July 13, 2020

A day in the life of a product manager

The first response when you ask a product manager (PM) in a tech company to describe a typical day at work is, most likely, “There is […]
July 6, 2020

Competitive vs low GMAT score for INSEAD

Many applicants ask us about the difference between a competitive and low GMAT score for INSEAD and other top schools. By global standards, anything over 700 […]
June 29, 2020

Management consulting resume tips for McKinsey, Deloitte, BCG, Bain

A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work in a lot of places. But it particularly doesn’t work when it comes to a management consulting resumes at McKinsey or […]
June 22, 2020

Top MBA in USA and UK with 2 years of work experience: London Business School and Dartmouth Tuck

The average work experience for ivy league MBA programs is 5 years at matriculation. Which means most applicants apply with 4 years of experience. That puts […]
June 15, 2020

GMAT debrief 780 AWA 6 IR 8: My 2-month strategy and tips

Inspired by a perfect scorer’s story on MBA Crystal Ball, Sravan Potnuru set out to achieve the maximum score possible on the GMAT – 800/800. He […]
June 8, 2020

International student life in the United Kingdom (UK): What to expect

If you plan to study abroad, it’s probably a “smashing” idea, as the British would call it, to jump into the melting pot of cultures called […]
June 1, 2020

ISB Round 3 deadline chances: MBA after PSU

Are the ISB Round 3 deadline chances really low? To answer the question, we’ll turn to a little analysis that we had done years back that […]
May 25, 2020

How I got an investment banking internship on Wall Street

An investment banking internship on Wall Street with a bulge bracket bank is a dream opportunity for many MBA students. What does it take to get […]
May 18, 2020

How to get into IIMA PGPX after being rejected: MBA after 35

Higher age, low graduation grades and an over-represented profile can be liabilities while applying to elite bschools. And Avinash Kaparekar put a tick mark on all […]
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 […]
May 4, 2020

International student life in Canada: What to expect

A blogger catches the essence of Canadian culture in a sentence: If Canada were a person, it would be the life and soul of the party, […]
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 […]