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MBAnalysis Blog: Excited to be a Product Manager? Take a look at this!

Joining the ranks of a growing list of one-year Masters Programs, including the recently announced NYU Tech MBA and the now firmly established Cornell Tech MBA, is Carnegie Mellon’s Master of Science in Product Management (MSPM). This joint effort between the Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University‘s School of Computer Science is focused… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: Does “Size Matter” When Getting an MBA?

When asked why one business school is not like the other, most applicants will talk about things like scores, job placement, industries that grads go into, location, weather, and a few other things. What prospective applicants are less likely to mention is class size. This is always surprising to me, because out of all the… View Article

MBAnalysis Blog: NYC, Fashion, and One-Year MBAs

NYU Stern recently announced two new one-year MBA programs with one focused on Technology and the other on Fashion & Luxury. Both programs are May to May programs with the first cohort starting in 2018 with applications due this fall. The addition of these programs are unsurprising, given NYU’s integration with Silicon Alley (the name given to… View Article

New York Business Journal: 5 MBA Application Strategies for Columbia and Stern

by Jeff Thomas, Stratus Admissions Counseling CEO New York City is home to two of the nation’s top 20 MBA programs, Columbia Business School (CBS) and the New York University Stern School of Business (Stern). CBS and Stern have low admit rates, 17 percent and 23 percent, and average GMAT scores of 717 and 710, respectively. Consider the following application strategies for these… View Article

Top 7 Steps All MBA Applicants Should Be Taking Now

Much as the old adage describes, “complacency breeds mediocrity,” so too does complacency breed middling applications. Take the following timely steps in May to position yourself for MBA application success. 1. Answer these three questions: Why an MBA? Why now? Why that particular school? We cannot stress enough the importance of being able to answer… View Article

Top 7 Steps All MBA Applicants Should Be Taking in April

April is the start of April showers and another MBA application season that will last until October. While October may seem awfully far away to begin the process, most successful candidates applying to the top business schools invariably start their submissions at least six months before they are due. Here are seven steps you should… View Article