Articles by Personal MBA Coach

Personal MBA Coach’s January MBA Planning Kick-Start: Part 1: Making Your Career Work Harder For You

by Personal MBA Coach on January 4, 2019

Eat healthier. Exercise more. Spend more time with your family. These may be some of the new year’s resolutions you had in mind. But for those [...]


Last Minute Letter of Recommendation Tips

by Personal MBA Coach on December 28, 2018

Whether you dragged your feet in asking for an LOR or your recommender has had too many other things on his/her plate, you might find [...]


Your MBA Application Checklist

by Personal MBA Coach on December 19, 2018

With just a few weeks left until MBA application deadlines, it is time to make your list and check it twice. While most checklists will [...]


Can I Really Finish My Applications In Time?

by Personal MBA Coach on December 12, 2018

It is hard to believe that December is upon us and the first round 2 application deadline is just 4 weeks away (see deadline summary [...]


Personal MBA Coach’s Top 4 Pieces of Advice For MBA Hopefuls

by Personal MBA Coach on December 5, 2018

Advising MBA candidates is my life’s passion. Over the last 11 years, I have given countless applicants advice through one-on-one consulting sessions, blogs, e-books, webinars [...]


What To Do If You Were Rejected In Round 1

by Personal MBA Coach on November 28, 2018

As round 1 decisions begin to roll in, many candidates are not receiving the news they had hoped for. While this is no doubt disappointing, [...]


Personal MBA Coach’s Accelerated 7-Week MBA Application Plan

by Personal MBA Coach on November 22, 2018

Fall is flying by and the winter holidays are just around the corner. While many of us are looking forward to the upcoming holiday season, [...]


Personal MBA Coach’s M7 Essay Analysis E-Book

by Personal MBA Coach on November 14, 2018

Personal MBA Coach is pleased to announce the release of our newest e-book: M7 Essay Analysis. Available for free to all Personal MBA Coach customers and newsletter subscribers, [...]


The Wharton TBD

by Personal MBA Coach on November 8, 2018

Wharton has rolled out invitations for the round 1 TBD interviews. If you were lucky enough to receive an invitation, congratulations! Now comes the harder part [...]


Personal MBA Coach’s MBA Application Extras

by Personal MBA Coach on November 1, 2018

<     While the MBA application essays and interviews may get the bulk of your attention, schools are increasingly adding crucial extra components to their application [...]


Who Should Consider Non-Traditional MBA Options?

by Personal MBA Coach on October 25, 2018

Getting an MBA does not necessarily require taking two years off from work. While for many the traditional 2-year program might be the best bet, there [...]


10 Sample MBA Interview Questions

by Personal MBA Coach on October 11, 2018

Invited to interview at your dream school? Congrats! But remember, this is only the beginning! All of your hard work on the applications, essays and GMAT/GRE [...]



Personal MBA Coach’s 4-Month Round 2 Application Plan

by Personal MBA Coach on September 27, 2018

It is time to focus on your round 2 MBA applications! Most programs’ deadlines will be in January, which allows you ~ four months to [...]