Author Archive - FortunaAdmissions

FORTUNA RANKING OF MBA RANKINGS 2019 – US BUSINESS SCHOOLS

By - Nov 6, 01:42 AM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Admissions has compiled the results of the big five MBA rankings of the last 12 months to produce the ninth edition of the Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings 2019. Every year we combine the results of the MBA rankings published by US News, the Financial Times,...

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Overview of the Top 7 MBA Deferred Admissions Programs

By - Oct 31, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

For the first time, Wharton has broadened its MBA deferred admissions program to include applicants beyond the University of Pennsylvania undergraduate community. Non-UPenn students now have the opportunity to vie for a prized place in a future Wharton MBA class, allowing them to gain several years work...

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How to Get Into HEC Paris

By - Oct 16, 07:19 AM   Comments [0]

HEC Paris ascended two spots to #2 in last month’s Forbes 2019 ranking of global MBA programs. Last year’s graduates garnered the highest median base salary ($127,410) and signing bonus ($28,943) of any international program. With its $70,400 tuition fee, Forbes also noted that HEC is...

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MBA Deferred Admission For College Seniors: 3 Key Tips For A Standout Application

By - Oct 14, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, Wharton announced a new option for college seniors to apply to for its fulltime MBA with a two- to four-year deferment. The Wharton MBA Advance Access Program (application deadline April 1, 2020) represents an expansion of Wharton’s existing Moelis Advance Access Program, which will continue to...

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How To Tackle The HEC Essays & Interview Presentation

By - Oct 4, 05:28 AM   Comments [0]

HEC Paris is one of the leading MBA programs in Europe, offering a 16-month program of study with two intakes: January and September. Last month, Forbes crowned HEC Paris #2 in its biannual Rankingof International MBA programs for 2019. HEC occupies a unique space between the...

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Top Tips for Tackling the Cornell Johnson MBA Application

By - Sep 27, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

Over the past few years, Cornell Johnson has launched a variety of sweeping initiatives, including an overhaul of its management curriculum and the establishment of a new campus in New York City. A recent merger between the business school and schools of Applied Economics and Hotel...

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Insider Tips on the Top European MBA Programs: London Business School, INSEAD & IE

By - Sep 23, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve summarized the highlights and key insights from our recent live strategy session: Decoding the Essays for the Top European MBA Programs.   This includes top application tips and essay advice for London Business School, INSEAD and IE Madrid by former directors of admissions at each respective...

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Fortuna Admissions Stanford MBA Deep Dive Analysis

By - Sep 18, 06:43 AM   Comments [0]

What do an NFL running back, an entrepreneurial architect from Uruguay and a Deloitte analyst with a stint in the White House have in common? All of them secured one of 419 coveted seats out of 7,797 applications to Stanford GSB last year. This demand for...

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Financing Your MBA: Fellowships & Assistantships

By - Sep 17, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

In the world of MBA financial aid, you’ll often see more than just grants and scholarships mentioned as funding opportunities. Fellowships and assistantships are prominent and sought-after awards in b-school recruitment. However, it’s important to know these terms may refer to different types of awards at...

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How to Position Extracurriculars On Your Business School Application

By - Sep 3, 19:10 PM   Comments [0]

If you cook and run and travel, you’re the same as everybody else. Everything that goes on your application needs to work toward setting you apart, so the detail matters. When the MBA admissions committee starts reviewing a new applicant, they often scan ahead to the ‘Other...

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