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Northwestern University (Kellogg) Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

by mbaMission on July 23, 2019

For this application season, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has kept is first essay question largely the same but updated the second [...]


Know When to Retake the GMAT

by Stacy Blackman on July 22, 2019

Occasionally, we hear tales of MBA applicants offered admission in a top business school with a 640 GMAT score. But in truth, accepting students with scores of 700+ [...]


5 Common MBA Application Misconceptions

by Personal MBA Coach on July 19, 2019

1. Business schools only want candidates with a certain career background While it is true that there are certain career paths where an MBA is common [...]


New York University (Stern) Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

by mbaMission on July 18, 2019

After slightly modifying its MBA application essay prompts last year, the New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business has opted to make no changes [...]


Deferred Admission MBA Programs

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on July 17, 2019

College Seniors: Is an MBA in your Future? Consider Deferred Admissions More and more top MBA programs are offering admission to exceptional students in their senior [...]


B-School Rejection Recovery Plan

by Stacy Blackman on July 15, 2019

This is the time of year when business schools release their final decisions. Unfortunately, it isn’t always good news. You poured your heart and soul [...]


Wharton Class of 2022 – Essay Questions & Analysis – Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

by Personal MBA Coach on July 9, 2019

The Wharton School has confirmed that its application questions will remain unchanged for class of 2022 hopefuls. Once again, applicants will be asked two questions, each [...]


Face Off: Columbia vs NYU Stern

by Stacy Blackman on July 8, 2019

The school selection process for MBA applicants can seem daunting. With so many highly ranked business schools, how can you decide which one is right [...]


How To Ensure Your Letters of Recommendation Shine

by Personal MBA Coach on July 2, 2019

Letters of recommendation are an integral part of your MBA application that require more work than you might think. As you begin to narrow down [...]


Face Off: Wharton School Vs Chicago Booth

by Stacy Blackman on July 1, 2019

The school selection process for MBA applicants can seem overwhelming. With so many great business schools, how do you decide which one is right for [...]


How to Make Your Resume “MBA Ready”

by Vantage Point on June 27, 2019

The resume you used to get your last job is not the one you will use to apply to business school. I know – it’s [...]


University of Virginia Darden of 2022 – Essay Questions & Analysis – Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

by Personal MBA Coach on June 25, 2019

Darden has joined the growing list of MBA programs that has released its 2019-2020 MBA application questions and deadlines. Find out what changed this year [...]


Do This if You Have No Extracurricular Activities

by Stacy Blackman on June 24, 2019

Are you applying to business schools in Round 1?  Then the process of pulling your materials together will consume much of your life in the [...]


Dartmouth College (Tuck) Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

by mbaMission on June 21, 2019

Although the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College has made some tweaks to its MBA application essay questions this season, the information its candidates are [...]


Three Unique Advantages of Being a Chinese Applicant

by Admissionado on June 20, 2019

As a Chinese applicant to American universities, you’ve no doubt heard all about the many challenges you’ll face in the admissions process. You are also probably all too familiar with [...]