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Harvard Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

For the second year in a row, Harvard Business School is simultaneously demanding less and much more of applicants: No essays. Fewer words. Fewer characters. More thought. More brevity. And as much substance as you can cram into the responses limited not to a few...

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Wharton 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 18, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Wharton is still marching in the MBA application shrink parade. It now has one required question and has dumped the question about contribution to Wharton's learning community. However, it has made the optional a broader question than it was last year and has increased the...

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Columbia Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes only. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 100 to 75 characters. Yes, that was characters, not words. • For question 2, there is a new video to watch and...

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Dartmouth Tuck 2015 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Jun 8, 08:30 AM   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...

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Stanford GSB 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 25, 08:25 AM   Comments [0]

Stanford cut it's essays from 3 to 2, actually returning to the same two essays it asked for several years (or slight variations of them) before it increased the number of essays for the 2007 entering class. The other change in these questions is that...

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Can I Use Humor In My Application Essays?

By - Apr 8, 14:40 PM   Comments [0]

Want to let your funny side show in your application essays? Here is what Linda Abraham has to say about humor in admissions: For more application essay advice, download a free copy of our popular special report Five Fatal Flaws to Avoid in Your Personal Statement. ...

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MBA Admissions A-Z: E is for Essay

By - Feb 20, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Admissions A-Z series is E for Essay, a topic on which we could very easily write an entire book. (Hey – we DID write an entire book. Scroll down for details.) Here we are going to focus on 4 critical MBA...

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INSEAD 2014- 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines – Take Two

By - Feb 12, 14:34 PM   Comments [0]

Not long ago, in the tips post for INSEAD, I wrote that INSEAD was “bucking the trend” of fewer and shorter essays. Well, scratch that. Mid-application-cycle, INSEAD has decided to hew to the trend and changed its essays starting now. The result is a shorter,...

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2014 Kellogg Executive MBA Admissions Tips

By - Jan 29, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

The Kellogg Executive MBA questions are among the most comprehensive, thorough, and numerous of any EMBA application. It takes significant effort to put together a strong set of Kellogg EMBA essays, and that fact weeds out potential students who are not seriously interested in this...

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2014 HEC Paris MBA Application Essay Tips

By - Jan 8, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

These essays give the adcom a well-rounded view of you – not just what you’ve done but how you think and respond. Moreover, they require you to communicate some complex thoughts and experiences in few words. For the four short essays especially, don’t waste words...

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