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USC Marshall Essay Analysis, 2020–2021

Last year, the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business took a very traditional approach to its application essay questions (after a short foray into more creative territory), and the tactic must have delivered, because the admissions committee has made no changes to the prompts at all for 2020–2021. For the first required … Read More  

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Essay Analysis 2020–2021

The application essay questions for the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University give candidates an opportunity to add some detail and depth to their profiles beyond the statistics and other basic data conveyed in the rest of their application. The school’s first required essay is a rather traditional career goals statement, and … Read More  

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Georgetown McDonough Essay Analysis, 2020–2021

Of all the programs we feature in our annual essay analyses, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is the one we typically expect to make at least some changes to its application essay questions from one season to the next. So even though applicants must still provide one 500-word written essay in response to their … Read More  

Notre Dame Mendoza Essay Analysis 2020–2021

The application essay requirements for the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame are fairly straightforward and classic—or at least the written ones are. First, candidates must provide a brief statement of purpose covering their immediate career goal and how the school can help them achieve it. Then, they are asked to … Read More  

Dartmouth College (Tuck) Essay Analysis, 2020–2021

Apparently wanting to keep the process of applying to the program as uncomplicated and understandable as possible, the admissions committee at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business has made only minimal revisions to its application. The essay questions basically remain the same (aside from the slightest adjustment in phrasing for one), meaning that the information … Read More  

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