Your seniors (colleagues, friends, college-mates) will confess. In their ‘study abroad’ journey, the international MBA admissions process was among the most agonizing steps. Draining and challenging enough to call for a mini-celebration once the final application has been submitted, without even waiting for the results.

Add to that the fact that an average GMAT score for Indian applicants isn’t something that Admission Officers would go ga-ga over.

After all the application effort, if you get admitted to any of the MBA colleges you applied to, what would you do? Choose the best from the lot and move on to the next phase.

Samriti Sood, who got multiple offers from MBA colleges abroad (USA) with a GMAT score of 670, took the road less preferred. She decided to re-apply in the subsequent year. She explains her rationale for doing so. (more…)

March 20, 2015

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October 9, 2014

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August 6, 2014

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January 23, 2014

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November 3, 2013

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October 17, 2013

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July 3, 2013

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May 8, 2013

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The topic of average GMAT score for ISB Hyderabad (Indian School of Business) gets discussed a lot. We published an article about an MBA applicant who […]
March 23, 2013

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If you look at the class profile statistics for ISB Hyderabad, you’ll find an average GMAT score that’s among the highest across all international B-schools. No […]
March 16, 2013

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