About this class
This class is taught by Sowa I., a world-class admissions coach, essay expert, and Stanford MBA candidate. She will cover how to nail the "What Matters Most and Why" essay by teaching you how to choose the best essay topic, outline your essay, avoid common pitfalls, and brainstorm / draft / edit your essay. You'll leave the session with a clear idea of what the GSB is looking for in this essay and a roadmap for how to write yours. Seats are very limited!
How to Enroll
Go to Sowa's Leland profile
Navigate to the Packages section
Select the ""What Matters Most and Why?" — Cracking the GSB Essay" Class package
Proceed to checkout
About the host
Stanford MBA Class President | International English Teacher | Consultant
I'm currently a Stanford MBA (where I'm the Student Body Co-President), and have 5+ years of college admissions coaching experience. Before GSB, I spent time as a teacher (focusing on essay writing and story telling) and as a management consultant. Over the years working in admissions consulting, I have helped students based in the US, Hong Kong, China, and Singapore successfully apply to school. I'm here to help you create a stellar MBA application that can launch you into a top program in a way that tells your authentic story.
As a coach, I bring a structured, honest, and tailored approach to the application process. Beyond my teaching experience, I also have a BA in Economics, Psychology, and Creative Writing from Northwestern University through which I learned how to help people navigate their truest stories. I'm particularly experienced at helping prospective MBAs figure out how the MBA would play into their larger goals as people and as professionals. No matter how untraditional the path, I'm skilled at helping applicants frame their diverse experiences in a compelling and cohesive way that resonates with admissions committees. If you want a partner in this process, I'm your guide.