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My goal is to draw out your rock star qualities. Your story is far more interesting than you think.

Betsy Massar

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Annual San Francisco MBA Admissions Workshop

Every year in July I organize a workshop for potential applicants. It’s an interactive event — not just me talking, but you helping each other figure out what are the stories and themes in your life that will help you stand out in the competitive MBA admissions process. The workshop is hosted by the Harvard […]

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Some Introspection in Advance of Your Application Essays

The business school essays can be intimidating. The questions, ranging from open ended –Stanford’s “What is most important to you, and why?” to specific “What are your short and long term goals?”  These essays are hard because admissions officers are looking for the story behind your story. They are looking for ways to determine your character […]

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Reapply Next Year? Here’s Advice from a Top Business School

So, you’ve applied to business school last year and you didn’t get the results you wanted.  It’s not great news, but it isn’t the end of the world, and you’ve probably learned something from the experience. Now, many students I talk to are wondering whether to try again.  I usually say the answer is “Sure!” […]


The Warriors Have Something to Teach You About Leadership

I make no secret about being a Golden State Warriors fan. This is my home town team, and I am proud to admit that I am not just a bandwagon fan.  Sports fan or not, you’ve probably heard about their history-making skill.  You’ll see effusive descriptions about the players’ brilliance – individually and collectively.  And […]

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Meeting Admissions Officers: Do’s and Don’ts

Over the years I’ve received questions from prospective students on how to make a good impression with admissions officer.  Easy answer: be yourself. You either will impress someone or you won’t.  Remember, you aren’t trying to be Lady Gaga. Spoiler alert! This article goes well against conventional wisdom advising students to impress admissions officers at […]