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Essay Analysis: CMU Tepper School of Business 2018-19

Tepper’s application has always been a bit light on writing, and this year is no exception with only one 350-word mandatory essay. The prompt is entirely…

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Showing That You “Don’t” Fit In Can Help Your App

We all know the clichés. When you think of Stanford, you think of the Valley and of entrepreneurs hoping to come up with the next Apple…

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“Describe a Setback or Failure…” and Don’t Humble Brag

Just like the dreaded “What are your weaknesses?” question in job interviews, you might come across the “failure essay” during your MBA applications. An essay that…

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What’s the Deal With Online MBAs?

Growing up, did your parents ever tell you that you can’t have your cake and eat it too? On your next FaceTime call home, be prepared…

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Essay Analysis: Duke Fuqua School of Business 2018-19

Duke Fuqua is back with the same prompts as last year, and these prompts are something of a sleeper threat. The first thing to watch out…

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Essay Analysis: University of Virginia Darden School of Business 2018-19

Darden has released their prompts with some major changes, and here’s what they have to say about them: “For the 2018–19 application cycle, Darden has decided…

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Essay Analysis: Dartmouth Tuck School of Business 2018-19

Tuck has come out with their essays, which include an interesting new take on the standard MBA goals essay. Tuck used to have a very traditional…

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Skip the Industry-Specific Jargon in MBA Essays

Picture this: you’re sitting around the dinner table with your family on Thanksgiving when your uncle turns and asks you, “So what do you actually DO…

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MBA Re-applicant? Here’s How to Tackle Your Application V2

It didn’t work out last year. Not what you were hoping for undoubtedly, but all is not lost. Are you determined? Are you motivated? Is an…

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Essay Analysis: Cornell Johnson School of Business 2018-19

We’ve got some big changes from Johnson this year! They’ve cut their long-time “table of contents for your life story” prompt in favor of an even…

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