Paul’s insights as quoted in Poets & Quants, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg Wealth, Money magazine and more:

Be Honest, Genuine in Your MBA Applications (U.S. News & World Report)

4 Recommendation-Letter Errors MBA Applicants Should Avoid (U.S. News & World Report)

MBA Admissions Tips, Chat with Paul Bodine (Bloomberg Businessweek)

HBS Applicants Should Get Personal in New Optional Essay (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Looking for an Edge: MBA applicants are turning to pricey consultants to help them navigate the daunting admissions process (Wall Street Journal)

Trains, Planes and EMBAs (Financial Times)

Business School Students Find Voices in an Age of Protest (Financial Times)

Top 10 Favorably Reviewed Admissions Consultants (Poets & Quants)

The Questions Asked of EMBA Applicants (Poets & Quants for Execs)

What to Do with $100,000 [Get an EMBA] (Money magazine)

How Hult Became the World’s Largest Graduate Business School (Poets & Quants)

D-Day at Harvard Business School (Poets & Quants)

What MBA Admission Consultants Charge (Poets & Quants)

The Most Annoying MBA Essays Of 2014 (Poets & Quants)

The Round Two Fire Drill to Apply (Poets & Quants)

A Letter from Hyderabad (Poets & Quants)

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Key To MBA Admissions Success (Business Because)

Is There A Cheating Epidemic At Business School? (Business Because)

Should I Do A One-Year Or Two-Year MBA? (Business Because)

The 5 Important Things You’ll Need to Know When Getting an MBA (Metro MBA)

Deconstructing Harvard Business School’s Optional MBA Essay Topic (

What Matters Most to You: Stanford MBA Essay Tips (

MIT Sloan’s MBA Recommendation Letter Essay (

Humility, Failure, and the MBA Application (

SEAL-Tested: Military MBAs (

MBA Applications: Your Personal Marketing Message (Dominate the GMAT)

MBA Recommendations: Selecting Recommenders (Dominate the GMAT)

When to Apply to Business School (Dominate the GMAT)

How to Prepare for Your Business School Application Early (Varsity Tutors)

What to Do If You’re Wait-Listed (Varsity Tutors)

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: Paul Bodine (Varsity Tutors)

5 Questions with Paul Bodine (L.A. Tutors)

Biden’s Election Seen As Certain To Boost International Apps To U.S. MBA Programs (Poets & Quants)

Proposed U.S. Immigration Changes Could Hit B-Schools Hard (Poets & Quants)

U.S. Versus The World: The Battle Of GMAT Scores By School (Poets & Quants)

Average GRE Scores At The Top 50 MBA Programs (Poets & Quants)

Welcome To Iowa State, Where Gender Equity Has Become Reality (Poets & Quants)

Another Top-50 MBA Program Joins STEM Tsunami (Poets & Quants)

Q&A With Poets&Quants’ Top Five Most Reviewed MBA Admissions (Poets & Quants)

Smart Questions To Ask MBA Alumni (Poets & Quants)

Writing the Self-Revelation Essay (Poets & Quants)

MBA Essays: Why The Goals Essay Is Critical (Poets & Quants)

MBA Essays: Data Mining Your Life (Poets & Quants)

MBA Essays: Making a Lasting Impression (Poets & Quants)

MBA Essays: 10 Crucial Things You Should Never Do (Poets & Quants)

‘Beyond Darkness, There Is Light’: Consultants Weigh In On COVID-19 (Poets & Quants)

Stanford GSB Warns MBA Applicants About Coaching (Poets & Quants)

The Wall Street Journal Is Missing The Big Picture On MBA Applications (Poets & Quants)

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You Ask, We Answer (Bloomberg Wealth)


Paul has written 6 books on business school, medical school, and law school applications.

Great Applications for Business School (second edition)

Start here. Filled with clear guidelines, insider tips, and winning samples, this book will lead you through every step of the application essay process. Called “expert advice” and a “tour de force” by MBA admissions directors at Dartmouth Tuck and Insead. GMAT Club’s “Best MBA Book of 2010.”

Perfect Phrases for Business School Acceptance

Gives you the phrases, statements, and approaches that will help you write a compelling essay, succeed at the interview, and stand out from your competition.

Perfect Phrases for Medical School Acceptance

Provides paragraph-long examples illustrating the content and key themes for medical school application essays.

Perfect Phrases for Letters of Recommendation

Explains what makes a recommendation letter good and also what can make it ineffective. The book contains paragraph-length examples of effective recommendation letter writing for all types of situations.

Great Personal Statements for Law School

Complete guide to law school personal statements, from brainstorming content that best captures you and the experiences that bring you to a law career to detailed treatment of all the key personal statement themes and topic categories.

Perfect Phrases for Law School Acceptance

Gives you sample phrases, statements, and approaches to inspire you to craft your own compelling and authentic personal statement and stand out during the interview process.

Forums, Interviews And Reviews

Paul has been a featured admissions expert on the forums of Bloomberg Businessweek, GMAT Club, Beat the GMAT, and Poets & Quants.

Ask PAUL Bodine Thread on Beat the GMAT

Paul’s “Ask Our Expert” Thread on Poets & Quants

Reviews of Paul Bodine Consulting on Poets and Quants’ Admissions Consultant Directory.

Reviews of Paul Bodine Consulting on Wall Street Oasis (search page for ‘Bodine’)

Reviews of Paul Bodine on LinkedIn

Interview with Paul on MBA Crystal Ball

Law School Applicants

Great Personal Statements for Law School (book)

Perfect Phrases for Law School Acceptance (book)

Creating a Killer Law School Application, Law School Personal Statements, Optional Essays and more (Podcast series featuring Paul Bodine, Law School Podcaster)

Creating a Killer Law School Application, Law School Personal Statements, Optional Essays and more (Podcast series featuring Paul Bodine, Law School Podcaster)

Law School Personal Statements (Podcast, Law School Interactive)

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Medical School Applicants

Perfect Phrases for Medical School Acceptance (book)

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