Fortuna Admissions

Dress for Success: The MBA Interview

By - Mar 22, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

The MBA interview is all about standing out for the right reasons, and candidates should want to be remembered for what they say, not what they wear. In my role as an expert coach at Fortuna Admissions, I field many concerned – and valid ­–...

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Insights from the Latest Round of HBS, Stanford GSB and Wharton Admissions

By - Mar 20, 07:14 AM   Comments [0]

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from clients is how to gain acceptance into the fabled trinity of Harvard Business School, Stanford GSB and Wharton, colloquially referred to as HSW. While all candidates are unique and there’s no magic formula guaranteeing admission,...

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M7 Admissions Trend: MBA Early Admissions for College Seniors

By - Mar 12, 19:40 PM   Comments [0]

The final months of college are a whirlwind of final exams, pop-up campus activities, good bye parties and, of course, the feverish job searching. But what if you were guaranteed a place at one of the most prestigious business schools two- to five-years down the...

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Finding Scholarships for your MBA Program

By - Mar 4, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

You’re not alone if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the tuition cost of a full-time MBA, on top of living expenses for the next two years without a full-time salary. A merit scholarship from your program would be encouraging – but don’t stop there! Private scholarships...

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Advice for 6 Common Profiles Applying To INSEAD

By - Feb 27, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

MBA programs often discourage candidates from submitting applications in the last round. INSEAD, a school The Financial Times has ranked among the top three MBAs globally over the last four years, strives to maintain an even playing field across all rounds. It makes sense – INSEAD...

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Mistakes to Avoid Before & After Your MBA Interview

By - Feb 26, 09:26 AM   Comments [0]

Your MBA interview begins the moment you arrive on campus, and technically, your assessment can include any communication you’ve had with an admissions committee representative up until that point. Each and every interaction counts, from coffee chats with current students, to an encounter with a...

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Which type of MBA applicant are you?

By - Feb 19, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

At any given point, according to the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), there are six million people considering business education around the world. Whether applying for an MBA at Harvard, a MiM at the London School of Economics, or an EMBA at CKGSB Beijing, it...

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The Wharton MBA Interview: Expert Tips for the Team Based Discussion

By - Feb 15, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

If you are one of the fortunate candidates to recently receive a Wharton interview invite, it’s likely you’ve seen the outline and expectations for your team based discussion (TBD). Now it’s time to define a smart strategy, including how to develop a strong pitch and set...

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Minted CEO Mariam Naficy on startups, Stanford GSB & the value of the MBA

By - Feb 11, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

Mariam Naficy, a Stanford GSB graduate, is an e-commerce trailblazer whose influence across tastemaking and disruptive startups spans multiple industries. Naficy co-founded of in 1998 and subsequently raised $28 million in funding, achieving the largest market share in online cosmetics. In 2017, she founded Minted, developing...

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Wharton MBA Application: Tips From a Former Admissions Director

By - Feb 6, 07:22 AM   Comments [0]

Insider Advice on How To Get Into Wharton Part of a top-tier trinity colloquially referred to as “HSW,” Wharton is rarely found outside the world’s top four schools among recent years’ MBA rankings. If any of the premier business schools have taken the time to adjust to...

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