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Wharton MBA Application Deadlines and Wharton MBA Essay Tips: 2022-2023

by on Jun 24, 2022

The Wharton School has confirmed the 2022-2023 MBA application essays. This year, Wharton has decided to keep its first and second essay questions the same as the previous application cycle. [...]

School Interaction in a Post-Pandemic World

by on Jun 21, 2022

Personal MBA Coach’s founder, Scott Edinburgh, attended the annual Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference this May. Along with general upcoming application themes, we gained insight into how [...]

Dartmouth Tuck Essay Advice: 2022-2023

by on Jun 21, 2022

Located in New England’s Upper Valley, Dartmouth Tuck offers small-town charm while providing the resources of a larger area. If you are looking to attend a smaller MBA program but [...]

B-School Students Doubt Their Digital Skills for Industry 4.0

by on Jun 20, 2022

According to a recent survey from Highered, nearly a third of business school students fear they lack the right skills for future jobs. Also, almost 9 out of 10 now [...]

Columbia Business School MBA Application Updates: 2022-2023

by on Jun 16, 2022

It is time to get started on your Columbia Business School application as the Columbia MBA essay questions for class of 2025 business school hopefuls were just released. The 2022-2023 [...]

HBS Essay Advice: Frameworks, What to Avoid, and a Strong Example

by on Jun 15, 2022

It’s ‘go’ time! HBS has announced next year’s deadlines and confirmed its essay question, which remained unchanged again this year. At first glance, the HBS essay question seems fairly simple. [...]

What if I Am an International Applicant? Answers to Top 8 Frequently Asked Questions

by on Jun 14, 2022

Each year, international applicants represent a sizeable percentage of Personal MBA Coach clients. Clients often ask us if being an international student helps or hurts their chances of MBA application [...]

The Lure is More than Salary for Investment Banking

by on Jun 13, 2022

The salary for investment banking is a big lure for countless MBA aspirants. But there's more to it than just hefty compensation. To expand upon our previous work on Is [...]

How to Ace an MBA Interview

by on Jun 10, 2022

Let’s say you make it through the initial application process for a top MBA program. You filled out your application properly, wrote a killer essay, did well on the GMAT, [...]

What Matters Most in MBA Admissions?

by on Jun 10, 2022

If you’re like many MBA hopefuls applying to business school this year, you’ve begun to map out your application approach and are daydreaming in earnest about what it would be [...]

University Of Virginia Darden MBA Application Essay Analysis 2022-2023

by on Jun 9, 2022

The UVA Darden MBA application is open! Do you want to attend an MBA program that puts collaboration and teamwork at the forefront of your experience? If so, UVA Darden [...]

MBA Acceptance Rates at the Top U.S. Programs and How the Data Should Inform Your Application Strategy

by on Jun 8, 2022

As an applicant or prospective applicant to top MBA programs, you might be wondering what your chances of acceptance are…and rightly so, applying to business school takes a ton of [...]

Less Is More When It Comes to Writing Compelling MBA Application Essays

by on Jun 7, 2022

Top business schools are just beginning to release their essay questions for the 2022-2023 application cycle, Harvard Business School being the first to do so again this year. Each year, [...]

When You Need Career Help, Lean into Your Identity

by on Jun 6, 2022

A recent study from researchers at the Wharton School offers a ray of hope where demographic bias is concerned. When it comes to asking for career guidance, they found that [...]

How to Write Winning MBA Application Essays

by on Jun 1, 2022

Essay questions for the 2022-2023 MBA application cycle are starting to be released. While we are still waiting on official confirmation from many top MBA programs (aside from HBS, which [...]

How to overcome a low GMAT when applying to top MBA programs

by on Jun 1, 2022

The General Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a long and tiring exam that takes three hours to complete. The GMAT scoring range is from 200 to 800, with 800 being [...]

News From 2022 AIGAC Conference: What Is Top of Mind For Admissions Directors

by on May 31, 2022

This week Personal MBA Coach’s founder, Scott Edinburgh, is attending the annual Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference. As a member of the AIGAC Board of Directors, Scott [...]

B-Schooled Podcast Episode #103: The Power of Authenticity in MBA Applications

by on May 30, 2022

Chandler Arnold joins the B-Schooled podcast as a new host, and he welcomes SBC colleague Christina Fu to have an extraordinary conversation about a hot topic in the world of [...]

HBS Essay Advice and Application Deadlines: 2022-2023

by on May 27, 2022

Once again, Harvard Business School was the first to announce its essay questions for the upcoming business school application season, sharing MBA application deadlines and the required essay for MBA [...]

What Is a Good GMAT Score? Answer These 5 Questions to See If You Should Consider a Retake

by on May 26, 2022

“What is a good GMAT score?” is a question we field frequently from clients. Perhaps they have taken the GMAT or GRE at least once but aren’t sure if their [...]

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