Author Archive - Stratus Admissions Counseling

MBAnalysis Blog: 6 Ways You Can Blow Your MBA Essay

By - Dec 12, 16:43 PM   Comments [0]

With less than a month to go before Round 2 deadlines, most of you are working up a sweat to get these applications done. No doubt, the essay is likely tripping you up. And the reason is that MBA essays are a type of writing...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Are You REALLY Applying Round 2?

By - Dec 6, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

With almost exactly a month until those Round 2 deadlines start coming fast and furious, NOW is the time to decide if you really are in good enough shape to submit a great application to your top choice MBA program. Just to give you some...

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MBAnalysis Blog: 5 Things I Am Thankful For…With My Business School Applications

By - Nov 21, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

As we all settle down to celebrate the greatest of all-American holidays and give thanks, now is not a bad time to take a different look at the business school applications you are working on. Sure, the application process can be a bear, but there...

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MBAnalysis Blog: MBA R1 Limbo – How to Reach Out to AdCom

By - Nov 13, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

(Today’s MBAnalysis blog post is guest-written by Donna Bauman) The chat rooms have been blowing up these past few weeks as many top MBA programs began to offer interview invitations. All your friends got a decision, but you have not heard a thing yet. This...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Crazy Times for a WI MBA – 5 Reasons to Go!

By - Nov 1, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

In the course of less than two weeks, the University of Wisconsin School of Business has gone from making plans to shutter its full-time MBA program to embracing it. Specifically, on October 25, Dean Anne P. Massey committed to “strengthening the full-time MBA experience.” This...

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Applying for an MBA with a Nonprofit Background (Part 2)

By - Oct 30, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

MBA programs bring together future leaders from diverse backgrounds. If you’re applying from a nonprofit background, it can be challenging to figure out how to position your experience for the MBA application. In our last post, we discussed connecting your post-MBA career goals with your...

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BusinessBecause: Why Emotional Intelligence Is Key to MBA Admissions Success

By - Oct 26, 22:49 PM   Comments [0]

by Jonathan Pfeffer A concept born in the 90s, b-school admissions teams are now reinforcing the importance of a high EQ among MBA candidates Excerpt: “Within the classroom, MBA programs are offering more courses on soft leadership that help students better understand the importance of EQ...

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Chicago Business Journal: 5 Kellogg MBA application tips

By - Oct 26, 22:22 PM   Comments [0]

by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admissions Counseling CEO The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (Kellogg) experience is dedicated to transforming students into growth-oriented leaders who inspire growth in people, organizations and markets. Located in the “urban suburb” of Evanston, Illinois, Kellogg’s Global Hub offers stunning...

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Applying for an MBA with a Nonprofit Background (Part 1)

By - Oct 26, 17:59 PM   Comments [0]

If you come from a nonprofit background, applying to MBA programs can be intimidating. Applicants that come from “traditional” MBA roles such as banking and consulting often have access to MBA alums to help them through the admissions process. If you come from a “non-traditional”...

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Indian Engineers! Here are 6 Tips as You Consider ROI on an MBA

By - Oct 26, 17:43 PM   Comments [0]

If you are a male Indian engineer contemplating business school, there are two things you must be thinking about. The first is: will I get in? And second: is it worth it? Regarding the first question, the answer is: it is hard. With the acceptance...

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