do you want them to know first about you? That’s not what do you think they want to read, but what do you want your classmates (and yes...

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NYU Stern 2013-2014 Essay Questions, Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

New York University's Stern School of Business has announced the application deadlines and essay topics for the upcoming MBA admissions season. This year’s four deadlines are: Round 1 Deadline: October 15, 2013 Initial Notification*: December 15, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: November 15, 2013 Initial Notification: February 15, 2014 Round 3 Deadline: January 15, 2014 Initial...

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Michigan Ross School of Business 2014 Essay Questions

By - May 31, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has made some changes to its 2013-2014 MBA application essays, which are now available online. This year, the Ross MBA program has broadened the scope of one prompt, eliminated the "passion" question, and reduced the total maximum word...

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Columbia Business School Posts 2013-2014 MBA Essay Questions

By - May 29, 05:05 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School, which recently released the 2013-2014 application deadlines, has now announced the essay prompts for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. This year's essay questions are: Short Answer Question What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (100 characters maximum) Essay 1 Given your individual background, why are...

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