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The 12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School Series – Step 4: Your Academic Record – GMAT, GPA, and GRE

By - May 19, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA emphasizes studying business and often the “M” in MBA, which stands for “Master’s”, is overlooked. Any self-respecting business school will want to ensure that you have the academic aptitude to handle a graduate degree. You’ll need to be skillful in math, critical reasoning/logic,...

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The Best Way to Focus your Application Efforts Before Round 1 MBA Deadlines – Part 1

By - May 15, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

The following blog is adapted from our article featured recently on Poets and Quants. In the last few days, top MBA programs including HBS, Stanford, Wharton, MIT Sloan, INSEAD and Columbia have announced their Round 1 deadlines for the upcoming year’s MBA applications. First up...

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Mini testimonial – admitted to Stanford GSB, Wharton, MIT Sloan and Yale SOM

By - May 13, 17:07 PM   Comments [0]

I truly felt that Fortuna went above and beyond what was promised; they were generous with their time, their network, their advice, and their experience. I would consider them more than coaches, but friends, and recommend the Fortuna team 100%, wholeheartedly! Admitted to Stanford GSB with...

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Admitted to Stanford GSB, Wharton, MIT Sloan and Yale SOM

By - May 13, 17:05 PM   Comments [0]

To say I came to Fortuna pretty down in the dumps would be an understatement! I had just been rejected from HBS and Stanford GSB when I sat down to have a free consultation with Matt to assess what had gone wrong. His knowledge of the...

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The 12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School Series – Step 3: Self-reflection and how to position your MBA candidacy

By - May 12, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re convinced that you want to do an MBA, or are just toying with the idea, we suggest that you spend a significant amount of time on self-reflection. Most business schools want to know more about you than just what’s written on your CV....

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The 12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School Series – Step 2: Plan your Timing

By - Apr 30, 07:27 AM   Comments [0]

On average, leading business schools organize three or four rounds of admissions in the 12 months before matriculation (with the exception of Columbia Business School and a small handful of other schools who have rolling admissions and review applications as they’re received). Common sense suggests...

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The 12 Steps on How to Apply to Business School Series – Step 1: Do Your Research

By - Apr 19, 16:00 PM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Admissions was asked by The Economist to write a multi-part series explaining how to improve your chance of getting into a top business school. Our experts from Wharton, INSEAD, Harvard Business School, London Business School, Chicago Booth, IE Business School, Kellogg, and UC Berkeley Haas...

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Admitted to HBS and Wharton

By - Apr 19, 10:42 AM   Comments [0]

I had a wonderful experience working with Fortuna and I would recommend the service to any well-qualified candidate who is serious about attending a top school. I knew my story coming to Fortuna, but they took my execution to the next level. From the first call to...

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Admitted to INSEAD

By - Apr 18, 15:47 PM   Comments [0]

If I had to describe one thing that Fortuna Admissions has given me, I would chose self-confidence. What clinched it for me when discussing with Fortuna is the honesty of the team regarding my profile. During the initial consultation call, Matt gave me a frank...

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