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What are my chances to get into a Top 10 MBA program?

Link to article on our website here: https://stratusadmissionscounseling.com/mbanalysis-blog-business-school-acceptance-rates-chances/ “So What Are My Chances?� Is the most pressing question every MBA applicant is thinking about as they start the business school admissions process. Sometimes it ...


What to say-- and NOT to say-- In the Optional Essay

Full text of article here: https://stratusadmissionscounseling.com/mba-admissions-tips-optional-essay-dos-donts/ It is tempting to think that you can win the heart of the admissions committee by adding an optional essay. You may be burning to expand upon the cross-cultural insights you learned from ...


A 2.7 GPA is NOT a Show Stopper in MBA Admissions

Full text of article here: https://stratusadmissionscounseling.com/2-7-gpa-show-stopper-mba-no-way/ If your undergraduate performance is dismal (read: under 3.0), is there ANY hope of being accepted into an MBA program? Do the math. Stanford’s Class of ’18 has an average GPA of 3.73. If they wer...


Read this if you flunked your GMAT!

Full article here: https://stratusadmissionscounseling.com/how-to-overcome-a-low-gmat-score/ If the GMAT is just not your thing — as in your score is 30 or more points below the average GMAT for your desired MBA program — is there ANY hope of being accepted with a low GMAT? It makes you an expen...

by Donna@Stratus

Thu May 24, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Ask Stratus Admissions Counseling
Topic: Read this if you flunked your GMAT!
Replies: 0
Views: 626

5 Ways to Be a Compelling MBA Candidate

Applying to business school means that you need to put together the best possible version of who you are, what you’ve done and what you want to do in the future — a brand that will help define you to MBA programs. See below for some tips on how to package yourself as a compelling applicant for b...

by Donna@Stratus

Thu May 24, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Ask Stratus Admissions Counseling
Topic: 5 Ways to Be a Compelling MBA Candidate
Replies: 0
Views: 610

In terms of older applicants I agree with much of the advice listed here. I would also add that programs like Stanford's MSX program dedicated to applicants with more experience but yet still providing a full time learning environment can also be an option. I agree that rocking the GMAT never hurts-...

by Donna@Stratus

Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Advise for older candidates
Replies: 4
Views: 4049

Tips for Chinese Female MBA applicants from Stratus

Yes- there are more women from China than anywhere else in the world taking the GMAT. So it is a competitive space-- but beyond having a strong GMAT score-- there are many other important aspects to a successful application. Here are 8 Tips for Chinese Females to keep in mind as they apply to MBA pr...


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by Donna@Stratus

Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: beatthegmat
Replies: 1
Views: 880

Build Your Perfect MBA Profile

It's never too early to start thinking about how you can improve your profile for an MBA profile. As you think about putting together an MBA application in the future-- watch this video to get an idea of how you can present yourself in the strongest possible way. Here's the video link to the webinar...

by Donna@Stratus

Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Build Your Perfect MBA Profile
Replies: 1
Views: 872

Hey Team Not sure if this is the right thread to ask my question. Pl redirect me to the right thread if this is not a right one. Question: Need some inputs if Global MBA program is a good choice for me. Background: 2008 UG candidate from an Indian University. 7.97/10 CGPA. 2013 Post Graduate Diplom...

by Donna@Stratus

Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Need high-level career advice & suggested MBA Programs
Replies: 2
Views: 813

3/7: 8 pm EST Get into H/S/W even if not perfect!

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8856938185613586691 Beat the GMAT and Stratus Admissions Counseling are happy to provide this one hour webinar for anyone targeting a top b-school! Nobody is perfect. When applying to top MBA programs, there are things you can do to address yo...

by Donna@Stratus

Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: 3/7: 8 pm EST Get into H/S/W even if not perfect!
Replies: 0
Views: 650

3/7: 8 pm EST: Get into H/S/W - even if you're not perfect!

Register here for this webinar to help you get into a top MBA program even if you are not perfect! https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8856938185613586691 Beat the GMAT and Stratus Admissions Counseling are happy to provide this one hour webinar for anyone targeting a top b-school! Nobody is p...


Wed 3/7 8-9 pm EST Free Stratus Webinar

Register here for this webinar to help you get into a top MBA program even if you are not perfect! https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8856938185613586691 Beat the GMAT and Stratus Admissions Counseling are happy to provide this one hour webinar for anyone targeting a top b-school! Nobody is p...

by Donna@Stratus

Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Ask Stratus Admissions Counseling
Topic: Wed 3/7 8-9 pm EST Free Stratus Webinar
Replies: 0
Views: 756

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

Register for this webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8856938185613586691 Wed, Mar 7, 2018 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST Beat the GMAT and Stratus Admissions Counseling are happy to provide this one hour webinar for anyone targeting a top b-school! Nobody is perfect. When applying to top MBA ...


Tips for International MBA applicants

I don't have to tell you that applying for an MBA is stressful and also difficult. For international MBA applicants it can be even more daunting. Here are some tips from Susan Cera-- Stratus Admissions Director of MBA Admissions team and also a former Fuqua adcom member. Great tips from Susan here: ...

by Donna@Stratus

Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Tips for International MBA applicants
Replies: 0
Views: 542