July 16, 2018

Buy-side vs Sell-side jobs: Salaries, skills, work-life balance

What do the terms “sell-side” and “buy-side” mean in the world of finance? Let’s try to demystify them.   Difference between sell-side and buy-side   What […]
July 13, 2018

Impact of GMAT on getting a job interview

Everyone knows that business schools use GMAT scores to shortlist their MBA candidates. Check out the average GMAT scores for the top MBA programs in the […]
July 11, 2018

How MBA programs help with personality development

We are all sometimes judged quickly and prematurely. Some of us manage to get top marks while some of us are condemned for eternity. People love […]
July 6, 2018

Top consulting firms in the world

The global consulting industry is estimated to be worth $155 billion. Corporations around the world depend heavily on consulting companies to maintain and sharpen their edge […]
July 2, 2018

How long does it take to prepare for the GMAT?

Private GMAT tutor, Chiranjeev Singh, sure knows a thing or two about how to prepare for the GMAT and annihilate it. He scored a 780 on […]
June 25, 2018

Front office vs middle office vs back office jobs in investment banking

Most people think of hotel receptions when they are asked what “front office” means. And “back office”? Isn’t that the rather remote and unglamorous place where […]
June 18, 2018

How to prepare for case interviews

Case interviews are an important part of the recruitment process for hiring management consultants. Management consultancies, including the Big 3 — McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (MBB […]
May 23, 2018

Simon Rochester MBA: Student blog on life and experience in the program

Ayan Halder, currently an MBA student at the Simon Business School (Rochester University) walks us through his experience.
May 18, 2018

How to get into Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

From afar, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) divisions of investment banks look extremely glamorous for job-seeking graduates. M&A is also one of the most difficult area to […]
May 9, 2018

How to get into private equity

Private equity (PE) is often described as an exclusive club that accepts only former investment bankers, strategy consultants, and top b-school graduates as members. That’s not […]
April 18, 2018

Spouse of MBA student heads back to the same business school

Five years after we published the story of Sudhir Nemani, who got into ISB with low GMAT score of 610, things just got a little more […]
April 16, 2018

How to get into the tech industry without a degree or experience

The last big economic crisis has forced people to reevaluate their career choices and ask themselves whether their current jobs would assure them of a stable […]