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University of California Los Angeles Anderson Essay Analysis, 2015–2016

Sideshow Bob: Madam, your children are no more . . . than a pair of ill-bred troublemakers. Homer: Lisa too? Sideshow Bob: Especially Lisa . . . but especially Bart. –The Simpsons, Season 8, Episode 169 We want to thank the UCLA Anderson School of Management for giving us the rare opportunity to quote from an episode … Read More →

September 2, 2015

2015-2016 MBA Essay Analysis University of California Los Angeles (Anderson)

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Cornell University Johnson Essay Analysis, 2015–2016

This application season, the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has opted to keep its quirky “life story” essay question, which can be quite applicant friendly, because it gives candidates the opportunity to present all sides of their experience—personal, professional, and community. In addition, the admissions committee is requesting a classic personal statement … Read More →

August 31, 2015

2015-2016 Cornell University (Johnson) MBA Essay Analysis

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Northwestern University Kellogg Essay Analysis, 2015–2016

The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has two brand spanking new essay questions this admissions season. They are a fairly straightforward pair: a leadership essay query and a small twist on a goal statement prompt. Kellogg’s somewhat unique application component is its video essay—we would call it truly unique, but the Yale School … Read More →

July 18, 2015

2015-2016 MBA Essay Analysis Northwestern University (Kellogg)

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Duke University Fuqua School of Business Essay Analysis, 2015–2016

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business essay questions are the same as last year, but in many ways, the kinds of essays the school is requesting of its applicants hearken back to years ago, when candidates were given the opportunity to provide a broad picture of themselves. Fuqua starts by posing a few traditional goals questions, … Read More →

July 17, 2015

2015-2016 Duke University (Fuqua) MBA Essay Analysis

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University of Chicago Booth Essay Analysis, 2015–2016

Clearly, the admissions committee at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business marches to its own beat, and this year, it has released an “essay” question like no other. We expect that the school’s “essay” prompt will flummox a lot of people (and because applicants can choose from multiple format options for their submission, … Read More →

July 16, 2015

2015-2016 MBA Essay Analysis University of Chicago (Booth)

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