You’ve probably heard that storytelling is an important part of writing good MBA essays, and you’ve also probably been stumped by what that even means. Pretty much the entirety of our writing tips and show, don’t tell posts here on the EssaySnark blahg is devoted to helping you build this skill, and it’s core to what we offer when we go through the Essay Decimator essay review process with you.
Today is yet another seemingly small writing tip that actually can help a lot in building authenticity into your stories — or more accurately, we’re going to warn you about something that can degrade that authenticity and make the writing feel forced, fake, and even untrustworthy.
And, we’ll do so by showing you an example of how it’s done well.
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Each of these elements adds up to a robust presentation of your subjective truth in your MBA applications. Tending to such details can definitely improve your writing and help the reader buy into the claims that you are making.
Want to find out if you have such issues in your MBA essays? Our Essay Decimator is a great way to get unbiased reactions to how you’re coming across and if your presentation is effective — not just in the construction of your stories, but even more importantly, if your content is on track for what your target school’s adcom is likely to respond to, in order to earn that interview invite and hopefully get in!
If anyone goes to read that full excerpt, please don’t come back here and argue with us about that author’s use of technique… We are selectively pulling out this passage to illustrate something about storytelling in your MBA essays, and we fully acknowledge that the entirety of that writing kinda does the opposite to what we are claiming here to be effective! Humor us, please, and let us use this snippet for the educational purpose it’s intended. 🙂