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Plan Now to Leave Enough Time in Round 1

By - May 8, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

In high school or college—or maybe even recently on an important project at work—you might have been able to wait until the last minute to do something and still come out looking like a champ. But we can assure you that won’t be the case...

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4 Steps to a 5 Star MBA Recommendation

By - May 8, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

During my 15 years on admissions committee, I read thousands of recommendation letters. Every so often a letter would STOP. ME. IN. MY. TRACKS. This kind of letter would shine a whole new light on the candidate and place them firmly on my radar screen....

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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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GMAT Question of the Day (May 8)

By - May 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math It takes printer A 4 more minutes than printer B to print 40 pages. If working together, the two printers can print 50 pages in 6 minutes, how long will it take printer A to print 80 pages? A. 12 B. 18 C. 20 D. 24 E. 30 Question Discussion &...

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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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