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Application Essay, Personal Statement, and Statement of Purpose – What Are They?

By Ryan Hickey + updated on September 26th, 2012

Share Now that application deadlines are just around the corner, today we’ll take a look at the main types of admissions writing. These terms get thrown around a lot at this time of year, so it may be helpful to dissect each and provide a bit more in-depth information. Application Essay, Admissions Essay, and Admission [...]

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5 Tips for Stress-Free College/Graduate Applications

By Ryan Hickey + updated on September 14th, 2012

Share September has arrived and with it, the start of another academic year. While it can always be challenging to refocus on school after time away, students who plan to apply to college, graduate school, or a professional program this year face an added burden on top of regular academic and extracurricular commitments. If you’ll [...]

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Four Great Reasons to Attend The Economist’s Which MBA? Online Fair

By Ryan Hickey + updated on January 27th, 2012

Share Whether you are just beginning to consider an MBA or ready to send out applications, the Which MBA? Online Fair allows you to take the next step in your MBA journey. Meet nearly forty business schools from across the world all in one place, and gather the information you need to make the right [...]

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Getting a Jump on the 2011 Admissions Season

By Ryan Hickey + updated on September 13th, 2011

Share College Applicants What sets you apart?  What do your friends say is the best thing about you?  Their answer to this question may well offer a very good idea of what to develop in your personal statement for college. Even more important: Do your research! Go to the websites of the colleges to which [...]

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EssayEdge Updates: Editor Profiles and More MBA Essay Prompt Breakdowns

By Ryan Hickey + updated on August 9th, 2011

Share Today, I’d like to use this space to point out some things that are happening over at www.essayedge.com. With the 2011-2012 application season about to shift into high gear, we’re working very hard and are excited to share some updates with you. First off, we’re pleased to announce that you can learn more about [...]

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Keeping it Personal

By Ryan Hickey + updated on August 4th, 2011

Share Your personal statement is precisely that: it is unique to you.  But after having read countless examples of personal statements, you’re probably wondering how best to set yours apart. There are many effective strategies, but today’ we’re going to focus on just three of them in this post. Facts, Facts, Facts: They Distinguish You [...]

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New Help for MBA Applicants!

By Ryan Hickey + updated on July 8th, 2011

Share With summer already in full swing and the 2011-2012 MBA admissions season just around the corner, EsayEdge is excited to announce several new products and initiatives designed specifically to help MBA applicants maximize their chance of admission at even the most competitive programs worldwide. First off, we are now offering two brand new admissions [...]

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