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Great Applications for Business School, Second Edition


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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.


  • 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
  • Candid insights from admissions officers at top-ranked business schools

Topics include:Getting Started, Scoring the Goals Essay, Getting to Know You: The Non-Goals Essays, The Required Optional Essay, Credible Enthusiasm: Letters of Recommendation

About the Author

Author Profile

Paul Bodine is a seasoned business editor and writer with 25 years of experience in business, technical, scholarly, and educational editing and writing. He is a Senior Editor at, America's most respected admissions consulting firm. Paul has helped hundreds of clients earn admission to the world’s top business, law, medical, and graduate schools and is the author of Great Application Essays for Business School, first ed., Great Personal Statements for Law School, as well as a handful of the Perfect Phrases titles. He has been interviewed by Business Week Online and MBAPodcaster and is the featured host of GMAT Club's "Ask" online forum.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started 2. Scoring the Goals Essay 3. Getting to Know You: The Non-Goals Essays 4. The Required Optional Essay 5. Credible Enthusiasm: Letters of Recommendation

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Bodine, Paul
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