Some brave Brave Supplicant submitted an essay for consideration for a freebie review here on the blahg and we’ve got a few things to say about it! Here’s a snippet of a “What matters most to you and why?” essay — offered not as a sample essay, but as an opportunity to see what works and what maybe doesn’t in these types of essays.
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Our “submit an essay for a possible free review here” thingie is currently on hiatus so please don’t get your hopes up if you’ve tried submitting something there recently, we are unlikely to be able to spend time on those for awhile now. We are busy busy busy reviewing essays of course, so head on over to the menu of MBA admissions consulting services if you’re thinking we might be able to help you with the pitch you’re putting together.
And of course, we highly recommend our Stanford GSB MBA Essay Guide which goes into depth on what works — and what usually doesn’t! — for the ‘matters most’ essay and the other elements of the Stanford application.
Tell us what you think.