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Hi all, I am looking for a profile review and for recommendations for a consultant. Thank you! Work Experience: -3 years at matriculation in a Finance Rotational Program well known F200/S&P100; one of the top performing analysts in the program during my 1st rotation and was offered an out of state ...


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Hello everyone! I know we have interacted with a lot of you on the forums and thank you for the great questions! As a member of the Board of Directors for AIGAC (Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants) I run our annual survey where we ask applicants like yourself to tell us abo...


Wharton Releases Essay Questions - #2 is New This Year!

Wharton has released their essay questions! #1 remains the same, while #2 is new this year. Read below and watch for our analysis. First-time applicants and re-applicants are required to complete both essays. The Admissions Committee wants to get to know you on both a professional and personal level...


Hi Scott, I scored 48 or 76 percentile for the quant section of the GMAT. Do you think I still have a shot at UCLA FEMBA considering I failed some courses during my undergrad. I called the school and they said I wouldn't be a problem, but I'd like to hear from a consultant's perspective. Also, what...

by Personal MBA Coach

Mon May 21, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Ask Personal MBA Coach
Topic: Evaluate my profile.
Replies: 5
Views: 22086

Hi Scott, No I have not applied yet, so any further guidance would be very much appreciated. Thank you! Regards, Isaac Isaac, Thank you for the note and I hope you are enjoying the weekend. From what I see, you have the pieces that can make a really strong application. Putting them together to tell...

by Personal MBA Coach

Sun May 20, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Ask Personal MBA Coach
Topic: Evaluate my profile.
Replies: 5
Views: 22086

Age: 24 Major: Economics GPA: 3.1, Handful of fails first few couple of years (Had no career direction), last 2 years averaged 3.85 GMAT: 720 WE: 4 years Past: -Interned with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory doing Business Development. 2 years, worked as a Project Engineer my Junior and Senior year o...

by Personal MBA Coach

Sun May 13, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Ask Personal MBA Coach
Topic: Evaluate my profile.
Replies: 5
Views: 22086

Hi Scott, Do you provide any Analysis/assistance for the Essays for Ivey (Canada) and ESMT Berlin ? It'd be great if you can get me any feedback on how to write the following two Essays from these two b-schools : 1. Ivey (Canada) : What is the most important issue that you've ever changed your mind...


Hi Admission Experts, Do you provide any Analysis/assistance for the Essays for Ivey (Canada) and ESMT Berlin ? It'd be great if you can get me any feedback on how to write the following two Essays from these two b-schools : 1. Ivey (Canada) : What is the most important issue that you've ever chang...


Hello Scott, I am a doctor working in India. I run a telemedicine startup for cancer patients. I have been offered a place in Vanderbilt Owen's class of 2020 with a considerable scholarship, and have been put on wait list at UNC. I am having a hard time deciding whether to wait for UNC's answer in ...


Personal MBA Coach founder & Wharton grad to answer ?s

Welcome! I am here to answer any and all questions related to the MBA and graduate school admissions process. Since I founded Personal MBA Coach in 2008 I have been helping applicants around the world get into their dream schools with a boutique 1:1 approach. Whether you are looking for 1:1 GMAT/GRE...


How do they check if you spent time between jobs for travelling or for taking care of a sick family member? If it is taking care of a family member, then don't worry about it. If it is traveling, then think about what kind of traveling this is? Why did you travel? Was this just vacation or somethin...

by Personal MBA Coach

Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: KRoll background check
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5 Ways To Change Your Resume For Business School

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/06/07/5-Ways-An-MBA-Resume-Should-Differ-From-A-Professional-Resume Your MBA application is not complete without your resume. Every candidate has one and it can be tempting to use the resume you already perfected to get your most recent job. However,...


Harvard Business School c/o 2020– Fall 2017 Essay Analysis

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/05/27/Harvard-Business-School-Class-Of-2020-%E2%80%93-Fall-2017-Essay-Question-Analysis HBS has just announced that its 2017-2018 application question will remain the same for class of 2020 hopefuls and the deadlines are as follows: • Round 1: Sept...


Yale SOM 2017-2018 Essay Analysis - Class of 2020

https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2017/05/12/Yale-SOM-Class-Of-2020-%E2%80%93-Fall-2017-Essay-Question-Analysis Yale School of Management class of 2020 hopefuls, SOM has just released its essays for the 2017-2018 application year and once again asks students to: “Describe the biggest co...