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MBA Admissions Essays - Beyond the Curve - MBA Admissions Essays - Beyond the Curve   Having worked in a constantly evolving sector of the economy, I realize the value of an MBA weighs heavily on a program's commitment to staying ahead of the curve.  Although the classic lecture format has undeniable value, I believe for an MBA program to truly further my career, it must have something more. My career path has exposed me to many different aspects of the business world and I believe an MBA program should likewise consist of a myriad of course work and experiences....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 592 words
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MBA Admissions Essays - The Art of Business - MBA Admissions Essays - The Art of Business We stroll through a marketplace in Beer-Sheva, inhaling a conglomeration of smells and sounds that feel as though they are part of a different century. My father and I enter a small stand. A little woman sits in the corner scanning her livelihood like a hawk monitoring her nest. She promotes her wares not for a quarterly report but to feed and clothe her family. My father picks up a small wooden camel and calls out in our native tongue, "How much?" "Fifty Shekel," she responds....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 590 words
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MBA Admissions Essays - An Entrepreneurial Passion - MBA Admissions Essays - An Entrepreneurial Passion My love for business is not something I was born with. It took over a decade of experience and exploration to discover my passion. This discovery began ten years ago when I accepted a position at The Pitney Bowes Corporation. My job was to make unsolicited phone calls to prospective businesses in order to sell our base model postage meter. All that was required was reading a script, word for word, to potential buyers. Yet, after a week of working at Pitney Bowes, I still didn't know important details about the meter, like what it looked like, and how it actually operated....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 764 words
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MBA Admissions Essays - International Business - MBA Admissions Essays - International Business Ever since I was young I have always been interested in businesses and how they operate, as well as being fascinated by other languages and cultural differences. My passion for the subject expanded when I chose business studies and french, as part of my A-level education. Although these subjects are somewhat demanding, I find them extremely interesting. I believe that a degree combining both these aspects is the correct choice for me. I am confident that a course in international business studies and modern languages satisfies both these interests....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 485 words
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MBA Admissions Essay - MBA Admissions Essay After graduation from KOREA University, I decided to enter Hyndai MotorCompany(HMC), which is the largest Korean car manufacturer and global player, to pursue a career as an international businessman. In January 1991, I joined Domestic Finance Team of HMC. My specific assignment was to plan monthly and annual financial schedules for HMC's domestic funding needs. About two years later, in January of 1993, I was transferred to Retail Finance Team from Domestic Finance Team and responsible for financing by the sales and factoring of Car Receivables....   [tags: MBA Admissions Essay] 997 words
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MBA Admissions Essays - The Island - There were no tropical bands, smiling islanders, or readily available sun tan lotions. There were, however, three gentlemen dressed in army fatigue sporting rifles and an unhappy disposition. Margarita Island looked more like the stage for a military coup than a vacation paradise. What awaited us on the small plot of land 20 miles north of the Venezuelan coast was a run-down hotel, Porto Fino Mare. Arriving with seven classmates from school and a plane full of American tourists, it felt as if the island's population had doubled with our arrival....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 368 words
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MBA Admissions Essays - The Value of Dynamic Creativity - MBA Admissions Essays - The Value of Dynamic Creativity In my junior year of high school I attended an assembly where potential class presidents outlined their positions and ideas for the future. I remember dozing off during the first two speeches, which covered topics such as soda machines and trips to Six Flags Great Adventure. The final individual that spoke did something different. He talked about students in our class. The thing he found special about everyone was that they each possessed character....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 664 words
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MBA Admissions Essays - Major Accomplishments - I had practiced it before, but this time it was for real. Well, as real as a college mock trial tournament can get. I objected, pointed, and did squat thrusts during 10-minute breaks. During the trial, I paused for a few seconds of silence and methodically tied up the loose ends of my closing monologue. My mock trial team sat quietly for a couple of minutes until the judges offered some feedback and tabulated the scores. Unfortunately, we lost in a landslide and would not be moving on to the final round of competition....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 642 words
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MBA Admissions Essay: Harvard, and Nowhere Else - Having worked on both small and large scale internet ventures, as well as in traditional brick and mortar enterprises, I have truly fallen in love with the entrepreneur world of business. I have been the CEO of my own smaller companies and have been an integral part of large scale operations. My professional goal is to become the most effective entrepreneur and manager I am capable of becoming. My sample set of experiences has been both wide ranging and engaging, but a Harvard Business School education will serve to hone my skills and sharpen my ability to think....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 249 words
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MBA Admissions Essay - My Most Significant Leadership Role - MBA Admissions Essays - My Most Significant Leadership Role During the last three years I have devoted a significant amount of time and energy to the betterment of young entrepreneurs, who in this country are mistreated, stripped of opportunities, and looked down upon. In my quest to start my own business, I faced many obstacles that I later found to plague all entrepreneurs in my country. Established family heads discourage their younger members from starting separate businesses; they would rather their younger members join them in the so called "safe business." Moreover, companies and government organizations will not award contracts to young people since older people earn respec...   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 346 words
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MBA Admissions Essay - My Three Most Substantial Accomplishments - MBA Admissions Essays - My Three Most Substantial Accomplishments Although trained as an engineer, my most substantial accomplishments have been in non-engineering sectors since the management and finance divisions of my company necessitated my involvement and a change in my career goals. From the early 1990's, after the introduction of the free economy in Poland, almost all of our companies in our family owned business began losing money, and I needed to help save it. There I was, the poor little textile engineer, answering questions asked by people from Citicorp, the agents from Soros Funds, and many other local banks....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 679 words
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How I Will Grow From My MBA Experience - Growth is an essential trait that builds people toward success. That being said, no two individuals are the same. However, like any challenge in life, the more effort and practice dedicated to a specific task, the sharper those skills become. Today’s world is continually altering into an ever more complex and highly competitive place. For this reason, people are being challenged, more than ever before, to pursue more education, increase their background of skills, and to carve their own personal niche that places them ahead of everyone else....   [tags: MBA Admissions Essay]
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Interest in Business Management - MBA Admissions Essays - My Interest in Business Management I am very interested in studying a business management course with the addition of legal and financial studies. From a young age I have always had a keen interest in monetary matters and have also been intrigued by legal systems and how they work. I feel that combining one or both of these interests with business management will give me a sound footing to launch a career from in either legal or financial business sectors. I am confident within myself and find communication with others easy....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 368 words
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Essay For College Admission - I come from the middle of the world, from a country situated at 2850 meters above the sea level. I come from a place between rivers and mountains, with a beautiful sunshine, where there are so many stars you can not count them. I come from a place where the spring is eternal and the moon is so bright. I come from Ecuador, a place of heartfelt splendor, not just for the magnificent Andes, rich flora, and fauna, but also for the passionate people. Growing up in this environment helped me to feel connected with nature; it made me feel life itself and motivated me to go forward admiring all the wonderful creations of God....   [tags: Personal MBA Admissions] 1457 words
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Have You Ever Acted as a Change Agent? - Have You Ever Acted as a Change Agent. My company is a family owned organization run by conventional management techniques, which include visiting the plant everyday and solving problems as they occur. As the technical director, my responsibility, among others, is to maintain product quality. However, I noticed the company had no communication with its customers and could not identify the desired quality of yarns and fabrics in the local market. With management ignoring dealers' complaints, I and my colleagues in the technical department decided to establish a system to gather customer feedback....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 360 words
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Imagination is More Important than Knowledge - Imagination is More Important than Knowledge Alan Wesoloski, the owner of Yoda.com, could be a millionaire. Alan bought the domain name in 1996 because his cat happened to be named Yoda. On the internet, Yoda.com is accessed approximately 15,000 times a day. My guess is that about 14,995 of those people are kids looking for information about the Star Wars character Yoda. A large percentage of those kids are seeking Yoda dolls, light sabers, or other Star Wars paraphernalia. Alan's web page, however, only has a picture of his cat and information about copyright infringement (for obvious reasons)....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 689 words
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My Father's Recent Death - Is There Any Additional information You Would Like to Provide. Since my father's recent death, I have been serving as a member of the board of directors of Servina Bank, the nation's first and largest private sector bank. I have earned this position not by merit or professional qualities but by replacing my father who was the founder director of the bank and was an architect of the debut of private sector banking in my country. Other than attending board meetings once every month or two, I have not taken an active role in the bank's affairs....   [tags: MBA College Admissions Essays] 171 words
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Graduate School Admissions Essay for Human Resources Management - I am interested in pursuing a second master’s degree because I found a career path that I am very passionate about. I have strategically aligned myself with the right combination of education and experience to develop and grow my career as a Human Resources (HR) professional and this strategy has been the key to my current success. Applying to the Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) Human Resources Management (HRM) program is the next step in becoming even more successful within my field because I plan to work as a Vice President of International Development and Workforce Planning....   [tags: Graduate School Application Essay] 898 words
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Analysis of Online MBA Programs - The report examines three universities to determine the one that offers the best online MBA program, which suits MegaCorp employees. The three learning institutions examined include the Walden, Washington State, and North Carolina State universities. Of the three, Walden is the cheapest, as it offers the online MBA program at the lowest cost per credit hours followed by Washington State and North Carolina State. However, the Washington State University offers the best online MBA program in terms of its quality and is the most suitable compared to the other two institutions....   [tags: Best Online MBA Program ]
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MBA Accounting Graduate School Application Letter - I am an ambitious young Saudi with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. I seek admission to (name of university) to attend the MBA Accounting program as a means to achieve my goals. Such goals are to attain the necessary tools so I may initiate my career as an Accountant at one of Saudi Arabia’s largest corporations and utilize my specialized academic education through my position, while continuing to pursue my professional and personal development for the benefit of both the organization and the attainment of my own professional ambitions....   [tags: School Admission Request] 648 words
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MBA Admission Essay - My current employer, Hughes Network Systems, will partially sponsor my MBA. In the short term returning to them as part of the Strategic and Solutions Management team is an attractive option. In the longer term, I would like to work as the CEO of my own high-tech telecom company, using my vision and experience together with my Smith MBA, to develop cutting-edge strategies and products to empower companies to better utilize technology for establishing beneficial customer relationships. The MS in Telecommunications Program at the University of Maryland offered me a unique opportunity to engage in cross-disciplinary coursework from both the A....   [tags: Personal Statement] 980 words
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Design Of An Mba Program - Sabanci University Faculty of Management, which opened its doors only in the fall of 1999 to its students, is a newly established institution, therefore so is the SU-MBA Program. Benefiting from being a relatively fresh program SU-MBA had the latest of information about the business world and comparative insights from other MBA programs, of which the number is quite large in the current market. The aim of this paper is to (1) compare and contrast the ontological and epistemological assumptions, (2) amount of experiential learning and (3) job opportunities created of the current and designed SU-MBA Program, also (4) to understand how it has positioned itself with other MBA programs....   [tags: MBA Business Administration Education] 873 words
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Admissions Counseling: Curriculum and Instructional Design - Admissions Counseling: Curriculum and Instructional Design Focus Admissions counseling at proprietary schools will be the focus of the design. The 4 day training will cover the basics of the admissions process and provide proven educational sales strategies to increase enrollment and retention. The key areas covered will be sales psychology, telephone skills, the interview, and follow-up. Lessons that will be covered include: 1) nuts, bolts and numbers of telecounseling 2) putting the student at ease 3) determining student needs 4) the art of listening and 5) what to do after the interview....   [tags: Admissions]
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Obtaining an MBA in Finance - ... Apart from the tuition and admission cost, student has to consider cost of laptops, books supplies and also the boarding expenses. Generally, these costs tend to increase with time, that is cost in year 2 will be higher than Year 1 cost and can leave behind higher amount of debt than expectation. Next is to considering the living expenses: Rent $ 700 per month Groceries $ 200 per month Utilities $ 500 per month Phone $ 100 per month Sundry $100 per month Total cost $1,600 per month Total cost for 2 years $38,400 ($1,600*12*2) Living costs expenses has to be included along with the overall costs determined in the previous section ($206,000)....   [tags: cost, education, return]
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A Career in Finance: Master Degree and MBA - Method The required methods to analyze the significance of completing a finance degree included researching the average earnings after the completion of the MBA degree in relation to not taking one. Analyzing the rankings and results of graduates proved the significance of the impact on average salaries and also how many MBA degree owners obtained better sought out employment opportunities. The main website I used to undertake my research study was Forbes. Forbes contains some of the wealthiest CEO’s and presidents and analyses their educational background....   [tags: experience, knowledge, degree]
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Admissions Essay - The purpose of this letter is to apply for admission to the International Relations program of the [INSERT UNIVERSITY HERE] for the Fall 2011 session. I had begun my undergraduate degree at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005 pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree. During these times, I had taken courses focusing on various subjects. After having completed 100 credits, I gained admission to the VCU Dental School but I had decided to leave the dental school to pursue my true passion in international politics....   [tags: admission essay] 861 words
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MBA Graduate School Application Letter - I was born into a large family, the eldest among eleven other siblings, and thus I had to become a responsible and mature person at a very early age in life. For while when most boys my age would be engrossed in the world of video games and movies, I was bearing various responsibilities and duties on behalf of my father, who even though tried his very best, needed help and assistance in keeping up with the demands of such a large family. However, such an environment had a positive effect on the molding of my character, as I became an independent and productive individual who had developed multitasking and problem solving skill early in his life....   [tags: School Admission Request] 737 words
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This is Not the Perfect College Admissions Essay - This is Not the Perfect College Admissions Essay Choose the day, Choose the sign of the day. The day’s divinity, the first thing I see, a crazy world that beckons me. As I stand forth today in my infancy, I wish to seek— seek the knowledge which I must find for I must be in control of thee. The power to control oneself and the ones beside me, For if I not have the ultimate control rival that of Satan. This is the apocalypse. Apocalypse not of the world but that of my world, my inner feelings my dreams, my ambitions....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 474 words
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Admissions Essay - I Will Not Be Stopped - Admissions Essay - I Will Not Be Stopped It is a late summer night and I have just gotten home from work. I work at a meat packing plant where I load tractor-trailers. Since my dad is permanently disabled as a result of a heart attack that occurred two years ago, I feel fortunate to have the job. I've been there three years now and have grown tremendously as a result. The guys I work with are typical blue-collar workers in that they are poorly educated and lower middle class. Because I am an aspiring physician, many of them share their problems and anxieties with me....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 644 words
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Admissions Essay - The Art of Medicine - Admissions Essay - The Art of Medicine Once upon a time, it seems, physicians were wise and good, and medicine was an art. That's the feeling I get reading from the Chahar Maqala, tales from a time when doctors diagnosed lovesick princes from a urine sample, a pulse, and a review of local geography. American medicine in the late 20th century seems considerably less romantic. Protocols and seven-minute patient visits are supposed to leave physicians tracking blood pressure readings and calibrating Prozac prescriptions....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 632 words
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I Am Forty-seven and I Wish to Study Law - I Am Forty-seven and I Wish to Study Law "If I had it to do over again, I would go to law school." That has been my response for the last fifteen years whenever I was asked if I felt fulfillment in my chosen profession. The truth is, I never felt fulfilled because I never really chose a profession. As did many working-class people with no advanced education, my parents believed that the road to success was through education. Hence I was encouraged to pursue an academic education in high school and to attend college....   [tags: Law College Admissions Essays] 731 words
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Admissions Essay: The Study of Medicine - Admissions Essay: I Intend to Pursue the Study of Medicine "The best prize life offers if the chance to work hard at work worth doing."(1) This is the premise on which my academic and career aspirations are based. The goals that I have chosen are those that will benefit others and enhance my growth by requiring me to face challenges successfully. Most importantly, my goals are all things that I will love doing, and any positive goal that a person has her heart in is work worth doing. My primary academic interest is molecular biology, specifically genetics....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 543 words
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Is an MBA Necessary for a Successful Career? - ... But theories without experience are also futile because one can know about all the theories about management but might not be able to apply it in real world. Both experience and theories are equally important. (Gosling and Mintzberg, 2004) Experience cannot be measured hence it is hard for employers to judge the qualification solely based on the experience. It is possible to record experiences but it can be hard to prove it. Employers might need a solid proof to be able to properly assess one’s qualification....   [tags: degree, experience, performance] 759 words
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Admissions Essay -Forgotten, but Not Gone - Admissions Essay - Forgotten, but Not Gone The only signs of life came from faint movements their bodies made when inhaling and exhaling the surrounding air. Most of the patients did not even blink as Bob Barker, host of "The Price is Right," somehow held his viewers in a hypnotic trance. Others maintained slouched postures as they dozed off in their wheelchairs. Ben and Gene, however, danced spastically while quietly chanting unrecognizable hymns. Ninety-four year old Mary was discreetly wheeling herself out of the recreation room....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 659 words
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College Admissions Essays - A Photograph - College Admissions Essays - A Photograph Attach a small photograph (3.5 x 5 inches or smaller) of something important to you and explain its significance. At an age when my friends’ floors were strewn with toys, dirty clothes, or video-game cartridges, mine was smothered in paper of all sorts — books, magazines, reams of white and college-ruled, paper bags, paper airplanes. This pattern has survived, and it is representative of the way I live. The house of my life is built on a foundation of paper....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 727 words
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Admissions Essay - Love Medicine - Admissions Essay - Love Medicine   Love Medicine is a compelling story of love, power, and pride. Its’ collection of characters all tell there own story offering different opinions and views. This variety makes the story very interesting. The reader gets to know each character very personally because of all the different views. Many of the same events are described differently by each character, as expected. But this variance allows the reader to draw his own conclusions and affords the opportunity to know the personality of everyone....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 627 words
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Admissions Essay: The Plain Truth - Admissions Essay: The Plain Truth All of my life I have been a city girl, but I moved to Santa Rosa when I was about 13. Up until I was about 16, I lived there permanently. I used to switch back and forth from parent to parent all of the time. When I first started high school, I went to Piner High and, in my junior year, I went to Montgomery and, from there, to a continuation school. I am currently now back at Piner. I had to basically kick and scream to get back into my regular high school--as you can see there is some drama behind the scene....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 509 words
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Admissions Essay: To Fly Alone - Admissions Essay: To Fly Alone "Dr. Johnson ... Dr. Johnson...." As I wearily walked down the artificially lit corridor, I realized it was my father's doctor being paged. I turned and ran towards the intensive care unit I had left a few minutes ago. The sterilized odor of the hospital overwhelmed me as I raced through a maze of white walls to confront his death. After bolting through heavy metal doors, I saw doctors and nurses rushing frantically around the room. I could only hear one sound....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 595 words
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Writing an Admissions Essay - Writing an Admissions Essay The process of writing—and writing admissions essays in particular—invites a consciously-constructed performance of the self. What I mean by this is that a text—any text—inevitably conveys some persona; and when that text is known as an autobiography or representation of the self, the persona of the text is under even more scrutiny. Andy Warhol, with whom we could never be sure of where the performance ended and where the self started, once said, “When I did my self-portrait, I left all the pimples out because you always should....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 369 words
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Free Cornell Admissions Essay - Cornell Admissions Essay By unlocking the door to (name) past, one sees his thoughts and actions when they first took hold of his persona. This essay serves as a key to that door and to my current personality. The first beloved books in my life were the Sesame Street Encyclopedia volumes. At three, I wasn't old enough to read them, but I always wanted to have them read to me. In fact, I memorized the ten volume set so when my parents would skip some pages I would ask them to read what they skipped....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 530 words
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Statement of Purpose for MBA Program - ... Working on Radiation-Health compliance has helped me to develop subject matter expertise in a nascent and upcoming field. I have been given with two on site opportunities where I was engaged in project transformation. I was involved in decision making of processes and work flows, setting up WLA's, SLA's, MOP's required for project transformation. The International tour exposed me to the dynamics of cross-culture business and enhanced my technical knowledge, business ethics and negotiation skills....   [tags: perserverance, communication, management] 568 words
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Free College Admissions Essay - College Admissions: Essay for Stanford As the beast ran rampant through the streets, I couldn't help but wonder if my work had been for naught. Trying to salvage any remains, I chased my dog from the room and stared at the havoc left in his wake. The city lay in ruins; the buildings were razed. The prospect of beginning from scratch was ponderous, but I instantly welcomed the challenge. With patience and determination, I began returning the small plastic bricks into their former glory; and then greater glory....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 521 words
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Admissions Essay: Facing Tragedy - Admissions Essay: Facing Tragedy On January 26th, 2001 a major earthquake rocked the state with a measured severity of 6.9 on the Richter scale. During my travels throughout the state of Gujarat, I witnessed the after effects of the earthquake. In addition, I worked as a volunteer at Ahemedabad's Civil Hospital, which was the main hospital used to treat that city's earthquake victims. Although reports have previously indicated that nearly 35,000 people perished in the natural disaster, the final state reported numbers were 20,083 casualties and 166,836 injured....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 582 words
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Looking Back on the MBA Program - Looking back An in person interview was part of the application process for the executive MBA program. In this interview, Julie Orzabel explained the program as “doing 4-6 weeks of a regular MBA program in a single weekend”. At first, this makes sense but now I think nothing is farther from the truth and it should not be the objective either. The most impactful courses in the curriculum are these that provide the basic concepts rather than full course content. Without the professional work experience these concepts would not make as much sense as they do with real-life experience....   [tags: basic concepts, architecture, customer] 611 words
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How College Admissions Criteria Is Being Affected by Social Media - ... How can a school possibly make a judgment on admission based upon criteria that was never forthcoming. Colleges should be required to notify students that their admitted applications may result in an investigation of their social networking sites, and not just in obscure news articles but on the admissions websites that students are viewing regularly. Lawyers specializing in Social Media cases are also paying close attention to these new criteria for admissions into college. Many such as Bradley Shear are questioning potential flaws in the system which could lead to major legal troubles for some school using this practice....   [tags: Facebook, Twitter, admission counselors] 793 words
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Application Essay into an MBA Program - On the first day at my new job right after graduation, the Vice President asked me why I became a structural engineer. My answer was “I want to contribute to society and my local community using my strengths in numbers and analytical thinking.” This answer has never changed to this day. I moved to this country when I was 18 years old. My parents were very passionate about providing me and my sister with the best opportunities available even above their comfort zone. They let me and my sister move to the United States because this is the country of opportunities....   [tags: engineer, challenges, manage, company] 865 words
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College Admissions Essay - The Search for Truth - College Admissions Essay - The Search for Truth Whoever said that we were supposed to take everything on faith. Not God, that's for certain. He's always told us to try it for ourselves, and see if it makes our lives better. I'll never forget the day my high school chemistry teacher had a nervous breakdown because he tried to understand a universe where there was no God, whatsoever. (That is true, to my knowledge, by the way.) I've always been surprised how much faith people put in science, though....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 348 words
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College Admissions Essay - Rewards of Understanding - College Admissions Essay - Rewards of Understanding As a high school freshman, I met and became friends with many new people. Among the most fascinating people was Lauren. I met Lauren in my lab class. She was outspoken and liberal. Her clothing revealed creativity; her big eyes, curiosity and strength. I was interested in learning more about Lauren, but felt shy about approaching her. My peers made fun of Lauren's manners and actions. They considered her too strange to know and shunned her....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 346 words
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Free Admissions Essay - The Dance of Life - Admissions Essay - The Dance of Life For the dancer, music and choreography are paramount. The music guides the dancer, and the moves express the music. However, the dance has to start from somewhere. Similar to planning a career in medicine, the dance has a beginning. It starts with an idea of what the final creation will be. The music, which is the background for the dance, must be chosen carefully because it controls the mood and direction of the dance. Education is the music for the dance of a doctor....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 623 words
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College Admissions Essay: The Rocky Path - College Admissions Essays - The Rocky Path Stricken with rickets, attention deficit disorder, a severed facial nerve, and being voted "most likely to end up in the electric chair" by his fifth grade class, this individual triumphed over many obstacles. As an aspiring writer and actor he was rejected as an extra in the film The Godfather and was persuaded to switch careers for more realistic goals. Sparks of genius were recognized in his script writing, but he was told only legitimate actors would have a chance at performing the title roles....   [tags: Free College Admissions Essays] 255 words
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College Admissions Essay - Defining Myself - The joy of writing admissions essays. I think it's good that I do this, that I solidify my thoughts into writing. Yet in pouring my feelings into words, I worry that they will become the structure I give them; that my liquid essence will take the shape of whatever phrases I choose; that my thoughts will be defined by the words I use and confined to the rigid boundaries of a language unable to accommodate the fluidity of my mind; that they will be limited to one distinct avenue when a linear direction does not suffice to express these multi-variable musings....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 333 words
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Free Admissions Essay - Sojourn to Medicine - Admissions Essay - Sojourn to Medicine On the first day that I walked into the Church Nursing Home, I was unsure of what to expect. A jumble of questions ran through my mind simultaneously: Is this the right job for me. Will I be capable of aiding the elderly residents. Will I enjoy what I do. A couple of hours later, these questions were largely forgotten as I slowly cut chicken pieces and fed them to Frau Meyer. Soon afterwards, I was strolling through the garden with Herr Schmidt, listening to him tell of his tour of duty in World War II....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 627 words
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Admissions Essay - I Will Practice Medicine - Admissions Essay - I Will Practice Medicine From the time I was 10 years old, I spent my summers at overnight camp. While baseball and canoeing were fun, I spent my free time in the camp radio station. Sitting at the microphone, my imagination ran wild as I made stories come alive, weaving characters in and out of danger, delivering punch lines, injecting irony. My fingers flew over the controls, pushing buttons, pulling levers at just the right times. I thrived on the creativity and precision it took to sound good on the air....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 661 words
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Admissions Essay: I Wish to Study Medicine - Admissions Essay: I Wish to Study Medicine I have not always wanted to be a physician like many people who apply to medical school; instead my decision to enter medicine has been the culmination of experience and self-discovery. When I was fifteen I was stricken with a cryptic illness. After several years of suffering and many doctors visits I was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythramatosis. The Lupus diagnosis would changed my life in almost every aspect and was the beginning of the path that has led me towards medicine....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 587 words
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