Do not email the essay separately unless you are instructed to do so - it could get in someone's inbox. For example, if the business school requested a DOC, that is what you should send.
In this lesson, students will do a close reading of one diary entry written by Ilya Gerber in which he describes how a rumor starts in the Kovno Ghetto.
Short essays are typically better than a long essay. If you can't say everything you want to say in a short essay, you should at least stay below three pages.
Remember, admissions committees read thousands of essays - they don't have time to read memoirs.
Cohesion is key if you want to write a strong, clear essay. Your introductory paragraph should also feature some sort of thesis statement, so the topic of your essay is clear.
The introductory paragraph should start with a hook - something that captures the reader's interest. The body paragraphs should contain details, facts, and evidence that support the theme or thesis statement introduced in the first paragraph.
Admissions committees need something beyond a GPA or test scores to differentiate applicants and determine who is a good fit for the program and who is not. Your MBA essay tells the admissions committee who you are and helps to set you apart from other applicants.
Not every business school requires an MBA essay as part of the admissions process.
This is especially true of top MBA programs that receive thousands of applicants each school year.
Many of the applicants who apply to business school are qualified MBA candidates—they have the grades, the test scores, and the work experience needed to contribute to and succeed in an MBA program.