Articles by Stratus Admissions Counseling

MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Career Centers – Thinking Beyond the Numbers (Part 1)

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on May 1, 2018

Changing company interest in MBAs, and a changing workforce, seems to make traditional career centers less and less relevant. In the past, a job search [...]


How Can An MBA Can Help You Work In International Development?

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on April 30, 2018

International Development is taking a more business-like approach. Government spending on international development has increased 40% over 10 years, and private financing is playing a [...]


Is a Master’s in Entrepreneurship in Your Future?

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on April 11, 2018

Traditional business school curriculums prepare students for C-level positions in large, typically public, companies. As the Internet revolution gained momentum, business schools recognized the need [...]


A Month-by-Month PhD Application Timeline

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on February 25, 2018

Toying with the idea of applying to a PhD program? Planning to apply, but not sure how to mount your attack? There are a lot [...]


9 Tips for International Candidates Applying to Top US MBA Programs

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on February 24, 2018

Although uncertainty regarding ability to work in the US has increased in the past year and the volume of international applicants to top US MBA [...]


MBA Ding Analysis or Why You Didn’t Get In

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on February 16, 2018

Just about the same time every year, we get an influx of new clients looking for a “ding analysis,” meaning helping them figure out why [...]


6 Things to Consider When Selecting an MBA Admissions Consultant

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on February 9, 2018

Getting an MBA is possibly one of the biggest investments of your life. As you ponder a hundred-thousand-dollar-plus investment, there is likely to be a [...]


MBA Round 3? 4 Things to Think About

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on January 25, 2018

Now that Round 2 MBA submission deadlines have passed, you may start wondering if a Round 3 application is worthwhile. Anyone who has read my blogs [...]


MBA Interview: 5 Dos and 5 Don’ts – Part 2

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on January 23, 2018

So, you have been lucky enough to be invited to interview by your top choice MBA program. Congratulations! Your chances of being accepted have just [...]


MBA Interview: 5 Dos and 5 Don’ts – Part 1

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on January 20, 2018

The first hurdle business school applicants have to cross is getting an interview. And at some schools that is nearly impossible. At Harvard Business School, for [...]


Last Minute MBA Application? 8 Crazy Things to Think About

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on December 24, 2017

With about two weeks to go before deadlines come fast and furious some of you may start thinking about more schools to which to apply. [...]


6 Ways You Can Blow Your MBA Essay

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on December 13, 2017

With less than a month to go before Round 2 deadlines, most of you are working up a sweat to get these applications done. No [...]


Are You REALLY Applying Round 2?

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on December 7, 2017

With almost exactly a month until those Round 2 deadlines start coming fast and furious, NOW is the time to decide if you really are [...]


MBA R1 Limbo: How to Reach Out to AdCom

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on November 15, 2017

Today’s blog post is guest-written by Donna Bauman. The chat rooms have been blowing up these past few weeks as many top MBA programs began to [...]