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Last Updated Jul 27, 2017 by

Indiana / Kelley MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following this season’s release of the Indiana / Kelley MBA essay topics, we wanted to share our essay topic analysis for the 2017-2018 admissions season. Indiana / Kelley Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018 Let’s take a closer look at each essay: Essay 1 Please discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 27, 2017 by

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the release of the Kenan-Flagler MBA essay topics for 2017-2018, we wanted to offer a few pointers to applicants targeting the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for their business school studies next fall. The UNC MBA essay set is mostly unchanged from last admissions season.... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 24, 2017 by

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on our post with the 2017-2018 2017-2018 UT Austin / McCombs MBA essay questions, we wanted to offer our analysis of this season’s UT Austin MBA essays. The broad format of these essays is nearly identical to last year’s, with applicants introducing themselves to their cohort via a 250-word essay... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 24, 2017 by

Georgetown / McDonough Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the Georgetown / McDonough essay topics for 2017-2018, we wanted to share our essay topic analysis. The adcom has maintained the video essay, as well as optional and reapplicant essays.  The main required essay, however, has shifted in focus to a defining moment that entailed exceeding expectations.... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 24, 2017 by

UVA / Darden MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the announcement of the Darden essay topic for 2017-2018, we wanted to take a closer look at this season’s prompt for UVA MBA Class of 2020 hopefuls. This is the fifth consecutive year that the Darden essay section has comprised a single 500-word essay asking applicants to recount... Read more »

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 Jul 20, 2017 by

Dartmouth / Tuck Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

With the release of the 2017-2018 Dartmouth / Tuck MBA essays, we wanted to offer some guidance for applicants targeting the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth for their business school studies. Tuck has maintained the length of the essay section of its application, once again asking for two essays... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 13, 2017 by

Cornell / Johnson MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the release of the Cornell University / Johnson MBA essay prompts for 2017-2018, we wanted to offer some pointers to applicants who are targeting the Class of 2020. While the program has retained its creative Table of Contents essay, it has once again dispensed with the standard career goals essay and... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 12, 2017 by

Duke / Fuqua Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on our announcement of Duke / Fuqua’s application essays for the 2017-2018 admissions season, we wanted to offer our essay topic analysis for the Class of 2020 Fuqua MBA hopefuls. Relative to last year, the Fuqua adcom has maintained their interest in candidates’ goals, personal background and passion about Duke. While... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 7, 2017 by

Cambridge / Judge Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the release of the Cambridge Judge MBA essay prompts for 2017-2018, we wanted to provide some guidance for applicants targeting Cambridge this admissions season. Judge has maintained its request for candidates’ career goals, spectacular failure and teamwork scenario. Because each Cambridge essay is a relatively short one,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 6, 2017 by

Wharton MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on our announcement earlier this week with the Wharton essay topics for the 2017-2018 admissions season, we wanted to offer our essay topic analysis for the Class of 2020 UPenn MBA hopefuls. The Wharton adcom has decided to retain its two required essays on desired professional growth, and fit with... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 30, 2017 by

Northwestern / Kellogg Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Now that Northwestern has announced the Kellogg essay topics for the 2017-2018 admissions season, we wanted to offer our advice to applicants who are targeting that program’s Class of 2020. The format for Kellogg’s essays remains the same as last year’s: applicants will respond to two required essays in a... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 30, 2017 by

MIT / Sloan Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the release of MIT Sloan’s 2017-2018 application essay prompt, we thought we’d offer some suggestions about how Sloan MBA hopefuls might approach this year’s written materials. The school has maintained their required cover letter—albeit with a bit more room compared to last year. The video essay is... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 30, 2017 by

INSEAD Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Now that the online application for INSEAD’s January 2018 intake is live—and the INSEAD essay topics for 2017-2018 have been released—we wanted to follow up with some commentary for business school applicants targeting the school this season. INSEAD has maintained the four Job Description essays and three Motivation Essays for their application.... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 21, 2017 by

Chicago Booth MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

Following up on the release of the University of Chicago Booth MBA essay topics for 2017-2018, we wanted to offer some guidance to applicants as they prepare to tackle this potentially challenging prompt. The adcom presents candidates with images that capture life at Booth; applicants are asked to choose one... Read more »

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