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How To Say More With Less In Your MBA Application

Sep. 15th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

This year we’ve seen a continuing trend of reductions in word limits and essay questions across MBA programs, creating limited space for you to communicate your strengths, potential, and values to adcoms. With such limits, where do you begin?! What should you focus on? And how much should you write? Your challenge is to say more with less.

How To Ace (Or Fail) Your MBA Video Essay

Sep. 12th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

This year, more than ever, business schools are including video essays as part of their application process. While each MBA will ask varying questions and allow for different lengths of time for your answers, at the core of the video essay is the opportunity for adcoms to get an authentic and unscripted outlook regarding your personality, passions, maturity, and motivations. Read this article to help you prepare for your video submissions.

Why You Should Apply To London Business School

Aug. 24th, 2016 | by: Emma Bond

Why it is a good time to apply to London Business School.

Wharton Adds an Essay Question to their MBA Application

Aug. 7th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

Read Judith Silverman Hodara’s (former Wharton Admissions Director) take on Wharton’s new MBA essay question for the upcoming admissions cycle.

INSEAD Introduces Video Component to MBA Application

Jul. 26th, 2016 | by: Matt Symonds

INSEAD’S MBA Program recently announced some changes to the admissions process for the September 2017 and beyond, adding a new video component asking 4 questions and dropping 1 essay on cultural diversity.

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 […]

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