Skyler Adams


Personal MBA Coach

United States

Consultant Bio

I am a former admissions director at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. I have read thousands of admission applications both domestically and globally.

I have over a decade of experience in highly selective admissions offices and as a consultant. Most recently, I served as associate director of admissions at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In this position, I read and rendered admissions decisions for hundreds of candidates to both the full-time and part-time MBA programs. I also supervised the admissions interview committee and oversaw the admissions process for the Civic Scholars Program. I have spoken all over the country on topics related to selective admissions.

I have a master’s degree in higher education administration and policy with an emphasis on university admissions from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Hope College. I also am an active board member for the college access organization, Green Halo Scholars. In my free time I love hanging with my two pups and amazing wife.

Company Information

Personal MBA Coach was founded in 2008 to offer a boutique and personalized level of application support unavailable at other firms. Our approach is unique and, unlike with many other consultancies, you will not be handed off to a junior consultant who works with a few clients a year and has limited insight into the application process. All Personal MBA Coach clients work directly with our founder, Scott Edinburgh or a former M7 admissions director. This means you work directly with an expert throughout the entire process.

Personal MBA Coach helps clients with all aspects of the MBA application process including early planning, GMAT/GRE/EA tutoring, application strategy, school selection, essay editing, and mock interviews. Our team includes former M7 admissions directors and former M7 admissions interviewers. We work with a select number of applicants each year and place them into the best MBA, EMBA, part-time MBA and other graduate school programs.

Our clients not only get admitted, but many also receive substantial scholarships. Last year our clients received over $6.5M in merit scholarships.

Menu of Services and Associated Costs

While most applicants work through a comprehensive admissions package, we offer a full suite of services including:

Comprehensive MBA Application Support including:

Application Strategy and School Selection
Resume Editing
Personal Story Development
Essay Topic Creation and Unlimited Essay Editing
Letter of Recommendation Support
Interview Preparation
Waitlist Strategy
Post-Acceptance Decision Support
Early MBA Planning

GMAT, GRE and EA 1:1 Tutoring

A la Carte Admissions Consulting Services:
Interview Preparation
Scholarship Advice and Scholarship Essay Editing
Waitlist Strategy
Ding Report

MBA Application Gut Check

If you are truly dedicated to getting into a great school, we will walk you step-by-step through the process.

Location: United States



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