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September 15, 2022

Why I Coach: It Takes a Village

A Harvard MBA, Founder, and CEO explains why she chooses to coach, because no one succeeds alone.

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 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.

August 24, 2022

Defining a Narrative of Capability: To Harvard Business School and Beyond

From early on, Kevin Truong’s story seemed to have been written for him. He is the son of immigrants from a disadvantaged area. He shouldn’t have gotten out. And yet, he is headed to HBS in a few years as a 2+2 admit.

August 23, 2022

Why I Coach—Stephan Rihs

Stephan Rihs, an Expert Leland Coach, Wharton MBA, and Harvard MPA outlines why he chooses to coach and what it means to him.

August 22, 2022

Why I Coach—Noura Liben

Noura L., an expert Leland coach and Stanford MBA, outlines why she chooses to coach and what it means to her.

August 22, 2022

The Authenticity Trap—Jon Cheng

Jon C., an expert Leland coach and Haas MBA, outlines how he used the MBA application process to discover and polish his "brand," and what to avoid along the way.

August 22, 2022

Why I Tutor—Erfun Geula

Erfun G., an expert Leland coach, Yale BA, and Pro GMAT/GRE Tutor, outlines why he chooses to coach and what it means to him.

August 22, 2022

From Engineering to Business School

Iva M., an expert Leland coach, Stanford MBA, and FinTech PM, outlines why she chooses to coach and what it means to her.