Live Chat: Application Tips

Admissions consultant and author Paul Bodine will answer questions online on Sept. 11 at noon ET


Anxiously filling out those all-important business school applications? Instead of worrying, get some advice from someone who knows about this stuff. Paul Bodine, admissions consultant and author of the upcoming book Perfect Phrases for Business School Acceptance, will take questions from the public in a live chat event on Thursday, Sept. 11 at noon EDT. He'll fill you in on everything from writing a great essay to customizing your application for individual schools.

Having served clients as an admissions consultant since 1997, Bodine,a graduate of the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University, is the author of Great Application Essays for Business School and three new books due out later this year, including Perfect Phrases for Business School Acceptance (McGraw-Hill). His clients regularly earn admission to Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Kellogg, the University of Chicago, Columbia, Tuck, Berkeley Haas, Michigan, London Business School, INSEAD, and other leading business schools. He is a senior editor at

To participate in a chat, head to about 10 minutes before the event is scheduled to start. On that page, you'll find a promo for the chat. Click on it until you arrive at the chat auditorium. If you have not done so already, youll be asked to register with It's free and should take only a few minutes.

Your host for this event will be Francesca Di Meglio (FrancescaBW), B-schools community manager and reporter.

Hope to see you there!

If you can't attend a live event, you can send Francesca Di Meglio ( questions for the guest in advance, and she'll try to pose as many as she can. Please use the subject line "Paul Bodine Chat." Or you may simply read the transcript that we post afterward.

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