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% […]
October 5, 2015

MBA admissions consultants ranking factors

For all the adulation and flak that MBA rankings get, they do serve a purpose. With a humongous number of business schools across the world to […]
September 24, 2013

Don’t ‘outsource’ to MBA Admission Consultants

The operative word out there is ‘outsource’, as you might have realised. Work with the best MBA admission consultants by all means if you think that’s […]
August 17, 2013

International MBA admissions consultant in India or abroad?

What would you do if after spending £2,500 on a top international MBA admissions consultant for a multi-school package, you got no MBA interview calls from […]
July 19, 2013

Should MBA admission consultants reveal their best kept secrets?

It’s the general rule in any competitive industry. Build an aura of secrecy around your offerings and charge a premium to interested people who approach you. […]
July 26, 2012

MBA Admissions Consultants: How the best business schools view them

How many MBA applicants take the help of MBA admission consultants while applying to the top schools. If estimates from the survey conducted by Poets & […]
February 5, 2012

UCLA Anderson rejects applicants for unethical MBA essay writing practices

If estimates are to be believed about half of all applicants who apply to the top schools like Harvard, Stanford and Wharton make use of the […]
December 21, 2011

MBA Admission Consultants in India: Is the premium pricing worth it?

Admission officers of the top Bschools are changing their perceptions about the good MBA admission consultants and the value they add to the tough admissions process. […]
October 26, 2011

How not to select business schools: MBA application don’ts

A typical MBA profile evaluation request on most MBA discussion forums starts this way. “My GMAT score is 710. I have 4 years work experience in […]
October 12, 2011

5 signs that you are not a serious MBA applicant

The MBA applicant from one of the elite engineering institutions in India had posted some very basic questions on a discussion forum about his application to […]
September 21, 2011

MBA Admissions consultants – Are the good reviews and feedback authentic?

What would you do if someone sends you a message on Facebook asking for your views about a certain product or service you have used? That […]
May 29, 2011

Q&A with Clear Admit founder Graham Richmond: MBA Admission Tips

MBA Crystal Ball interviewed Graham Richmond, co-founder of Clear Admit, to get his views on a few burning questions that are frequently on the minds of […]