B-Schooled Podcast Episode #130: 6 Things You Think You Know About MBA Essay Writing (But Might Not)

We all know how to write, so what could possibly go wrong in an MBA application essay? Lots of things, as it turns out. In this B-Schooled podcast, we dive into six tips for MBA essay writing that even the most confident writers sometimes miss. This will include the following:

Directly answering the question asked
The active vs. the passive voice
Writing an attention-grabbing first (and last) sentence
The STAR format and why it is your friend
Structuring your essay clearly
Writing in a way that is clear, simple, and concise

Even if you think you have everything covered for your essays, be sure to give this podcast a listen. This B-Schooled episode can be found here, or take a listen on any of the major podcast platforms below.

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