July 20, 2011

MBA Jobs – How to choose a post-MBA career goal

If your reason for pursuing an MBA is to spice up your career and give it a new direction, vigour and vitality (is that sounding like […]
October 16, 2011

Don’t neglect your Letters of recommendation for MBA (LoR)

Another one in the MBA Application Basics category. A commonly known fact (assuming you’ve read the application guidelines on bschool websites) is that your MBA application […]
October 26, 2011

How not to select business schools: MBA application don’ts

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 […]
October 30, 2011

Low GMAT score success stories: Never give up

Got a low GMAT score and wondering what to do about it? This post is for you. If you aren’t aware of statistics yet, this article […]
October 17, 2012

MBA rejection analysis and feedback after getting a Ding from bschools

Dealing with rejection isn’t easy. After painstakingly selecting bschools that you felt would be the best for your career goals, after going through the nerve-wracking ordeal […]
May 16, 2013

Average age for MBA in India and abroad (USA)

What is the average age for MBA in India, USA, UK, Singapore (add your favourite MBA destination here)? Apart from the statistical relevance of the question, […]
April 13, 2015

Managing low academic grades (GPA) in MBA applications to write your success story

With a great deal of significance that Indian MBA applicants seem to attach to their GMAT scores, many don’t bother much about their academic grades (GPA, […]
May 15, 2015

MBA abroad requirements and entrance exams

We’re going back to the basics this time to answer two frequently asked queries that we get related to international MBA admissions requirements: 1. “What are […]
December 7, 2015

What is most important in MBA applications?

When Sreesanth, who was out on bail in the IPL match fixing case, performed the Thulabharam ritual, it was easier to fix the divine offering (no […]
March 11, 2016

Managing the failure essay in college applications: Tips & Examples

The failure essay commonly comes up in college applicants. Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala provides perspectives on how to deal with the failure essay (with an example) in […]
April 1, 2016

How to handle gaps in your education and career in MBA essays

Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala, Regional Director at Tuck School of Business (Dartmouth), provides advice and tips on how to tackle breaks and gaps in the career and […]
May 6, 2016

Michigan Ross MBA admit for second MBA applicant

With an MBA from India already on the resume, like most second MBA applicants, Kartik Gupta was sure that it’s a top international bschool or nothing […]