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H1B Visa Program Updates to Benefit MBA Students in the US

by Stacy Blackman on June 17, 2019

There’s good news for international MBA students! The H1B visa program has been updated to benefit international graduate students, who will now effectively get two [...]


Columbia Business School Class of 2022 – Essay Questions & Analysis – Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

by Personal MBA Coach on June 14, 2019

Columbia Business School has just released its application deadlines* and essays for this season. Read below for Personal MBA Coach’s tips on tackling this year’s questions. *Applications are reviewed [...]


Essay Writing 101

by Personal MBA Coach on June 11, 2019

As the questions begin to roll out for 2019-2020 applicants (Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School have already released their questions, and more schools are expected [...]


Face Off: Stanford GSB vs Berkeley Haas

by Stacy Blackman on June 10, 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 [...]


Columbia Business School Essay Analysis, 2019–2020

by mbaMission on June 7, 2019

One of the first top programs to release its essay questions for this season, Columbia Business School (CBS) is again hitting candidates with a mix [...]


Professor Profiles: USC Marshall’s Pai-Ling Yin

by Stacy Blackman on June 3, 2019

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA [...]


Harvard Business School Class of 2022 – Essay Question & Analysis – Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

by Personal MBA Coach on May 28, 2019

Once again, Harvard Business School was the first to officially kick off the official application season with yesterday’s announcement (as predicted) that its application question [...]


Should You Specialize Your MBA Degree?

by Stacy Blackman on May 27, 2019

  Unlike a master’s degree in finance or accounting or other specialty, an MBA is by definition a generalist program, exposing students to many different disciplines [...]


Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2019-2020

by mbaMission on May 17, 2019

  At last the 2019–2020 MBA admissions season has kicked off, with Harvard Business School (HBS) releasing (or shall we say rereleasing) its single application essay prompt. [...]


Use Social Media to Strengthen Your MBA Application

by Stacy Blackman on May 13, 2019

We’re going to tell you something you probably already know: if you’re applying to an MBA program this year, be careful about what you post [...]


MBA Success Story: From 24 Apps, 19 Dings to 1st in Class at Emory

by Stacy Blackman on May 6, 2019

“I wrote 24 applications over two years and was turned down nineteen times in a row before anyone said yes, and all said-and-done I received [...]


Professor Profiles: Georgetown McDonough’s Simon Blanchard

by Stacy Blackman on April 29, 2019

Having the opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in business is one of the top motivators for many applicants considering an MBA [...]


Noun Modifiers can modify slightly far away Noun

by e-GMAT on April 26, 2019

Introduction   Noun modifiers, as the name suggests, modify noun entities. They are generally placed as close to the noun entity they modify as possible to avoid [...]


What Makes a Great MBA Resume?

by Stacy Blackman on April 22, 2019

First, the (kinda) bad news: it’s unlikely you’ll be able to use the current version of your resume for your business school applications. In fact, [...]


How long does it take to prepare for the GMAT?

by e-GMAT on April 19, 2019

How long does it take to prepare for the GMAT? Ashray scored a GMAT 760 with just 20 days of preparation. While Dhananjay, who worked 60+ [...]