July 4, 2018

Will CFA help in MBA admissions?

We are approached by many MBA applicants with queries related to the popular CFA certification. Some of them have already cleared CFA Level 1, 2 or […]
June 27, 2018

ESADE MBA good for renewable energy opportunities says Oil and Gas professional

Oil and Gas professional Divya Kumar Sharma was clear about his career goals after MBA (a career change from offshore job in the fossil fuel industry […]
June 13, 2018

Columbia MBA admit in Round 2 after 4 rejections for Ivy League grad (MS from UPenn)

The Columbia Business School Indian alumni list will have another name added to it soon – Ramachandran Kasiraman. But this won’t be the first Ivy League […]
June 11, 2018

How to write MBA essays

Business school essays can be looked upon as a variation of the elevator pitch. You’re sharing your credentials (within word limits) with someone whose decision may […]
May 30, 2018

B.Com grad with multiple admits reviews ApplicantLab, MBA Crystal Ball and other consultants

The number of MBA applicants hiring consultants has seen a sharp rise in the last few years, as the competition has only seen an upward trend. […]
May 16, 2018

MBA after B.Com: ISB with scholarship for commerce graduate with Big 4 experience

We get many applicants asking if a 3-year bachelors degree in science / commerce / arts (i.e. 15 years of education) will put them at a […]
May 2, 2018

MBA after Civil Engineering: IIM and ISB admits for reapplicant

After getting rejected after interviews from both the schools (ISB and IIM Bangalore) he had applied to, Anand Sen (name changed) spent many months evaluating what […]
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 […]
March 19, 2018

Top MBA after government job in the Indian railways

Many have asked us if working in a government job reduces their chances of getting into a top bschool. Our response has been consistent – if […]
February 7, 2018

How I got into Duke Fuqua after fixing the single biggest flaw in my application

With a 740 GMAT score, rich business consulting experience and plenty of community service, Kumar Ayush knew he had a strong profile for the top MBA […]
January 12, 2018

Are MBA rankings losing their credibility?

MBA rankings, according to John A. Byrne, P&Q founder, are a fact of life. He says, “They [rankings] have changed the way schools are managed, the […]
December 6, 2017

Second MBA from UK without GMAT for Indian mom

Mihika Acharya (name changed) is a freelancer with 9 years IT project management experience, mom to 2 kids and self-admittedly, not very good at standardised tests. […]