Stratus Prep

Getting Ready for an MBA in 2017: Leadership and Community Involvement

By - Jan 17, 13:33 PM   Comments [0]

So…it’s a new year and you are likely setting goals. If one of your goals for 2017 is to apply to business school, NOW is the time to build out your leadership profile! While giving blood, participating in charity runs and making financial contributions to...

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Top Six Things to Do While on an MBA Wait List

By - Dec 17, 15:11 PM   Comments [0]

Round 1 decisions are out and you are not in. Bummer. The good news is that you were NOT denied! Here are six tips for what you can do while you are on an MBA waiting list. 1. Breathe. Relax. Seriously, you are still in...

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10 MIT Sloan MBA Admission Tips

By - Nov 29, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

Determined adventurers, MIT Sloan students possess a can-do spirit, and at times, a readiness to bend the rules. If that sounds like you, consider the following 10 MBA admissions tips from a Sloan alumni and entrepreneur who has counseled hundreds of MBA candidates seeking admission...

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Tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview

By - Nov 8, 17:37 PM   Comments [0]

Congratulations, you have been invited to interview at Wharton! Making it this far in the business school application process is a HUGE win, but preparing for the unique Team-Based Discussion presents new challenges. Stratus Prep offers the following tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview:...

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What You Need to Know to Get into Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management

By - Aug 30, 09:32 AM   Comments [0]

Learn what’s required to prove you’re a born Kellogian and to present yourself as a leader in your industry, as well as a growth-oriented team-player. Kellogg’s culture is embodied in leadership and teamwork abilities as well as a history of positive transformation and growth. In...

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5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Applied for an MBA

By - Aug 28, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Learn valuable tips and tricks to help you maximize your candidacy, maneuver interviews, and negotiate scholarships for the MBA program you want. 1. Your FIT with the MBA program is truly the name of the game When I started the admissions process, I chose to...

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How to Write the Best Essay Response for Johnson at Cornell

By - Aug 24, 09:12 AM   Comments [0]

Understanding the Johnson community is essential before you begin answering the essay questions during your application process. Johnson is known for its small class-size, tight-knit community and amiable culture. The school places great emphasis on collaboration and allows students to develop strong bonds and relationships...

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How to Write a Great MBA Essay for Tuck School of Business

By - Aug 22, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Tuck maintains one of the smallest class sizes of any top MBA program. This fact should influence how you write your business school essay to align with Tuck’s goal of creating a tight-knit community of students and alumni. Tuck values candidates who can contribute to...

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These 4 Important Principles are Critical When Writing the Berkeley-Haas Essay

By - Aug 20, 02:30 AM   Comments [0]

Understand the four key principles UC Berkeley-Haas looks for in the essays of MBA applicants. Berkeley-Haas has a very close-knit, student-driven and collaborative culture. The school values innovative leaders who embody the four key principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence without Attitude, Student Always and...

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How to Respond to the Stanford MBA Essay Prompts

By - Aug 7, 05:44 AM   Comments [0]

The Stanford business school challenges those applying to be unique in their essays and responses while recognizing the importance of being yourself as you reflect upon and discuss your future goals. The acceptance rate for Stanford in 2015 was 6.1%, making it the most selective...

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