Find Zen While You Stay on the Waitlist

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 25, 2021

If you were a Round 1 applicant this season, over the last few weeks, you might have received great news, upsetting news, or a mix of both— otherwise known [...]

MBA Planning Week 2: Enhancing Your Extracurricular Profile

by Personal MBA Coach on Jan 19, 2021

Planning to apply to business school in 2021 (or beyond)? Get started now with Personal MBA Coach’s 2021 MBA Planning tips. Check out week 2 today: Enhancing Your [...]

Networking During a Pandemic

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 18, 2021

Even if the pandemic hasn’t put your job in jeopardy, growing your professional network is still a vital activity right now. But what’s the best way to go about [...]

The Rise in Deferral MBA Programs

by Personal MBA Coach on Jan 15, 2021

An increasing number of top business schools are offering deferral MBA programs to which current undergraduate students apply during their senior year. In most cases, students will work for [...]

MIT Sloan Cover Letter Advice: Maximizing 300 Words

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 12, 2021

If you’re working towards submitting a Round 2 application to MIT Sloan’s MBA Program, you’ve likely given thought to what you want to express in the required 300-word Cover [...]

Standardized Tests for Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the business school admissions process in the spring. With lockdowns in place and testing centers closed, completing those standardized tests for business school became impossible. [...]

MBA Planning Week 1: Make Your Career Work Harder For You

by Personal MBA Coach on Jan 8, 2021

Eat healthier. Exercise more. Get organized. These may be some of the new year’s resolutions you had in mind. But for those of you hoping to apply to [...]

Start the New Year Right! Do These Five Things to Get a Leg up on Your MBA Applications

by Vantage Point MBA on Jan 7, 2021

Goodbye 2020 and hello 2021! While it seems every New Year comes with a sense of optimism and hope for the future, this year takes that sentiment to the [...]

Last-Minute Tips for Round 2 Applicants

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 6, 2021

The first Round 2 MBA deadlines are upon us. Are you ready for some last-minute time management tips? Even if you’re not a list person, it’s time to become [...]

How to Write a Great Career Goals Essay

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Jan 4, 2021

Almost every MBA application has a career goals essay, yet many candidates struggle with this question. They know they want an MBA. But they haven't defined their goals or [...]

Accepted to Multiple Schools? Let Personal MBA Coach Help You Choose the Ideal Program

by Personal MBA Coach on Dec 29, 2020

This year, many of our clients are fortunate to have gotten accepted to multiple top business schools. If you are in the position of choosing between multiple MBA programs, [...]

B-Schooled Episode #29: Why an MBA?

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 28, 2020

In this episode, we cover why it’s so important to clearly convey the reasons you are pursuing business school. What will an MBA help you achieve that you couldn’t [...]

Insights from MBA Students on Campus…a Dose of Hope to Close Out 2020

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 24, 2020

  As the first semester of ‘business school in a pandemic’ comes to a close, we reached out to our past clients who are currently on campus to [...]

Personal MBA Coach's MBA Application Checklist

by Personal MBA Coach on Dec 22, 2020

  With less than three weeks left until MBA application deadlines, it is time to make your list and check it twice. While most checklists will merely cover [...]

Stanford-Backed Advice for Non-Native Speakers

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 21, 2020

Have you ever felt clueless in a conversation with native English speakers? Maybe they used idioms you haven’t heard before or slang expressions that make no sense whatsoever. Even [...]

10 Dos and Don’ts for Getting off the MBA Waitlist

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 17, 2020

Updated 12.14.20 So, you’re on the waitlist for your dream school? It wasn’t the decision you were hoping for, but the good news is that you’re still in [...]

Can I Really Finish My Applications in Time?

by Personal MBA Coach on Dec 15, 2020

It is hard to believe that December is upon us and the first round 2 application deadline is just under four weeks away (see deadline summary below). While this [...]

The MBA School Selection Process

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 14, 2020

The school selection process is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when considering an MBA degree. Whether you aim for Round 2 (or 3) this season or [...]

Tackling the MBA Application Reapplicant Essay

by Personal MBA Coach on Dec 11, 2020

Rejected from your dream business school? While rejection can be discouraging, do not give up: Personal MBA Coach successfully guides reapplicants every year. And do not worry – [...]

Applying to or Considering a Part Time MBA Program? Read This First

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 10, 2020

Peruse any of the MBA admissions sites or forums and you’ll find that most of the dialogue is geared towards full time programs. While much of the advice translates [...]

Breaking Down 5 MBA Admissions Myths

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Dec 8, 2020

Business school hopefuls, particularly those targeting elite programs, often fall prey to certain admissions myths circulating the interwebs. Today, we're going to do a little myth-busting of five common [...]

University of Virginia Darden MBA Application Essay Analysis 2020-2021

by Personal MBA Coach on Dec 7, 2020

Do you want to attend an MBA program that puts collaboration and teamwork at the forefront of your experience? If so, UVA Darden School of Business may be a [...]

Tackling the HBS Essay? Start with This Step

by Vantage Point MBA on Dec 3, 2020

At first glance, the Harvard Business School essay question, which remained unchanged again this year, seems fairly simple. What more would you like us to know as we consider [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s Accelerated 7-Week MBA Application Plan

by Personal MBA Coach on Dec 1, 2020

Fall is flying by and the winter holidays are just around the corner. While many of us are looking forward to the upcoming holiday season (despite the unique circumstances [...]

Considering an MBA? Our Advice for Career Switchers

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Nov 30, 2020

Are you looking to gain the skills and network to launch your career in a new direction? These days, few people stay with one company or even on one [...]

Page 1 of 102  >  >>