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 30, 2017

Why MBA Now: How to tackle it in business school essays and interviews

In the ideal world, if you have decided to do an MBA, you should have complete clarity on the what, when, where and how. But then, […]
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 […]
August 23, 2017

Michigan Ross Executive MBA after MS in USA

Mohit Saggi already had some real good credentials on his resume. On the academic side, he completed his undergrad engineering degree from the National Institute of […]
August 7, 2017

Low GPA Success Stories

The genius Tagore may have hated formal schooling and even chastised the concept of examinations, but for the rest, education has had a pretty rigid framework. […]
July 19, 2017

Exaggeration, lying and hiding facts in MBA applications

Dishonesty in the MBA application process isn’t a new phenomenon. Whether it’s exaggeration, lies or plagiarism, applicants across the world have been doing it for years, […]
July 17, 2017

Why this Ivy League MS grad from India skipped the elite MBA programs to join JHU Carey

When you gaze into the crystal ball and see an Ivy League MS graduate from India planning for an MBA, you’d naturally assume that he’s set […]
July 5, 2017

Common Letter of Recommendation: All you need to know

As an MBA applicant, life isn’t easy. There is lots to do and time always seems to be running short; unless of course you’ve managed to […]
June 28, 2017

What type of work experience is required for MBA abroad?

We’ve established in an earlier post the importance of work experience for international MBA grads. Of course, there are a few who break into top league […]
June 27, 2017

Goizueta MBA (partial scholarship) vs Kelley (full scholarship) for second MBA

Second MBA applicant, Abhinav Gupta, got admits from 3 good schools with varying amounts of MBA scholarships. He took the unusual decision to leave close to […]
June 12, 2017

Merchant navy officer heads to B-school to explore shore jobs

Life in the merchant navy isn’t easy. Several months away from home, often in rough weather, battling the forces of nature can take its toll on […]
June 5, 2017

Kellogg One Year MBA admission with scholarship after GMAT score jumps by 90 points

Rohit Bansal would be soon flying from Singapore to Chicago to join the Kellogg One Year MBA program on a cool $25,000 tuition scholarship. This is […]