Admitted to Stanford GSB, Wharton, MIT Sloan and Yale SOM

By - May 13, 17:05 PM   Comments [0]

To say I came to Fortuna pretty down in the dumps would be an understatement! I had just been rejected from HBS and Stanford GSB when I sat down to have a free consultation with Matt to assess what had gone wrong. His knowledge of the...

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MBA Applications: How to Stand Out From the Crowd in Four Months or Less

By - May 13, 07:55 AM   Comments [1]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting Are you looking to apply to business school in Round 1 or 2 this year? Are you wondering how to stand out from the crowd in the competitive MBA applicant pool? Or whether you have enough time to make an impact on your MBA...

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$10M Gift Honors Tuck School Dean Paul Danos

By - May 13, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

When Paul Danos announced in March 2014 that he would step down from his position as dean at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business after 19 years, the news was met with considerable emotion. After all, his deanship has been the longest in the school’s history,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 13)

By - May 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Two trains continuously travel between Washington D.C. and Baltimore which are 120 miles apart. The trains start simultaneously, with train A starting in Washington DC and train B starting in Baltimore, and travel at 30 and 90 mph respectively. If the station turnaround times are...

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Columbia Entering Class Profile

By - May 12, 23:36 PM   Comments [0]

This year’s entering class at CBS reflects the school’s interest in building a class composed of  “intellectually driven people from diverse educational, economic, social, cultural, and geographic backgrounds.” According to the class profile, 41% of the class are international students, 36% are women, and 32% are...

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MBA Maze: Application Timing

By - May 12, 23:35 PM   Comments [0]

"Application Timing" is the first post in our series, Navigate the MBA Maze. Should you apply Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Do not try to win the admissions game through timing. Quality—not timing—trumps all. Submit your application when it is at its best. When in doubt,...

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Applying To Business School Next Year?

By - May 12, 23:34 PM   Comments [0]

Then you’ll want to check out the recording of our recent webinar, Get Accepted in 2016: 7 Steps to a Strong MBA Application. In the webinar, Linda Abraham paves the way to acceptance to b-school by exploring the things you can do NOW to increase your...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 Stanford MBA Essay Tips

By - May 12, 17:39 PM   Comments [0]

Stanford Graduate School of Business continues to ask applicants to delve deep into their personality, values and motivations for this set of MBA essays. The classic “what matters most” essay should be your primary focus, and secondly you will answer why Stanford is the next...

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Tuesday Tips: 2015 MIT Sloan MBA Essay Tips

By - May 12, 05:48 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan has just announced the essay questions and deadlines for the class of 2018. This year there is only one required question, a second required short-answer for those invited to interview, and an optional open-ended essay. For many years MIT asked a series of behavioral...

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Fit the GMAT Into Overall MBA Application Strategy

By - May 12, 05:10 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Just about every MBA candidate needs to submit a GMAT or GRE score as part of their business school admission package, but not everyone has a clear grasp on when and how the exam...

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