Tuck MBA Admissions – Interview with Regional Director (India, SE Asia)

In the pursuit of scale, growth and profits, when the business education industry may seem to have no qualms about converting the MBA degree into a commodity, it’s heartening to see a top ranking Ivy League MBA that’s continued to buck the trend. Compared to many of its peers in the super-elite MBA category, the … Read more

Carlson School of Management Interview with MBA Admissions Director

When it comes to post MBA salaries, it’s not just the absolute number that’s important, it’s the salary jump that matters too. The full-time MBA program offered by the Carlson School of Management is ranked 3rd for average salary increase. Located in the twin cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul (ranked by Forbes as the … Read more

McCombs School of Business Interview with MBA Admissions Director

If you see the MBA placement statistics for the McCombs School of Business, you’ll see two industries dominating the charts – consulting (25%) and technology (18%). These also happen to be the two sectors that are more international applicant friendly. But of course, there’s much more to McCombs than just great career opportunities. World renowned … Read more

Smeal College of Business Interview with MBA Admissions Director

In the Bloomberg Businessweek rankings, the Smeal College of Business is ranked among the top 25 MBA programs. If you consider the years-to-payback aspect, the ranking shoots up within the top 10. Every year, all applicants are automatically considered for funding, without the necessity of any additional application. For instance, every single student of the … Read more

Schulich School of Business MBA Interview with Admissions Team

York University’s Schulich School of Business offers an international MBA course in Ontario (Canada) and Hyderabad (India). If you check out the class profile, you’ll find the average work experience to be 5 years (average age of 29). The average GMAT score is 664, half the students are international (i.e. from outside Canada) and 36% … Read more

Columbia Business School MBA Interview with Admissions Team

Columbia Business School offers the opportunity to get an Ivy League MBA degree in Manhattan, New York. If you thought the location makes it suited only for finance jobs, you’d be surprised at the variety of career options it opens up. Read Best Business Schools in New York In the current class, 37% of the … Read more

Rotman School of Management – MBA Admissions Team Interview

The Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto) offers one of the best MBA programs in Canada. It has enjoyed the numero uno ranking for 9 out of 10 years. It accepts 15 years of education i.e. three-year undergraduate degrees from India. If you have been concerned about the tough visa situation in other countries, … Read more

Rice MBA (Jones) Interview with Admissions Team

The Rice MBA program offered by Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business accepted only 105 students in the current class. The average GMAT is 676 and the average work experience is 5.1 years. Students have come from 17 different countries and 37% are women. With a studentto-faculty ratio of 9:1, you can be assured … Read more

HKUST Business School MBA Interview with Admissions Team

If you get into the HKUST Business school, here’s where you’d be working out your brain (left picture above) and your body (right pic). Great way to build the business skills and the stamina needed to take on the challenges of an ever-changing business environment. If you are hoping to get a world-class education in … Read more

UCLA MBA Anderson Interview with Associate Director of Admissions

The UCLA MBA offered by the Anderson School of Management is located in Los Angeles, the ideal place for getting an optimal mix of business, creativity and innovation. Its alumni list includes impressive names in leadership positions across a variety of industries (read our interview with UCLA alumnus Guy Kawasaki). Though Hollywood is just a … Read more

RSM MBA Rotterdam Interview with Admissions Director

The Rotterdam School of Management within Erasmus University enjoys a top 10 MBA ranking in Europe. It offers the RSM MBA in 3 variations – the One-year International Full-time MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive OneMBA. Sameer Kamat (founder of MBA Crystal Ball) had a tête-à-tête with Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp – Director Admissions and Marketing at … Read more

ISB Admissions Round 1 vs Round 2 deadlines

ISB Hyderabad and Mohali admissions generate a lot of excitement, stress…and as a result a lot of queries too among the applicant pool. The big question being – ‘I have made up my mind to apply to ISB this year. But I’m not sure when I should apply. Round 1 or Round 2?’ If you … Read more