Applications

Ask CBS and Yale SOM Admissions Officers Your Application Questions on May 10!

By - May 8, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Are you applying to Columbia Business School (CBS) or the Yale School of Management (SOM)? If so, you will not want to miss this chance to learn from the schools’ very own admissions officers! On May 10, 2017, mbaMission’s founder/president, Jeremy Shinewald, will facilitate a...

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Waitlisted. Now What?

By - May 8, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

“Waitlisted. Now What?” is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. First, a word of introduction: Realize that receiving a wait-list letter means you qualify for admission. You pass. You are probably on the wait-list (and not admitted) because they have already admitted...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - May 8, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive…” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college…” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school…” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every semester…” “But...

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From Rwanda to Wharton to West Coast Start-Up: MP Davis’ Story [Episode 202]

By - May 7, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s guest, Mary-Patton Davis, earned her BA in Government and French from Georgetown in 2010. She worked in marketing in the U.S. and in Rwanda, started a yoga business in Rwanda among other things, and earned her MBA from Wharton in 2016. While there she...

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The GMAT and the Law of Diminishing Returns

By - May 7, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

There is a time in every applicant’s life where you need to look long and hard at your GMAT score and ask: “Is my score high enough to get me into my schools of choice? Or should I retake the GMAT? What are my chances...

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Columbia Business School Releases Essays For Class of 2020 – Personal MBA Coach’s Essay Analysis – Fall 2017

By - May 6, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/05/05/Columbia-Business-School-Class-of-2020---Fall-2017-Essay-Question-Analysis Happy Cinco De Mayo! Once you are finished celebrating, you may want to get started on your Columbia essays. Columbia Business School has just released its application deadlines and questions for the class of 2020! Read below for Personal MBA Coach Founder Scott Edinburgh’s essay...

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - May 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

"4 Tips For Team Interviews" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs....

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Wharton MBA Program Announces Establishment of Moelis Advance Access Program

By - May 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Ken Moelis W’80/WG’81 and Julie Taffet Moelis W’81 have made a $10 million gift to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to establish the Ken Moelis and Julie Taffet Moelis Advance Access Program. This program will provide highly qualified UPenn undergraduates whose academic...

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Mid-Career, a Peruvian Economist-Engineer is Energized at CMU Tepper

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with an MBA student at CMU Tepper, Daniel Espinoza… Accepted: We’d like to get to know you!...

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3 Steps for Applying to Business School with a Low Undergraduate GPA

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’re A-game and are capable of academic excellence. But how can you...

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