New York Business Journal, 5 Ways to Finance Your MBA

by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admissions Counseling CEO

While well worth it, the dollars and cents journey to earning an MBA is costly. Here are five considerations when evaluating how to finance your MBA. 1. Look to your employer. 2. Talk to diversity organizations Read more

Crain’s New York Business, 5 Things MBA Applicants Should Do

by Salma Qarnain, Stratus Senior MBA Admissions Consultant

5 things M.B.A. applicants should do before Dec. 31. Showcase your passion and individuality throughout the application process. Note that test options can be scheduled up to and including the day of submission. Read more

U.S. News & World Report, Craft a Successful Video Essay

Expert insights from Harold Simansky, Stratus Senior MBA Admissions Consultant

A video essay is not the time to introduce a dramatically different persona from the one presented in the written components of your application. “You can say something new, but not something too surprising,” Simansky says. Read more

MoneyGeek, Creating Your Best Law School Application

Q&A on how students can incorporate a financial aid strategy into the application process with Stratus Director of Law School Admissions Michelle Kim Hall. “The best way to secure merit-based aid is to start with a strong application. Most schools make scholarship decisions based on the application itself,” she states. Read more