September 20, 2017

How I got into the Mannheim Business School | MBA in Germany

Mannheim Business School is among the top business schools in Germany. Tarun Kaila, a banking and finance industry professional, already had an MBA (PGDM, to be […]
September 18, 2017

What to expect as a Harvard MBA student

What can one expect as a Harvard Business School MBA student? There’s obviously no one better than the students themselves to provide answers to this question. […]
September 15, 2017

How to ask a Professor for Recommendations?

Recommendations add credibility to applications, whether academic or non-academic. Much like reviews help savvy shoppers to fill up their shopping carts with well liked items, Universities […]
September 13, 2017

My IMD assessment day experience with case-study, role-play and interview questions

We’ve said this earlier and we’ll say it again. We love how IMD Switzerland has designed their selection process to test MBA applicants on their communication […]
September 11, 2017

16 things every Kellogg MBA applicant should know

The Kellogg School of Management is known as the first business school in the world to begin interviewing student applicants to assess their leadership potential and […]
September 8, 2017

GMAT cut-off for IIM, ISB and other Indian Business Schools

This is a tough one. Most business schools, whether in India or around the world, don’t specify the minimum GMAT score. Eligibility for admission is derived […]
September 6, 2017

Second MBA from Switzerland for HR consultant after 30

Sandeep Sharma likes running long distance, writing long articles (and MBA essays!) and planning for the long term. After completing 5 half-marathons, 2 marathons and a […]
September 4, 2017

16 things every Stanford MBA student should know

The Stanford Graduate School of Business was founded in 1925 with the objective to provide quality management education on the US west coast and an alternative […]
August 31, 2017

How Chinese GMAT test-takers get such high scores

There’s a Chinese proverb that says, “If you haven’t died from hard work, just work harder.” The dark humor might not bother fiercely competitive and ambitious […]
August 30, 2017

Why MBA Now: How to tackle it in business school essays and interviews

In the ideal world, if you have decided to do an MBA, you should have complete clarity on the what, when, where and how. But then, […]
August 28, 2017

Company Secretary and CA with 580 GMAT gets scholarship from 3 top MBA programs

Here’s a philosophical question: Consider someone who has cleared all 3 levels of the Chartered Accountancy course (hailed by many as the toughest exam in the […]
August 25, 2017

How to score 6.0 on GRE and GMAT AWA essays

The typical essay grader spends anywhere from 30 seconds to a couple of minutes to assign a grade to an essay. So, it is absolutely vital […]