Application Advice

Decoding Your Undergraduate Transcript for MBA Admissions

If you’re anything like most MBA applicants, you probably haven’t dusted off your undergrad transcript and taken a close look in several years. Most applicants are understandably focused on their overall GPA (because MBA programs publish a mean or range for each admitted class) and the brand associated with their undergraduate institution (because they have an...

Successfully Navigating a Job Change While Applying to Business School

Key Takeaways A recent job change doesn’t mean you have to abandon or postpone your plans for applying to business school. Instead, successful applicants implement several key strategies to get accepted in the wake of a job change. Proactive efforts such as organizing events or leading initiatives at work or in your community can highlight growth and leadership skills...

Who Gets into Stanford GSB?

You may have seen this article on Poets & Quants, which shared some eye-opening data from our peer firm, Fortuna Admissions, about who gets into Stanford GSB and Harvard Business School. In a nutshell, the article proved that, while these two uber competitive programs tout their diverse class compositions, in reality they show a clear preference...