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Prodigy Finance MBA
Prodigy offers community funded loans to international MBA students attending top business schools. The loans are funded by a combination of business school alumni investors, the business school community, and institutional investors who have an interest in higher education.

F1GMAT Interviewed Liz Reid - the Student Brand Manager at Prodigy Finance, to learn how they have funded hundreds of international MBA students.


Read the Complete Interview

Mental Association MBA Application

The essays that do not leave any mark are the ones where the experiences do not connect with the reviewer’s experiences. Unless you can inspire the reviewer, you are at the mercy of numbers (GMAT, GPA and Experience), and competition (Round 1 vs. Round 2 Application volume).

Find out how Mental Association determines the Winning MBA Essay

MBA Essay Editing Iteration
Starting with a catchy paragraph, adding elements of storytelling, translating your unique experience to engaging narrative, using numbers without boring the reviewer, avoiding clichés, and finally creating a coherent MBA application essay is no mean task. In our essay review service, we have seen applicants trying to meet all these requirements in the first draft itself. A better strategy is to use iterations, each iteration adding elements of a Winning MBA Essay to the first draft.

Here is how it is done

Harvard MBA Rejection

With an acceptance rate that hovers on the 10-11% range, even a deserving candidate will find herself biting her nails, anticipating for the status update at 12:00 noon EST. When an applicant faces rejection, the first reaction is to “Blame their IQ,” the second “Blame their luck,” and third “Blame their work schedule.”

Here is how you should handle the rejection

Word Limit Storytelling MBA Essays
While reviewing essays for the 2014-15 admission season, we noticed a common thread – applicants were trying to bring elements of storytelling by introducing informal conversation into the essays. Somehow, they mistook storytelling to casual conversation. With the ‘post-MBA goals’ and ‘Why MBA’ essay shrinking to 500 words, the opportunity to include storytelling let alone casual observation has come down.

Here are a few tweaks that you can do

Harvard MBA Admission Updates

Round 1 Interview Results will be announced on 10th December 2014. 
Candidates who are not selected will be notified about their status and next steps.

Other updates about Deadlines, Interview Invites, Waitlist notification and more.


Read the latest HBS MBA Admission Updates