September 25, 2019

How this chartered accountant got into ISB with a low GMAT score of 600

It seems like chartered accountants (CA) have a special quality about them that fascinates MBA admission officers. We published this story about a CA who overcame […]
July 10, 2019

Executive MBA with scholarship in India with an average over-represented profile

It is unusual for executive MBA programs in India and abroad to offer scholarships. This is primarily because Executive MBA programs are targetted at working professionals, […]
July 3, 2019

ISB PGPpro application story: Why I chose an Executive MBA without GMAT requirement

Many MBA graduates from Indian business schools work with us for their second MBA. Not all are able to leave a well-paying career to join a […]
February 20, 2019

International student life in India: American student shares ISB experience

How easy or difficult is it for international students to study and live in India? Andrew Wilson completed his MBA from the Indian School of Business […]
May 30, 2018

B.Com grad with multiple admits reviews ApplicantLab, MBA Crystal Ball and other consultants

The number of MBA applicants hiring consultants has seen a sharp rise in the last few years, as the competition has only seen an upward trend. […]
May 16, 2018

MBA after B.Com: ISB with scholarship for commerce graduate with Big 4 experience

We get many applicants asking if a 3-year bachelors degree in science / commerce / arts (i.e. 15 years of education) will put them at a […]
May 2, 2018

MBA after Civil Engineering: IIM and ISB admits for reapplicant

After getting rejected after interviews from both the schools (ISB and IIM Bangalore) he had applied to, Anand Sen (name changed) spent many months evaluating what […]
April 18, 2018

Spouse of MBA student heads back to the same business school

Five years after we published the story of Sudhir Nemani, who got into ISB with low GMAT score of 610, things just got a little more […]
March 19, 2018

Top MBA after government job in the Indian railways

Many have asked us if working in a government job reduces their chances of getting into a top bschool. Our response has been consistent – if […]
June 12, 2017

Merchant navy officer heads to B-school to explore shore jobs

Life in the merchant navy isn’t easy. Several months away from home, often in rough weather, battling the forces of nature can take its toll on […]
June 5, 2017

Kellogg One Year MBA admission with scholarship after GMAT score jumps by 90 points

Rohit Bansal would be soon flying from Singapore to Chicago to join the Kellogg One Year MBA program on a cool $25,000 tuition scholarship. This is […]
May 17, 2017

How career counselling helped me get into ISB despite poor academics

Shirin Bansal doesn’t shy away from expressing his views online. In fact, it is this very trait that got him a job with one of the […]