January 6, 2017

Common Mistakes in Letters of Recommendations

One of the more important aspects of the MBA application (I guess second only to the essays) is the letter of recommendations submitted by recommenders on […]
December 23, 2016

MBA Resume Tips for your business school application

Let’s start with a quirky factoid that many of us may have thought of at certain points in time. Is a CV the same as a […]
December 21, 2016

Rejection feedback calls and reapplications: Reflections after Tuck MBA application results

This blog post comes after quite a hiatus – a couple of months at the very least. The intervening time saw me travel around Asia, meeting […]
December 2, 2016

Chartered Accountant gets into ISB with full scholarship (100% tuition waiver)

It’s a tough road to become a Chartered Accountant. Ranked among the most difficult exams in the world, the passing percentage for all 3 CA exams […]
November 23, 2016

Wharton MBA admit in Round 2 for Indian student with low GMAT score

It’s common knowledge that the average GMAT scores for Indians in the top programs are higher than the averages listed by MBA colleges on their websites. […]
October 10, 2016

The easiest MBA schools to get into with the highest acceptance rate

So you’ve put your heart and soul into your applications. But you aren’t sure still cause of the unknowns in the admission equation – who knows […]
October 3, 2016

Chicago Booth Executive MBA admit for Indian Architect

There are very few architects from India applying to international business schools. And competing with engineers who crack the GMAT with relative ease is another daunting […]
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 […]
August 26, 2016

How important are extracurricular activities for MBA application essays

There’s something about an MBA application that is very different from any other application to any other stream of education out there. Business schools, through their […]
August 22, 2016

How colleges use enrollment management strategies to manage yield

You would think that universities and colleges would grab the best applicants for their academic programs every time. However, more than a decade ago, during one […]
August 5, 2016

What Admissions Officers expect from you during MBA Admissions Events

As August and September approach, Admissions Officers from business schools around the world get ready to travel far and wide in order to reach out to […]
July 22, 2016

How important are business school campus visits during MBA applications?

Yet another question that pops its head in every conversation I’ve had with applicants is the issue of visiting the business school irrespective of where it […]