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Second  Part of the Series - Insead MBA vs London Business School MBA Program. Comparison of over 9 Factors. Find out the Winner!

Insead vs LBS MBA
First Part of the Series - Insead MBA vs London Business School MBA Program. Also include living cost comparison between London, Paris, Abu Dhabi and Singapore.

Compare over 9 Factors and find out which school is better for you

Stern also has strict guidelines on maintaining the 35-40-25% ratio for grades or what is known as the NYU Stern grading curve. According to the guideline professors are required to give A and A- grade to only 35% of the class – the top percentile, B and B- to 40% of the class – the majority and C and lower to 25% of the class.

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Essay B: Why Stanford? (400 Words) - Tips

Since you have a complete overview of the curriculum, the study options, and the student clubs, it is time to answer Essay B that asks specifically about ‘how your short-term goals will be fulfilled with a Stanford MBA. When 29% of the class of 2014 chose the Finance Industry post-MBA, there is a clear trend. There is nothing wrong in following it. In fact, applicants who try to be ‘different’, and cite unconventional career paths – Govt. or Creative do not often get through the admission process.

Q2. What specific areas of London Business School life are you most excited about getting involved in and where will you add value? (300 words)

The first essay question asked about your pre-MBA experience, and how LBS MBA program fills the skill gap. However, the second essay is about the student-led clubs, experiential learning opportunities, and other aspects of the program where your contribution will be visible.  Over 70 student-led clubs work in the school based on professional, social, regional, or sports interests. The primary objectives of these clubs are to impart leadership skills through personal experience and to develop the management skills necessary for careers in Finance, Marketing, Consulting, and Technology.

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Essay 1: Give a candid description of yourself (who are you as a person), stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your strengths and weaknesses and the main factors which have influenced your personal development, giving examples when necessary (approximately 500 words).

This essay perhaps is one of the toughest questions to answer, not because of the complexity of the question, but for most of us, writing about our weakness is an ego buster. INSEAD MBA Admissions team knows that leaders have one unifying quality – “they have an encyclopedic awareness of their Strengths and Weaknesses.”