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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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The Clock Is Ticking

By - Aug 28, 09:59 AM   Comments [0]

As round one deadlines rapidly approach, Personal MBA Coach is here to help keep you on track. For some schools, you have just one to two weeks left. For others, there is still a bit of time to perfect your essays. However, that window is...

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Short Answer Questions, Optional Essays and Videos

By - Aug 21, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

While the essay questions may get the bulk of your attention, there are other crucial application components that require significant effort including short answer questions, optional essays and videos. Below is Personal MBA Coach’s advice on how to tackle each. Short Answer Questions Do not underestimate the...

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Are You Ready For Round 1 Deadlines?

By - Aug 14, 07:27 AM   Comments [0]

With the first round 1 deadline in 3 weeks, it is time to check on your progress and make sure your applications are on track and solid. For some, waiting until round 2 may be the way to go if you are not quite ready. Unsure...

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