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 […]
December 14, 2015

How business schools are luring female applicants

If you are a qualified female MBA applicant from India (or any other country) with a competitive profile, you are more likely to get that life […]
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 […]
September 6, 2012

Darden School of Business: Gowthami’s MBA success story

The Darden School of Business MBA Class Profile at the University of Virginia, reflects more or less what you’d see at any of the best MBA […]
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 […]
August 21, 2011

Work experience: Why is it important for international MBA applications?

We get this question frequently on discussion forums and over email. In fact, a little too frequent for our comfort. So it doesn’t hurt talking about […]
February 9, 2011

Babson MBA – Why #1 in Entrepreneurship, but low overall ranking?

Babson’s MBA program may not be rubbing shoulders with Harvard/Stanford/Wharton in the general rankings. But it is very much at the top when it comes to […]
November 24, 2010

Level playing field for MBA applicants from India

Several people have asked us about the MCB’s history and origins. While working on my MBA application, I struggled a lot in terms getting access to […]