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4 Cases Where MBA Applicants Should Write an Optional Essay

To write or not to write an optional business school application essay…that is a question that concerns many MBA candidates each season. Some schools ask for you to address only extenuating circumstances in this section. Meanwhile, …

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4 Reasons to Write an Optional Business School Application Essay

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to the optional essay question posed by most business schools, MBA hopefuls often wonder if it is really optional. Many …

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Always Address These 4 Areas in the Optional MBA Essay

The Tuck: 360 MBA Blog at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has some timely advice on how to address all of those tricky situations in your b-school application you may wish you could just sweep under …

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When Applying to Business School, Own Up to Past Mistakes

This post originally appeared on the US News–Strictly Business MBA Admissions Blog. Nobody likes drawing attention to their past mistakes, academic or otherwise, particularly when applying for a seat at an über-competitive business school. Failing …

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