Application Essays | MBA | McCombs School of Business

So when writing your MBA application essays avoid exaggerating your achievements, stick to the facts, and ideally have your recommenders (brand champions) do the raving about how much of a rock star you are.

Tips from expert MBA admissions consultants for writing your EMBA application essays:
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A great MBA essay transforms an average application into something extraordinary. Strive for this transformation, and put in the time and effort required to make it happen.


MBA Application Requirements | Programs - Columbia Business School

No matter the word count, applicants’ MBA application essays require just as much thought as ever.
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Additional recommendation letters may be submitted as supplements to your application, but we prefer that only the standardized form be used. This allows the Penn State Smeal MBA Program to most equitably compare candidates and ensures that candidates' assessments rely on specific ratings rather than their references' varied language and writing styles.