For most people, the MBA dream begins with a picture in their minds. The words “MBA” and “abroad” glow like neon signs in the head, with images of a plane taking off, a beautiful campus with Greek columns, Roman arches, and grass greener than you’ve ever seen before all flashing before the eyes like the … Read more
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, parents and their soon-to-be college-going kid should do some serious research, number crunching and soul searching for we are about to present you with some data that reveals some … Read more
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. What about the class size?
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 you – albeit a bit too late. You realise that you’ve unwittingly got gatecrashed into a party that was never meant for you. Nothing is going right. You are … Read more
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 communicating, especially in groups. But he was a gifted entrepreneur and turned a profit on everything he touched.
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 committee gather around a crystal ball that has magical powers to improve their productivity. In a matter of a few seconds, it processes thousands of submitted applications, calculates the … 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.
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 presentations but not many applicants really understand.
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 thought the odds would be better than this. How many b schools should I apply to this time to increase my chances?”
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 Canadian, Asian, Indian and European (mainly Spanish and French) MBA courses that rank high. But ask applicants about German MBA programs, and you are most likely to get a … Read more
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 [IT or marketing or finance or add your function/industry]. And the post generally ends with questions that we makes us break into a sweat: What are my chances … Read more