July 6, 2020

Competitive vs low GMAT score for INSEAD

Many applicants ask us about the difference between a competitive and low GMAT score for INSEAD and other top schools. By global standards, anything over 700 […]
June 22, 2020

Top MBA in USA and UK with 2 years of work experience: London Business School and Dartmouth Tuck

The average work experience for ivy league MBA programs is 5 years at matriculation. Which means most applicants apply with 4 years of experience. That puts […]
June 1, 2020

ISB Round 3 deadline chances: MBA after PSU

Are the ISB Round 3 deadline chances really low? To answer the question, we’ll turn to a little analysis that we had done years back that […]
May 18, 2020

How to get into IIMA PGPX after being rejected: MBA after 35

Higher age, low graduation grades and an over-represented profile can be liabilities while applying to elite bschools. And Avinash Kaparekar put a tick mark on all […]
May 11, 2020

How I got into Wharton, Columbia, Yale and Kellogg (full scholarship)

MBA applicants sometimes worry that they cannot win admission to top MBA programs because they don’t have the “right background,” like a job at McKinsey or […]
April 27, 2020

How I got into Kellogg: MBA reapplicant and waitlist strategy

In the pursuit of an elite M7 MBA, Yajur Taxali had to face almost every big hurdle – non-feeder profile, average GMAT score in his first […]
April 13, 2020

How to get into ISB

Getting into the Indian School of Business (ISB) is no child’s play. Just look at a few numbers to see the school’s impressive haul in the […]
March 16, 2020

Executive MBA in Australia from Melbourne Business School

An Executive MBA is a great way to gain new management skills while holding on to your job and salary. However, EMBA programs have a higher […]
March 9, 2020

What INSEAD Looks for in MBA Applicants

INSEAD is a truly international school with no dominant culture, offering graduate business education in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. By understanding its […]
December 4, 2019

MBA after 5 year Work Experience

How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you? ― Robert Frost The importance of work experience in MBA programs is beyond […]
November 20, 2019

My GMAT score was 100 points lower than the class average

When submerged under water, Shouvik Das knows how to hold his breath and not panic. That ability helped him tackle the challenge he describes in this […]
November 6, 2019

Family Business applicants: Tips for MBA essays and recommendations

If you are an MBA applicant with a family business, you have an ace up your sleeve that you shouldn’t be afraid to use. Some applicants […]