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Last Updated Sep 29, 2017 by

IESE MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

For those aspiring to join IESE, here is the Essay Topic Analysis for the IESE MBA essays of 2017-2018. 2017-2018 IESE Essay Questions Let’s take a closer look at each prompt. Essay 1 Please answer ONE (and only one) of the following two questions. (300 words) If you look at... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 1, 2016 by

IESE Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

For those aspiring to join IESE, here is the Essay Topic Analysis for the IESE MBA essays of 2016-2017. Unlike last year, this year’s application only requires one 400-word essay, in addition to the usual optional essay (200 words). Let’s take a closer look at each prompt. Essay 1: Please... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 12, 2013 by

IESE Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

With the Round 1 deadline fast approaching, we thought we’d take some time to look over IESE’s application essays for the 2013-2014 admissions season.  After reducing the required writing last year to just three essays and a total of 1,100 words, IESE has maintained two of those same prompts for... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 13, 2012 by

IESE Essay Topic Analysis 2012-2013

With IESE’s Round 1 deadline fast approaching, we thought we’d take some time to look over the school’s application essays for the 2012-2013 admissions season.  Following the trend of many top MBA programs, IESE has reduced the number of required essays this year, asking applicants to complete just three essays... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 2, 2008 by

IESE Essay Topic Analysis 2008-2009

IESE’s essay topics remain unchanged this year.  The very focused questions and narrow word limits of IESE’s application present a fairly straightforward but challenging task. Due to the recurring two-year time frame of some questions and the generally pointed inquiries, it seems likely that viable topics will come immediately to... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 8, 2007 by

IESE Essay Topic Analysis 2006-2007

With the deadline for IESE less than a week away, we wanted to follow up this morning’s post about upcoming deadlines for international programs with some comments on the essay questions for that particular school. The very focused questions and narrow word limits of IESE’s application present a fairly straightforward... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 2, 2006 by

IESE Dates and Essay Topic Analysis (2005-2006)

Following up on Monday’s promise of essay tips and information on additional European MBA programs (we’ve already offered some pointers on INSEAD and LBS), we wanted to take some time today to comment on IESE’s upcoming deadlines and events, and provide some guidance on tackling the program’s essays. This program... Read more »