Do you remember the last time you were emotionally touched by a television scene or after reading a heartbreaking chapter? In real life, shit happens, and these events may either directly or indirectly change the course of your journey. As Alfred Pennyworth (Batman’s Butler) once said, “Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” The following is an essay I wrote to successfully get into the Haas Business School. ___________________________________________
Applying to a school, whether it is for undergraduate or graduate studies is a lot of work. However, there are ways to maximize the time you spend on each essay. One of these ways is recycling the optional essay, or a more open-ended question. We highly recommend applicants customize their essays for each application – researching intensively on specific professors, classes, and immersion experiences. However, in certain cases, recycling an essay makes sense, and even works!
In college / Masters Applications, and in job interviews, there is usually a time allocated to asking interviewers questions. Here are a 3 PRO tips that will help sway the interviewer to your side! 1. Show your knowledge: In a Master’s program, don’t just say – “Please tell me about some professors you would recommend.” Say something like “From my research and having spoken to alumni such as Bobby, I have identified Professor X as someone I would like to conduct research with
Put simply – YES! Unpaid internships can definitely be worth the effort. In many top business schools around the world, particularly in the US, competition for the top jobs – whether supportive or cutthroat – is increasing. This means that many students are applying for the same jobs in banking, consulting, or leadership development programs, and as a result, it is harder for someone to differentiate. An awesome strategy that many of my friends have used successfully to event
I have heard many people say that MBA class is like leading an orchestra – you need your flutes, clarinets, saxophones, euphoniums, and percussion. Similarly, each applicant has many strengths and he or she has to consider how his or her skillsets can best contribute to the class. Here are the following lessons that I learned in my application process. Market yourself as someone the class needs, not necessarily something you are more proud of: As someone in finance, I had my