MBA

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INSEAD Essay Analysis 2019-2020

Ah, INSEAD, one of the longest applications in the MBA admissions world. This year the topics are more or less the same as last year… three…

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MBA Program Deadlines 2019-2020

If you’re thinking of applying to an MBA this year, check out this list of upcoming deadlines for some of the top MBA programs, and get…

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Yale (SOM) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

The essay prompt on the Yale SOM application is a bit intimidating. They ask for your biggest commitment… professional? Personal? Philosophical? You won’t get much additional…

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Wharton (UPenn) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

When you’re one of the top dogs, you don’t have to change with the times. That’s why Harvard and Stanford have been using the same essay…

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Duke (Fuqua) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

Duke Fuqua‘s essay prompts are some of the most fun on the circuit, but they’re also quite challenging. Not only are they very idiosyncratic and a…

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What’s the Difference Between a Resume and a CV (and Which Should I Use)?

If you’re navigating the confusing landscape of graduate school admissions, you know that one of the main components of your application is a resume or a…

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How to Leverage the Unique Advantages of Being a Chinese Applicant

In the first article of this two-part series, we explored three unique, underutilized advantages of being a Chinese applicant to American universities. Now, we move on…

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Comparing GMAT Prep Options: Self-study v.s. In-Person & Online Tutoring

Although its importance is often overstated, the GMAT is, of course, a critical factor in the MBA admissions process. While some applicants can achieve their target…

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UT Austin (McCombs) Essay Analysis 2019-2020

UT Austin McCombs is back again this year with the same prompts they’ve run for five+ years! These two are pretty simple, though the choice between…

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Using Evidence In MBA Essays: How Conspiracy Theories Can Teach You To “Show” Not “Tell.”

What makes a claim persuasive? Every young writer has heard the dictum “show don’t tell,” but what does it actually mean? Why is everyone so hung…

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