Find out how Personal MBA Coach helped these clients improve their MBA application strategies and ultimately achieve success!
Jason | Booth, Kellogg & Darden

GPA: 3.6

GMAT: 760

Years of Experience: 5

Gender: Male

Pre-MBA Industry: Finance

Ethnicity: White

Undergrad: Top Public University

Schools Accepted To: Chicago Booth, Kellogg, UVA Darden

I began working with Personal MBA Coach for early planning conversations approximately a year before applying in Round 1. From our earliest interactions, I knew I wanted to work with them during the application process. The other consultants I spoke with were great, but Scott and his team struck the perfect balance between believing I

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I began working with Personal MBA Coach for early planning conversations approximately a year before applying in Round 1. From our earliest interactions, I knew I wanted to work with them during the application process. The other consultants I spoke with were great, but Scott and his team struck the perfect balance between believing I could get into my dream schools and giving me the straight-talk I needed to strengthen my candidacy.

They helped me craft a compelling narrative that seamlessly connected my less traditional path within the financial industry to my post-MBA career goals. When my choice of essay topics was weak, they helped me change my approach to highlight examples that were more impactful and tailored specifically to the school to which I was applying. And when the interview invites arrived, they helped me prepare my story in a way that made my candidacy “come to life” in the virtual interview setting.

Despite the challenges I posed as a client (e.g., second-guessing essay topics late in the process), the Personal MBA Coach team was patient and exceedingly responsive to my concerns and anxieties as the deadlines quickly approached. They helped me remain confident and focused on getting through the application process.

Personal MBA Coach makes what can be an extremely challenging process seem easy. With their partnership, I was accepted to three top US programs. I highly recommend partnering with Personal MBA Coach for the business school application process.

Emily | 5 School Admit

GPA: 3.8

GRE: 315-320

Years of Experience: 7

Gender: Female

Undergrad: Top 40 Private College

Schools Accepted To: Berkeley Haas, UVA Darden, Michigan Ross, USC Marshall, Texas McCombs

I decided to turn to Personal MBA Coach because I knew I needed support and structure in order to get through the MBA application process. From studying and taking the GRE, to writing essays, to coordinating recommendations, there is so much to do. Personal MBA Coach supported me by breaking down these tasks into manageable

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I decided to turn to Personal MBA Coach because I knew I needed support and structure in order to get through the MBA application process. From studying and taking the GRE, to writing essays, to coordinating recommendations, there is so much to do. Personal MBA Coach supported me by breaking down these tasks into manageable steps and suggesting what expectations I should have for myself in order to get there. It made a very daunting process much more doable.

Testing has never been a strength of mine, so that was far and away the hardest part. Personal MBA Coach did a great job in laying out what needed to be done on my end in order to reach my goal. They also gave tips on how to study while also managing a full-time job. In the end, my score on the GRE increased about 12 points from my initial practice test. I’m so appreciative of the support I received on what was the most difficult part of the application process for me!

Beyond the work around GRE studying, it was so helpful to have Personal MBA Coach’s support on my essays. Though I consider myself a solid writer, it was unbelievably helpful to have someone look at my writing objectively. Having that extra set of eyes for clarity took my writing to the next level. Throughout this process, I wanted someone who I could get guidance and structure from that I knew would always be in my corner, and that was Personal MBA Coach and the team!

Tanika | Booth & Ross

GPA: 74.8%

GMAT: 730

Years of Experience: 3

Gender: Female

Pre:MBA Industry: Financial Markets

Ethnicity: Indian/Canadian

Undergrad: Top 20 Public University

Schools Accepted To: Chicago Booth, Michigan Ross

When I started the application process, I had a vague idea of what I wanted during and after business school. Scott helped me understand myself better by consistently pushing me to look deeper to see why I wanted what I wanted and to look at all of the possible ways of approaching it. He gave

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When I started the application process, I had a vague idea of what I wanted during and after business school. Scott helped me understand myself better by consistently pushing me to look deeper to see why I wanted what I wanted and to look at all of the possible ways of approaching it. He gave me a great balance between casting a wide net but still being fully structured in my approach to my applications, including specific goals that I set for my future.

I also found that it was hard to remain energetic during the application process with a demanding job, but Scott and his team were always motivating me to stay on track. What I most appreciated though, was their transparency about my application. He didn’t mince his words in telling me my weaknesses, allowing me to work towards improving in those areas and ultimately succeeding in getting into one of my dream schools on a scholarship.

Chris | Wharton & Anderson

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 710

Years of Experience: 6

Gender: Male

Pre-MBA Industry: Finance

Ethnicity: Asian

Undergrad: State School

Schools Accepted To: Wharton, UCLA

From day 1, Scott will give you the honest, non-sugar-coated advice that everybody needs. As a business school applicant, you need to understand what your strengths are as well as your weaknesses. Most consultants are good at telling you your strengths, but they are not as good at telling you your weaknesses as they do

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From day 1, Scott will give you the honest, non-sugar-coated advice that everybody needs. As a business school applicant, you need to understand what your strengths are as well as your weaknesses. Most consultants are good at telling you your strengths, but they are not as good at telling you your weaknesses as they do not want to upset you. Scott was different, and hence I decided to go with Scott and his team.

Throughout the application process, I knew that I could rely on Personal MBA Coach as Scott was always there and would answer my emails/questions even during weekends or Christmas! From minor points in my overall story to locations I should select for my interviews, Scott would answer all my questions (no matter how minor and tedious they might be).

I am now admitted by one of the top 3 programs in the US and will be matriculating this fall. I highly recommend Personal MBA Coach if you are looking for the best consultant in the industry as I know I probably would not have made it without Scott and his team.

Marco | Berkeley Goldman, Columbia SIPA & Harvard HKS

Undergrad GPA: 3.9

GRE Score: 326

Years of Experience: 4.5

Pre-MBA Industry: Consulting

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: White

Undergrad: Top 25 Private University

Schools Accepted To: Berkeley Goldman, Columbia SIPA, Harvard HKS

After a thorough due diligence process (I talked to the top 5 MBA/Masters consulting firms), I chose Personal MBA Coach for the certainty of working with a coach that had proven results and years of experience at the highest level. Scott is very good at helping you craft a story and then connecting all the

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After a thorough due diligence process (I talked to the top 5 MBA/Masters consulting firms), I chose Personal MBA Coach for the certainty of working with a coach that had proven results and years of experience at the highest level. Scott is very good at helping you craft a story and then connecting all the dots of an application to make that story come alive. I had a general sense of why I was applying and what I was interested in but without Scott’s direction and structure it would have been hard to get to the final outcome.

Also – Scott is meticulous, patient and efficient, all very important qualities if you are a working professional – like me – who needs to get a lot done in a short period of time. While applying to school, I kept working a very demanding consulting job and nonetheless managed to get through endless draft essays until I felt I had reached ‘perfection’.

Ultimately, I was admitted in 4 of the top 5 programs I had applied to and I am so excited to have the opportunity to go to Harvard. I highly recommend Scott who can really be the extra factor that determines if you get or don’t get into your dream school.

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Maren | Scheller

GPA 2.2

GRE Score 332

Years of Experience 6

Pre-MBA Industry Media and Social Services

Gender Female

Ethnicity White

Undergrad Art School

School Accepted To Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business)

The services gave me a framework to use for framing my mindset and experiences, as well as focusing my intentions and hitting scores necessary to be a competitive candidate. Since entering business school, I have been able to focus my energy on activities, classes, and networking that is within the scope of the intentions I

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The services gave me a framework to use for framing my mindset and experiences, as well as focusing my intentions and hitting scores necessary to be a competitive candidate. Since entering business school, I have been able to focus my energy on activities, classes, and networking that is within the scope of the intentions I set with the consulting services and I believe this ultimately is what led to my finding exactly the job I want for post-grad.