Mitigate Red Flags in the MBA Application

Nobody likes drawing attention to their past mistakes, academic or otherwise. But when applying for a seat at a competitive business school,  not addressing obvious weaknesses does more harm than good. Being up front about …

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Forté Releases MBA Gender Inequality Update

Does an MBA degree eliminate gender inequality – such as the pay gap – when graduates return to the workplace? Unfortunately, no, says new research from Forté Foundation. However, both MBAs and their employers are …

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Client Case Study: How the GRE® General Test Can Complement an Unconventional Applicant

The decision to pursue an MBA requires serious thought. Motivations vary by person, but prospective business school students should first make sure they’ve identified gaps in their professional development, have clear career goals, and feel …

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Grit Without Passion is Just Drudgery

Got grit? This buzzword has grabbed a lot of headlines lately. But stories of perseverance have captured our collective imagination since, well, forever. We love rooting for those who overcome obstacles through hard work and …

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Don’t Overlook School Culture When Creating an MBA Shortlist

Now is the time when many potential MBA applicants are neck-deep in the school research phase of the admissions process. When choosing which business schools make your Top Five list, what matters most? Do you …

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The Benefits of Working with an MBA Admissions Consultant

Acceptance rates at the most elite business schools range from six to 21 percent. Tough competition drives many MBA hopefuls to weigh the benefits of working with an MBA admissions consultant to help them stand …

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