silviacolasanti.it
» » Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition (Great Application for Business School)

Download Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition (Great Application for Business School) fb2, epub

by Paul Bodine

Download Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition (Great Application for Business School) fb2, epub

ISBN: 0071746552
Author: Paul Bodine
Language: English
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 2 edition (January 5, 2011)
Pages: 256
Category: Management & Leadership
Subcategory: Money
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 591
Size Fb2: 1765 kb
Size ePub: 1199 kb
Size Djvu: 1497 kb
Other formats: mbr mobi lrf doc


I read and referenced Paul's book (Great Application's for Business School) as I worked on my application essay for the University of Minnesota's Executive Master of Healthcare Administration program - it made all the difference

I read and referenced Paul's book (Great Application's for Business School) as I worked on my application essay for the University of Minnesota's Executive Master of Healthcare Administration program - it made all the difference. Although the primary audience for this book is MBA applicants, the tips and insights were exactly what I needed to compose a successful MHA statement of purpose.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. Crime And Punishment In Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation.

Great Applications for Business Get into the elite professional school of. .

Great Applications for Business 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. Published January 5th 2011 by McGraw-Hill Education (first published December 1st 2010).

Business school essays and admissions interviews are perhaps the most challenging parts of being an MBA .

Business school essays and admissions interviews are perhaps the most challenging parts of being an MBA candidate. com, America's most respected admissions consulting firm.

Hope you are pleased to join our service, and you can read all the books you want.

s top business schools being so fierce, you must stan. т 1026.

The book includes: The 8 most common essay questions-and how to answer them 22 actual essays by successful applicants to top schools. s top business schools being so fierce, you must stan.

Описание: 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. Features: 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.

'Great Applications for Business School' provides a flexible, practical system for enabling business school applicants to find their applications' central theme, brainstorm their essays' raw material using personal 'data-mining' techniques, craft an outline using theme and evidence sentences, and write, revise, and edit effective essay drafts. Bodine provides detailed strategies for answering the most common MBA admissions essay topics--from goals, accomplishments, and "self-revelation" essays to diversity, leadership and teamwork, failure, and creative or multimedia topics. "Great Applications" includes practical guidelines for understanding what schools actually ask, choosing the appropriate stories for each essay type, and structuring essays so they provide context, analysis, and the all-important takeaways. The foundational material that earned "Great Application Essays for Business School" GMATClub.com's "Best MBA Book" award in 2010 remains the core of this new edition.   But the second edition--30% larger than the first--also contains substantially new material: *             Forty-four actual, complete essays or admissions documents (versus 22 in the first edition) written by admitted applicants to the very best business schools (Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Chicago, Tuck, Columbia, London, Kellogg, INSEAD, and MIT Sloan, among others). *             Treatment of the newest trend in admissions essays: creative, PowerPoint, and multimedia essays. *             Ten case studies showing how real applicants with specific challenges overcame their admissions obstacles to gain admission to top programs. *             Five "Put Yourself on the Couch" question sets that will spark the kind of reflection and analysis from which truly self-aware essays can emerge.  *             Extended appendixes on admissions interviews (containing sample interview responses) and wait-list letters (featuring before-and-after versions of two successful letters).

Comments:

Na
I am the founder of GMAT Club, a massive online MBA community, representing 10% of the incoming class at top business schools this year. Here are my thoughts about the book:

This is by far the best book on MBA Essays I have reviewed. It is motivating to read and contains nuggets of value on every page. Even the obvious points in the "what not to do" section are strong

PROS
+ Great self-diagnostic/reflection methodology
+ Real essays and real examples
+ What not-to-do section with every chapter
+ Practical - it is not a bunch of tricks or gimmicks but solid value
+ Numerous quotes from admissions officers
+ Section on Letters of Recommendation (LOR)

CONS
- Essays are getting a bit dated in this edition, so awaiting the second edition
- None really

Bottom line: taking into consideration that an Admissions consultant could cost $2-4K per school, this is a great guide. I wish this book was out when I was applying.

Let me know if any questions about this book, I respond to comments and own/reviewed most of other MBA Admissions/GMAT books
Best Regards,
BB, MBA, GMAT 750
Founder of GMAT Club
Doktilar
Of the essay books, this does rank among the best in most categories. The advice is well thought out and gives you not only samples of prose but things to consider from the school's point of view. Items like word choice and essay style are also considered in detail.

As one of the other reviewers mentioned, most essays are unfortunately rediculous in length. If the essays could be infinite in length (as they are for basically only one top-25 school I can think of), these essays and the detail provided in them would be dead on. Once you begin writing however, you will realize that some of the detailed advice given and the rubrics to follow will quickly consume the 1-2 page limit and you'll need to start over and refine or completely rewrite. Use the essays for guidelines but be careful of all the prosaic fluff that the author recommends you put into your essay to create good "stories", sometimes using several double spaced pages just to set up a backstory in an essay-useless when you have only 2 pages to answer 3 subquestions!

The author spends alot of time saying, "Do X" and then within the same few pages or within the book will say, "Be careful of X," constraining you into an impossible writing situation. He will also do the opposite where he will scare you into the need to write too much by saying things like, "Make sure you talk about this aspect of your career. But don't forget this. And don't forget this. Oh yeah, and don't forget..." Again, if you have the common sense to get into business school, this book should be an inspirational outline more than the be-all-end-all of essay writing. The author should take care to give more examples of shorter essays which most top 25 schools want.

My advice: If you are looking to study multiple books, put this one on your list. If you are looking for one really great book, this may not be it (though I strongly advise you against using only one book.)
IWAS
I bought this book for help with essays and a lot of the advice was obvious. However, it had some good examples and it did answer a few important questions I had, which definitely made the book worth any investment. I would give it 3 stars but the section on interviews was actually quite thorough. But if you're looking for an in-depth MBA essay guide, you may want to supplement this with another book and internet research.
Frei
Great book! Provided me with much-needed structure to begin my essay-writing process, and included many examples which illustrated the possibilities for me.
Rolorel
Awesome book
Viashal
Excellent book for responding to essay questions and filling out an application. I used this book and one other. I would definitely recommend this book. I got accepted into a top MBA program!
Dukinos
I like the most goals and personal essays.
This is by far the best B-schools application guides on the market. Paul has done a fabulous job of providing great tips for writing application essays. His "inline" analysis of sample essays helps you analyze your essays critically.

The best part about this book is the process that the author walks you to through to help you think about "your stories" and how do you best present them. His second chapter on "goals essays" is worth alone the price of the book. I only wish this book was published earlier.

Highly recommended.

Related to Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition (Great Application for Business School)

Download How to Write a Winning College Application Essay, Revised 4th Edition fb2, epub

How to Write a Winning College Application Essay, Revised 4th Edition fb2 epub

Author: Michael James Mason
Category: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
ISBN: 0761524266
Download 88 Great MBA Application Tips  Strategies to Get You into a Top Business School fb2, epub

88 Great MBA Application Tips Strategies to Get You into a Top Business School fb2 epub

Author: Brandon Royal
Category: Education & Reference
ISBN: 0130328952
Download Business Week Guide to the Best Business Schools (4th ed) fb2, epub

Business Week Guide to the Best Business Schools (4th ed) fb2 epub

Author: John A. Byrne
Category: Higher & Continuing Education
ISBN: 0070094225
Download Sam and Shrimp:  The Great Snail Race  ,  The Lunch Box  (Badger Reading for KS2) fb2, epub

Sam and Shrimp: The Great Snail Race , The Lunch Box (Badger Reading for KS2) fb2 epub

Author: Chris Buckton,Leonie Bennett,John Dillow
Category: Schools & Teaching
ISBN: 1844240827
Download What They Don't Teach you at Harvard Business School fb2, epub

What They Don't Teach you at Harvard Business School fb2 epub

Author: Mark H. McCormack
Category: Management & Leadership
ISBN: 0394298381
Download Schools or Markets?: Commercialism, Privatization, and School-business Partnerships fb2, epub

Schools or Markets?: Commercialism, Privatization, and School-business Partnerships fb2 epub

Author: Deron R. Boyles
Category: Schools & Teaching
ISBN: 0805852042
Download Singing for Mrs. Pettigrew: Stories and Essays from a Writing Life fb2, epub

Singing for Mrs. Pettigrew: Stories and Essays from a Writing Life fb2 epub

Author: Peter Bailey,Michael Morpurgo
Category: Education & Reference
ISBN: 076363624X