Your graduate school application essay is your best chance to make a great impression on admissions officers and to distinguish yourself from other candidates. So use that opportunity to write an outstanding essay that highlights your personality and your qualifications – the ones that will make you a stand-out candidate for the university or B-school you want to attend.
Since most Master’s and MBA programmes are taught in English, international students have one extra hurdle to jump in the postgraduate study application process: taking the IELTS test or other similar standardised test.
Professionals applying to post-graduate programmes may think that a low undergraduate grade point average (GPA) on their academic record might sully their chances at being accepted. But can a clear history of career success outweigh it? Which means more to an admissions officer – a higher GPA or the quality of the professional experience and career progression. And which are the other factors that come into play in admissions evaluation?