My MBA Admit Client receives invites to BOTH Tepper and Haas after submitting MBA applications in the third round! How did she do it?

I was in the middle of booking MBA Admissions Consulting client appointments at My MBA Admit for the next week when one of my clients called in.  She was so excited, she could barely speak. 
"I have good news, I have good news!"
I had a feeling I knew what it was.
After applying to two competitive programs, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, and Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, in the third round, she received invites to BOTH!
Her emotion, and her words as she hung up continue to echo in my head: "I couldn't have done it without you!"

No matter how many of such calls I get, I never tire of it.  For me, it's the best part of the job.  After all those hours of brainstorming to find the right examples, tailoring those to the MBA programs at hand, guiding clients over consecutive drafts as they write their essays, revising and polishing those together to ensure their clarity to the business school AdCom, it's a validation of all our efforts together to receive an invite from that dream program. 

It's especially satisfying for me since it is my personal approach that we use at My MBA Admit to consult on a client's application.  Here's how we do it:

We never write application essays, but coach clients on overall communication skills.  We don't tell them what to put in their MBA applications to business school, but brainstorm on the best examples together.  We could polish their resume on our own, but instead, we teach them what to look for and learn how to change it themselves.  Clients can either ask for recommendation letters blindly, or can follow our approach to help their recommenders understand how to present their endorsements.  And finally, data forms can be a shot-in-the-dark listing of every single lemonade stand they have run, or a targeted listing of their responsibilities that are relevant to their career ambitions.  The essence is taking a long-term approach and teaching My MBA Admit
clients how to succeed both as MBAcandidates and in post-MBA opportunities, rather than a short-term onethat just focuses on getting them into business school.

As I always tell my graduate admissions consulting clients, 'Business school is not a destination, but a way to get to your dream position."  My advise to all MBA candidates is to treat it the same way.   There are many consultants who will take a substantial amount and write your applications themselves.  You may even get in.  But wouldn't it better for you to improve your business communications skills, interviewing techniques and resume writing skills to ensure life-long success, rather than just for the business school application?

Want to know more about how we can help?  Email us at or check out the My MBA Admit website.


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