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Kellogg Deadlines & Essays (Class of 2017, Starting Fall 2015)

DEADLINES ESSAYS For 2014-2015, the following two essays are required of all applicants: Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How were you tested? What did you learn? (450 words) Leadership requires an ability to collaborate with and motivate others. Describe a professional experience that required you to influence ... Read More »

Thoughts on MIT Sloan 2014-2015 Essays

Essay 1: The mission of the MIT Sloan School of Management is to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world and to generate ideas that advance management practice.  Discuss how you will contribute toward advancing the mission based on examples of past work and activities.   (500 words or fewer) This same essay last year caused a lot of ... Read More »

Cornell Johnson Deadlines (Class of 2017, Starting Fall 2015)


MBA Application Advice: Don’t Compare Yourself to Others

I just wrote this to a struggling client. I hope it’s helpful to others as well: Maybe you’re feeling a lot of time pressure now because this is a busy month. I know how that feeling can narrow your vision. Take a breath and stay calm. Try to go running or get some kind of exercise to clear your mind.  One ... Read More »

Kellogg Deadlines (Class of 2017, Starting Fall 2015)

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