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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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Paying for a Harvard MBA

By - May 5, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

In his recent update to the Director’s Blog, Harvard Business School‘s head of admissions and financial aid Chad Losee shared a few important points of how financial aid works at HBS. The inspiration for the post came after attending the school’s annual “Fellowship Dinner” for...

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Applying to Stanford GSB 2017-2018

By - May 5, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Stanford GSB admissions has hired Kirsten Moss as the new assistant dean of admissions to replace Derrick Bolton. Despite this change in leadership at Stanford GSB admissions, there will not be much changes made to the Stanford GSB application this year. The essays...

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Applying to Stanford GSB 2017-2018

By - May 5, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% Stanford GSB admissions has hired Kirsten Moss as the new assistant dean of admissions to replace Derrick Bolton. Despite this change in leadership at Stanford GSB admissions, there will not be much changes made to the Stanford GSB application this year. The essays...

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Tuck School Names New Executive Director of Admissions, Financial Aid

By - May 4, 11:20 AM   Comments [0]

After a three month search, Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has named Luke Anthony Peña as its new Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, the school announced today.  He succeeds Dawna Clarke, who stepped down in late 2016 after 11 years as director of...

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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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