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 […]
November 4, 2019

MBA after 8 years experience: Student life in UK

Why go for an MBA after 8 years experience when you have a good job? A frank and transparent discussion with her supportive boss, helped product […]
September 25, 2019

How this chartered accountant got into ISB with a low GMAT score of 600

It seems like chartered accountants (CA) have a special quality about them that fascinates MBA admission officers. We published this story about a CA who overcame […]
September 23, 2019

MBA abroad after BBA, BSc, BMS, BA, BCA, BCom, LLB and other 3-year degrees

What makes a student graduate school ready? Is it the number of years they have spent gearing up for a successful promotion from a bachelor’s to […]
September 11, 2019

MBA in Hong Kong: Mariner heads back to school

Like most sailors, Ajinkya Lele got to see the most spectacular sunsets and uninterrupted horizons during his career in the merchant navy. After enjoying a few […]