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Do you know what it takes to stand out from the crowd?
Our admissions experts have the answer.

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Gaining admission to a top b-school
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big mountain to climb.
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Welcome to fortuna admissions

A dream team of former MBA Admissions Directors from the world’s top business schools.

Fortuna Admissions is a team of former business school professionals from top-tier institutions, including Wharton, INSEAD, Harvard Business School, London Business School, Chicago Booth, NYU Stern, IE Business School, Northwestern Kellogg, and UC Berkeley Haas.

We have personally reviewed tens of thousands of applications from candidates all over the world. But that’s not all. We also shaped admissions policy, devised the application processes, and had the final say on who got in. We know the inside track – what goes on behind the closed doors of Admissions Committees, how your candidacy will stand up versus the competition, and how you can best maximize your chances of gaining a coveted place in a top MBA program.

Our experience gives you a level of MBA admissions insight that you won’t find anywhere else. And with our passion for coaching, we can help you bring out the best in yourself so you truly shine in your application and interviews.

We have been gatekeepers to the world’s best b-schools – who better to help you unlock the door?

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Preparing for your b-school interviews

23/10/2014

Whether you’ve recently submitted your Round 1 business school applications or are still in the application-writing process, now is a great time to get ready for your upcoming interviews. One of the most useful interview tips that we can provide is to prepare well in advance! As former admissions directors at top MBA programs, we […]

Top Insider Tips for Applying to HBS

16/10/2014

Since Harvard Business School reduced its application requirement to just one essay in 2013 (which is now an optional essay), applying to HBS became a lot easier. But getting in is a whole other story. Several other top MBA programs have followed the lead of HBS by reducing their essays and it’s no surprise that […]

Demonstrating your School Interest

14/10/2014

One of our goals at Fortuna is to provide you with valuable insider information, from former MBA Admissions Directors, to help with your business school applications. When we were gatekeepers at our respective business schools, a common mistake we observed applicants make was failing to demonstrate their commitment to the school. Although you might consider […]

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Getting into Business School when you’re 30+? (featured in Poets & Quants 04/16/14)

12/05/2014

Why are the world’s top full-time MBA programs more focused on candidates in their 20s and not their 30s? After all, you’re never too old to learn, and for every young founder of Facebook, Instagram, or Spotify, there are thousands of others whose business success came much later in their career. To help paint the […]

What Matters Most to you and Why? Stanford Wants to Know and So Should You

10/03/2014

This question seems straightforward; though coming up with your answer can be a lot more difficult. This infamous essay is at the heart of Stanford GSB’s MBA application, and typically ties applicants in knots as they try to come up with an answer that they hope is clever, striking, or even profound. Many business schools […]

Here’s Why Applying to Harvard Business School Has Never Been Easier

23/08/2013

Applying to the Harvard Business School has never been easier. Rather, it’s never been more straightforward – for you and close to 10,000 other applicants who are likely to apply this year for one of 940 or so places in the Class of 2016. After reducing the essay count to two essays of 400 words each […]

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CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Still can’t believe it, I got in at INSEAD!  Fortuna’s advice was invaluable in helping me craft my application.  With timely and thorough feedback, I was able to draw upon the right experiences that allowed me to put my best foot forward. I would highly recommend this experience to any prospective applicants.

S.V., Ottawa – Admitted to INSEAD

You have first-hand knowledge of the admissions process (and not in a secondary role as many others) and can leverage that experience.
You are also a fun team to work with. Working for months on your applications can be stressful so this makes a difference.

J.F., Philadelphia – Admitted to Stanford GSB

Working with Fortuna is like having Warren Buffett as your personal financial advisor.

D.B., London – Admitted to HBS

I have been admitted to Stanford! This would never have been possible without your help. Beyond helping me correct the structure of the essays you helped me push my thinking especially on the ‘what matters most to me’ question.

A.B., Paris - Admitted to Stanford GSB

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