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


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 […]

Worried About Weaknesses in your MBA Application? Offer Explanations, Not Excuses


Though a handful of applicants to top MBA programs seem to have all the elements to write their own ticket—magna cum laude from a prestigious university, fast-track career progression at a Fortune 500 company, or co-founder of an innovative tech firm, with perhaps an Olympic medal and impressive charitable work thrown in for good measure—the […]

Insider Tips for Applying to Executive MBA Programs


Fortuna Admissions‘ Dina Glasofer, was the Senior Associate Director of Admissions for the Executive MBA program at NYU Stern. Below she shares her insider tips for applying to an EMBA. Who should consider an Executive MBA (EMBA) program? If you have more than five years of work experience, you might want to consider an Executive […]

10 Insider Tips for Applying to Wharton


Fortuna Admissions’ Judith Silverman Hodara, was a core member of the admissions committees at the University of Pennsylvania for almost two decades, most recently as Acting Director at the Wharton School’s MBA Program. Below she shares her top 10 insider tips for applying to the school. Wharton top 10 insider admissions tip #1 – I have heard […]

10 Insider Tips for Applying to INSEAD


Fortuna Admissions’ Caroline Diarte Edwards was the Director of MBA Admissions at INSEAD for seven years. Below she shares her top insider tips for applying to INSEAD. INSEAD top 10 insider admissions tip #1 – Do I have a chance of admission with little international experience? INSEAD is proud of the international diversity of its […]

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