IE - are the Additional Information questions considered essays?


Rupert

Hi guys,
this is the first post here on Find MBA.

I'm applying to IE for the International MBA; in the application there are several Information Questions and 3 essays.

I know that essays have a clear structure, an introduction, one or more paragraphs and a conclusion (at least 250 words long), and follow some specific rules, but the question is: should I consider the Additional Questions as smaller essays?

In this type of questions I have no more than 150/170 words, in some case the words are less... should I follow "standard" essay rules or not?

For example at the question "What are your reasons for applying to IE?" can I just answer with my 3 key reasons, without writing any specific introduction and without any conclusion/wrap up?

Can anyone help me on this?

Thank you so much.
Rupert

Hi guys,
this is the first post here on Find MBA.

I'm applying to IE for the International MBA; in the application there are several Information Questions and 3 essays.

I know that essays have a clear structure, an introduction, one or more paragraphs and a conclusion (at least 250 words long), and follow some specific rules, but the question is: should I consider the Additional Questions as smaller essays?

In this type of questions I have no more than 150/170 words, in some case the words are less... should I follow "standard" essay rules or not?

For example at the question "What are your reasons for applying to IE?" can I just answer with my 3 key reasons, without writing any specific introduction and without any conclusion/wrap up?

Can anyone help me on this?

Thank you so much.
Rupert
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Evan2007

Hey Rupert - Welcome. Your post above is about 140 words. So, no, I don't anyone could expect your answers can be formally structured with an intro, conclusion, etc. I'd say you can describe your three key reasons without a formal wrap-up.

Good luck. Let us know how the rest of the app process goes!

Hey Rupert - Welcome. Your post above is about 140 words. So, no, I don't anyone could expect your answers can be formally structured with an intro, conclusion, etc. I'd say you can describe your three key reasons without a formal wrap-up.

Good luck. Let us know how the rest of the app process goes!
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Rupert

Hi Evan, thanks so much for your reply.

I have the same opinion, I feel the answer would only be on topic and clearly expressed.

I'll keep you updated!
R

Hi Evan, thanks so much for your reply.

I have the same opinion, I feel the answer would only be on topic and clearly expressed.

I'll keep you updated!
R
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