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Effectively mobilise mba recommenders

MBA Admissions Edge step 7: How to effectively mobilise your MBA recommenders 

Caroline Diarte Edwards of Fortuna Admissions - September 12, 2017

If your application essays (discussed in step 5 of this series) are about memorably conveying your achievements and ambitions, recommendation letters offer valuable insight into how you’re...

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Toefl strategies for a top score

TOEFL strategies for a top score

Katie Schenk - August 24, 2017

Most international graduate programmes require applicants to take a test of English proficiency as part of their application. Not all do, mind you; some universities that prefer to deduce your...

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Preparing for your us arrival

Preparing for your US arrival: what do you need before you leave? 

Claire Hopkins - August 07, 2017

Prodigy Finance has extended loans to more than 7100 talented individuals like yourself. Over the years, we’ve fielded many questions from our community-funded students – everything from “what’s...

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How to craft the mba resume

MBA Admissions Edge step 6: How to craft the MBA résumé and data form

Caroline Diarte Edwards of Fortuna Admissions - August 03, 2017

A well-tuned and polished résumé and biographical data form are more essential than ever. Many top tier MBA programs, such as HBS and Dartmouth Tuck, have reduced the number of required essays....

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Do you need toefl

International grad students: Do you need TOEFL, IELTS, or another test of English proficiency?

Katie Schenk - July 25, 2017

If you’re considering graduate-level education – even in your home country, you’ll need to consider whether the course is taught in English. Top programmes – even in countries like Spain and China...

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What do i need to know about the us travel ban

What do I need to know about the US travel ban?

Prodigy Finance - July 04, 2017

Please note this post has been updated from its original publication on 2 May 2017 to reflect the most recent events. Updates can be found at the bottom of the post. At Prodigy Finance, we firmly...

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Mba admissions edge part 5 acing your essays

MBA Admissions Edge step 5: Acing your essays

Caroline Diarte Edwards of Fortuna Admissions - June 20, 2017

Your MBA essays are a critical part of your sales pitch to a target school. Imagine the weary administrator who’s already waded through hundreds of applications, with your essay being the only...

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The right references for your MBA application

Katie Schenk - May 30, 2017

Nearly everything about your b-school applications is frightening.  You’ve got the GMAT that’s your foot in the door.  There’s the cleaning of your CV and the dreaded essays to complete.  And...

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On campus or off campus housing   which is better for grad students

International grad student accommodation

Katie Schenk - May 26, 2017

Every grad student needs to sleep somewhere. No matter how much time you plan to spend in the library, it’s just not an option.But, international students are unlikely to know the nuances of the...

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Need an international study visa?

Katie Schenk - May 16, 2017

If you’re planning to pursue your masters overseas, you’ve got plenty to do - and obtaining your study visa is one of the biggest administrative tasks ahead of you. Every country has their own set...

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