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Short Answer Questions, Optional Essays and Videos

by Personal MBA Coach on Aug 29, 2019

While the essay questions may get the bulk of your attention, there are other crucial application components that require significant effort including short answer questions, optional essays and videos. Below [...]

How to Rock the Video Statement in Your MBA Application

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 26, 2019

An increasing number of MBA applications now include the use of an online video statement, where you must either introduce yourself to future classmates, or record responses to one or [...]

Are You Ready For Round 1 Deadlines?

by Personal MBA Coach on Aug 22, 2019

With the first round 1 deadline in 3 weeks, it is time to check on your progress and make sure your applications are on track and solid. For some, waiting until [...]

Personal MBA Coach's 2019-2020 M7 Essay Analysis E-Book

by Personal MBA Coach on Aug 20, 2019

Personal MBA Coach  is pleased to announce the release of our updated M7 Essay Analysis E-Book. Available for free to all Personal MBA Coach customers and newsletter subscribers, this [...]

Do This, Not That, if You're Reapplying to Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 19, 2019

Many business schools, even the most elite and well-ranked ones, welcome re-applicants. Reapplying shows you are very serious about your interest in the program, as this Tuck School blog post affirms. [...]

Should I apply Round 1 or Round 2?

by Personal MBA Coach on Aug 13, 2019

Which round to apply in is one of the most common conversations I am having with applicants today. There is no easy answer to this question, and it will vary [...]

MBA Applicant Reality Check

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 12, 2019

When it comes to making mistakes on a business school application, there are many places where candidates can run afoul and ruin their chances at admission. The road to an [...]

MIT Sloan Class of 2022 - Essay Questions & Analysis - Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

by Personal MBA Coach on Aug 6, 2019

MIT Sloan has made only minimal changes to the 2019-2020 MBA applications. Again, the school requests that applicants develop a cover letter and submit a video statement. Details, along with Personal [...]

Don't Overlook School Culture When Creating an MBA Shortlist

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Aug 5, 2019

Now is the time when many potential MBA applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the admissions process. When choosing which business schools make your Top Five list, [...]