MBA Admissions

The Best MBA Programs for Technology

2023 was a tough year for graduating MBAs looking to enter the technology industry. As a result of hiring too many people during the pandemic and the threat of a recession, major tech companies that reliably recruited MBAs instead implemented hiring freezes while laying off over 250,000 workers. The good news is that the technology industry...

Decoding Your Undergraduate Transcript for MBA Admissions

Key Takeaways The adcom looks at more than just your cumulative GPA when reviewing your undergraduate transcript. They scan it line-by-line. They will be looking for evidence that you can handle the rigor of their MBA curriculum through your overall grades and performance in relevant quantitative courses, such as Calculus or Statistics. They will also be scanning for particular...

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...