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MBA Application Tips for LGBTQ Candidates

MBA Application Tips for LGBTQ Candidates

Each year, business schools strive to admit groups of students who are diverse among multiple dimensions: demographic backgrounds, work experiences, countries of origin, and even future career plans. Schools want to create a welcoming environment for all, and that has increasingly included their LGBTQ candidates and students.  Some top business schools have even developed specialized…

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Stratus Admissions' Guides

Introducing Stratus Admissions’ Business School Guides!

We at Stratus Admissions are proud to present our latest offering: the Stratus Admissions’ Guides to getting into top-ranked schools! After nearly 15 years as a premier admissions counseling company, we have revamped our look and our publications, but our focus remains unchanged—to offer our clients the most up-to-date information and guidance to help them…

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College Seniors: Is an MBA in Your Future? Consider Deferred Admissions!

College Seniors: Is an MBA in Your Future? Consider Deferred Admissions!

More and more top MBA programs are offering admission to exceptional students in their senior year of undergraduate studies or students who started working on a master’s degree directly after college. Although deferred admissions programs differ, the gist is that if students know they need an MBA degree to achieve their goals, they can secure…

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Doppelgänger MBA Programs: If You Like X, You May Like Y

How do you “fit” into an MBA program? Whether it is about you liking a school or a school liking you (to the point that it accepts you), the question of fit is one that should always be top of mind for any applicant. Do you like a school’s teaching style? The focus of the…

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College Seniors: Is an MBA in your Future? Consider Deferred Admissions!

More and more top MBA programs are offering admission to exceptional students in their senior year of undergraduate studies or students who started a master’s degree directly after college. Although the programs differ, the gist is that if college seniors know an MBA is the degree they need to achieve their goals, they can secure…

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 How to Tackle the Stanford GSB 2020−2021 Application Essays

The GSB’s essays are the most expansive and demanding of all top MBA programs. With a 650-word essay that searches your soul, 400 words on Stanford itself, and four optional short answers that allow you to reveal purpose and impact, you should never feel that you have left anything on the table. With these essays,…

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How to Respond to the Stanford MBA Essay Prompts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   The Stanford Graduate School of Business challenges those applying to be unique in their essays and responses while recognizing the importance of being yourself as you reflect upon and discuss your future goals. The acceptance rate for Stanford in 2015 was 6.1%, making it the most selective graduate business school on the planet.This…

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