Archive for 2018

    Ask a Kellogg MBA: Admissions and GMAT FAQ

    Ask a Kellogg MBA: Admissions and GMAT FAQ

    by on February 20th, 2018

    The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is well-known as one of the top business schools in the United States. But why do real MBA candidates choose Kellogg? What exactly does it take to get in? And … Read More

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    Celebrating Diversity During One Wharton Week

    Celebrating Diversity During One Wharton Week

    by on February 20th, 2018

    As part of a commitment to celebrating and examining diversity, the MBA community at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has, since 2015, observed an annual Return on Equality (ROE) Week—recently renamed … Read More

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    Don’t Fear Those MBA Admissions Background Checks

    Don’t Fear Those MBA Admissions Background Checks

    by on February 20th, 2018

    Background checks in MBA admissions are more common for some schools than others, but their overall use is growing. Some programs vet every admitted applicant, others randomly select a percentage of candidates and still … Read More

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    Spirit of ISB- Neha

    Spirit of ISB- Neha

    by on February 20th, 2018

    The rich diversity at ISB is best captured through the various student driven initiatives on campus. Every student brings along a unique talent and helps enhance the student life experience at ISB. One such popular … Read More

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    Tell me your story, Ridwana

    Tell me your story, Ridwana

    by on February 19th, 2018

    The INSEAD Women in Business Club have launched a « Tell your story » initiative across both the Singapore and Fontainebleau campuses that aims to present the current INSEAD MBA female students’ inspirational … Read More

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    DCF Modeling Workshop

    DCF Modeling Workshop

    by on February 19th, 2018

    This past weekend, the Finance Club hosted a DCF Modeling workshop to help MBA students prepare for the Corporate Finance final project. Our VP of Education, Ahmed Abassi, led students through a detailed discounted cash … Read More

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    Social Awareness: More Than A Trend

    Social Awareness: More Than A Trend

    by on February 19th, 2018

    From the boardroom to the classroom, an echo of changing times can no longer be ignored. Statements about harassment, diversity, and the ties between the politics of all are not always easy to understand. While it might … Read More

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    New NYC Program Will Help HBS Alumni Entrepreneurs Scale Their Ventures

    New NYC Program Will Help HBS Alumni Entrepreneurs Scale Their Ventures

    by on February 19th, 2018

    Launching a startup isn’t easy, but Harvard Business School is working to change that for its alumni with the start of its new RISE program. Put together by Harvard’s Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the RISE … Read More

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    Upcoming Video Interview? Add Lots of Practice to Your ‘To Do’ List

    Upcoming Video Interview? Add Lots of Practice to Your ‘To Do’ List

    by on February 19th, 2018

    If you have an upcoming video interview for schools including INSEAD, Yale SOM, Michigan Ross or Wharton, PRACTICE is essential to success. This awkward format requires you to think on your feet and record your answer to … Read More

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    How to Ace the HBS Interview: An Insider’s Advice

    How to Ace the HBS Interview: An Insider’s Advice

    by on February 19th, 2018

    (Update: HBS Interview Prep is among the new special services offered by Fortuna Admissions.) Last month, Harvard Business School released interview invitations to R2 applicants. Roughly 1,600 candidates for next fall … Read More

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    GMAT and Flu Season: Making Assumptions

    GMAT and Flu Season: Making Assumptions

    by on February 19th, 2018

    I thought this question would be apropos for this time of year. Assumption questions are common on the Critical Reasoning section of the GMAT, and assumptions in general form the basis of several other CR question types … Read More

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    First Tango in Fontainebleau

    First Tango in Fontainebleau

    by on February 18th, 2018

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    Should You Be an Entrepreneur?

    Should You Be an Entrepreneur?

    by on February 18th, 2018

    Today’s article was submitted by Sana Mohammed, Contributor. “There is no failure,” said Professor Mark Roberge on our last day of Harvard Business School’s Startup Bootcamp. “There’s only learning.” … Read More

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    NYU Stern Wins Deloitte’s MBA Case Competition

    NYU Stern Wins Deloitte’s MBA Case Competition

    by on February 18th, 2018

    In early January, teams from top business schools converged on Deloitte University, Deloitte’s leadership development center in Dallas, TX. Representing schools from MIT’s Sloan School of Management to Berkeley’s … Read More

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