missionmba on November 15th, 2008

Posted this “comment” on a recent post by a fellow-applicant McCoy After I had finished, I realised that the comment had already acquired the size of a post. So why  not post it on my own blog and compensate for the recent lack of activity. 🙂 Some R2 applicants and applicants to class of 2012 […]

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missionmba on September 20th, 2008

As I said in the last post, I had sent my essays to my reviewers: a couple of friends, a senior from college-days and one of my recommenders. The reviews have started coming in and they vary greatly in response. 🙂 Reviewer 1 really liked my essays.. He has reviewed a number of essays in […]

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missionmba on September 14th, 2008

FInally, my first set of drafts for my first school are ready.. Exceeded the personal deadline set by myself by a day, but still I’m happy that at last, I’ve some thing ready.. I’ve sent these essays to my reviewers:: two of my close college-friends and one of my recommenders. Have also written to a […]

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missionmba on August 28th, 2008

You must have heard this so many times from B-school adcom members..  Many applicants often dgress from what is asked . And then while the resulting essay may be compelling in language, replete with examples and perfect in style, it often doesn’t fulfil the elementary criterion:: It doesn’t answer the question!! This often is a […]

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missionmba on June 7th, 2008

I may have caused some of the readers to panic about whether they too have missed a deadline, But it’s not a school deadline that i’m talking about.. It’s the personal deadline that I’d given to  myself.. I had decided to get the list of my target schools ready by May 31. Further, I had planned to […]

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