December 29, 2017

Alternative career options for software engineers with higher education

IT professional, Prateek Shukla, got into a top masters program in finance from Germany with a scholarship. He shares views on why it has become important […]
January 8, 2016

Differentiation: A big challenge for Indian MBA applicants

Self-help gurus from across the world have made millions convincing readers that they are unique. When some of these Indian readers with pumped-up egos, sit down […]
November 26, 2015

Career change options after MBA for software engineers

When reputed publications like Bloomberg start proclaiming that software engineering careers are dying and Indian IT companies continue to deal with the swaying moods (and H1B […]
December 28, 2014

From a top engineering job in India to unemployment in 2 weeks

Not many folks, even those who are close to me know this. I wrote my first resignation letter on my manager’s desk after borrowing a pen […]
May 5, 2013

IIMA PGPX, IIMB EPGP, IIMC PGPEX – Shiv scores a hat-trick

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) successfully ventured into the world of GMAT based 1-year programs in India by launching IIMA PGPX (IIM Ahmedabad), IIMB EPGP […]
September 24, 2012

MIT SCM Course (MLOG) – Supply Chain Management, anyone?

The MIT Supply Chain Management (SCM) course, formerly known as MLOG, combines two lethal components – the strong Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) brand and one […]
August 11, 2012

IIMC PGPex for Executives | 1 year MBA at IIM Calcutta

IIM Calcutta offers a 1 year MBA Post Graduate Program for Executives (PGPex) that is meant for those with many years of work-experience. It competes with […]
July 8, 2012

NUS Singapore MBA and 4 other admits for Indian IT Engineer Male

The NUS Singapore 1 year MBA program gets a lot of applications from Indian IT Male Engineers, just like all the other top bschools. Being closer […]
April 18, 2012

Q&A with Paul Bodine: MBA Admissions Consultant

In an interview with MBA Crystal Ball, MBA admissions consultant Paul Bodine shares some tips on how to tackle MBA applications and get into the top […]
March 19, 2012

MBA essay writing tips for Indian MBA Applicants: Part 4

Indian MBA applicants competing in the toughest applicant pool need to take extra effort to ensure that they stand out among the crowd. Jon Frank, founder […]
March 10, 2012

MBA essay writing tips for Indian MBA Applicants: Part 3

The best MBA essays aren’t about showing off your technical skills. Most Indian MBA applicants (who are engineers or work in the software industry) aren’t sure […]
March 4, 2012

MBA essay writing tips for Indian MBA Applicants: Part 2

MBA essay writing can be a challenge. But once you know what you specifically need to focus on, it gets easier. This is more important for […]