Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week # 6- Tip # 6

Posted on June 25, 2014
                                                  Do Not Use Jargon It has been a common experience for me to review essays filled with technical terms of the applicant’s industry. Whether it is ‘leadership’ essay, ‘setback’ essay, ‘goals’ essay, ‘ethical dilemma’ or even ‘background’ essay, some applicants inadvertently provide lengthy technical details which are comprehensible only to their industry people. In…
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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays – Week # 5- Tip # 5

Posted on June 19, 2014
                                             Organize Your Story Well Proper structure is a key component of effective essays. It is glue that blends together all the pieces of your story. Whether you are narrating your cultural experience, setback or ethical dilemma experience or are discussing your career progression story leading to your goals and accomplishments, your story should contain…
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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week # 4 – Tip # 4

Posted on June 11, 2014
                             Make your Introduction Compelling The beginning of your essay must attract the reader’s attention and make them want to keep reading your essay. The Ad Com have to review thousands of essays, and they don't have more than a couple of minutes for each essay, so you want to make the first few…
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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays – Week # 3 -Tip # 3

Posted on June 4, 2014
In the past two weeks, I have discussed the following first three important steps in the process of developing engaging stories for MBA essays: 1. comprehending the essay prompt, 2. brainstorming/gathering ideas for the essay prompt, and 3. putting down those ideas on paper Now let’s discuss one of the key components during this ‘writing’…
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