October 9, 2019

Tell Me About Yourself: Common MBA Interview Questions

The most common start to an MBA admissions interview is a friendly, open-ended question: “Tell me about yourself.” It is the only interview question that is […]
October 7, 2019

MBA vs MIB (Master of International Business)

To an untrained eye, both the Master in Business Administration (MBA) and the Master in International Business (MIB) are management programs with similar outcome. After all, […]
October 2, 2019

MBA Fair Tips: Questions to avoid at information sessions

Aditya Shankar, a marketing professional and an MBA aspirant, attended an MBA fair in Bengaluru and came back a little underwhelmed. If you’re attending an MBA […]
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 18, 2019

Investment banking cover letter tips and samples

First, is a cover letter necessary for investment banking jobs? In many cases, no, but in some cases, yes, as it turns out. At bulge bracket […]
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 […]
September 9, 2019

Top Private Equity (PE) firms in the world

Private equity firms raise capital from institutions and high-net-worth individuals and invest these funds to obtain equity in companies with potential. What are the world’s biggest […]
September 4, 2019

How to improve Sentence Correction

Going by social media content, it may seem that bad grammar, incoherent statements and typo-infested tweets are essential requirements to become rich, famous and powerful. On […]
August 28, 2019

How important are college GPA / grades in getting a job?

GPA (grade-point average) evokes mixed feelings among students. For those who have earned high grades, GPA is a ticket to a bright future. For those with […]
August 26, 2019

Best MBA in Human Resources (HR)

HR is not a silo or narrow function; it is a dynamic career path that touches all aspects of a company. – Sandy Kinnett [Vanderbilt Owen] […]
August 21, 2019

Life after investment banking: Top exit options

The motivation and ambition to become the “Wolf of Wall Street” (read Best movies for MBA students) drives many young professionals to the world of investment […]