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Five Ways to Stay on Track with Your Virtual School Research

Five Ways to Stay on Track with Your Virtual School Research

The challenges of social distancing have forever changed the MBA program research process; there are now significantly more virtual research options. This has essentially leveled the playing field, as someone across the globe has just as much access to conduct school research as someone who lives five miles away from an MBA program.  Although we…

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What Does a “Best Effort” MBA Application Look Like?

We at Stratus Admissions Counseling are frequently asked what it takes to get into one of the top-ranked MBA programs. Of course, you need a strong GPA, GMAT, or GRE score, along with work experience, essays, etc. But gaining acceptance also requires your best effort—meaning that you have done all that you can to create…

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Nine Tips for Reaching Out to Students to Learn More About MBA Programs

Nine Tips for Reaching Out to Students to Learn More About MBA Programs

Now more than ever before, reaching out to students and alumni of your top-choice programs is important. On hold are the days of visiting campus to get to know the culture and community of a program. The upside is that schools have invested a lot of effort to ensure a lot of information is available…

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