September 26, 2016

Is hiring an MBA admissions consultant worth it?

If we had put up this question a decade ago, perhaps we would have drawn several blank expressions. Not anymore. According to a 2016 survey, 45% […]
September 23, 2016

How students can reduce their international education loan burden

Education loans have helped countless students pursue their dreams. But, they’ve also burdened some students, and lured more than a few parents into putting savings at […]
September 21, 2016

Career Options and Average Salaries after MiM degree: Management jobs for freshers

The job market may have been a depressing place in recent years, but it has handed out a new option to fresh graduates: stay on in […]
September 19, 2016

INSEAD admit with scholarship for Indian applicant

When applicants ask us how many schools they should apply to, we suggest having enough on the list to manage the quality (of each application) as […]
September 16, 2016

What’s wrong with the Indian MBA?

The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore are the only Indian b-schools in the […]
September 14, 2016

3 Common GRE Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Everyone makes mistakes on the GRE. The trick is to manage your mistakes, and keep them to a minimum. Luckily, certain common mistakes are easy to […]
September 12, 2016

Master in Finance (MS / MFin / MSc) versus MBA: Requirements, fees, salary, careers

When it comes to specialising in Finance, an MBA used to be the popular option among students. However, with students interested in specialised Masters degree in […]
September 9, 2016


Everyone knows by now that pursuing a degree in a foreign land is hard work, which should begin even before you start sending out applications. One […]
September 7, 2016

GMAT 790 scorer relied on self-study using only the Official Guide and CAT material

When MBA applicants approach us and share their personal details, we generally give them the benefit of doubt and don’t question the authenticity of the data. […]
September 5, 2016

Harvard HBX CORe Indian Students’ Experience Blog

We shared our review on the HBX CORe program and then followed it up with an interview with the Executive Director of HBX (read it here: […]
September 2, 2016

When husband and wife study in the same MBA program abroad

Shriman and Shrimati Gupta-ji (Sandeep and Divya) were at a stage in their life and career that would be best described by the popular desi label […]
August 31, 2016

6 Benefits of getting an international MBA degree

Governments around the world spend a huge amount of money on education every year. This includes setting up institutes of higher education or expanding the reach […]