Posts Tagged ‘MBA essay tips’

4 Tips for Demonstrating Professional Growth in a Flat Organization

By - Feb 6, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you work in a flat organization, how do you demonstrate advancement and growth? After all, your progress will be compared to that of other candidates who have regular promotions with clearly delineated expanded responsibilities. In a flat organization, you may hold the same title...

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Are You Selling Yourself Short?

By - Jan 29, 15:26 PM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company.” I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make it...

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“I’m Smart, Really I Am!” Proving Character Traits in your Essays

By - Jan 25, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

When you write an application essay or statement of purpose, you’re trying to accomplish several goals at once: (a) You need to prove your worthiness to be accepted to your target school, while (b) also showing the adcom that you have desirable character traits that...

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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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Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details

By - Dec 8, 11:40 AM   Comments [0]

You can argue about the devil, but certainly the substance, distinctiveness, and success of your essays depends on the details. Bringing Out Your Uniqueness in the Details Many applicants tend to bury their uniqueness and success under vague assertions. You don’t want to hide your achievements; you want to trumpet...

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Chicago Booth 2016-17 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 26, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Chicago Booth EMBA gives you just one essay but with ample space to make your case holistically. This approach to the essay question indicates that they are looking for people who can organize their thoughts, build a credible and compelling case for their candidacy, and...

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When the MBA Optional Essay is No Longer Optional

By - Aug 8, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve already written the required essays that most business schools ask for – do you really need to write the optional essay? If you’re a strong applicant who doesn’t need to explain weaknesses, low stats, or application inconsistencies, then you may be able to skip 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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Applying to Business School Next Year?

By - Apr 8, 01:39 AM   Comments [0]

Check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2017: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to a top b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your chances of...

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