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10 INSIDER TIPS FOR B-SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

May. 27th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

Fortuna Admissions’ 10 B-School Insider Tips for Booth, Columbia, Harvard, INSEAD, Kellogg, LBS, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, Stanford GSB and Wharton.

Global Experience: What Schools Want

May. 19th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

The following is adapted from our original article, Global Experience: What Schools Want in Poets and Quants.   More and more MBA programs are emphasizing the value of international experience in applicant profiles. Extensive international experience can help their application stand out to any business school, from M7 to the top programs in Europe and […]

30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 3 of 3

May. 4th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted March 31, 2016. The coaches at Fortuna have put together some MBA application advice, based on years of insider experience working in the admissions offices of the world’s top business schools. As the […]

30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 2 of 3

Apr. 29th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted March 31, 2016. The coaches at Fortuna have put together some MBA application advice, based on years of insider experience working in the admissions offices of the world’s top business schools. As the […]

30 Tips For MBA Admissions Success – Part 1 of 3

Apr. 22nd, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted March 31, 2016 Fortune may favor the brave, but when applying to business school it is careful planning and meaningful self-reflection that win the day. With round-one deadlines for the world’s top MBA […]

Why Older MBA Applicants Need To Be Wiser

Mar. 17th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

Matt Symonds is a Director of Fortuna Admissions and regular contributor to Forbes. The following is adapted from his original article posted March 8, 2016. Can you still secure a place in one of the world’s best full-time MBAs when you are over 30? It is true that the top business schools focus on 20-somethings. […]

Why a January MBA Start is a Good Option

Mar. 11th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

If your business school applications so far this season have been unsuccessful, there’s no need to feel pessimistic about your MBA options for this year. Just because you haven’t made the cut for September entry options doesn’t mean you’re out of the game. Consider, instead, a January entry MBA program, for which the admissions season […]

How to Stand Out in the MBA Applicant Pool

Feb. 23rd, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

The following is an edited transcript of a video interview between two of our Directors: Judith Hodara, former Wharton Director of Admissions and Caroline Diarte Edwards, former INSEAD Director of Admissions, and John Byrne from Poets and Quants. Watch the full video Question to both Judith and Caroline: Probably 80% of the applicant pool at […]

7 Essentials to Ace Your MBA Interview

Feb. 16th, 2016 | by: Malvina Miller Complainville

With the round 2 interview season underway, former Harvard Business School Assistant Director Malvina Miller Complainville from the Fortuna team offers 7 top tips to boost your performance in your MBA interviews.

Why INSEAD’s Time Has Finally Come

Jan. 30th, 2016 | by: Caroline Diarte Edwards

INSEAD’s number one spot in the Financial Times’ ranking has been a long time coming. In the 18 years that this ranking has been published, the top spot has been held only by Harvard, Stanford, Wharton and London Business School. So what is INSEAD doing so well?

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