Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays- Week #10 – Tip #10

Posted on July 25, 2014
Avoid Using Quotations When writing admission essays, most applicants tend to use quotes of famous and distinguished people (leaders, philosophers, and scientists, etc.). The latter has made a positive impact on the lives of future generations. It is a general perception that using quotations of eminent personalities is a powerful way to impress the readers.…
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Darden Essay Question Analysis – 2014-15

Posted on July 23, 2014
Application Deadlines Round 1: October 10, 2014 Round 2: January 7, 2015 Round 3: April 1, 2015 Describe the most courageous professional decision you have made or action you have taken. What did you learn from that experience? (500 words maximum) Like last year, Darden again requires applicants to write only one essay question for…
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Developing Engaging Stories for Your Essays Week # 9- Tip # 9

Posted on July 18, 2014
Use Transitional Expressions Last week, we had discussed the use of specific details and examples for making our stories in application essays engaging and persuasive. This week, we will discuss how we can use transitional expressions to make these specific anecdotes/ details cohere and stick together so the reader is able to move smoothly from…
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Developing Engaging Stories for MBA Essays Week #8- Tip #8

Posted on July 9, 2014
Provide Specific Details One of the most common pitfalls of Admission essays is the writers’ inability to use specific examples or details and share stories that are filled with vague generalities. To be able to make sense of your story and appreciate it as well, the reader needs to know the specifics of your story.…
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