Tag Archives: Essays

The Clash Said It Best

Since I began my preparation for the GMAT over half a year ago, I’ve had a pretty steady diet of activities geared toward getting me admitted to business schools: studying for and taking the test, contacting recommenders, researching and visiting … Continue reading

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V is for Vicissitudes

As the Yiddish would say – well, that was a mishigas. The past few weeks didn’t go quite the way I thought it would, but here I am, still in one piece, and things are looking just fine.

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Shifting Gears

Interviews are another piece of the application puzzle and another opportunity to show how great of an addition to a business school’s class I will be. At first glance, I thought that since interviewing relies on many of the same themes, … Continue reading

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3 Down, 2ish To Go

At the beginning of December, I’d like to take stock of where my applications stand. So far, I’ve submitted applications to NYU Stern, MIT Sloan and Columbia Business School. I’ll also say that the previous list is roughly in the … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving Lethargy

Whether it’s the tryptophan, taking a few days off from applications or something else, it’s been difficult getting back into essay-writing mode. After submitting my application to NYU Stern earlier this month, I would have thought I’d be done with … Continue reading

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Out With the Old, In With the New

I spoke too soon a few days ago, when I thought I was almost done with my application to Columbia Business School. After getting great feedback from one of my essay readers (thanks, you know who you are!), it’s clear … Continue reading

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Columbia Business School Application Almost Complete!

Just spent the past week or two revising my main essay for my third business school application. At first glance, while the question prompt for NYU Stern’s first essay is quite similar to Columbia’s, their focus is actually pretty different. … Continue reading

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