Deferred programs have exploded in popularity in recent years. Today there are several deferred MBA programs in USA, India and Europe to choose from, such as Harvard 2+2, Yale Silver Scholars and many others offered by the elite universities. How hard is it to get into a deferred MBA program? What do admission officers look … Read more
It is well known that most recessions work in favor of business schools. As industries struggle to retain their employees during a recession, laying off or letting them ago, many workers go back to school, mainly business schools, for an MBA. They believe that earning an MBA from a reputed school is a good investment … Read more
To nip the brewing suspense in the bud, here is the easy response – Yes! Work Experience is necessary for the good MBA programs. There are many reasons as to why most business schools, abroad, categorically mention the non requirement of any work experience, for MBA applications. However, the reasons have less to do with … Read more
So you have decided to do your MBA after a few years of experience. You have some idea about what it would take – you have heard about or may have even already done with the GMAT.
When Sreesanth, who was out on bail in the IPL match fixing case, performed the Thulabharam ritual, it was easier to fix the divine offering (no pun intended), which was simply 100% of his weight in bananas. Ignoring the spiritual complexity in that story, the quantitative aspects were relatively easy. Instead of bananas, the offering … Read more
As America accelerates its journey out of the recession, high paying jobs are back on the table. In such a scenario, an MBA in USA offers excellent career prospects for not just U.S. citizens but also international students. This draws hordes of students from India and other countries to the land of opportunities. Read this … Read more
Not everyone can chuck their job and head off to business school. There are personal and professional reasons when Part-time MBA programs are a better option compared to regular full-time MBA courses. Almost all the top universities offer part-time MBA degrees. The admissions process for some these can be pretty tough. Consider folks working in … Read more
You might’ve heard it from someone, somewhere before. “Schools love minority MBA candidates!” or “If you are a minority MBA applicant, your chances of getting selected are very high!” How true is it? Or just another myth that’s got propagated over the years?
If estimates are to be believed about half of all applicants who apply to the top schools like Harvard, Stanford and Wharton make use of the services of MBA admission consultants. That makes the tough competition tougher for deserving candidates. The severely skewed demand-supply equation of MBA applicants to MBA seats makes it a fertile … Read more
Hope you never have to experience how frustrating it can be. After spending days on your MBA essays and ensuring all the answers to the why mba, why now, why this bschool have been addressed, you hit the ‘Submit Application’ button. And suddenly it feels like a big load has been taken off the shoulders. … Read more
After taking their GMAT test and scoring a 700+, many MBA applicants start thinking about the rest of their MBA application components and that’s when they start realising about the (most perceived) gaps and flaws in their otherwise bullet-proof armour. Then they resort to last-minute workarounds to cover up those shortcomings. And the results can … Read more