Similar to yesterday’s post on timewarping, this is one of those bits o’ advice that you may not appreciate until you’re further along in your essay writing than most of you are (though it would behoove you tremendously to get your butt in gear with some essays, BSer!! The clock is ticking!!). Clicking that little “favorite” link at the bottom of the post will save this in the Favorites list on SnarkCenter, so you can come back and review this again later as a reminder.
We’re filing this in our category of writing tips — tidbits, angles, and aspects of putting together stand-out essays for your MBA application. Your overriding goal in this process: Make it as easy as possible for your reader to read an essay, and gain meaning from it.
The rule of thumb that we offer in almost every first-draft critique we ever do is, If it’s worth mentioning, it’s worth naming.
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