Fortuna Admissions

HBS Essay for 2020-2021: Tips & Strategy

By - May 13, 05:23 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School was the first top school to announce MBA application deadlines for the Class of 2024 last week (round 1 on Sept. 8). It also affirmed that its singular essay question remains intact: “As we review your application, what more would you like...

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10 Tips to Apply for a Specialized Masters in Business (MiM, Mfin, MSMS & more)

By - May 5, 13:09 PM   Comments [0]

Over the past few years, my Fortuna Admissions colleagues and I have witnessed a surge in interest for specialty masters degrees across a variety of business disciplines. On the heels of our CentreCourt Specialized Masters Event last month, I hosted a live conversation with Poets&Quants editor...

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How To Increase Your GMAT Score: Tips from Test Prep Experts

By - Apr 26, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

Securing a competitive and well-balanced GMAT or GRE score is imperative for maximizing your chances of admissions success to the top MBA programs. Though MIT Sloan and Darden are among those that have introduced a test-optional policy, you’ll still need to nail a great score if...

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The Power of Giving Thanks in the MBA Admission Process

By - Apr 6, 06:52 AM   Comments [0]

I still have the thank you note from the first student I admitted to Penn in 1990 (pictured here). It means a lot to me. Then, because it allowed me to see that I was someone that students could trust. And now, because it reminds...

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Why Now Is A Good Time to Pursue An International MBA

By - Mar 29, 09:38 AM   Comments [0]

If your shortlist of business schools doesn’t include a European program, it should. There are several distinctive advantages to pursuing an international MBA, particularly in Europe. From the impressive ROI to peerless global leadership experience, more candidates are taking notice and targeting the international MBA. Join me...

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IMD Essay Tips & Strategy for Career Questions

By - Mar 24, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

IMD offers a one-year, globally focused MBA program located in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva. The program places strong emphasis on entrepreneurship, globalization, and digitalization while fostering a close-knit, collaborative community. The school cultivates leadership skills from day one through the Leadership Stream...

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IMD Essays Tips & Career Questions Strategy

By - Mar 24, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

IMD offers a one-year, globally focused MBA program located in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva. The program places strong emphasis on entrepreneurship, globalization, and digitalization while fostering a close-knit, collaborative community. The school cultivates leadership skills from day one through the Leadership Stream...

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Masters in Management: 5 Essentials for MiM Applications

By - Mar 19, 08:32 AM   Comments [0]

Demand for Masters in Management (MiM) programs are on the rise, and have become increasingly popular over the last few years as more and more individuals seek to increase their competitive advantage on the heels of their undergraduate degree. Designed for younger candidates with little to...

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How to Negotiate MBA Scholarships + Example Letter

By - Mar 18, 04:31 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve won an MBA scholarship, but not from your dream school. Should you take it? It’s a fortunate dilemma to have, but one that ties many of our clients in knots around this time year. The scenario typically goes like this: You’ve been offered a scholarship...

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How to Negotiate MBA Scholarships from Two or More Business Schools

By - Mar 18, 04:31 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve won an MBA scholarship, but not from your dream school. Should you take it? It’s a fortunate dilemma to have, but one that ties many of our clients in knots around this time year. The scenario typically goes like this: You’ve been offered a scholarship...

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