Oxford 2019-2020 Application: Online Assessment Advice

Oxford recently released their application questions for the 2019-2020 cycle. The primary essay is now gone and it has been replaced with an online assessment. Including an online assessment with a written component is unique in the world of MBA applications. It suggests that the admissions committee is interested in the way that prospective candidates communicate and share their ideas as they might in a conversation, an interview, or in the classroom. In addition to the online assessment, Oxford’s applications still has written components including the supporting statement and the career related questions. The career related questions are located within the application portal and should

Oxford MBA Supporting Statement/Additional Information Question

As part of Oxford Said's 2019-2020 MBA application, you are asked to answer the following question. Tell us something that is not covered in your application that you would like the admissions committee to know about you. (maximum 250 words). This is an opened ended question with limited space and it is an opportunity to address some portion of your profile that might need further explanation. I recommend that your response to this essay fall into one of several broad categories: explaining a perceived weakness, sharing something related to your interests or background that make you unique, or expressing a strong interest in the MBA program. Weakness It is often natural to feel a sens

MIT Sloan Fellows Program Application Tips Part Two: Video Statement and Organizational Chart

In addition to the cover letter, you are also required to prepare a video statement and an organizational chart. Video Statement, prompt: "Please introduce yourself to your future classmates, and let us know why the Sloan Fellows MBA program (SFMBA) program is a great match for you. Videos should be a single take (no editing) lasting no more than one minute and consisting of you speaking directly to the camera." The goal of this video statement is to make sure that you have strong communication skills and for international candidates, that you have a business level grasp of English. You should also be enthusiastic about the program. Make sure to smile and look excited to be making the video.