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 Essay Questions: How to Answer Them Right!, a free guide
  5. MBA Applicants: Make Your Work Experience Work For You, a free guide
  6. Maximize Your MBA Application: 5 Tips for Succinct Essays, a free guide
  7. Things to Consider when Choosing an MBA Admissions Consultant, a free guide
  8. Resourceful Essay Recycling
  9. Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]
  10. How to Get Started on Your Personal Statement with One Easy Technique
  11. What 3 Essential Ingredients Must You Include in Your Statement of Purpose?
  12. Personal Statement Tip: Less is More
  13. Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details
  14. 5 Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story
  15. 4 More Elements to Telling an Attention-Grabbing Story
  16. Can I Use Humor In My Application Essays?
  17. The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft
  18. 6 Tips for Getting Started on Your Application Essays
  19. First Drafts of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go
  20. Writing A Lead That Pops
  21. Is Ten Days per Business School Application Enough?
  22. Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays
  23. 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. Writing Techniques From a Pro
  9. How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity
  10. How to Manage Word Limits and Deadlines
  11. 3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays
  12. 3 Tips for Discussing Failure in Your MBA Application Essays
  13. 5-Step Checklist Before Submitting Your Applications
  14. The Waiting Game: What MBA Applicants Should Do After Hitting SUBMIT

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