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The Latest on 2020 MBA Deferrals and What This Means for MBA Hopefuls

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 30, 2020

Harvard Business School made a big decision last week, offering all MBA candidates scheduled to start class this September the option to defer for one or two years. Students [...]

Advice for Career Changers or Those with Jobs at Risk

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 28, 2020

Many candidates pursue an MBA with the hopes of altering their career paths. In our current environment with declining economic conditions, this is likely to be an increasingly common [...]

Fuqua Adds 4th Round Amid Covid-19 Crisis

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 27, 2020

  The third round deadline at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business passed on March 11, 2020. However, the COVID-19 crisis has seriously impacted Round 3 applicants around [...]

MBA Preparation Spring Clean Up – Six Tips For April

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on Apr 24, 2020

Now that spring is here, time to do some cleaning up! Take a moment in-between dusting and vacuuming to organize your MBA applications as well. 1. Articulate Why MBA? [...]

Insider Tips to Impress the Kellogg Admissions Committee

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 23, 2020

Here at Stacy Blackman Consulting, we love to share insider knowledge gleaned from our stellar team of MBA admissions experts. Today, we bring you insight from SBC consultant Caryn, [...]

Register for this FREE “Your Dream MBA” Event Series Featuring CBS, Darden, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, and Yale SOM!

by mbaMission on Apr 22, 2020

The leaders in the MBA admissions space—mbaMission and Manhattan Prep—are coming together to make sure you will be ready for the 2020–2021 business school admissions season. Join us for [...]

How to Think About MBA Goals

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 21, 2020

  “What do you want to do after you graduate from business school?” This seemingly simple question can actually be one of the most difficult to eloquently [...]

Coronavirus MBA Volunteering Ideas

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 20, 2020

Are you applying to business schools in the next application cycle? Clearly, 2020 will be like no other admissions season on record. The coronavirus outbreak has already affected the [...]

GMAT Coronavirus Updates

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, testing centers worldwide have temporarily closed their doors. Undeterred by this hurdle, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is working quickly to create [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s 5 Month MBA Application Plan

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 14, 2020

April is upon us! This means that the first round 1 deadline is likely just five months away. While the 2020-2021 MBA application deadlines and questions have not [...]

How Will the Coronavirus Affect International Applicants?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 13, 2020

  Over the last few weeks, we've fielded many questions on how might the coronavirus affect international applicants. Primarily, admitted candidates fear they won't be able to secure [...]


by Stratus Admissions Counseling on Apr 10, 2020

  If you did not get the news you wanted last year in the MBA Admissions process, you may be wondering how to approach the reapplication process. Once [...]

The Latest on How Coronavirus is Affecting MBA Applications and the Resulting "Extra" Round

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 9, 2020

First, Personal MBA Coach would like to send our best wishes to you and your loved ones during this challenging time. It is not often that I write twice [...]

Advice for Applicants in the Time of Coronavirus

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 8, 2020

Normally, we use this space to bring you the latest news from MBA programs or provide timely tips to help you create the strongest MBA application possible. But business-as-usual [...]

How Will COVID-19 Affect Your MBA Applications?

by mbaMission on Apr 6, 2020

  Over the past several weeks, the effects of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 global pandemic have been felt far and wide—and business schools are no exception. Many admissions officers [...]

Stanford MBA Essay Tips for 2019-2020

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Apr 6, 2020

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced the essay questions for the 2019-2020 application. Today, we're sharing our Stanford MBA essay tips to help you create a positive impression [...]


by Stratus Admissions Counseling on Apr 3, 2020

Round 2 decisions are out and you are not in. Bummer. The good news is that you were NOT denied! Here are six tips for what you can do [...]

Personal MBA Coach's Tips for GMAT/GRE Preparation During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Personal MBA Coach on Apr 2, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic brings many day-to-day activities to a halt, MBA hopefuls have expressed concerns about canceled testing dates and the impact testing delays will have on their [...]

Researching MBA Programs Without Leaving Your Home

by mbaMission on Apr 1, 2020

As you get ready to tackle your business school applications later this year, you may be wondering how you can research your target programs in the meantime, given that [...]