Author Archive - PersonalMBACoach

Bloomberg Businessweek 2019 MBA Rankings

By - Nov 6, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Bloomberg Businessweek released the 2019-2020 Best Business School Rankings earlier this week. Personal MBA Coach would like to share our thoughts on the latest rankings and business school rankings in general. According to Bloomberg, “The Bloomberg Businessweek 2019-20 Best B-Schools ranking is based on 26,804 survey...

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Fine-tuning Your MBA Application Plan After an Early Rejection

By - Oct 30, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday, Wharton joined the growing list of schools to roll out the first round of rejections, releasing those not offered an interview. As round 1 decisions begin to roll in, many candidates are not receiving the news they had hoped for. While this is no...

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Wharton and Michigan Ross: Tackling the MBA Group Interview

By - Oct 23, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

The group interview is something that causes anxiety for many MBA applicants. This topic is particularly top of mind now as Michigan Ross just released round 1 interview invites and Wharton round 1 interview invitations are expected on October 29th. Each school approaches the group interview...

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From Berkeley Haas to Yale SOM: MBA Essay Analysis Beyond the M7

By - Oct 16, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

While the M7 business schools (Columbia Business School, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Kellogg, Stanford GSB, Chicago Booth and Wharton) get a lot of attention, there are numerous compelling MBA program options beyond the M7 schools. In fact, the average Personal MBA Coach client applies to...

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2019 – 2020 NYU Stern MBA Essay Analysis

By - Oct 9, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

For those candidates who have their hearts set on relocating to (or remaining in) New York City, NYU Stern might be a great option. NYU Stern is the #12 full-time MBA program and #4 part-time MBA program according to US News & World Reports. Unlike...

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Find Out Why You Were Rejected from Your Dream School

By - Oct 3, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School released round 1 interview invites and rejections earlier this week. If you were one of the many applicants who received bad news, you may be wondering what went wrong. While there are countless reasons for a rejection (this is why we created...

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Your GMAT, GRE & Executive Assessment FAQs

By - Sep 25, 11:25 AM   Comments [0]

Testing, testing, testing! For better or for worse, GMAT, GRE and Executive Assessment (EA) are key topics of conversation throughout the application process. Below are the questions I am asked most often about the MBA admissions testing. Q. How important is the GMAT/GRE? A. While these tests are...

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Acing The MBA Interview

By - Sep 19, 08:27 AM   Comments [0]

With interview invitations already beginning to roll out, it is time to ensure you are ready for this important final stage in the application process. First, if you have already been invited to interview at your target school(s), congrats! While all of your hard work...

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Our Top 6 Tips For Selecting Your Recommenders

By - Sep 11, 08:12 AM   Comments [0]

For those of you kicking off round 2 MBA applications, it is time to select your recommenders (if you have not already done so)! Who you select to write your letters of recommendation is a key decision in the application process. It can be tempting...

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Kicking Off Round 2

By - Sep 5, 06:41 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you are not quite ready for round 1 deadlines or have always been a round 2 applicant, now that summer is behind us it is time to focus on your MBA applications. While January deadlines may seem far off, Personal MBA Coach advises that...

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