Archive for August, 2012

From Olympic Glory to the MBA Masses

From Olympic Glory to the MBA Masses

In the time it takes most MBA students to pull out their notebooks and iPads for a class on microeconomic theory, Usain Bolt would have run clear across campus and been in a cab on his way to discuss his latest lucrative sponsorship offer. At least he would if he ...

New Delhi Market

To Expand Its Economy, India Needs MBA Talent

Can the waves of MBAs now graduating from the country’s Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), or returning to their home country, make a difference to Indian economic growth? In the summer of 2008, Goldman Sachs produced a report arguing that India could be 40 times bigger by 2050. The authors of ...

Getting MBA Edge Step 4 - GMAT & GRE

Getting the MBA Edge: Step 4 – GPA and GMAT / GRE

(This 7-step MBA Admissions series is produced by Fortuna Admissions, a team of former Directors of Admissions from Wharton, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, London Business School, IE and UC Berkeley Haas). So you think your undergraduate GPA is set in stone? Think again! For students who majored in the humanities and may not ...

Getting MBA Edge Step 4 - Ideal Timing

Getting the MBA Edge: Step 3 – Ideal Timing (Rounds 1 & 2 vs. 3)

(This 7-step MBA Admissions series is produced by Fortuna Admissions, a team of former Directors of Admissions from Wharton, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, London Business School, IE and UC Berkeley Haas). There is much discussion about which round of applications is most advantageous for applicants, An ideal rule of thumb is to apply ...

Getting MBA Edge Step 2 - Rankings

Getting the MBA Edge: Step 2 – Rankings and Priorities

(This 7-step MBA Admissions series is produced by Fortuna Admissions, a team of former Directors of Admissions from Wharton, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, London Business School, IE and UC Berkeley Haas). While it is tempting to strictly go by the rankings of top business schools in deciding where you would like to ...

Business Schools in Africa

Are B-Schools Missing the Boat in Africa?

According to everyone’s favorite Irish rock star and world-saver, Bono, “Africa is a continent in flames. We’re standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.” Africa is by no means the economic disaster area of popular perception, however. As James W. Dean Jr, dean ...

Getting the MBA Edge- Step 1 – Researching Schools

Getting the MBA Edge: Step 1 – Researching Schools

(This 7-step MBA Admissions series is produced by Fortuna Admissions, a team of former Directors of Admissions from Wharton, INSEAD, Chicago Booth, London Business School, IE and UC Berkeley Haas) The world's top business schools can still fill their programs many times over with talented young professionals from around the world. The ...

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