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Coaching you to gain admission to top business schools

Round One or Round Two? That is the Question

It is one of the most common questions I get every year. Are my chances better in Round One, or should I wait until Round Two? Most applicants can rule out applying in Round Three. Many spots in the class are taken by the time Round Three deadlines come around, and for international students in […]

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If I could only give one tip for MBA essays…

Sure, there is lots of MBA essay advice out there, and much of it is very important. You want your essays to reflect your personal brand, you want your writing to tell a story, and you certainly want to avoid grammatical errors. However, if I could give applicants just one tip for the MBA essays- […]

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How to Successfully Change Your Career with an MBA

Thinking about using an elite MBA degree to change your career? It’s a common goal, but it can make the MBA admissions process a bit more difficult. Check out my tips for convincing the admissions committee that you can succeed in the change.  

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How to Overcome Writer’s Block on Your MBA Essays

Having trouble putting pen to paper for your MBA essays? Check out my tips for overcoming writer’s block and getting your ideas flowing.

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How to Prepare Your Resume for Your MBA Application

Will your resume hold up to the intense scrutiny of an MBA admissions committee?    

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MBA Essay Workshop: Topic Selection

When it comes to the MBA essay, thinking of a great topic is half the battle. Beautiful, strong writing is great, but it cannot rescue a bad topic. So, where do you begin? When first considering an essay question, jot down any topics and examples that come to mind. They don’t have to be perfect- […]

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Seven MBA Application Mistakes That Lead to Dings- And How to Come Back From Them

You’ve completed the MBA application process but you didn’t get the results that you wanted. Perhaps you got into a few schools, but did not quite make your first choice. And now, you’re ready to try again. First, I just want to remind you that it takes a lot of strength to pick yourself up […]

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