Business School Essays Articles

Three Ways Around Writer’s Block

by Scott Shrum on January 5, 2011

If you are applying to graduate school this year, there is a good chance that right now you’re surfing the Internet to procrastinate writing your [...]


4 Ways to Keep Your MBA Applications From Ruining Your Holidays

by Jeremy Shinewald on December 29, 2010

With second round deadlines just around the corner, you might be feeling the pressure mounting. If finishing MBA applications were not stressful enough, [...]


Lively Language

by Linda Abraham on December 27, 2010

Consider the following sentence: My position as an analyst at Big Firm X offered me the opportunity to handle many demanding situations. You can’t get much [...]


Admissions Tip: Round Two Recap and Advice

by Clear Admit on December 25, 2010

As we prepare to bid goodbye to 2010 and greet the deadline-packed first month of 2011, we would like to take the opportunity [...]


The Most Important Part Of Your Application Is?

by Stacy Blackman on December 22, 2010

Clients of mine often ask what the most important part of their business school application is. Is it their GMAT score, undergraduate transcript, essays, interview, [...]


How Jyothi Got Into ISB – An Exit Interview

by Beat The GMAT Team on December 17, 2010

I’m excited to share another segment of the Beat The GMAT Exit Interview Series; an initiative where I interview Beat The GMAT members who have [...]


Admissions Tip: The Long Essay

by Clear Admit on December 14, 2010

Essay content you’ve polished for one school often serves as a great starting point for the next application, but as we’ve often said, [...]


How to Earn an A+ With Your Personal Statement Essay

by Tyler Cormney on December 7, 2010

There is a common misconception that we want to clear up: that an acceptance letter to a top-tier business school is all about what you’ve [...]


Admissions Tip: The Comparison Trap

by Clear Admit on December 6, 2010

We wanted to take some time today to discuss a frequently-made mistake in the application process. In their desire to make their case [...]


Addressing Issues With Your Essays

by Stacy Blackman on November 30, 2010

Beyond expressing failures and weaknesses, business school application essays are an outlet to provide explanations for parts of your background that may require clarification. You [...]


Writing About Career Achievements: Keep it Simple

by Linda Abraham on November 29, 2010

If you are applying to a competitive MBA program, you will have the opportunity (or, as some may see it, the dreaded task) of writing about [...]


MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: I Can Use the Same Essay for Multiple Schools

by Jeremy Shinewald on November 26, 2010

You’ve poured your heart and soul into your first and second business school applications, taken the time to craft the perfect essays and are [...]


Turkey, Stuffing, and an Acceptance Letter, Please!

by Tyler Cormney on November 25, 2010

All across the U.S. tomorrow, people will be getting together with family and friends for a no-holds barred feast. If you’re applying to business school [...]


Strategizing Your Round 2 Application

by Scott Shrum on November 25, 2010

If you applied to one or more MBA programs in Round 1, by now you may already have a feel for how it’s going and  [...]