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MBAnalysis: 6 Things that Stop the MBA Admissions Clock

If you are reading this article you are probably bleary eyed, as the last minutes to submission deadlines are upon you. For some of you this may mean the light at the end of the tunnel, while for others it may mean a train is bearing down on you. So as the light gets closer,… View Article

October Tips to Get Ready for MBA Round 2 Submissions

As many aspiring MBA students are wrapping up Round 1 applications or anxiously awaiting a coveted interview invite, perhaps you haven’t even started yet! Don’t worry. If you use your time wisely, you can have several applications complete and ready to submit before Christmas. Here’s what you need to be doing in October. 1. Create… View Article

MBA Application Timing: Tick, Tock…What Do I Do?

Should I apply to my top choice MBA programs in Round 1 or Round 2? A few tips to help you make that decision. Over the next ten days, round 1 deadlines for many of the top schools will start piling up. Yale SOM, London Business School, Stanford GSB, Wharton, Kellogg, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, UC-Berkeley… View Article

London Calling! Five Tips for the LBS Essays

What makes the London Business School — the London Business School? In its own words it is continued business impact, global growth, and world-class people. LBS is particularly proud of its global, multi-national student body who hail from a variety of professional backgrounds and of the strong, inclusive community that results: “[w]e nurture our students… View Article

5 Tips for Indian MBA Applicants to Build a Leadership Profile

Top US MBA programs value leadership which, for candidates with just a handful of years of work experience, frequently is a result of involvement with community organizations. While community engagement is engrained in American students, many international candidates struggle to present a strong leadership profile. While many Indian MBA candidates have outstanding GMAT scores and… View Article

5 Tips for Connecting With Your Dream MBA Program From India

Imagine sitting in your office in Mumbai at YES Bank or Wipro and thinking about how to catch the attention of your dream US MBA programs like Harvard, Chicago Booth, and Stanford. Then you realize it is more than 7,000 miles to get from Mumbai to Boston. Oh, and you have a big project due… View Article

MBAnalysis: MBA Videos – To Do or Not To Do? That is the Question

One question I am frequently asked by candidates who have the option of submitting a video or writing an essay is, “Which should I choose?” (Of course, some of the time it is not an option, you have to do a video.) But if you DO have the choice, here are some things to think… View Article

Chicago Business Journal: How to Prepare Your Chicago Booth Application

 by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admissions Counseling CEO The Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) features an academically rigorous program, with an emphasis on questioning conventional wisdom, conveniently located in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. The Chicago metro area is home to more than 30 Fortune 500 companies in the consumer foods, financial,… View Article