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How to Write a Great MBA Essay

Learn how to write a truly great MBA essay in this tips list compiled by Angela Guido, one of the MBA admissions industry's most beloved experts.

Write a great MBA essay

Say Hello to MBAMondays!

There's a lot of bad MBA application advice out there. Here's how to stay on the right track with your MBA career goals in our #MBAMonday series on YouTube.

The Best MBA Programs by Industry

What’re the best MBA courses for specific industries? How do you know an MBA will help you get the job you want in consulting, technology, or manufacturing?

The Best MBA Programs by Function

What MBA is best for getting the job you want? How do you know it will help you develop the skills for your dream career? Dig into our insights by function.

How to Say Thanks the Right Way

People help you grow and advance. They create opportunities for you. Appreciation is the secret key to keeping good energy flowing to and through you.

3 Things to Do Before You Quit

Before you quit your job and head off to bschool, be sure to do these 3 things to solidify existing relationships and collect valuable feedback.

LinkedIn Profile Protocol for MBAs

Want to know why a fab LinkedIn profile is essential, even if you plan to get your next job on campus? Here's a guide to looking good online!

Career Bites #12: Interview People

You’re willing to work hard, you want to add value, but you also want to enjoy your work and be inspired. The key is to interview people.

Career Bites #9: Be of Service

Want to have more impact in your career? It’s easy. Just ask yourself this one question: How can I be of service? The download our 67 ideas!

MBA Resume Protocol

Are you a past, current, or future MBA? Want to present yourself as a business leader? You need an MBA resume. Follow our complete guide.

Career Bites #8: Build Your Resume

Learn how to build your resume through expanded impact and measurable results. Follow these tips to make it easy to impress with your resume.

Career Bites #7: Say Thanks

Don't just say thanks. Use Vivid Appreciation: the art of giving back by letting people share your success and be inspired. Learn how.

Career Bites #6: Get Mentors

Mentorship is part of how we grow. Mentors are people whose wisdom makes your journey easier. You can’t achieve full potential without them.

Career Bites #5: Be Curious

Be curious. Ask questions about how the world works. It will make you a better thinker & leader. Download our free market sizing problem set!

Career Bites #4: Be a Risk Taker

Are you a Risk-Taker? Would you call yourself brave? You need to be if you want a fulfilling career. Here's why and how to cultivate courage.

Career Bites #3: Be Kind

Workplace Kindness is an underestimated way to advance your career. You need to hustle. But unlike hard work, kindness never goes unnoticed.

Career Bites #2: Knowledge Capital

Jobs pay in two currencies – cash and knowledge capital. Develop knowledge you can take with you, don’t just master the firm’s way.

The Awesome Informational Interview

Want to research potential firms & impress networking contacts? Here is our 7-Step Process for conducting an Awesome Informational Interview.

Resilience: Get Good at Failing

Resilience allows you to grow. If you know how to fail, then you know how to succeed. Follow these 3 easy steps to turn setbacks into wins.

5 Tips for Upward Management

Upward Management may be the most undervalued skill for professional success. If you are a great upward manager you will also advance rapidly.

Death to the Elevator Pitch

You have to stop using your Elevator Pitch to introduce yourself at Networking Events. Try a better way to connect.