You've done all your brainstorming, constructed detailed outlines, and written your MBA essay drafts. You know your message is strong, but you also know that your actual writing could use some polishing—some serious editing of grammar and style—before you call it a done deal.

The following resources will provide you with expert writing and editing tips that will help you convince the adcoms that you are an intelligent, motivated, and goals-oriented MBA candidate, as well as an impressive writer and wordsmith.

Getting Started

  1. Video Tips: Essay Writing Advice from Linda Abraham
  2. MBA Admissions A-Z: 26 Great Tips, a free guide
  3. From Example To Exemplary, a free guide
  4. Top MBA Program Essay Questions: How to Answer Them Right!, a free guide
  5. Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays, a free guide
  6. Things to Consider when Choosing an MBA Admissions Consultant, a free guide
  7. Resourceful Essay Recycling
  8. Personal Statement Tip: Less is More
  9. How to Get Started on Your Essays with One Easy Technique
  10. 5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story
  11. 4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story
  12. The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft
  13. 6 Tips for Getting Started on Your Application Essays
  14. First Drafts of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go
  15. Writing A Lead That Pops
  16. Is Ten Days per Business School Application Enough?
  17. Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays
  18. MBA Sample Essays

Editing Your Essays

  1. 5 Fatal Flaws: Eliminate the 5 Most Common Flaws in Your MBA Application, a free guide
  2. 3 Hacks to Transform Your MBA Application, a free webinar
  3. Ten Tips for Better Writing
  4. Leverage Good Grammar to Write Essays that Flow
  5. Bring Your Personal Statement to Life With Vivid, Active Verbs
  6. Review Your Essays Like an Admissions Consultant: Use the Editing Funnel
  7. Personal Statement Tip: Scale Back on Clichés
  8. How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity
  9. How to Manage Word Limits and Deadlines
  10. 3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays
  11. 3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays
  12. A Six-Item Checklist before Hitting “Submit”
  13. The Waiting Game: What MBA Applicants Should Do After Hitting SUBMIT

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