September 6, 2017

Second MBA from Switzerland with scholarship for HR consultant after 30

Sandeep Sharma likes running long distance, writing long articles (and MBA essays!) and planning for the long term. After completing 5 half-marathons, 2 marathons and a […]
August 28, 2017

Company Secretary and CA with 580 GMAT gets scholarship from 3 top MBA programs

Here’s a philosophical question: Consider someone who has cleared all 3 levels of the Chartered Accountancy course (hailed by many as the toughest exam in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 18, 2016

How a computer engineer got into Kelley, Rotman, ISB, Emory, UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA with scholarships

Computer Engineer, Rashima Vatnani, had a profile that was not too different from the thousands of Indian MBA applicants. And her goal to get out of […]
May 25, 2016

List of MBA Scholarships for Indian students

When MBA applicants apply to a business school, they usually play it safe. So, in addition to schools which may seem ambitious, they may also apply […]
April 25, 2016

Nanyang MBA admit with scholarship for reapplicant with GMAT 710

Singapore is an attractive destination for Indian professionals. Read why it figures in our list of the best countries for Indian MBA students. Nanyang MBA, offered […]
February 26, 2016

How differentiating myself got me MBA admits in USA (full scholarship) and India

You may have read why differentiation is a big problem for Indian MBA applicants. Coneenika Choudhuri chose to tackle the challenge in style. While other applicants […]
February 5, 2016

How to Study Abroad for Free

This post was triggered by a recent meeting I had with a school friend. I met him after almost 30 years and he was narrating his […]
January 13, 2016

Amazon job offer after internship for Indian MBA student on a full scholarship

Many MBA applicants get so enamoured with the MBA prestige, ranking and brand power that the ultimate objective (i.e. what they want from the MBA) gets […]
December 24, 2015

MBA in Canada vs India decision for Healthcare marketing applicant

MBA applicants from India with a Marketing job in a startup based in the healthcare industry aren’t many. In fact, considerably lesser than the techies who […]