There are many seemingly minor factors that can trip you up when you’re in the final stages of applying to MBA programs. Follow the links below to find various tips and tricks that you can use to put the final polish on your applications. 

Essays

 

General Essay Tips 

Things to consider before you start writing!

Word Count Tips & Tricks

Advice on how to get your essays down to the required length

Common Errors 

How to avoid common grammatical and punctuation mistakes

Interviews

 

Sample Interview Questions 

What kinds of questions you might encounter in an interview

MBA Elevator Pitch 

How to answer that seemingly simple question, "Why do you want an MBA?"

Thank-You Examples

Why a well-written thank-you note is important, along with examples

Other resources

 

LinkedIn for MBAs 

How to leave a lasting impression on LinkedIn

Thank you for helping me get here! I don't know where I'd be without you.

Columbia Admit

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU... for believing in me, challenging me to be authentic and pushing me to be great!

Haas Admit

Thank you so much for all of your help over the past year around my application. I strongly feel that the essays we worked on must have been one of the key deciding factors for my admissions. I am very grateful for having the opportunity to work together towards applying to graduate school.

Haas Admit