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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) Essay Analysis, 2011–2012

MIT Sloan takes a slightly different approach with its essay questions than most top schools do. The admissions committee has stated explicitly in various admissions chats that Sloan’s application is unique in that it focuses exclusively on candidates’ past behaviors. The committee is more interested in the details of an applicant’s story and in his/her … Read More  

2011-2012 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) MBA Essay Analysis

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New York University (Stern) Essay Analysis, 2011-2012

1. Professional Aspirations (750-word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font) Think about the decisions you have made in your life. Answer the following: (a) What choices have you made that led you to your current position? (b) Why pursue an MBA at this point in your life? (c) What is your career goal upon graduation from NYU … Read More  

2011-2012 MBA Essay Analysis New York University (Stern)

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University of Chicago (Booth) Essay Analysis, 2011–2012

1. What are your short- and long-term goals, and how will a Chicago Booth MBA help you reach them? (600 words) Because Personal Statements are similar from one application to the next, we have produced the mbaMission Personal Statement Guide, which helps applicants write this style of essay for any school. We offer this guide … Read More  

2011-2012 MBA Essay Analysis University of Chicago (Booth)

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Cornell University (Johnson) Essay Analysis, 2011–2012

1. What career do you plan to pursue upon completion of an MBA degree and why? (400-word limit) Because Personal Statements are similar from one application to the next, we have produced the mbaMission Personal Statement Guide, which helps applicants write this style of essay for any school. We offer this guide to candidates free … Read More  

2011-2012 Cornell University (Johnson) MBA Essay Analysis

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University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) Essay Analysis, 2011–2012

This year, Wharton is again asking candidates to first respond to one required question, then choose two from among three additional question options (versus three out of four options last year)—and two of the three options are brand new queries. Required Question: What are your professional objectives? (300 words) Just 300 words to answer such a broad … Read More  

2011-2012 MBA Essay Analysis University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

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