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Last Updated Jul 23, 2017 by

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the recent release of the 2017-2018 London Business School essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants targeting London Business School this admissions season. Continuing last year’s format, the LBS adcom has chosen to stick to the same single required essay as well as an optional essay. 2017-2018 LBS Essay Topic... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 9, 2016 by

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2016-2017

Following up on the recent release of the 2016-2017 London Business School essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants targeting London Business School this admissions season. LBS has decided to reduce the number of essays it requires from two to one, while retaining an optional essay. Let’s take a closer... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 25, 2015 by

London Business School 2015-2016 Essay Topic Analysis

Following up on the recent release of the 2015-2016 LBS MBA essay topics, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants targeting London Business School this admissions season. The London Business School MBA essay prompts are largely unchanged from last admissions season; the program continues to require applicants to respond to two prompts in a... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 10, 2014 by

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2014-2015

Looking at London Business School’s Essay Topics for the 2014-2015 admissions season, it appears that the school is sticking with three required responses and a word count on par with last year’s application as well.  The upside for applicants, meanwhile, is that the program has dropped last season’s challenging “What... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2013 by

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2013-2014

While London Business School had previously employed a number of the same or slightly revised essay topics over the past few seasons, this year’s LBS essay set marks a notable change in the contents and number of essay topics.  From six questions in 2012-2013 admissions season to three this year,... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 10, 2012 by

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2012-2013

With the exception of a few minor wording changes, four of London Business School’s essay topics for the 2012-2013 admissions season have remained essentially the same as last year’s prompts.  Meanwhile, the school has reintroduced a career goals essay that was last seen on the 2009-2010 application, in addition to... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 23, 2011 by

London Business School Essay Topic Analysis 2011-2012

Although three of London Business School’s essay topics are unchanged from the prompts on last year’s application, the school has reintroduced two new essay topics regarding an applicant’s career to date and career vision that are variations of the 2009-2010 essay questions.  These revised career-focused essay questions  indicate the school’s... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2011 by

Analysis of London Business School Essay 6: Considering what you have already included in the application, what else would you like to tell us about yourself? You can approach this question however you like.

Considering what you have already included in the application, what else would you like to tell us about yourself?  You can approach this question however you like. (250 words) This question leaves the door open for a wide range of examples.  One’s choice of topic here will likely depend on... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 21, 2011 by

Analysis of London Business School Essay 5: London Business School offers a truly global and diverse experience. Describe any significant experiences outside of your home country or culture. What did you gain and how will your experience contribute to London Business School?

London Business School offers a truly global and diverse experience. Describe any significant experiences outside of your home country or culture. What did you gain and how will your experience contribute to London Business School? (250 words) Previously the fourth prompt on last year’s application, this question allows applicants the... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 20, 2011 by

Analysis of London Business School Essay 4: Student involvement is an extremely important part of the London Business School MBA experience and this is reflected in the character of students on campus. Please describe how you will contribute to student clubs and the community and why?

Student involvement is an extremely important part of the London Business School MBA experience and this is reflected in the character of students on campus. Please describe how you will contribute to student clubs and the community and why? (300 words) This question, which appeared as the third essay topic... Read more »