June 12, 2017

Merchant navy officer heads to B-school to explore shore jobs

Life in the merchant navy isn’t easy. Several months away from home, often in rough weather, battling the forces of nature can take its toll on […]
June 5, 2017

Kellogg One Year MBA admission with scholarship after GMAT score jumps by 90 points

Rohit Bansal would be soon flying from Singapore to Chicago to join the Kellogg One Year MBA program on a cool $25,000 tuition scholarship. This is […]
June 2, 2017

ISB PGPpro Review: Why I selected a Part-time, Weekend Executive MBA

Since it’s a new program, you won’t find many ISB PGPpro reviews to decide whether it’s the right program for you. It’s quite expensive as well […]
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 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 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 […]
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 […]