Admission Consultants

B-Schooled Episode #9: Candidacy “Question Marks,” Part 1 of 2

By - Jun 24, 09:41 AM   Comments [0]

We’re back to preview episode 9 of SBC’s new B-Schooled podcast, which covers all aspects of the MBA application and admissions process.  This two-part episode covers what to do about “question marks” — or possible red flags — in an MBA applicant’s candidacy, including: • A...

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Tuesday Tips: Duke MBA Essays and Tips for 2020-2021

By - Jun 23, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is a community-oriented program seeking a diverse class of accomplished students. Today, we’re sharing our tips for the Duke MBA essays. Assistant Dean of Admissions Allison Jamison has written a blog post about the updates to the Duke MBA essays...

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Tuesday Tips: Wharton MBA Essay Tips 2020-2021

By - Jun 23, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

This year’s Wharton MBA Essay tips will help you prepare your best Wharton application. The Wharton School seeks to understand who you are and what motivates you in this set of essays. Admissions Director Blair Mannix comments that “the Admissions Committee is looking for candidates who...

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Introducing Fortuna Careers: Pivot & Open the Door to Your Future

By - Jun 22, 20:50 PM   Comments [0]

The decision to make a career transition can be exciting, but at the same time intimidating. Add in a global pandemic that’s upending industries worldwide and you likely have extreme new levels of conflicting personal concerns. While the most optimistic may contend that times like these...

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What Does It Take to Get Into Harvard’s 2+2 Program?

By - Jun 22, 05:18 AM   Comments [0]

Most business school students didn’t decide to earn an MBA until several years into their career. They graduated from university, spent years in the workforce, and eventually decided that, having garnered valuable experience, they wanted to accelerate their career with an MBA. Reinforcing this typical...

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Fight Zoom Fatigue

By - Jun 22, 05:17 AM   Comments [0]

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals COVID-19 stress continues to take its toll, leaving many of us exhausted at the end of each day. Now, we’re learning that the ubiquitous tool in our coronavirus communications arsenal is partly to blame. Researchers say frequent...

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Deferral Option for Ross International Admits

By - Jun 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Michigan Ross School of Business is facing the same challenges affecting top U.S.  business schools everywhere. Most visa offices remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This leaves international students with no way to process their paperwork in time for on-campus learning in the...

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Rejection: How to Deal with Business School Dings

By - Jun 18, 08:17 AM   Comments [0]

Fortuna Director Caroline Diarte Edwards is co-hosting a weekly podcast, Business Casual, with Poets&Quants Editor-in-Chief John Byrne and ApplicantLab Founder Maria Wich-Villa. Each 30-minutes session is packed with valuable insights and timely perspectives. This episode focuses on dealing with rejection, including how to assess next steps and...

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Duke MBA Essays for 2020-2021

By - Jun 18, 06:47 AM   Comments [0]

Are you targeting the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University? Then let the brainstorming begin! The Duke MBA essays for the 2020-2021 admissions season are here. According to Assistant Dean of Admissions Allison Jamison, the team decided to make some changes to the Duke MBA...

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Berkeley Haas MBA Deadlines for 2020-2021

By - Jun 18, 06:34 AM   Comments [0]

Are you interested in the full-time MBA program at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business? Then get out your calendar and start planning your timeline. The school has announced the Berkeley Haas MBA deadlines for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. Berkeley Haas MBA Deadlines Round 1 Application due: September 24,...

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