Mission Admission is a series of MBA admission tips from our exclusive admissions consulting partner, mbaMission.
As any good journalist will tell you, the key to writing a good newspaper story or opinion piece is to make sure the very first line grabs the reader’s attention. Many authors employ this tactic when writing books. Perhaps few of us have actually read Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, but many know that the novel begins with three famous words: “Call me Ishmael.” A powerful first line can stick with readers long after they have finished reading—and sometimes even when they have not read something firsthand. For example, we all likely recognize the phrase “It was a dark and stormy night,” but few of us may know that it is the opening line of a book by an obscure writer (Paul Clifford by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton). Read more
Mission Admission is a series of MBA admissions tips from our exclusive admissions consulting partner, mbaMission.
“Should I use Calibri or Times New Roman font for my essays?”
“Should I list my GPA to the third or fourth decimal place?”
“I don’t have enough space to enter my full title, so should I write ‘Vice President’ or ‘VP Sales’?” Read more