Fortuna admissions blog
In the latest US News MBA ranking, Wharton tied for the #1 spot with Harvard and Stanford. Business as usual for the world’s oldest business schools, and part of a trinity often referred to as HSW. But a fall in applicant numbers in 2012/13 led the Wall Street Journal to ask ‘What’s wrong with Wharton?”, with observers questioning whether the school has lost its luster as students’ interests shift from finance to technology and entrepreneurship.
Fortuna Admissions has been asked by The Economist to write a four-part series explaining how to improve your chance of getting into a top business school. Our experts from Wharton, INSEAD, Harvard Business School, London Business School, Chicago Booth, IE Business School, Kellogg and UC Berkeley Haas are answering readers’ questions over the course of the coming weeks. Part one: […]
In this interview, Ankur talks about Wharton’s new Team Based Discussion as part of the school’s MBA Admissions process, and offers admissions advice for applicants. Ankur, you yourself are a Wharton MBA grad. Where were you when you received the call to say you had been admitted to Wharton? I missed my call. I was […]
Did your chances of securing a place at one of the world’s top business schools just improve? Well yes, … and no. Several of the top US full-time MBA programmes have reported a significant drop in applicant numbers in the last 12 months, including the Columbia Business School with a 19% drop, and NYU Stern […]
A Wharton School alumna, Natasha has spent her entire career in the financial services field. She has worked both for established players such as Merrill Lynch and Royal Bank of Canada, and the new generation of financial technology startups, most recently Prosper Marketplace and Plum Lending. As such, Natasha brings to the table a deep […]