How I got to Yale School of Management: Part 2

By - Jul 15, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

This is the second part of the interview with Nataliia Shavrina, a Yale SOM successful applicant and MBA Strategy Client. The first part was published earlier this week. MBA Admissions Process The process is basically the same as in other schools: GMAT, essays, and an interview. Regarding...

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The Top 5 Questions You Need to Ask When Considering An MBA

By - Jul 14, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA application process is a major life event. Whether it’s a wedding, a baby, job, move or pursuing an advanced degree, life events tend to raise the same handful of questions. These questions have several things in common, including expense, time, opportunity for growth,...

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MIT Sloan: Sitting on Top of the World

By - Jul 14, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

Five Tips to Help for your MIT Sloan Cover Letter It may just be the glory days of MIT Sloan. By sitting in the middle of the booming Boston economy, centered in the emerging world of biotech, leading a movement in sustainability, and sitting one...

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Why Your MBA Short List Should Include Dream, Target and (Maybe) Safety Schools

By - Jul 14, 08:24 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on One of the most important decisions you’ll make during the MBA application process—big surprise—is which schools you’re going to apply to in the first place. I cannot stress enough how important it is to put significant...

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7-min MBA vlog: Is Age Just a Number?

By - Jul 14, 08:02 AM   Comments [0]

Transcript Judith: I’m Judith Silverman Hodara, a founder and director at Fortuna Admissions, which is a boutique MBA admissions consulting firm. So excited to have with us today Cassandra Pittman. Cassandra has both an MBA at Columbia Business School, has worked as an Assistant Director at...

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MBA Application Taboos: What Matters to the Admissions Committee, and What Doesn’t

By - Jul 14, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions As a business school admissions consultant for more than a decade, and a former member of the admissions committee at Harvard Business School, I get a lot of questions from MBA applicants about whether or not they’ll be able to get into...

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GMAT Question of the Day (July 14)

By - Jul 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If an executive's salary increased by 20% from 1995 to 1996 but decreased by 25% from 1996 to 1997, what percent lower was the executive's salary in 1997 than in 1995? A. 5 B. 8 C. 10 D. 12 E. 15 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse...

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MBA Class of 2020: Your 100-Hour Application Strategy

By - Jul 13, 20:58 PM   Comments [0]

  By Matt Symonds, Director, Fortuna Admissions The world’s top business programs have announced MBA admissions deadlines for the Class of 2020 (and if that isn’t futuristic-sounding…). This year, Stanford led the dance, confirming Sept 19, 2017 to be its Round 1 deadline. Wharton’s is the same...

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Duke Fuqua MBA Essay Questions Tips and Deadlines- 2017-18

By - Jul 13, 13:01 PM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua MBA program that seeks ‘leaders of consequence’, has announced its essay questions and application deadlines. Application Deadlines: Early action: Application Deadline September 12, 2017 Interview Notification: September 26, 2017 Decision Notification: October 19, 2017 Round 1 Application Deadline October 10, 2017 Interview Notification: November 9, 2017 Decision Notification: December 15,...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2018 MBA Essays

By - Jul 13, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina has announced the MBA essay questions for the 2017-18 admissions season. Essay One (Required) Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how your professional experience has shaped these goals, why this career option appeals...

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