Forte Helps Women in Business Thrive: Interview with Elissa Sangster

By - May 1, 14:23 PM Comments [0]

Elissa_SangsterThings have come full circle for Admissions Straight Talk. We couldn't be more excited about our second interview with the very first guest to have appeared on our podcast: Elissa Sangster, Executive Director for the Forté Foundation.

Listen to the recording of our conversation to learn about the newest programs Forté is running to support women MBAs (past, present, and future).

00:03:32 – What’s new and exciting at Forté.

00:06:52 – Does going into business equal selling your soul?

00:12:51 – The very exciting MBALaunch program.

00:15:05 – Why Forté has reached out to 5,000 women in college.

00:20:20 – A word on the challenges facing women who want to go to b-school.

00:22:19 – Forté's support for women post-MBA.

00:26:30 – What is the FortéFellows Program and how can someone get involved?

00:28:30 – The difference between the Forté Forum and other MBA fairs.

00:31:29 – Elissa’s take on the “Is an MBA worth it” debate.

00:36:47 – Advice for MBA applicants (very good advice, btw).

Listen to the full conversation to learn more!

*Theme music is courtesy of

Related Links:

Forté Foundation
MBA Launch
Get Accepted in 2015: 7 Steps to a Successful MBA Application
, a webinar

The Secret to MBA Acceptance, a webinar

Related Shows:

Interview with Forté’s Elissa Ellis Sangster
From Luxury Marketing to Entrepreneurship: A Talk with Daria Burke
CommonBond’s Story: A Revolution in Student Loans
Interview with Anna Runyan of Classy Career Girl

Subscribe to Admissions Straight Talk:

Subscribe to Admissions Straight Talk in iTunes! Subscribe to Admissions Straight Talk in Stitcher!

Check out MBA Admissions A-Z: 26 Great Tips's experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible with comprehensive packages, or provide targeted assistance from picking perfect programs to designing a dazzling resume, constructing engaging essays, or preparing for intense interviews…and more! has guided thousands of applicants to acceptances at top MBA programs since 1994 – we know what works and what doesn't, so contact us to get started now!

This article originally appeared on the Accepted Admissions Consulting Blog, the official blog of


[0] Comments to this Article

Comments are closed.