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4 Pro Tips for When Your Raise Request Gets Denied
If you’ve mustered the courage to ask for a raise and get shot down, you might wonder what’s next. Do you threaten to quit? Cry in the corner? Bad-mouth [...]
Is GMAT Tutoring Worth It?
If you’re preparing for the GMAT to apply to business schools, you may be considering different types of preparation resources. Or you may be wondering how to speed up [...]
Signs It Might Be Time For An MBA
With a recession looming, you may find yourself wondering if now is a good time to pursue an MBA. Here , Personal MBA Coach has prepared a list of [...]
Post-MBA Goals – Will My Short-Term Plans Resonate with the Admissions Committee?
You’re probably aware that ambitious, yet realistic post-MBA goals are critical to a compelling business school application. Not only that, understanding how business school will accelerate or pivot your [...]
B-Schooled Podcast Episode #128: Advice for Single-Employer MBA Applicants
If you’ve jumped around a lot in your career, you’ll have some explaining to do in your MBA materials. But if you’ve remained with the same employer since college, [...]
How to Avoid the C Trap in GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions
Data Sufficiency (DS) questions in the GMAT Quant section are known for their ability to twist your brain and challenge both your math and data analysis skills. One of [...]
How Many Questions Can I Get Wrong on the GMAT and Get 700?
Many people planning to apply to MBA programs consider scoring 700 or higher on the GMAT integral to building a strong application. Accordingly, one question many business school aspirants [...]
What To Do After an MBA Rejection
If you were rejected in round 1 (or in a prior year) from your dream MBA program, it is too early to get disheartened. Regardless of reason for your [...]
GMAT Online Coaching: Your Complete Guide
If you’re planning to apply to a top MBA program, you know that a strong GMAT score is important. The key to scoring well is effective preparation. Fortunately, anyone [...]
Do's and Don'ts for the Chicago Booth Interview
Many business school blog posts offer interview tips from the admissions committee’s point of view. But a new post from the Booth Experience Team at the Chicago Booth School [...]
GMAT Guessing Strategies
It may seem counterintuitive, but any smart GMAT test-taking strategy should include strategies for guessing on the GMAT. Of course, no one wants to have a reason to employ [...]
Texas McCombs Essay Tips and Application Deadlines: 2022-2023
Are you considering applying to Texas McCombs in the 2022-2023 application cycle? This year, the full-time MBA application includes one essay question, one video assessment, and an optional [...]
MBA Programs with the Highest Return on Investment
Assessing potential return on investment helps candidates determine whether pursuing an MBA degree makes sense both professionally and financially. After all, business school isn't cheap. Paying $150K+ to earn [...]
Three Tips for Writing Compelling MBA Essays
If you’re applying to business school in Round 2, you probably know that writing compelling MBA essays is the foundation of a successful application. In fact, in our experience, [...]
Guide to MBA Letters of Recommendation
Letters of recommendation are a key part of the MBA application process. Business schools depend on your recommenders to attest to, and speak objectively, about you and your candidacy. [...]