Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 22, 2010 - Study Aids - 256 pages
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Get into the elite professional school of your dreams with a college application that will capture the attention of admission boards!

Business school essays and admissions interviews are perhaps the most challenging parts of being an MBA candidate. With competition to the nation's top business schools being so fierce, you must stand out. Great Applications for Business School helps you play up strengths and talents to distinguish yourself from the rest of the competition.


  • The 8 most common admissions essay topics--and how to answer them
  • 22 actual essays by successful applicants to top schools
  • Self-marketing strategies to highlight your talents
  • Candid insights from admissions officers at top-ranked business schools

Topics include:

Getting Started, Scoring the Goals Essay, Getting to Know You: The Non-Goals Essays, The Required Optional Essay, Credible Enthusiasm: Letters of Recommendation


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Getting Started
Scoring The Goals Essay
Getting To Know You Impact Leadership Teamwork
Getting Personal SelfRevelation Essays
The Required Optional Essay
Credible Enthusiasm Letters of Recommendation
Parting Thoughts
In The Flesh Admissions Interviews
Still Alive WaitList Campaigns That Work

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About the author (2010)

Paul Bodine is a seasoned business editor and writer with 25 years of experience in business, technical, scholarly, and educational editing and writing. He is a Senior Editor at, America's most respected admissions consulting firm. Bodine has helped hundreds of clients earn admission to the world’s top business, law, medical, and graduate schools.

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