MBA

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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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B-School “Fit” – Choosing Your MBA Program

Imagine you’ve received acceptance letters from two schools. One is a top-notch, name-brand program, and the other is a B-lister. Here’s the twist, you applied to…

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Essay Analysis: UCLA Anderson School of Management 2018-19

UCLA Anderson’s essay questions are out, and they’re pretty straightforward! While the first essay remains the same as last year (goals!), the short answer has changed…

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Essay Analysis: UC Berkeley Haas School of Business 2018-19

We have a number of changes from Haas this year, though the application remains short and fairly traditional. One interesting element of these prompts is their…

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MBA Program Research and Campus Visits

When you’re house-hunting, you know to be pretty thorough. Before signing a lease or mortgage, you scope out the place, check the corners for mold, size…

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How to Juice Your Achievements In Your MBA Essays

So, you led a multimillion-dollar project, motivated a large team to finish ahead of the deadline, or earned an exceptionally early promotion… pretty juicy achievements! But…

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