We lurked in the background of a Chicago Booth chat awhile ago where one of the BSers asked this*: This is addressed to the second years. In your internships, did you feel a difference between you and the other interns from other schools. If so, at what level and how did Booth differentiate you from…
So who the heck is EssaySnark, anyway?!
We're the snarky experts in MBA admissions!
Sometimes amused and often appalled by what candidates write in their MBA applications to top bschools, EssaySnark created this little blahg to share common mistakes. Learn from them and avoid making admissions directors laugh (or want to hurl) when they read your essays. If you are hoping to have your essay reviewed anonymously on the blahg for free, submit it for consideration.
Want EssaySnark's personal assistance with your MBA applications? Start with our menu of consulting services and please read the Help FAQ to learn how we operate. Still have questions after doing all that? Email Team EssaySnark at gethelpnow at essaysnark dot com.
Good luck on your apps, Brave Supplicant!
Here's what others have said about this:
What’s the ‘big picture’ mentioned in the answer? Is it having a clear understanding of the power players at the company and networking like hell? politics? Being likable and willing to learn and work extremely hard? Being humble and selfless? Pick the right team that happens to have a headcount open? Understanding where the company is going and making the appropriate recommendation? Go above and beyond of what was defined in the internship?
I think it might have more to do with the specific candidate.
There’s only one item in your list that touches on “big picture” as this student related it. You may want to re-read what they said.