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    How to Fund Your MBA

    How to Fund Your MBA

    by on August 1st, 2017

    Now that you are heading to your MBA program in the fall, it’s time to focus on how to pay for it. In this video, Dave Carter from CommonBond discusses the ins and outs of paying for your MBA—including looking at … Read More

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    M7 B-Schools: What Does It Take?

    M7 B-Schools: What Does It Take?

    by on July 15th, 2017

    The M7 are the super-elite business schools considered to have the world’s best MBA programs. The competition begins across the trifecta of GPA, GMAT and work experience, but ultimately, landing a coveted seat in … Read More

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    Why Diversity Matters in Your B-School Education

    Why Diversity Matters in Your B-School Education

    by on July 9th, 2017

    In the globalized world we live in today, diversity will be part of your life the minute you start your professional career. In this video, hear why you should consider the benefits of a diverse classroom when choosing a … Read More

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    International vs. the US? One- vs. Two-Year? How to Choose the Right MBA for You

    International vs. the US? One- vs. Two-Year? How to Choose the Right MBA for You

    by on July 7th, 2017

    When it comes to applying for your MBA, there’s a lot more to consider than school reputation. What about international versus US schools? And how does a one-year program compare to two years? In this 8-minute vlog, … Read More

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    How to Plan for Your MBA Career Goals

    How to Plan for Your MBA Career Goals

    by on June 21st, 2017

    In this short video blog, Catherine and Caroline discuss what it takes to create a compelling career vision for the MBA application, along with the steps to take and questions to ask yourself in the early planning … Read More

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    Write Your Way into HBS: MBA Essay Dos and Don’ts

    Write Your Way into HBS: MBA Essay Dos and Don’ts

    by on June 13th, 2017

    Larry King once said: “Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts.” The same can be said about the MBA application process. Crafting responses for your dream school’s essay … Read More

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    Can You Leverage MBA Scholarship Offers?

    Can You Leverage MBA Scholarship Offers?

    by on June 4th, 2017

    In our second vlog post on the topic of navigating MBA decisions, Catherine and Caroline discuss this fortuitous yet tricky issue: You’ve been accepted by your dream school, but have a scholarship offer from another … Read More

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    4 Steps to a 5-Star Recommendation Letter

    4 Steps to a 5-Star Recommendation Letter

    by on May 27th, 2017

    Want to be admitted to a top MBA program for 2018? In this video, Stratus MBA Admissions Counselor, Donna Bauman, a former admissions committee member, provides insight into how to approach getting 5-star … Read More

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    You’ve Been Waitlisted. Now What?

    You’ve Been Waitlisted. Now What?

    by on May 21st, 2017

    You’ve been waitlisted at your dream school, but you have offers of acceptance elsewhere. What do you do now? Our Fortuna experts, Caroline Diarte Edwards (former INSEAD Director of Admissions) and Catherine Tuttle … Read More

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    Why You Should Study Abroad for Your MBA Degree

    Why You Should Study Abroad for Your MBA Degree

    by on May 19th, 2017

    Getting a graduate business degree outside of your country of origin can serve as an excellent opportunity to gain new insights, expand your network, and explore international job opportunities. Hear why you should … Read More

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    GMAT Prep and MBA Admission Strategies for Top B-Schools

    GMAT Prep and MBA Admission Strategies for Top B-Schools

    by on April 19th, 2017

    MBA Prep School co-founder Tyler Cormney recently teamed up with his HBS classmate, Ajay Singh, from Stoodnt.com, on a live webinar titled “GMAT Preparation and MBA Admission Strategies for Top Business Schools.” … Read More

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    MBA Strategy 101: Why MBA? Why Now?

    MBA Strategy 101: Why MBA? Why Now?

    by on April 8th, 2017

    Every adcom wants to know: “Why an MBA? Why now?” In this video, Susan Cera, Director of MBA Admissions at Stratus Admissions Counseling, shares the importance of self-reflection and clear career direction … Read More

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    Complete Program for Getting into a Top 5 B-School

    Complete Program for Getting into a Top 5 B-School

    by on April 2nd, 2017

    This video outlines MBA Prep School’s complete program for getting into your dream school. We provide specific, actionable advice on where to focus at each step of your application journey, whether you are still … Read More

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    How to Get into H/S/W with an Imperfect Profile

    How to Get into H/S/W with an Imperfect Profile

    by on March 17th, 2017

    Nobody is perfect. When applying to top MBA programs, there are things you can do to address your imperfections. In this video, Susan Cera, Director of MBA Admissions at Stratus Admissions Counseling, shares insider … Read More

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