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9 Tips for International Candidates Applying to Top US MBA Programs

By - Feb 22, 17:10 PM   Comments [0]

Although uncertainty regarding ability to work in the US has increased in the past year and the volume of international applicants to top US MBA programs dropped in the 2016-17 admissions season, there are still thousands of qualified international candidates applying for a limited number...

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MBAnalysis Blog: MBA Ding Analysis or Why You Didn’t Get In

By - Feb 14, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Just about the same time every year, we get an influx of new clients looking for a “ding analysis,” meaning helping them figure out why they were rejected from all their top schools. Generally, this process isn’t quite as hard as you might think because...

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A Month-by-Month PhD Application Timeline

By - Feb 14, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

Toying with the idea of applying to a PhD program? Planning to apply, but not sure how to mount your attack? There are a lot of moving parts to a PhD application, and keeping everything in motion requires thoughtful planning. In this post, we lay...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Valentine’s Day Special – Best MBA Programs for Finding a Life Partner

By - Feb 10, 22:29 PM   Comments [0]

As Valentine’s Day bears down upon us, this is not a bad time to look at business school through a different lens, like which school you might want to attend if you’re looking for a life partner. Not exactly something the US News or Financial...

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MBAnalysis Blog: 6 Things to Consider When Selecting an MBA Admissions Consultant

By - Feb 2, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Getting an MBA is possibly one of the biggest investments of your life. As you ponder a hundred-thousand-dollar-plus investment, there is likely to be a realization that you cannot do something as important as this on your own. While friends or colleagues may help, rarely...

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Financial Times: Stanford Regains the Top MBA Ranking Spot

By - Jan 28, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

by Jonathan Moules The business school’s all-round success is closely linked with that of Silicon Valley Excerpt with Stratus Admissions Counseling expert insight: The battle for places at Stanford means the school can exercise a degree of selectivity its peers can only aspire to match,...

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Financial Times: Stanford Regains the Top MBA Ranking Spot

By - Jan 28, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

by Jonathan Moules The business school’s all-round success is closely linked with that of Silicon Valley Excerpt with Stratus Admissions Counseling expert insight: The battle for places at Stanford means the school can exercise a degree of selectivity its peers can only aspire to match,...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Round 3? Four things to think about

By - Jan 24, 18:00 PM   Comments [0]

Now that Round 2 MBA submission deadlines have passed, you may start wondering if a Round 3 application is worthwhile. Anyone who has read my blogs knows that I am particularly down on applying R3. After all, what have you been doing until now? By...

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MBAnalysis Blog: 5 MBA Interview Do’s and 5 Don’ts (Part 2)

By - Jan 18, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

So, you have been lucky enough to be invited to interview by your top choice MBA program. Congratulations! Your chances of being accepted have just risen from maybe 15% to roughly 50%. While you now have a great opportunity to cement your candidacy, here are...

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MBAnalysis Blog: 5 MBA Interview Do’s and 5 Don’ts (Part 1)

By - Jan 18, 11:45 AM   Comments [0]

The first hurdle business school applicants have to cross is getting an interview. And at some schools that is nearly impossible. At Harvard Business School, for example, roughly 20% of applicants get to meet with an admissions committee member directly to plead their case. But...

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