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5 Tips for Connecting With Your Dream MBA Program From India

By - Sep 1, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

Imagine sitting in your office in Mumbai at YES Bank or Wipro and thinking about how to catch the attention of your dream US MBA programs like Harvard, Chicago Booth, and Stanford. Then you realize it is more than 7,000 miles to get from Mumbai...

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MBAnalysis: MBA Videos – To Do or Not To Do? That is the Question

By - Sep 1, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

One question I am frequently asked by candidates who have the option of submitting a video or writing an essay is, “Which should I choose?” (Of course, some of the time it is not an option, you have to do a video.) But if you...

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Chicago Business Journal: How to Prepare Your Chicago Booth Application

By - Aug 31, 14:56 PM   Comments [0]

 by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admissions Counseling CEO The Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) features an academically rigorous program, with an emphasis on questioning conventional wisdom, conveniently located in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. The Chicago metro area is home to more...

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MBAnalysis: The Menagerie that is the Business School Team

By - Aug 28, 07:08 AM   Comments [0]

It is the most exciting and nervous making time you may ever have at business school. When you finally get to meet your TEAM; the people with whom you will be working long hours and on whom you will rely on to make your MBA...

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MBAnalysis: Welcome to Business School! (Finding Success Inside the Classroom)

By - Aug 24, 19:23 PM   Comments [0]

In our last blog, we talked about how to get the most out of business school on the personal side, in this blog we will cover the professional and academic sides. Here are some things to keep in mind. 1. The most important words for...

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MBAnalysis: Welcome to Business School! (Finding Success Outside the Classroom)

By - Aug 24, 19:12 PM   Comments [0]

Only once the plane takes off or the moving van leaves, you realize you are actually going to business school! It is no longer that crazy, purgatory-like experience as you fight your way from deadline to deadline, waiting with baited-breadth to find out where you...

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5 Ways to Be a Compelling MBA Candidate

By - Aug 24, 18:54 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to business school means that you need to put together the best possible version of who you are, what you’ve done and what you want to do in the future — a brand that will help define you to MBA programs. See below for...

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MBAnalysis: So How Long Does It Really Take? 100 Days!

By - Aug 21, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the questions we get most frequently here at Stratus is “How long does it take to apply to business school?” My usual answer is, “How long do you have?” Of course, this is a joke but as deadlines for business schools start arriving,...

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The 3 C’s of Kelley – Collaboration, Culture, and Community

By - Aug 21, 08:31 AM   Comments [0]

Kelley Business School admits a small class of around 200 MBA students each year, which means a sense of community is not simply a nice-to-have, but a distinct feature of its student body. Its location in a small midwestern college town reinforces this aspect. It’s...

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MBAnalysis: GMAT or GRE, Which Should I Take?

By - Aug 14, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

(Today’s MBAnalysis blog post is guest-written by Donna Bauman) Ahh… the great debate- GMAT vs GRE. Which test do you take if you are applying to MBA programs? This is a fairly recent dilemma as it has just been in the past five or so...

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