June 29, 2020

Management consulting resume tips for McKinsey, Deloitte, BCG, Bain

A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work in a lot of places. But it particularly doesn’t work when it comes to a management consulting resumes at McKinsey or […]
June 15, 2020

GMAT debrief 780 AWA 6 IR 8: My 2-month strategy and tips

Inspired by a perfect scorer’s story on MBA Crystal Ball, Sravan Potnuru set out to achieve the maximum score possible on the GMAT – 800/800. He […]
May 25, 2020

How I got an investment banking internship on Wall Street

An investment banking internship on Wall Street with a bulge bracket bank is a dream opportunity for many MBA students. What does it take to get […]
April 20, 2020

A day in the life of an entrepreneur after MBA

Most flourishing entrepreneurs were certainly not born with comfortable lifestyles. Before they taste success, they need to overcome a slew of economic and emotional challenges by […]
March 23, 2020

A day in the life of a consultant

Management consultants working for the top consulting firms help solve the business problems of their clients, such as CEOs, CFOs, divisional heads, and other leaders of […]
March 2, 2020

How to select the right career after MBA

Millions of professionals across the world are stuck in the wrong careers, doing work they were never meant to do. No wonder so many enroll in […]
January 13, 2020

MBA without work experience

Students with work experience benefit more from an MBA program than those without work experience. They are able to better relate what they learn at b-school […]
January 6, 2020

How to answer brain teasers in interviews for Consulting & Investment Banking jobs

If you thought that interviewers at management consulting and investment banking (IB) interviews use brainteasers to put candidates at ease and bring in some light-hearted moments, […]
December 23, 2019

Pros and cons of online MBA degrees

Online MBA is no longer a poor cousin of the traditional, full-time format. With top universities offering online MBA programs in addition to the traditional format, […]
November 13, 2019

MBA or IAS after engineering for NIT Btech grad

His two GMAT scores (490 and 620) threatened to shoot down his MBA dreams. But that’s the second part of this civil engineer’s story. Years before […]
October 28, 2019

Interested in Private Equity or Venture Capital jobs after MBA? Read this

Private Equity (PE) is one of the most lucrative careers in finance. It involves using investor money from “Limited Partners” who are generally Monsieur Big-Pockets, to […]
October 16, 2019

How I scored 800 on the GMAT

When MBA applicants reach out to MBA Crystal Ball and ask, “What GMAT score should I aim for?” our general response is “Why aim for anything […]