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Comparing Top EU MBA Programs Vs. Top US Programs

by on May 17, 2021

INSEAD in France, London Business School, Oxford’s Saïd Business School, and Cambridge’s Judge Business School are among the top EU MBA programs. While INSEAD and LBS rank highest, HEC Paris, [...]

What Matters in Choosing an MBA Program

by on May 14, 2021

When evaluating top MBA programs, rankings such as those published by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, The Economist, and several others, are a logical starting point and can provide [...]

2021 AIGAC Conference and the Latest Business School Admissions Trends

by on May 12, 2021

This week has been a busy one for Personal MBA Coach and for the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) #AIGAC2021. As a member of the AIGAC Board of [...]

Insider Intel for Columbia Business School Applicants

by on May 10, 2021

Is Columbia Business School on your shortlist of target MBA programs? Then you won't want to miss this conversation with a CBS insider. Today, we're excited to share a Q&A [...]

Do These Things to Ensure Your MBA Recommendations Are Stellar!

by on May 5, 2021

As an MBA hopeful, you are undoubtedly aware that your MBA applications require letter(s) of recommendation to support your candidacy. You may wonder, how important are they to the admission [...]

Should I Get an MBA? Now? Find Out.

by on May 4, 2021

As the 2021-2022 MBA application season kicks off, you may be wondering if this is the right time for you to pursue an MBA. Each year, Personal MBA Coaches helps [...]

An MBA in Entrepreneurship: How and Why to Use the MBA

by on May 3, 2021

Are you itching to start your own company and wondering whether an MBA in entrepreneurship can help you achieve that dream? Entrepreneurship is a hugely popular course of study at [...]

How to Be a Leader at Work, Even When You’re (Still) Not “At Work”

by on Apr 30, 2021

Every MBA hopeful is, or should be, considering how he or she can step up and lead at work, no matter their title or role. Highlighting an array of times [...]

Answering Your GMAT, GRE & Executive Assessment Exam FAQs

by on Apr 27, 2021

As we recently shared in our 5 month MBA application timeline, now is the perfect time for class of 2022 MBA hopefuls to begin their GMAT, GRE or Executive Assessment [...]

Get Into Business School: 7 Tips From MBA Admissions Officers

by on Apr 26, 2021

  Research the MBA program’s breadth of offerings Ensure your academic record is within range Gather intel to show LOVE Be true to yourself Choose recommenders who will be your [...]

Successful MBA Applicants Have These Things in Common

by on Apr 23, 2021

While many people think of January as the time to reflect, I find that spring – with its first warm days, sunlight extending a little later into the evening, and [...]

How to Think About Your MBA Goals

by on Apr 22, 2021

  “What do you want to do after you graduate from business school?” This seemingly simple question can actually be one of the most difficult to answer eloquently. With a [...]

Harvard Business School Acceptance Rate, Deconstructed

by on Apr 19, 2021

The Harvard Business School acceptance rate is the second-lowest of all MBA programs worldwide. It’s eclipsed only by Stanford GSB, in part because the GSB has a much smaller class [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s 5 Month MBA Application Timeline

by on Apr 15, 2021

April is upon us! This means that the first Round 1 deadline is likely just five months away. While the 2021-2022 MBA application deadlines and questions have not yet been [...]

MBA Timeline: Key Target Dates for MBA Applicants

by on Apr 12, 2021

Spring and summer of your application season is for research, test-taking, and application strategy and development September and October—Round 1 deadlines Early January—Round 2 deadlines Late March/early April—Round 3 deadlines. [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s Take on the 2022 US News MBA Rankings

by on Apr 6, 2021

With the recent release of the 2022 US News and World Report’s Best Business School Guide, MBA rankings are top of mind for all MBA hopefuls. While MBA rankings are [...]

The Consortium for MBA Applicants: Should You Apply?

by on Apr 5, 2021

Now more than ever, there's an urgent need for greater diversity in business schools and the business world at large. Recognizing this, many MBA programs have ramped up their efforts [...]

How to Develop Your Personal Brand

by on Apr 2, 2021

  In our recent series on developing compelling MBA career goals (click to read Part I and Part II), I discussed how these goals are an integral component of your [...]

Applying to Business School as a Consultant

by on Mar 30, 2021

Founded by a former consultant, Personal MBA Coach helps numerous consultants get into top MBA programs and earn significant scholarships each year. While consulting can be a great industry for [...]

Diversity Essay for the MBA: Tips + Samples

by on Mar 29, 2021

It’s no secret diversity, equity, and inclusion are incredibly important in MBA admissions. Business schools value broad representation in the admitted student class to enrich the program’s experience for all. [...]

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