94% students got international jobs after graduating from this program.

How important are MBA essays, and why?

In a relatively old survey, admission officers from several business schools shared their views on the relative importance of each component in a typical MBA application. Here’s how the cookie crumbles. Source: Poets and Quants Here’s the disclaimer. It’s great to have a numerical breakdown such as this, but it’s also important to know that … Read more

Career goals Essay: Short-term and long-term goals

What career goals should you write in your MBA applications? How do you ensure that the short-term career goals are aligned with the long-term goals? Vibhav Agarwal sure knows a thing or two about crafting winning MBA applications. He’s helped many applicants get into the most selective programs in the world. In this post he … Read more

How to explain frequent job switching in MBA admissions

British comedian and Monty Python star, John Cleese, has been known to say that he has been married for over forty years…just to different women. And while John may be able to make endless jokes about his past, like in his comic sketches, we are assuming that’s not the approach, you would prefer, to explain … Read more

How to write MBA essays

Business school essays for MBA and MiM degrees can be looked upon as a variation of the elevator pitch. You’re sharing your credentials (within word limits) with someone whose decision may be a turning point in your life. You have to give it your best shot in order to grab their attention and create an … Read more

Top MBA Application Tips from Students & Applicants

Business school applications are notoriously complicated. What makes them feel like ancient Chinese torture is the uncertainty of how big of a role is played by each application parameter viz recommendations, essays, GMAT score, GPAs, extracurriculars (Best extracurricular activity for college admissions), work experience or the interview with the holy admission committee. The best estimates … Read more

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 essays without trying to learn more about what it means to be a consultant. Not many ask themselves, “Is consulting really a good career option for me?” Sudershan ‘Suds’ … Read more