Last year, most of our clients were referred to us by past clients thrilled with their success. Our boutique consulting approach is unique, and to ensure it remains that way, we only accept a limited number of clients per year. Contact us for a consultation to learn more about our approach. Client testimonials are below and additional references are available upon request.

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Scott is awesome. He is a great predictor of results in my opinion. He is patient and very nice which is always important during MBA applications which can be very stressful. I used Scott’s services when I was on the waitlist for Columbia Business School. I could not have asked for a better consultant. Highly... Read More

— Waitlist Client

Class of 2024
I had an excellent experience working with Scott, MJ and Nicole. From my initial phone call, Scott was direct, informed and honest. He helped me craft a target list of schools to suit my ability and background. Though he is at every step supportive, he’s unusual in that his feedback is consistently candid. He does... Read More

— 3 School Admit

I worked with Personal MBA Coach for a mock Wharton TBD and it helped me immensely. It helped confirm certain behaviors that would be helpful to double down on, what I should express more and what I could do better. My 1:1 session with MJ Shores was even more helpful as she helped me trim... Read More

— Interview Prep Client

Class of 2024
I was referred to Scott by a friend who applied in the 2020 cycle and got admitted to an M7. Right from my first “getting to know you” session, Scott was very direct and honest about my candidacy and MBA prospects, which I really appreciated. I did not have the best scores on paper, but... Read More

— M7 Admit

I’ve known MJ through Personal MBA Coach’s TBD mock interview prep. I’ve joined a couple of mocks with other candidates before. However, I wasn’t sure whether my performance was good enough for the real interview. I’ve connected with Scott at the Personal MBA Coach and he introduced me to MJ for a mock session. After... Read More

— Interview Prep Client

Applying to MBA programs can be a daunting task. Between writing the essays, preparing for interviews, and finally deciding on a school that fits, the entire experience is rigorous. Scott prepared me for every single step of the process. He guided me on targeting the programs I was interested in, helped me brainstorm and compose... Read More

— UCLA Anderson

Class of 2022
I worked with Scott through Forte Foundation a few years ago. He knows his stuff and started me in the right spot to approach the admissions process.

— Michigan Ross

Class of 2023
I was initially hesitant to work with a consultant during my MBA application process. However, looking back, I am 100% certain that I could not have gotten into my target schools without Scott’s guidance! I come from a nontraditional background, knowing little about the application process, and Scott provided invaluable support and generated a series... Read More

— Columbia Business School

Class of 2024
Testing has never been a strength of mine, so I am thankful that Ryan was patient and helpful. He outlined a great schedule for me. Personal MBA Coach did a great job helping me to reach my score goal!

— Tutoring Client

Class of 2022
The people at Personal MBA Coach were a crucial asset in my MBA application process. As a civil engineer, I was worried that my professional background would hinder me during the application process, but the advisors at Personal MBA Coach helped me turn it into an asset. Personal MBA Coach helped me put together a... Read More

— Berkeley Haas

Class of 2025
I was so impressed with Scott and the team’s willingness to help. Scott went the extra mile every day. I’m so thankful that due to their help I was admitted to MIT Sloan on my first try. If you are looking for the best, then Scott is 100% the right option. Read More

— MIT Sloan

When I first reached out to Scott, I was really early in the process, so he suggested I spend a few months working with MJ Shores in the Early Planning Program to really solidify my profile. I was skeptical at first because I wasn’t sure what Early Planning meant, but working with MJ really helped... Read More

— Early MBA Planning Client