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Are your applications really ready to go?

By - Aug 17, 09:58 AM   Comments [0]

Round one deadlines are approaching! As many of you know, the HBS application is due in just under 3 weeks, with Duke Fuqua and Yale SOM due the following week. Wharton, Stanford, Kellogg, Hass and Booth are not far behind. Nearly all schools will have...

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Rejected last year? How much should your profile and application change before re-applying?

By - Aug 11, 07:04 AM   Comments [0]

I am commonly asked by new clients re-applying to business school: How much does my profile and application need to change this year if I got rejected last year? Here is my general advice on how to change each aspect of the application:  Your story: Unless it did...

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5 Tips for Preparing Your Recommenders

By - Aug 2, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

Letters of recommendation are an integral part of your MBA application that require more work than you might think. We often hear of candidates who ask someone to write the letter, ensure it gets submitted and call it a day. This can be a big...

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What’s New For Tuck Class of 2020 Hopefuls

By - Jul 24, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

Tuck has changed things up a bit for 2017-2018 MBA applicants. Once again, there are 2 required essays. Below are this year’s questions and Personal MBA Coach’s thoughts on how to tackle them. From Tuck: We encourage applicants to limit the length of their responses to a...

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5 Tips for Selecting the Best Recommender

By - Jul 12, 07:17 AM   Comments [0]

Who you select to write your letters of recommendation is a key decision in the application process. It can be tempting to select the person with the most prestigious resume or the person easiest to discuss your business school plans with. I encourage you to...

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Kellogg has changed things up for 2017-2018 Applicants

By - Jul 7, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg once again has two required essays for the class of 2020, though some changes were made this year. Essay 1 has been altered slightly from last year while essay 2 remains the same. These two fairly broad essays give you a good opportunity to...

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Highlights from the 2017 AIGAC Conference with Admissions Directors

By - Jun 28, 10:46 AM   Comments [0]

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/06/28/Highlights-from-the-2017-AIGAC-Conference-with-Admissions-Directors Personal MBA Coach just came back from a great week at the annual Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Los Angeles. Thank you to Berkeley Haas, Wharton San Francisco, Stanford Graduate School of Business and UCLA Anderson...

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Highlights from the 2017 AIGAC Conference with Admissions Directors

By - Jun 28, 09:52 AM   Comments [0]

Personal MBA Coach just came back from a great week at the annual Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Los Angeles. Thank you to Berkeley Haas, Wharton San Francisco, Stanford Graduate School of Business and UCLA Anderson...

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Wharton Changes Letters of Recommendation – Personal MBA Coach Class of 2020 Analysis

By - Jun 22, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/06/22/Wharton-Application-Updates-LOR-Changes-Personal-MBA-Coach%E2%80%99s-Analysis 2017-2018 Deadlines Round 1: September 19, 2017 Round 2: January 3, 2018 Round 3: March 27, 2018 Yesterday, at the 2017 AIGAC conference, Wharton shared details on the 2017-2018 application. While the essays will remain the same this year, Wharton announced a major change to its letters of recommendation process. LOR Changes: As Maryellen...

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NYU Stern Class of 2020 – Essay Questions & Analysis – Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

By - Jun 13, 11:37 AM   Comments [0]

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/06/13/NYU-Stern-Class-of-2020---Essay-Questions-Analysis---Fall-2017---Spring-2018 NYU Stern has released its essay questions for class of 2020 hopefuls. Things have changed! 3 essays are required this year, one of which will necessitate a unique creative response. Stern provides applicants with these words of advice: Our Stern essay questions give you the...

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