February 13, 2017

Is university prestige and brand really important?

Next to a house, college education is the next big investment a family will probably ever make. That’s why, before they break that college trust fund, […]
November 30, 2016

MBA class size: Small vs Big – Which is better?

As a prospective MBA student, what do you look for while choosing a business school? The ranking, course content, alumni network, placement record, and the like. […]
August 12, 2016

Problems an average student can face in an elite MBA classroom

Long after you’re done posing and flexing your muscles before your family and friends for cracking into a top MBA college, the truth may dawn upon […]
June 15, 2016

Are MBA fairs still useful or a waste of time?

It’s a question we’ve been getting from candidates frequently enough to deserve an independent article. MBA fairs have been around for so long that everyone has […]
April 29, 2016

Can introverts succeed in business schools?

As a young man, he found it tough to get people to believe in his ideas and took coaching classes to get over his fear of […]
April 15, 2016

Free MBA acceptance chances predictors and business school selectors: Pros and cons

  Imagine the scene at a top 10 business school a day after the application submission deadline has passed. All the admission officers from the admission […]
February 3, 2016

How to select the right business schools for your MBA

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 […]
January 29, 2016

How to know if you ‘Fit’ an MBA program and Business School

Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala (Regional Director, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth), sheds some light on the elusive term ‘Fit’ that most Admissions Officers use in their […]
July 24, 2015

How many MBA business schools should you apply to

Occasionally we get queries such as this – “I applied to 15 business schools last year. But look at my luck. Not even one admit. I […]
April 28, 2012

MBA in Germany for Indian student: ESMT

Germany is not considered to be the hottest destination when it comes to MBA programs. American programs dominate the MBA rankings game. Then there are several […]
October 26, 2011

How not to select business schools: MBA application don’ts

A typical MBA profile evaluation request on most MBA discussion forums starts this way. My GMAT score is 710. I have 4 years work experience in […]