July 21, 2017

Essay grader: Score your GRE GMAT AWA practice essays

Almost all major competitive examinations have a writing component to assess your ability to express ideas through written words. GRE and GMAT have analytical writing (AWA) […]
July 19, 2017

Exaggeration, lying and hiding facts in MBA applications

Dishonesty in the MBA application process isn’t a new phenomenon. Whether it’s exaggeration, lies or plagiarism, applicants across the world have been doing it for years, […]
July 17, 2017

Why this Ivy League MS grad from India skipped the elite MBA programs to join JHU Carey

When you gaze into the crystal ball and see an Ivy League MS graduate from India planning for an MBA, you’d naturally assume that he’s set […]
July 14, 2017

Problems of international students in USA and how to tackle them

What are the common problems faced by international students who arrive on university campuses in USA? MBA Crystal Ball invited Abbey Rice, associate director of MBA […]
July 12, 2017

MS in Software Management at CMU Silicon Valley campus vs MBA vs MEM

Riah Sathe had set her eyes on a product management career and felt that a top international graduate management program would help her get there faster. […]
July 10, 2017

Highest-paying jobs for MBA graduates

The highest-paying jobs, for MBAs as for any other degree holders, go to those who chose their major subjects wisely. MBA majors and, by extension, the […]
July 7, 2017

Things to do after landing in USA as an international student

What are the things that Indian and international students arriving on American university campuses need to do? What are the most important documents and processes that […]
July 5, 2017

Common Letter of Recommendation: All you need to know

As an MBA applicant, life isn’t easy. There is lots to do and time always seems to be running short; unless of course you’ve managed to […]
July 3, 2017

What’s it like to study in an Ivy League masters program (UPenn) as an international student

The University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is among the top 3 universities in the world – Harvard and Stanford being the other two – to have produced […]
June 30, 2017

Is a Part-Time MBA worth it?

MBAs come in all shapes and sizes – Full Time (FT), Executive, Dual, Distance, Short Term and Part Time (PT). [Read – Types of MBA Programs]. […]
June 28, 2017

What type of work experience is required for MBA abroad?

We’ve established in an earlier post the importance of work experience for international MBA grads. Of course, there are a few who break into top league […]
June 27, 2017

Goizueta MBA (partial scholarship) vs Kelley (full scholarship) for second MBA

Second MBA applicant, Abhinav Gupta, got admits from 3 good schools with varying amounts of MBA scholarships. He took the unusual decision to leave close to […]