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How To Write a
B-School Essay

Most business schools ask you to write 2-8 essays. These vary by school, but typically include your career goals, how an MBA fits into these, and your contribution to the school's community. Follow our 3 step guide to write these essays successfully.


Step 1: Brainstorming

Brainstorm to identify stories from your upbringing, undergrad, and work experience that demonstrate the 12 traits.


Step 2: Mapping

Map your stories to each essay prompt for each school, to demonstrate the traits they're looking for without repeating yourself.

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Step 3: Writing

Now, consider how to convey your stories and analysis within the word count. We recommend starting with a simple 2-part structure. 

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