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September 14, 2022

How to Answer the "Why an MBA?" Essay Question

A common essay and interview question of top business schools, admissions committees want to know why you're choosing to get an MBA. Here is one expert coach's insight into crafting a compelling response.

September 7, 2022

Top MBA Programs for Product Management

An overview of the best business schools for getting into a career in product management, complete with average salaries and sample courses.

September 2, 2022

What Matters Most in Writing the GSB Essays

A GSB MBA and application expert outlines his top advice for nailing the Stanford business school's essay prompts.

August 24, 2022

How to Write a Powerful MBA Essay—With Examples

The MBA essay is critical to your business school application. Read our guide to writing the perfect MBA essay, with successful admit examples.

August 24, 2022

Top 10 Deferred MBA Programs in the US—and How to Get In

Aiming for an MBA, even while you're still in college? Perfect—learn all about deferred admission MBA programs, and download our free 6-step strategy guide.

August 24, 2022

My Top Piece of Advice for Every MBA Applicant

What every aspiring MBA candidate needs to know before starting business school applications, from a Stanford MBA and expert Leland coach.

August 24, 2022

Why an MBA is the Best Time to Start a Business

A Kellogg MBA and Shark Tank entrepreneur gives his reasons for why business school is the best time to start a company, from funding to mentorship opportunities and more.

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September 14, 2022

How to Answer the "Why an MBA?" Essay Question

A common essay and interview question of top business schools, admissions committees want to know why you're choosing to get an MBA. Here is one expert coach's insight into crafting a compelling response.

September 13, 2022

How to Decide Where to Apply for Graduate School

With so many advanced degree options, it can be difficult to narrow down your list of potential schools and choose the ones that are actually the best fit. Here are some tips to get you started.

September 7, 2022

Top MBA Programs for Product Management

An overview of the best business schools for getting into a career in product management, complete with average salaries and sample courses.

September 6, 2022

The 3 Most Frequently Asked Questions for Graduate School Admissions

A former Director of Graduate Admissions at Stanford University outlines the three questions she gets asked the most, and how she'd answer them to guide your application process.

September 6, 2022

The Most Fun MBA Programs

A list of the best MBA programs for parties, because everyone knows that networking is the only real reason to go to business school.

September 2, 2022

What Matters Most in Writing the GSB Essays

A GSB MBA and application expert outlines his top advice for nailing the Stanford business school's essay prompts.

August 29, 2022

From Biochemistry to Wharton Business School

A Leland customer shares how she went from an undergrad at UPenn studying Biochemistry to Boston Consulting Group and Wharton.

August 29, 2022

How to Up Your Odds with Secondary Review

Applying to top MBA programs? Increase your odds of success by having a former MBA admissions officer review your application—only on Leland.

August 26, 2022

A Great Admissions Coach Can Be Life-Changing – Here’s How

Jeremy S., an expert Leland coach, MIT MBA, and Former Bain Consultant, outlines how an admissions consultant changed his MBA application journey, and how it can change yours as well.

August 26, 2022

No One from My Hometown Went to GSB – Here’s What I Did

Ben L., an expert Leland coach and Stanford MBA, outlines how he went from a non-target school to Bain & Co. and Private Equity.