August 30, 2017

Why MBA Now: How to tackle it in business school essays and interviews

In the ideal world, if you have decided to do an MBA, you should have complete clarity on the what, when, where and how. But then, […]
May 10, 2017

When to use optional essays in college applications

We have written nearly a dozen or more blogs on various essays that one might encounter in a bschool application; from the all important career goals […]
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 […]
February 19, 2016

Is consulting a good career choice for me?

Too many career change aspirants think management consulting is a good career option after completing their MBA. And that’s what they write in their MBA application […]
August 5, 2015

Statement of purpose SoP for MBA admissions

While most international business schools include a set of MBA essays in their MBA admissions process, some ask for a Statement of Purpose (SoP) for their […]
July 2, 2014

Tips to tackle the all important Why MBA Essay Question

The Why MBA Essay has baffled the most seasoned MBA applicant for ages. We’ve written about it earlier. So we thought it would be good to […]
August 25, 2013

How to write business school specific MBA essays

One of the most important questions plaguing the minds of MBA applicants in India and abroad is – How do I write business school specific MBA […]
June 25, 2013

Why regular full-time MBA and not Executive MBA

For many late bloomers (age > 30 years), the question of why a regular, full-time MBA instead of an Executive MBA (EMBA) will most likely pop […]
March 4, 2013

Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon MBA on your list?

The Tepper school of Business attracts many Indian applicants. ‘Don’t they all?’ you might say. Sure they do, but the Tepper MBA is special, because of […]
January 3, 2013

Common MBA application mistakes to avoid

The top business schools have a relatively low acceptance rate and it’s in the interest of the applicant to reduce the common MBA application mistakes most […]
October 31, 2012

Sample MBA Essays – 5 Reasons they won’t work for you

You’ll find sample MBA essays for download on the internet by MBA websites and bschool forums. These well-publicized web-pages or free pdf files are a great […]