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Things to Keep in Mind for the 2018-2019 Kellogg Essays

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on January 17, 2019

I’ve been fortunate to have returned to Kellogg twice in the past 2 months, once for my 25th year Kellogg MBA reunion and once as [...]


January 2019 Event Roundup

by mbaMission on January 10, 2019

Are you applying to business school this year? If so, you can enroll in one of our free business school workshops, which are offered both [...]


How to Introduce Without an Introduction and Own Your Story in MBA Application Essays

by mbaMission on December 20, 2018

Most high school students in the United States are taught to write essays that have a formal introduction, a body that supports that introduction, and [...]


Deciding How Many Business Schools to Target and Choosing a “Safe” School

by mbaMission on December 13, 2018

When candidates consider their strategies for applying to MBA programs, many have a logical question in mind: To how many business schools should I apply? The answer, [...]


Duke Fuqua 25 Random Things: Do’s and Don’ts

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 26, 2018

Not surprisingly, Duke’s Fuqua School of Business is asking for the same 25 random things again this year. Having read this essay for more than [...]


Tips on Writing the Columbia Business School Essay: Loving that New York Frame of Mind

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 22, 2018

  Like many of us, Columbia Business School just wants to be loved. For a successful candidate that means making it clear to CBS that it [...]


How to Take Ownership of Your Post-MBA Goals and Show They Are Attainable

by mbaMission on November 21, 2018

When admissions officers read your MBA application, they want to feel inspired by your personal statement; they want to know that you have a strong [...]


The 4 Attributes You Need for the Tuck MBA Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 19, 2018

  It’s an exciting time to apply to The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Tuck has always been transparent in the application process, providing the [...]


How to Write the New Haas MBA Essays

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 15, 2018

It’s a new year for MBA admissions and there are updated Haas essays! And a new opportunity to share how your path has shaped you. While [...]


Personal MBA Coach’s M7 Essay Analysis E-Book

by Personal MBA Coach on November 14, 2018

Personal MBA Coach is pleased to announce the release of our newest e-book: M7 Essay Analysis. Available for free to all Personal MBA Coach customers and newsletter subscribers, [...]


Why Your MBA Friends Are Not Always the Best People to Review Your Essays

by Vantage Point on November 13, 2018

Last year I had a client who called me panicking – “I showed my applications to several co-workers and they completely tore apart my essays! [...]


How to Tackle the Wharton MBA Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 12, 2018

The departure of MBA Admissions Director Frank DeVecchis in May isn’t the only change at Wharton this year. Essay prompts posted in June show a [...]


Insider Insight to Nail the Ross Essay (and Short Answers!)

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 8, 2018

The University of Michigan-Ross MBA experience is filled with a tight group of classmates who love to work together and who spend plenty of time learning outside [...]


Things to Keep in Mind for the 2018-2019 Kellogg Essays

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 5, 2018

I’ve been fortunate to have returned to Kellogg twice in the past 2 months, once for my 25th year Kellogg MBA reunion and once as [...]


How to Search Your Soul in Your Stanford GSB Essays

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 1, 2018

The Stanford GSB has used the same two essay questions for years now, and they capture very well what the GSB is looking for in [...]