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Multidimensional Brainstorming for Your MBA Application Essays

We at mbaMission often tell candidates, “You cannot turn a bad idea into a good essay.” We insist on taking our clients through a lengthy brainstorming process—starting with a thorough questionnaire—to discover the stories that make them distinct. As you uncover your stories, consider each one from as many different angles as possible. Doing so … Read More  

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Monday Morning Essay Tip: Multidimensional Brainstorming, Part 2

Many MBA candidates—whether they are working as bankers or lawyers, in internal corporate finance or corporate strategy—feel they must tell a “deal story” in their application essays. Although discussing a deal can be a good idea, showing your distinct impact on the deal is what is vital. Remember that you are the central character, not the deal. As … Read More  

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Monday Morning Essay Tip: Multidimensional Brainstorming, Part 1

We always tell candidates, “You cannot turn a bad idea into a good essay.” We insist on taking our clients through a lengthy brainstorming process (which begins with a thorough questionnaire) to discover the stories that make each of them distinct. As you uncover your stories, you should consider them from as many different angles … Read More  

Monday Morning Essay Tips

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