Chicago Booth’s Martinelli on Putting it All Together

rosePicOver the past few weeks, we’ve been alerting our blog readers/applicants to the advice of Rose Martinelli, associate dean for student recruitment and admissions at Chicago Booth School of Business. Waiting to board a plane back to Chicago after a whirlwind two weeks in Asia and Israel,  Martinelli updated the Rose Report blog with an entry on how to put together a great application.

Here are some key messages Martinelli covers:

  • Complete a self-assessment and come up with the stories, attributes, hobbies and passions you want to convey to Admissions.
  • Every school is different, so map your messages into each school’s application requirements.
  • Ask yourself whether the information is important for the admissions committee to know you better.
  • Content is more important than creativity…at Chicago Booth, they want to see what applicants have learned from their experiences.

To see Stacy Blackman’s tips for the Chicago Booth essays, including the PowerPoint question that reappears this year, click here.

(photo credit: Chicago Booth School of Business)


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