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.
Paul’s insights as quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report, Money magazine and more:
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)
Trains, Planes and EMBAs (Financial Times)
The ABCs of Executive MBA Programs (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)
What Matters Most to You: Stanford MBA Essay Tips (TopMBA.com)
MIT Sloan’s MBA Recommendation Letter Essay (TopMBA.com)
Humility, Failure, and the MBA Application (TopMBA.com)
SEAL-Tested: Military MBAs (TopMBA.com)
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)
Paul’s interviews on MBA Podcaster:
Advice to Younger Applicants: How to Get into a Top MBA Program (MBA Podcaster)
MBA Application Essays and Recommendations: Where to Begin? (MBA Podcaster)
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
Paul Bodine Consulting has also received multiple positive reviews on prominent admissions sites:
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
Other MBA Resources
Medical School Applicants
Law School Applicants
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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“Paul, I am really excited and had to share, this morning I was admitted to the Wharton School of Business! [My wife] and I couldn’t ask for a better Christmas present.
“Paul, I heard from Wharton and learnt that I got accepted. I wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you for all your help. I could not have done it without your help.”