August 26, 2016

How important are extracurricular activities for MBA application essays

There’s something about an MBA application that is very different from any other application to any other stream of education out there. Business schools, through their […]
July 18, 2016

How a computer engineer got into Kelley, Rotman, ISB, Emory, UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA with scholarships

Computer Engineer, Rishika Karnani (name changed), had a profile that was not too different from the thousands of Indian MBA applicants. And her goal to get […]
July 4, 2016

What Michigan Ross MBA looks for in MBA applications

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is among the dream destinations for many MBA aspirant. Established in 1924, Ross hosts about 200 companies hunting […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]