Stratus Admissions Counseling

MBA Admissions Tips: Optional Essay Do’s And Don’ts

By - Jul 16, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

It is tempting to think that you can win the heart of the admissions committee by adding an optional essay. You may be burning to expand upon the cross-cultural insights you learned from your trek to Peru. But, before you power up your PC, think...

Read More

The Top 5 Questions You Need to Ask When Considering An MBA

By - Jul 14, 14:58 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA application process is a major life event. Whether it’s a wedding, a baby, job, move or pursuing an advanced degree, life events tend to raise the same handful of questions. These questions have several things in common, including expense, time, opportunity for growth,...

Read More

MIT Sloan: Sitting on Top of the World

By - Jul 14, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

Five Tips to Help for your MIT Sloan Cover Letter It may just be the glory days of MIT Sloan. By sitting in the middle of the booming Boston economy, centered in the emerging world of biotech, leading a movement in sustainability, and sitting one...

Read More

Booth: Where a Picture is Worth 1000 Words

By - Jul 7, 14:03 PM   Comments [0]

Once you choose an image, decide the medium that you are most comfortable with. If you are the creative type, a presentation might be the way to go. Strong writers might choose an essay. Demonstrate through pictures and words how great a match Booth is...

Read More

MBAnalysis: Your Mother was Wrong, You Really are Just Average

By - Jul 6, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

“Welcome to the MBA admissions process where all applicants can do math, all students speak fluent English, and all candidates are above average.” Garrison Keillor (sort of). In my last blog post, I wrote about weighing your chance of acceptance at a top program if...

Read More

How to Ace the Kellogg MBA Essay

By - Jul 5, 07:05 AM   Comments [0]

Essay 1: Kellogg’s purpose is to educate, equip & inspire brave leaders who create lasting value. Tell us about a time you have demonstrated leadership and created lasting value. What challenges did you face, and what did you learn? (450 words) This question serves to...

Read More

5 Summer Tips to Put Your Law School Applications Ahead of the Curve

By - Jul 3, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

If you’re applying to law school, the month of July isn’t just about barbecues and beach volleyball. This month is an opportunity to make important early progress in your law school application process. Here are five key priorities through the month of July: 1. Create...

Read More

MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Acceptance Rates – What Are My Chances?

By - Jul 3, 14:30 PM   Comments [0]

“So What Are My Chances?” Is the most pressing question every MBA applicant is thinking about as they start the business school admissions process. Sometimes it is asked outright, sometimes it is just hinted at, and sometimes it is not asked at all. But it...

Read More

MBAnalysis Blog: NYU Stern – An Embarrassment of Choices

By - Jul 3, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Many of us were applauding when earlier this year, NYU Stern unveiled two new one-year MBAs in Tech and Fashion & Luxury. With a tight focus on a single industry, and a duration of only one-year, Stern is bringing to the business school world a...

Read More

MBAnalysis Blog: NYU Stern – An Embarrassment of Choices

By - Jul 3, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Many of us were applauding when earlier this year, NYU Stern unveiled two new one-year MBAs in Tech and Fashion & Luxury. With a tight focus on a single industry, and a duration of only one-year, Stern is bringing to the business school world a...

Read More