Importance of MBA Essays in Business School applications

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The importance of MBA Essays in Business School applications is undoubted. Essays are the most critical part of the application package. In fact, they are the heart of the application package that reveal the humane side of the applicant which other parts of their application package cannot do. Unfortunately, some applicants do not put enough

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MBA Admissions – ‘Career Goals’ or ‘Why MBA’ Essay

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Almost all top business schools require applicants to write a Personal statement or “Why MBA” Goals essay in which they discuss their goals and ambitions as they pertain to the MBA degree, and often to the target school’s particular program. If you’re not sure how and why is the Essay important for your B School

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Yale SoM MBA Essay Analysis and Tips for 2021 intake

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Yale School of Management (SOM) stands out among even the most favored B-Schools for finance and non-profit professionals and is famous in the business community as the highest-ranked school on ethics and values (higher than Harvard, Wharton, Kellogg, Stanford, MIT, Duke…). As for the leaders that Yale University nurtures, for 20 years from 1989 through

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Chicago Booth MBA Essays Analysis and Tips for 2021 intake

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The Chicago Booth, the world’s most flexible full-time MBA program, evaluates candidates based on the criteria of academic preparedness, intellectual curiosity, and communication skills. It is ‘the destination for ambitious, intellectually curious professionals—bold leaders who want to advance in their careers and earn an MBA degree from the world’s leading academic business school’. In this article, Poonam Tandon from

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UVA Darden MBA essay analysis and tips for 2021 admissions

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The application to join Darden’s full-time MBA Class of 2023 is now live! Darden has retained its 5 short questions from last year and has added 2 new questions. The applicants have a total of 700 words for 7 short essays to showcase their candidacy to the admission committee. Due to applicants’ limited access to testing centers

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Harvard Business School MBA essay tips for 2021 intake

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The Harvard MBA admissions process is one of the most competitive in the world, and like the 2020 admissions, for its 2021 MBA application, there is only one essay prompt and it does not have a word limit. Through the HBS MBA Essay question, the admissions committee wants to know what more you would like

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Stanford MBA essay tips and analysis

Stanford MBA Essays analysis and tips for 2021 intake

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Like previous years, the  Stanford Graduate School of Business asks MBA applicants to submit the same two required essay questions. For 2021 admissions, it has reduced the word limit from 1,150-words to 1,050 words, with the recommendation of using 650 words for Essay A and 400 for Essay B.     In this article, Poonam Tandon

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Wharton MBA essay tips and analysis for 2021 intake

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Wharton recently announced its deadline and essay questions for the 2021 intake, with the Round 1 deadline as early as September 15, 2020. Wharton has for long led the ranks of the most coveted B-Schools and can, therefore, afford to be extremely choosy about their intake students. In fact, despite the big drop in applications

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Kellogg MBA Essay Questions – Analysis and Tips for 2021 intake

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For the 2021 MBA application season, the Kellogg MBA Essay questions focus on two attributes – Leadership and Values.  The applicants are required to submit two written essays and one optional essay. Apart from the written essay, Kellogg also requires three short video essays that are designed to get to know the applicant better in

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