Notice we didn’t say that an accomplishment is simply an award you won – though some accomplishments do result in honors. Overcoming lack of resources – like time, money, innate talent, or people – magnifies your accomplishment manifold.The key thing for you to think about is your impact and initiative. Since we rarely have enough of everything for plans to go smoothly, make sure you tell the story of the difficulties you faced. Yes, your accomplishment could be a purely individual and personal one. Your MBA essays are your best chance to sell the person behind the résumé.
Challenge perceptions with unexpected essays that say, "There's more to me than you think." Admissions officers appreciate risk-takers.
But only if it has affected your outlook or experiences.
Make sure that each of your essays reinforce and build on the others to present a consistent and compelling representation of who you are, what you've done, and what you bring to the table.
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