Tag Archives: failure essay

3 Ways to Explain a Job Loss in the MBA Application

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com If you’re feeling anxious about explaining a gap in employment history in your MBA application, take heart. The members of the admissions committee are …

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Turn Failure Into a Great B-School Essay

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News. It’s the dreaded failure topic: “Describe a situation taken from your personal or professional life where you failed.” MBA applicants often freak out …

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Tuesday Tip: Make it a Good One

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1V0_MvRk8A[/youtube] It’s always nice to be promoted, appointed or acknowledged in some way.  But too often, I read essays from applicants who essentially restate their resumes without helping the reader understand all of the activity …

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Tuesday Tip: The Failure Essay

I decided to get personal this week.  Every day, I ask my clients to spill their guts and get very, very personal with me – that’s how we build the best applications.  It’s a privilege …

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Tuesday Tips – Columbia Business School January Program Essay Tips

Essay Tips for the Columbia GSB January program, which allows candidates to complete a full time MBA program in 16 month.

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Tuesday Tips – UVA MBA Essay Tips

UVA MBA’s admission essays for the class of 2011 are a departure from the themes of the last two years. Due to a relatively small set of questions and brief word limits, you will need …

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