Fortuna Admissions

How to Ace Your MBA Video Questions

By - Nov 16, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

The video statement isn’t only a challenge – it’s a valuable opportunity to bring your application to life. More business schools are adopting a video component in their applications than ever before. This year, MIT made the move from optional to mandatory, and last year Rotman,...

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Tailoring Your MBA Application to Yale SOM

By - Nov 14, 11:43 AM   Comments [0]

  If you want to get into Yale SOM, you’ll need to make sure your application is specifically tailored to this business school. There can be no cutting and pasting here. In this video we talk with Kristen Beyers, former deputy director of admissions at the...

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Why European Business Schools Should Seize The Day

By - Nov 10, 09:49 AM   Comments [0]

  European MBA programs are on a roll. The oft-debated ‘Trump effect’, and concerns about stricter US immigration policy, combined with a growing appetite for the shorter one-year course length preferred by many European MBA programs has rocketed demand over the last year. The Graduate Management Admissions...

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Maximizing Need-Based Financial Aid for an MBA

By - Nov 7, 07:24 AM   Comments [0]

By: Michelle Clifton, Senior Manager of College Finance, College Coach Reducing the overall cost of an MBA program is a top priority for many students. Some programs provide merit scholarships to entice applicants, others offer need-based grants or scholarships to help lessen the financial burden. Graduate need-based...

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What To Do Now That You’ve Submitted Your MBA Application

By - Nov 6, 07:29 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve logged long hours at work to keep clients happy, agonized over essays, juggled GMAT study sessions amid competing priorities, and exhausted loved ones with your seemingly obsessive commitment to perfecting your business school application. Finally, you’ve hit submit. Now what? First, congratulations – what an...

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What MBA Admissions Really Want: From Stanford GSB, Booth, Tuck & More

By - Oct 30, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions Directors from Chicago Booth, Stanford GSB, INSEAD and other top programs get candid about your spike factor, unicorns and top qualities they’re looking for in MBA candidates. “I don’t want unicorns,” says Kristen Moss, Stanford GSB Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions. “Leadership...

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What MBA Admissions Really Wants: From Stanford GSB, Booth, Tuck & More

By - Oct 30, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions Directors from Chicago Booth, Stanford GSB, INSEAD and other top programs get candid about your spike factor, unicorns and top qualities they’re looking for in MBA candidates. “I don’t want unicorns,” says Kristen Moss, Stanford GSB Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Admissions. “Leadership...

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US SCHOOLS DOMINATE ECONOMIST 2017 RANKINGS, KELLOGG CROWNED #1

By - Oct 26, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

The Economist has a reputation for being the most volatile of the MBA rankings, and its global 2017 full time MBA ranking released today is no exception, with 27 schools that moved up or down by double digits. The headline? Total, complete and utter domination by...

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How to Get Into Stanford GSB: Tips from a Former Admissions Interviewer

By - Oct 17, 06:31 AM   Comments [0]

  If Stanford GSB is on your list, you’ll want to listen in to this first hand advice from Stanford GSB alum and former MBA admissions interviewer. Fortuna expert coach Tatiana Nemo shares her insights into what the school is looking for and how you can...

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How to Craft Your Personal MBA Elevator Pitch

By - Oct 16, 06:45 AM   Comments [0]

Your personal MBA elevator pitch is a compelling and concise conversation starter that expresses who you are, what you’re passionate about and what’s motivating you to pursue the MBA. In essence, it’s your brand statement. It’s valuable in the context of networking events with faculty...

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