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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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Helpful Tips to Meet Word Limits in MBA Essays

Posted on August 4, 2020
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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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines: 2020-21

Posted on June 22, 2020
Duke Fuqua MBA program that seeks 'leaders of consequence', has released essay questions and deadlines for the 2020-21 application season. The application for the class beginning in 2021 will be available in July. Keeping in mind the ongoing tumultuous times, the school has made certain changes in its application requirements to make the process simple.…
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