August 8, 2018

Teacher turned management consultant shares career change tips

There aren’t many teachers applying to MBA programs. The few who do consider the option, approach us with several questions. Is an MBA after teaching experience […]
July 30, 2018

The dark side of investment banking

“More is never enough.” This life philosophy of real-life billionaire stockbroker, Jordan Belfort, the protagonist of Martin Scorsese’s film “The Wolf of Wall Street,” played by […]
July 23, 2018

How to get into Goldman Sachs

You’ve got great grades in math and economics. You’ve done half-a-dozen internships. You’ve been interested in investment banking since entering university. You are truly motivated and […]
July 16, 2018

Buy-side vs Sell-side jobs: Salaries, skills, work-life balance

What do the terms “sell-side” and “buy-side” mean in the world of finance? Let’s try to demystify them.   Difference between sell-side and buy-side   What […]
July 13, 2018

Impact of GMAT on getting a job interview

Everyone knows that business schools use GMAT scores to shortlist their MBA candidates. Check out the average GMAT scores for the top MBA programs in the […]
July 6, 2018

Top consulting firms in the world

The global consulting industry is estimated to be worth $155 billion. Corporations around the world depend heavily on consulting companies to maintain and sharpen their edge […]
June 25, 2018

Front office vs middle office vs back office jobs in investment banking

Most people think of hotel receptions when they are asked what “front office” means. And “back office”? Isn’t that the rather remote and unglamorous place where […]
June 18, 2018

How to prepare for case interviews

Case interviews are an important part of the recruitment process for hiring management consultants. Management consultancies, including the Big 3 — McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (MBB […]
May 21, 2018

What do MBAs do at Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and other top tech companies

Of the top-five most-attractive employers for business graduates, three are tech firms, according to a survey conducted by Universum in 2017. Google is at the top, […]
May 18, 2018

How to get into Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

From afar, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) divisions of investment banks look extremely glamorous for job-seeking graduates. M&A is also one of the most difficult area to […]
May 9, 2018

How to get into private equity

Private equity (PE) is often described as an exclusive club that accepts only former investment bankers, strategy consultants, and top b-school graduates as members. That’s not […]
May 4, 2018

Jobs that require an MBA degree

An MBA from a good business-management school can set up a career like no other postgraduate degree can. Not just for management jobs, this postgraduate degree […]