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MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: My Recommender’s Grammar Will Ruin My Chances

At mbaMission, we emphasize the need for effective written communication. Indeed, gaining admission to your target business school involves no real “trick”—earning that coveted letter of acceptance depends on your ability to tell your story in a compelling way and in your own words. But is good grammar vital to good communication? And if so, will … Read More  

Admissions Myths Destroyed

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Monday Morning Essay Tip: Avoiding Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers

A dangling or misplaced modifier is a word or phrase that is intended to describe one thing, but because of its placement in a sentence, it actually describes something else. Misplaced modifiers are a common mistake in MBA application essays and can be very distracting to a reader, in addition to possibly misrepresenting what the … Read More  

Monday Morning Essay Tips

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Monday Morning Essay Tip: Simple Word Replacements That Save Word Count

One element of MBA application essays that can be challenging for business school candidates, no matter how skilled they are as writers, is staying within the target school’s word limits. Sometimes, cutting just a few words is all that is needed to keep from exceeding the set maximum, but after looking at a draft multiple … Read More  

Monday Morning Essay Tips

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