May 26, 2017

Strategy consulting job without an MBA degree or relevant experience

Many aspiring consultants want to know if it’s possible to get a top tier strategy consulting firm like McKinsey / Bain / Boston Consulting Group (MBB, […]
May 24, 2017

Tips to tackle video essay questions in MBA applications

For all the talk about business schools increasingly adopting video essays in MBA applications, we are yet to see a definite ‘trend’ on this aspect. Sure, […]
May 22, 2017

EDHEC MBA with 40% scholarship despite low 650 GMAT score

When you ask most applicants about the top MBA programs in France, apart from INSEAD and HEC Paris, another name that may come up is EDHEC. […]
May 19, 2017

H1B to F1 US Visa: Change of status and processing time

  Visa – the overpriced, overrated gate pass, is just about the first spear-laden guard you will encounter at the entrance of the kingdom of the […]
May 17, 2017

How career counselling helped me get into ISB despite poor academics

Shirin Bansal doesn’t shy away from expressing his views online. In fact, it is this very trait that got him a job with one of the […]
May 15, 2017

Top MBA Application Tips from Students & Applicants

Business school applications are notoriously complicated. What makes them feel like ancient Chinese torture is the uncertainty of how big of a role is played by […]
May 12, 2017

Integrated Masters Degree: MS and PhD Combined

Higher education is to the US as Bieber is to Beliebers. In other words, each has a lot to give to the other (Read Why International […]
May 10, 2017

When to use optional essays in college applications

We have written nearly a dozen or more blogs on various essays that one might encounter in a bschool application; from the all important career goals […]
May 8, 2017

MBA after 40 for former Navy officer and ISB grad

Shyam Nambiar didn’t exactly fit the definition of the typical MBA applicant. However, what his profile lacked in terms of conventional attributes, he more than made […]
May 5, 2017

MBA Scholarships for African Students

Why would we write an article listing the MBA scholarships for African students? A little known fact is that MBA Crystal Ball has helped a handful […]
May 3, 2017

Master of Finance in Germany (FSFM) vs Switzerland (St. Gallen)

Ankur Mishra decided to apply to specialised Masters in Finance programs instead of the general management MBA degree. And he chose Europe for his higher education, […]
May 1, 2017

Can you buy your way into a top university?

Can you buy your way into a top, Ivy League university? Over a decade ago, Daniel Golden, then a senior journalist at The Wall Street Journal, […]