Business School Essays Articles

The Difference Between Weakness and Failure

by Stacy Blackman on March 7, 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 [...]


Defining What Specific Business Schools Are Looking For

by Stacy Blackman on February 28, 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 [...]


For Example, the AWA Issue Essay

by Economist GMAT Tutor on February 20, 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 [...]


Honors, Awards, And The List Continues

by Stacy Blackman on February 19, 2011

When you are completing your business school application, you will be asked about the honors, awards, and special recognition that you have received in the [...]


Completing A Brag Sheet For Your Business School Application

by Stacy Blackman on February 12, 2011

When we work with individuals and their business school applications, we start by asking them to fill out a Brag Sheet. This not only helps [...]


Essay Tip: Write Positive for Power and Clarity in Your Writing

by Linda Abraham on February 7, 2011

I was recently flipping through my ragged copy of The Elements of Style, when one of Strunk & White’s tips caught my eye: “Put [...]


Supersize Your Admissions Odds With Super Bowl Ads

by Brian Galvin on February 6, 2011

If you’re like most Americans today, you’re planning to spend the day celebrating our culture’s favorite unofficial holiday complete with the traditional meal (chili, party [...]


Be Confident In Your Business School Application

by Stacy Blackman on February 2, 2011

Finding the right balance between being confident and being humble about your abilities is one of the hardest challenges you will face in writing your [...]


MBA Admissions: Third Round or Next Year?

by Linda Abraham on January 24, 2011

Here’s a question I often hear around this stage in the MBA application process: Is it better to apply Round 3 or to wait until [...]


Different Types Of Business School Essays

by Stacy Blackman on January 23, 2011

For most individuals, writing business school essays will be the last time in our lives when someone lets us brag about our accomplishments and will [...]


Veritas Prep MBA Admissions Consulting Debrief 2 – money9111

by Richard Battle-Baxter on January 18, 2011

The following is a guest post by money9111, one of the five Giant GMAT Giveaway winners for Beat The GMAT.  For his prize, money9111 chose [...]


Begin Writing That Essay

by Stacy Blackman on January 11, 2011

Once you have identified your business school deadlines and have determined the best timeline, you will finally have to face the fact that you need [...]


MBA Application Tip: What to Do If You Procrastinated

by Linda Abraham on January 10, 2011

I was looking for something on the old blog and came across a post that I thought was timely and worth repeating. I wrote this [...]


Admissions Tip: Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part II

by Clear Admit on January 8, 2011

Last week we offered some advice to help applicants avoid common pitfalls in writing their essays for the Round Two deadlines.  This [...]