Tuesday Tips: Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 7, 09:55 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua’s website tells applicants to “Be a leader who demonstrates competence, character, and purpose—a thinker and a doer who can maneuver the complexities of interdependent issues.” With the right application strategy you can use this set of essays to demonstrate you are the kind...

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Tuesday Tips: INSEAD MBA Essay Tips

By - Jul 7, 09:54 AM   Comments [0]

INSEAD, “the business school of the world” is a dynamic, diverse and highly international MBA option. INSEAD was recently ranked the #1 most diverse MBA program by Business Insider. Along with the basic MBA questions most other schools ask, INSEAD is looking for significant exploration...

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The Safe Approach to Identifying MBA Safety Schools

By - Jul 7, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to applying to business school there is no such thing as a sure bet. Top MBA programs are becoming increasingly difficult to get into and just because a school has a high acceptance rate doesn’t mean they’ll automatically let in everyone with...

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Fortuna Featured in Financial Times Article About Innovation in MBA Admissions

By - Jul 7, 07:03 AM   Comments [0]

In a recent Financial Times article, reporter Jonathan Moules writes about some of the latest changes that have been made in the admissions process for top MBA programs. For expert admissions insight he reached out to several members of the Fortuna Admissions team to help...

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Berkeley Haas Fall 2016 Application Deadlines

By - Jul 6, 14:13 PM   Comments [0]

The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2015-2016 admissions season. Round 1 Application due: October 1, 2015 Decision released: December 17, 2015 Round 2 Application due: January 7, 2016 Decision released: March 24, 2016 Round 3 Application due: March 31, 2016 Decision released: May 12,...

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Tips For Video MBA Essay Questions

By - Jul 6, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

Worried about being literally on stage? Here are my tips if you need to respond to a question in a short 1-2-minute video. First, realize that these video essays, like the written ones, are attempts to get to know you. Unlike the written word, however, the...

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Which MBA Essays Should You Work on First?

By - Jul 6, 05:42 AM   Comments [0]

While not all Class of 2018 MBA applications have been posted yet, several programs have listed their essay requirements online so that applicants can get going on their drafts. But how should you pick which school to start with? Some people prefer to start with the...

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How to Stand Out From the Competition and Get Admitted to Your Dream B-School

By - Jul 6, 03:50 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions It isn’t easy to get into a top business school. Not when most MBA programs reject over 80% of applicants. So what can you do to gain admission to your target school? You need to understand what successful applicants do right that gets them into...

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Guru Talk: Week 1 at ISB – Drinking from a fire hose!

By - Jul 5, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

– written by Vishnu Prasad Ramachandran: ISB class of 2014 There we were, starry-eyed, as we entered the Indian School of Business’s campus in 2013. We had made it to the Class of 2014. After several months of tests, applications, reviews, recommendations, essays, interviews, we finally...

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Snag Your Seat At Harvard Business School!

By - Jul 5, 01:12 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re aiming to attend Harvard Business School in 2016, then you'll want to check out our recent webinar, Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. In her presentation, Linda Abraham, CEO & Founder of, offers important advice on how to gain a competitive edge to a...

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