BLOG

Creating Compelling Essays: Day 6- Tip 6- Provide Specific Details

Posted on September 23, 2015
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. Please note that…
Read more

Creating Compelling Essays: Day 2- Tip 2- Brainstorm Ideas/Stories

Posted on September 19, 2015
Yesterday, we discussed the first step in the process of crafting compelling stories for MBA essays i.e. Comprehend the Essay Prompt. Once you get an understanding of what the question expects you to discuss, begin brainstorming ideas/stories to be able to address that prompt appropriately. You will have to do a lot of souls searching…
Read more

Creating Compelling Essays: Day 1- Tip 1- Comprehend the Essay Prompt

Posted on September 17, 2015
The Round 1 deadlines for MBA applications for most B schools in the US  for  2015-16 are only a couple of days/ weeks away. Harvard and Yale applications for Round-1 have already been submitted. Some other  Top schools (Wharton, Stanford, and Haas) will accept applications in the next couple of days, followed by other schools with…
Read more

Creating Compelling Essays: Day 3- Tip 3- Address Each Part of the Essay Question

Posted on September 17, 2015
So far, I have covered the following first three important steps in the process of developing engaging stories for MBA essays: 1. Comprehend 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’ stage:’ Address Each…
Read more