Category Archives: Guide to MBA Essays and Interviews in the US

[Updated] 2022-2023 MBA Essay Prompts for the M7

2021-2022 MBA Essay Prompts for the M7 | The Red Pen

One of the most challenging, yet crucial parts of the MBA application process is the essay. A way to express your accomplishments and goals, along with personal and professional attributes, the MBA essay can give you an edge over other candidates with similar scores and work experience. With questions such as “What strengths and weaknesses […]

Should I Use American English or British English When Applying to University?

Should I Use American English or British English When Applying to University? | The Red Pen

The English language curriculum set by the Indian boards has evolved over time, differing from the curriculum in international schooling systems such as the US or the UK–upon which the Indian curriculum was originally modelled. Differences in American English, British English and Indian English cover spelling, usage of active/passive voice and specific expressions and idioms. […]

MBA Interview Preparation Part 2 – Preparing for a Team-Based Interview

2nd in a 5-part series on MBA interviews While most MBA programmes interview applicants one-on-one, some schools follow a different interview style. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Ross School of Business, for example, use a team-based interview format, where four to five candidates are assessed simultaneously on their ability to work […]