Still, I always had the nagging feeling that if I had gotten my act together, I would have produced even higher quality work, while putting myself under a lot less stress.
Once I finished grad school and became a consultant, things changed.
The school says the video format enables a more personal courtship than penned prose.
Achieving perfection in a written or video essay is challenging, but achievable, says Alex Min, CEO of The MBA Exchange, an admissions consulting firm.
For Master’s in Management (Mi M) candidates applying to the top business schools, possessing all three traits would be invaluable.
So, well-written essays play a more pivotal role in the admissions process.
If I had a mid-term or final coming up, I was notorious for waiting until the week of the exam to crack open my books to read the assigned material.
Actual studying occurred during a feverish cram session the day before the test. Again, I would procrastinate until the deadline was looming, and then churn out the essay with a burst of energy at the last minute.
The essays are read by the admissions team and compared with a candidate’s CV and recommendation letters.
Favorable applicants are then invited to an in-person interview, where the questions posed are informed by the essays.