MBA Admissions

Will Gen Z Kill the MBA?

You may have seen headlines in the past few weeks with outtakes from GMAC’s latest survey of prospective graduate business students (i.e., people who have registered for the GMAT and submitted a survey response). GMAC asked important questions around the types of graduate business education today’s students (Gen Z, that’s you!) are seeking and why they...

Kellogg – An Insider’s Guide

To continue our ‘Insider’s Guide’ series, this week we’ll turn our attention to Kellogg. You may have heard of Kellogg’s reputation as a marketing school. Yes, it has a very strong marketing department with renowned faculty members and a strong recruiting pipeline into marketing roles. However, most students at Kellogg actually aren’t focused on marketing. The...

Wharton – An Insider’s Guide

This week, we’re giving you a peak behind the curtain at Wharton! You may think of Wharton as ‘the finance school’, but that’s not all this top ranked program has to offer. It also boasts a world-renowned curriculum in areas such as Real Estate, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing. Curious what else might surprise you? Read on...

Stanford GSB – An Insider’s Guide

For the second installment of our ‘Insider Guides’ series, we’re sharing everything you need to know about Stanford GSB. You’ve likely heard of the GSB’s reputation for helping graduates launch startups and enter the tech space, but is there a place for you if those are not your focus areas? Is the culture truly as collaborative...

Should I Hire an MBA Admissions Consultant? Three Non-Obvious Reasons the Answer May Be Yes

In past articles, we’ve discussed how MBA admissions consultants charge for their services and the questions to ask when you’re interviewing MBA admissions consultants. It dawned on us, however, that we’ve never really shared our perspective on why you should hire an MBA admissions consultant in the first place. So, if you’re pondering the question, ‘should...

What GMAT Score Do I Need for Harvard? Answers to Your Most Pressing GMAT and GRE Questions

As an MBA admissions consultant, I find that clients and prospective clients, especially those early in their MBA journeys, are often fraught with anxiety and indecision about standardized testing – namely the GMAT and GRE exams. Should I take the GMAT or GRE? When should I prepare and sit for the exam? What GMAT score do...

Who Gets into Harvard Business School and What Does that Mean for You?

You may have seen this recent article on Poets & Quants, which shared some eye-opening data from our peer firm, Fortuna Admissions, about who gets into Harvard and Stanford’s MBA programs. 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...