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INSEAD Essay Analysis, 2010-2011

1. Give a candid description of yourself, stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your strengths and weaknesses and the main factors, which have influenced your personal development, giving examples when necessary. (400 words approx.) Although the request for “main factors which have influenced your development” comes later in the question, we feel you … Read More  

2010-2011 INSEAD MBA Essay Analysis

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Northwestern University (Kellogg) Essay Analysis, 2010–2011

Recently, mbaMission Founder Jeremy Shinewald discussed Kellogg’s essays as part of Beat the GMAT’s “Write Like an Expert” Series. Check out the video from that presentation below. To see the video alongside the presentation slides, visit Beat the GMAT: Kellogg’s essay questions have changed very little this year, with primarily just a few tweaks to … Read More  

2010-2011 MBA Essay Analysis Northwestern University (Kellogg)

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University of Virginia (Darden) Essay Analysis, 2010–2011

1. The Darden MBA program expects students to actively participate in learning teams, the classroom, and the broader community. Please share one or two examples from your past experience that best illustrate(s) how you will contribute to this highly engaging and hands-on learning environment. (500 words) This question presupposes some knowledge of how Darden works. … Read More  

2010-2011 MBA Essay Analysis University of Virginia (Darden)

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Duke University (Fuqua) Essay Analysis, 2010-2011

Please respond fully and concisely using 1.5 line spacing. Your response to each question should be no more than 2 pages in length, with a font size no less than 10-point. Today, companies must navigate through complex and interdependent issues. They must deal with health and security matters, environmental impact questions, and diversity and cultural … Read More  

University of Michigan (Ross) Essay Analysis, 2010–2011

Michigan Ross has overhauled its essay this year. Gone is a question about an alternative career path that perplexed many applicants in the past. Still, essay one will no doubt bedevil many others. Michigan Ross’s essays are open ended, which allows you to decide what you want to offer of yourself. You should feel that … Read More  

2010-2011 MBA Essay Analysis University of Michigan (Ross)

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