Avoid these 13 Common Mistakes in Goals Essay

Posted on April 11, 2022
Round 1 deadlines for MBA applications are only five months away. So if you are applying to business schools in Fall this year, you should begin the application process by thinking through your goals. Though business schools change or tweak essay questions every year, the two things that nearly every business schools ask applicants are…
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Overarching Essay Tips

Posted on January 12, 2022
Essays are the most critical parts of the business school application that can set you apart from a gigantic pool of applicants. B-schools use essays to know who you are outside of your typical academic and professional environments. Indeed, your stories about the various aspects of your professional career (goals, accomplishments, leadership, teamwork, etc.) and…
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12 Reasons Why You Should Write An Optional Essay

Posted on August 18, 2021
When working with students on their applications, one question that I always get is, "Should I write an optional essay?" Applicants often wonder if it is really an optional essay or if not writing an optional essay will hurt their application? Well, there is no "one shoe fits all" answer to this question. First, every…
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11 Strategies to Meet Strict Word Limits of MBA Essays

Posted on March 9, 2021
Shorter and fewer essays have been an ongoing trend of business school application essays for the past few years. Every year, B- schools have been cutting down on the number of application essays and their word limits. Continuing with this trend, Stanford has reduced the word limit of two required essays from 1150 to 1050.…
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