Fortuna Admissions

Decoded: Results of the FT Global MBA Rankings 2019

By - Feb 4, 12:24 PM   Comments [0]

At first glance, the top of the FT Global MBA ranking of 2019 looks like business as usual. But wait, there’s more. With alumnus salaries at a weighted average of $228,074 three years after graduation, Stanford GSB maintains the #1 spot for the second year. Graduates also...

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Why ‘Professional Presence’ Matters for MBA Candidates

By - Jan 30, 06:24 AM   Comments [0]

Leading up to a recent application deadline, a fellow coach at Fortuna Admissions found herself in a quandary. She was working with a strong candidate who had a noticeably untidy level of grooming, and felt apprehensive about how this might be perceived in the MBA admissions interview. Given...

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MBA Odds: What are my chances in Round 3?

By - Jan 29, 08:54 AM   Comments [0]

Is it worth it for me to apply in Round 3? We field this question each year from business school hopefuls, and the answer my Fortuna colleagues and I invariably reply is, “it depends.” Much like the rest of the MBA application process, there are no definitive...

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Insider Tips for The INSEAD Interview

By - Jan 25, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

INSEAD is among the top schools that enlist alumni to conduct MBA admissions interviews, and by design it’s a conversational experience. But this is also where it gets dynamic, as INSEAD draws upon a pool of thousands of alumni interviewers and gives them latitude. Given the...

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Insider Tips for The INSEAD Admissions Interview

By - Jan 25, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

INSEAD is among the top schools that enlist alumni to conduct MBA admissions interviews, and by design it’s a conversational experience. But this is also where it gets dynamic, as INSEAD draws upon a pool of thousands of alumni interviewers and gives them latitude. Given the...

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5 Steps to MBA Scholarships

By - Jan 21, 14:11 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs strategically can help reduce tuition costs through merit scholarships. Now, you will find the most selective MBA programs may not offer merit scholarships, but instead may offer need-based aid (something Stanford GSB recently reiterated). However, the majority of full-time MBA programs do offer...

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MBA Interview Prep for HBS, GSB, INSEAD and More

By - Jan 16, 07:31 AM   Comments [0]

MBA Interview Prep for HBS, GSB, INSEAD and More If you have been called for an MBA interview, there is nothing more important at this stage than preparation. Practice, research and absorb all the information you can about your target school’s interview process, format and potential...

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Top Tips for Polishing Your Round 2 MBA Application

By - Dec 18, 08:50 AM   Comments [0]

If you do your best work under pressure, you’re not alone. And if you’re a round 2 MBA applicant, now’s your moment to kick it into overdrive. Round two deadlines for HBS, Wharton, Chicago Booth and Duke Fuqua arrive on January 3. Kellogg and Stanford GSB...

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Fortuna Ranking Of MBA Rankings 2018 – European Business Schools

By - Dec 12, 05:41 AM   Comments [0]

Which is the #1 ranked MBA program in Europe in 2018? For the past four years, INSEAD has held 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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What’s Coming From the The Wall Street Journal / THE Business School Rankings

By - Dec 6, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Co-Founder Matt Symonds admits to being doubtful that the world needs yet another MBA ranking, yet he’s a champion of doing them right. In an article published on the eve of the imminent release of The Wall Street Journal / THE Business School Rankings, Symonds...

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