Business School Essays Articles

  • 2016-2017 Wharton School MBA Essay Tips

    by on July 7th, 2016

    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania released the essay questions for the class of 2019 with the inclusion of a second required essay. This additional essay focuses on teamwork and complements the main … Read More

  • 2016-2017 Chicago Booth MBA Essay Questions

    by on June 29th, 2016

    The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has updated the required full-time MBA essay question for the 2016-2017 application cycle. Check them out below: Essay Question View this collection of … Read More

  • Which MBA Essays Should You Work on First

    by on June 23rd, 2016

    While not all Class of 2019 MBA applications have gone live yet, several programs have posted their essay questions so that applicants can get going on their drafts. But how should you pick which school to start with? … Read More

  • 2016-2017 IU Kelley MBA Essay Topics

    by on June 5th, 2016

    The Kelley MBA program at Indiana University has posted the MBA essay questions for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They remain unchanged from last season, and are as follows: Essay 1: Please discuss your immediate … Read More

  • Tuck MBA Has 3 Tips for Military Applicants

    by on April 23rd, 2016

    Coming from the armed forces rather than a civilian career path prior to business school can give rise to certain difficulties when drafting an application. Luckily, the Tuck 360 MBA Blog at Dartmouth’s Tuck … Read More

  • Make the Most of Each MBA Application Component

    by on January 9th, 2016

    As you pull together your MBA application materials for Round 2, try to think of each component as an opportunity to tell the Adcom something new about yourself. What we mean is, don’t simply copy and paste bullet … Read More

  • Make the Most of Your MBA Essays

    by on September 29th, 2015

    Essay-writing is a funny thing. Before you dive into your MBA applications, 400 or 500 words can seem like the equivalent of a doorstop-size Russian novel. But once you really get going on your first drafts, you quickly … Read More

  • Make Your MBA Applications More Interesting

    Make Your MBA Applications More Interesting

    by on December 15th, 2014

    This post is about how to make your essays for admission to graduate school in business more interesting. Oh wait, that opener didn’t catch your attention? Well that is exactly what admissions officers think when they … Read More

  • How Keeping A Notebook Can Improve Your MBA Application

    by on March 31st, 2011

    In the spring and summer, make the decision to carry around a notebook to write down your thoughts about your applications. Some of these thoughts may be random ideas that come to mind while you are working, on the … Read More

  • Developing Your Brand

    by on March 11th, 2011

    For a moment, consider who the audience is for your MBA application.  You will be spending countless hours writing a magnum opus that may be read by only one individual—or a select few at most. These people have many … Read More

  • The Biggest Mistakes Applicants Make

    The Biggest Mistakes Applicants Make

    by on March 7th, 2011

    A few MBA admissions experts from Veritas Prep discuss the mistakes that business school applicants make when writing their admissions essays. Read More

  • The Difference Between Weakness and Failure

    by on March 7th, 2011

    In addition to having to respond to questions about your weaknesses, there is a strong possibility you will also be asked about an incident when you failed. While you may loathe these questions just as much, they are … Read More

  • Defining What Specific Business Schools Are Looking For

    by on February 28th, 2011

    After you’ve narrowed down the list of business schools you are looking to attend, you should begin to study each MBA program and look for consistency in what qualities the admissions team says they are looking for. … Read More

  • For Example, the AWA Issue Essay

    For Example, the AWA Issue Essay

    by on February 20th, 2011

    Isaac Bettan, Master Verbal Instructor at Master GMAT One of the most common mistakes in the AWA Issue Essay pertains to examples, which seem uncomfortably murky. Students always ask: What kind of examples should I use? … Read More