Fortuna Admissions

HBS + Stanford: Comparing our Deep Dive Analyses on Who Really Gets In

By - Jan 16, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

 Earlier this month, Fortuna Co-Founder Matt Symonds sat down with Poets&Quants Editor-in-Chief John Byrne for a deep-dive discussion into the Fortuna team’s extensive research profiling the successful MBA candidates in the Class of 2020 at Harvard Business School and Stanford GSB. Fortuna’s Deep Dive Analysis covers...

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Your complete guide: How to Ace the MBA Interview

By - Jan 14, 06:54 AM   Comments [0]

Among M7 schools, your prospects of admission are generally between 1 in 10 and 1 in 18. But secure an interview and your shot at acceptance has just improved to about 1 in 2. You now have a great chance of getting in, and now is...

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5 Key Differences Between the EMBA & the MBA

By - Dec 20, 12:39 PM   Comments [0]

There are several attributes that distinguish Executive MBA (EMBA) programs from their “traditional” counterparts, and ever more candidates are feeling the allure. According to the Executive MBA Council (EMBAC), applications to EMBA programs are up an astounding 31.6% over the last four years – even as apps...

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By - Dec 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Which is the #1 ranked MBA program in Europe in 2019? For the fifth consecutive years, INSEAD has claimed the top spot in the Fortuna Ranking of MBA Rankings for European Business Schools,  which combines the results of the league tables published by the Financial Times,...

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Fortuna Admissions Harvard Business School MBA Deep Dive Analysis

By - Nov 21, 03:55 AM   Comments [0]

What does a Swedish world rope-skipping champion, Obama Foundation chief of staff and reality TV star from CBS’s Survivor: Ghost Island have in common? They’re all MBA candidates in the Harvard Business School Class of 2020, where 9,886 applicants vied for one of 930 spots. The...

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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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