Since MBA is a postgraduate degree, it is safe to assume that most business schools require applicants to have an undergraduate degree to be eligible. This is particularly true of the top business schools in the United States. For students with business majors or those who pursue a bachelor’s program in business administration, an MBA … Read more
At MBA Crystal Ball, our business school admissions consultants have worked with many chartered accountants (CA) who applied to (and got into) the top business schools in India and abroad. You’ll find some of their success stories towards the end of this post. But we never got down to write the response to a common … Read more
Here’s another frequently asked question that we keep getting every single year from thousands of students who’re interested in management careers. Which is better after graduation – MBA or work experience? In one sentence, if you’re really confused whether to go for an MBA straight after graduation or get some work experience, do the latter. … Read more
Is doing an MBA tough? Of course it is, or everyone would be scrambling for that coveted degree. But how hard is it to complete a program at a top school? Obviously, the level of difficulty would depend on your intellectual caliber, your academic background, and your interests and career goals.
Let’s start with a quirky factoid that many of us may have thought of at certain points in time. Is a CV the same as a Resume? Short answer – No. Long answer – well it depends, depends on how much of a purist you are. In modern English, the two are being frequently used … Read more
Apart from the MBA leadership and management lessons taught in a business school classroom, there’s another opportunity that most students overlook. It involves interacting with real thought leaders (as opposed to using our leadership quotes generator). Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala, Regional Director at Tuck School of Business (Dartmouth), writes about how it can transform your learning … Read more
So you thought sailing into a top business school meant you were a hot shot. Wait till you take your first class. That’s when the bullets really begin to fly.
So you’re about to get a stack of business cards printed but you’re on the horns of a dilemma – should you add ‘MBA’ as a suffix to your name on your visiting card? Surely, two gruelling years at B School and the many thousands of dollars you spent to get that degree have earned … Read more
Finance professionals seeking an advanced degree usually zero in on two popular options – CFA and MBA. Would an MBA from a top international business school or a CFA help you meet your career objectives is what you need to decide. An MBA covers a wide variety of general management topics in all areas including … Read more
We are treading on thin ice with this article, as it involves the most pious and revered relationship in India – between children and parents (ranking second only to the bond between children and their mobiles). In a land where the only acceptable flow of wisdom is from parents to children, it may be difficult … Read more
While most business schools in the world have a Fall intake (starting in September), there are a few top ranking MBA programs in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries which have a Spring intake (in January) too. In this article, we take a look at the list of MBA courses that offer this option. We … Read more
Though IT software engineers still dominate the Indian MBA applicant pool, chartered accountants (CA) seem to have developed a fancy for the international MBA degree (Read Benefits of MBA abroad after CA). We’ve been getting an increasing number of admission assistance requests and general queries from chartered accountants. With their quantitative background and client focussed … Read more