May 22, 2019

GMAT score below 700: Admission chances of getting into ISB, Kelley, Foster

Ten years back, Veena’s brother scored a 780 on the GMAT and worked with an American MBA consultant. Despite having a profile much stronger than Veena’s […]
May 15, 2019

How I got into Wharton with scholarship

What does it take to get into the Wharton MBA? The usual suspects – a top notch undergrad degree, a high GMAT score, great experience in […]
April 24, 2019

Low GRE scorer gets MBA admit with full scholarship worth $125,000 after 15 rejections

Thug life is when you walk into a top university with a cool $125K in scholarship despite a low GRE score, low undergrad GPA, being a […]
January 30, 2019

How I got a full scholarship for MBA in USA despite a big blunder during applications

Working on MBA applications can be highly stressful for the applicant and the MBA consultant. That in turn increases the likelihood of mistakes. For Dinesh Kumar, […]
September 12, 2018

Katz MBA Review of my application journey: Scholarship with low GMAT score

Rohit Kabra left his job in USA to return to India so he could focus on his GMAT preparation. But he wasn’t able to score as […]
September 5, 2018

How I got into UCLA Anderson with scholarship: MBA after Electrical Engineering

We regularly interact with the admission officers of the top bschools (here’s an interview with the UCLA admissions director). This gives us a pretty good idea […]
August 3, 2018

Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship: Application process, eligibility, essay tips

Stanford GSB is as elite as they come, in the realm of business education. Topping almost all the ranking charts including Financial Times 2018 Global MBA, […]
May 16, 2018

MBA after B.Com: ISB with scholarship for commerce graduate with Big 4 experience

We get many applicants asking if a 3-year bachelors degree in science / commerce / arts (i.e. 15 years of education) will put them at a […]
February 28, 2018

How to ask the college for more scholarship: Financial aid negotiation tips

Applicants to an MBA / MS program surely have their work cut out for them. Whether it’s about acing the GMAT / GRE or coming up […]
January 24, 2018

MBA Scholarships for Women at Top Business Schools in the World

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi may shine a ray of hope for many young girls aspiring to reach for the business stars. However, the […]
September 6, 2017

Second MBA from Switzerland with scholarship for HR consultant after 30

Sandeep Sharma likes running long distance, writing long articles (and MBA essays!) and planning for the long term. After completing 5 half-marathons, 2 marathons and a […]
August 28, 2017

Company Secretary and CA with 580 GMAT gets scholarship from 3 top MBA programs

Here’s a philosophical question: Consider someone who has cleared all 3 levels of the Chartered Accountancy course (hailed by many as the toughest exam in the […]