Using Low Grades As Assets In Admission Essays For College Or MBA School

Posted on March 26, 2017 By

You are seriously aiming to apply to the college or business school of your choice. You have taken the required tests, and now, you are ready for the grueling application process. In particular, you need to pay attention to the College Admission Essay, or MBA essay as part of your application, since the college admission…


Good Essay Topics for Middle School

Posted on March 18, 2017 By

Essay topics vary from one age group to the other, and based on whether you belong to the school, high school or college. While the essays themselves may not have changed much when it comes to the actual format of the essays, the content, and the list of topics that would be expected of students,…


How to Write an A+ Comparison Essay

Posted on March 14, 2017 By

What is a comparison essay? A comparison essay (or a Compare and Contrast essay) is used to critically analyze any two subjects, finding and pointing out their similarities and/or dissimilarities. Depending on your assignment, such essays can be comparative only (looking only at similarities), contrasting only (pointing out the differences) or both comparative and contrasting….


College Application Essay Tips

Posted on March 11, 2017 By

Fitting your life story into a 500-word undergraduate college admissions essay is truly a daunting task. The only thing you can think about when writing your college essay is acceptance or rejection. Everyone tells you that you need to make it personal, but how personal can something be when it’s in a stack with a…


Admission Essay Writing Tips

Posted on March 10, 2017 By

As admission to colleges and graduate schools becomes even more competitive, there is increasing importance placed on the essay as part of the admissions process. Most of the colleges and graduate schools have different requirements and publish these in their guidelines. However, there is a basic approach to admission essay writing that you should use….


Writing Essays Using Stories to Support Your Thesis

Posted on March 10, 2017 By

Once you’ve come up with a great thesis for your essay, you need to give it credibility by supporting it thoroughly with- stories examples reasoning You see, it won’t matter much that you’ve got a fantastic thesis if you’ve got lousy support for it in the form of thinly developed stories, weakly described examples, and…


Key Insights for a Stronger MBA Admission Essay

Posted on March 7, 2017 By

A few years ago, Megan Lynam Overbay, then Director of Admissions at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, revealed some of the challenges her team faced when selecting candidates at the top-tier North Carolina school. Specifically, she confessed on a Fuqua-sponsored blog that her department had been struggling to find satisfactory essay prompts, ones to…


Would You Risk College Admission on Your English Essay

Posted on March 6, 2017 By

Why would a student want to work with an independent educational consultant for their college application essay? Our high school has students do their essays in Senior English class. Isn’t that enough? I just don’t understand why the application would be that difficult. For those of us who applied to school way back when –…


Of School Grades and Admission Essays

Posted on March 3, 2017 By

The value of a College Admission Essay or graduate school admission essay, as part of the college or graduate admissions process can never be over-emphasized. To validate the value of an admission essay or graduate school admission essay, let us look at the following illustration: James and John are two good friends who share one…


Sample Graduate School Essays That Will Help You Get an Interview

Posted on February 16, 2017 By

Although the application process for admission to graduate school can really give you a tough time, this is not the sole purpose of all these admission requirements. What a university’s admission committee wants to find out is if you have what it takes to survive and finish graduate studies. Of course, you have the results…