April 26, 2017

How important is international experience for MBA programs like INSEAD?

As if GMAT, good GPA, solid team lead experience and what not weren’t enough, now that you’ve decided to take the plunge, you hear of this […]
April 19, 2017

Second MBA from CEIBS (China) vs ISB (India) vs SDA Bocconi (Italy) vs CUHK (Hong Kong)

A distance MBA puts many professionals in a dicey situation. More often than not, the distance / correspondence degree doesn’t provide the expected career boost and […]
April 5, 2017

Freelance marketing consultant with NGO experience gets $60,000 MBA scholarship

Differentiation can be a big problem for many MBA applicants from over-represented countries like India. However, being too different from the crowd can actually be a […]
February 27, 2017

How I got into Stanford MBA and Columbia from India despite little experience and an average GMAT

Ask any international MBA consultant how to get into Stanford University from India for the most selective MBA degree in the world, and you’ll probably hear […]
February 20, 2017

Top 25 MBA (Georgetown) admit for software engineer with average GMAT

GMAC says that a 700 GMAT score would put you in the 90 percentile (ok, 89 to be specific). But sadly, for certain applicants (like the […]
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 […]