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Helpful Tips for Creating Compelling Essays – a Summary

Posted on September 30, 2015
For the last couple of days, we have been discussing one essay tip every day. I have illustrated each of these super useful essay tips with examples from  students’ essays. I hope you have enjoyed them. For those of you who missed some of them, here is a compilation of the links of all of…
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Creating Compelling Essays Day 13 Tip 13 Proofread, Proof read, Proof read

Posted on September 30, 2015
So you have written, rewritten, and revised your essay multiple times and have made sure that you have adequately addressed all parts of the essay question within the prescribed word limit effectively and persuasively. Now the last step is to get your essays edited for sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, and spelling errors. If neglected, these…
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Creating Compelling Essays Day 12-Tip 12 Conclude your Story Well

Posted on September 29, 2015
Sometimes I read essays with compelling stories, impressive accomplishments, and flawless writing, but when I am done reading them, I feel something is lacking. What is that? -- An effective conclusion. When you forget to wrap up his/her story, it leaves the reader wondering if the writer is really done. The key to a good…
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Creating Compelling Essays – Day 11-Tip 11 Choose Your Words Wisely

Posted on September 28, 2015
Every year, B schools are cutting down on the number of essays and the word limits of essays they require their prospective students to write. What is the reason behind this changing trend? We all know that Admission officers have thousands of applications to review, so they  don’t want to be frustrated  with essays filled…
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