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University of London, London Business School Essay Analysis, 2015

*Please note: You are viewing an essay analysis from the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. Click here to view our collection of essay analyses for the current admissions season.  London Business School (LBS) jumps on the “less is more” trend with regard to its application essays this year, only at a lesser rate of decrease than many of … Read More  

2014-2015 MBA Essay Analysis University of London (London Business School)

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What I Learned at… London Business School, Part 1

In our “What I Learned at…” series, MBAs discuss the tools and skills their business schools provided as they launched their careers. Nitzan Yudan is the CEO and co-founder of FlatClub, a United Kingdom–based online marketplace for short-term rentals that connects verified members of exclusive alumni, employment and organizational networks. In Part 1 of this four-part … Read More  

University of London (London Business School) What I Learned at...

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University of London (London Business School) Essay Analysis, 2013–2014

London Business School follows in the steps of a number of top MBA programs this year in streamlining and downscaling its application essay requirements, going from six questions and 1,750 allotted words to three questions and 1,200 words. Two of the current prompts are reminiscent of several questions from last year—asking about applicants’ future plans … Read More  

2013-2014 MBA Essay Analysis University of London (London Business School)

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University of London (London Business School) Essay Analysis, 2012–2013

Question 1 (500 words): In what role or sector do you see yourself working immediately after graduation?  Why?  How will your past and present experiences help you achieve this?  How will the London Business School MBA Programme contribute to this goal? This multipart essay question largely amounts to a request for a personal statement essay, … Read More  

2012-2013 MBA Essay Analysis University of London (London Business School)

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MBA News: Financial Times Rankings Released

We always advise candidates to take rankings not with a grain of salt, but with a pound of it. Today, the Financial Times released its annual ranking of top global MBA programs and London Business School came out on top, with Wharton, HBS, Stanford, INSEAD and many others following, of course. So, why should one … Read More  



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