MBA after Bachelors in Science (BSc Finance, CFA, CFP) with GMAT waiver

Is an international MBA after BSc worth it? Or is an MSc better? Financial planner, Aanshi Jain, was clear about what she wanted. After completing her Bachelors in Science (BSc in Finance), the gold medalist didn’t go for an MSc. She didn’t jump into an MBA degree either, though it was on her mind right … Read more

How I improved my profile for MBA in India, USA and Canada with scholarships

It’s natural to expect an author to have a superior vocabulary and better writing skills than the average person on the street. So what was it that prompted Aakash Borwankar, an author whose novel has been read by 70,000 readers, to reach out to an MBA admissions consulting team for professional help, as opposed to … Read more

MBA scholarship statistics reveal prize money getting bigger in admissions game

Even in the worst of times, when they appear to be facing a crisis, business schools won’t even think of putting up a sign in front of their swanky buildings that says: “Going cheap. Your favorite MBA seat at a discounted rate. Run to grab it while stocks last!” But b-schools, and business education, are … Read more

Admission consultant shares Ivy League success story: Full scholarship with low GMAT score

A majority of Americans speak just one language – English. In contrast, AG (as he prefers to be called) speaks four. He discovered a flair for debating as a young student, and continued to polish his story-telling skills over the years. Little did he know then, how this would help him later on, while applying … Read more

INSEAD MBA diversity scholarship with an average GMAT score of 700 in Round 2

It’s a common perception that applicants from highly represented MBA applicant pools (such as Indian candidates) can’t be considered for diversity scholarships. While that’s true to a large extent for regular applicants, it also depends on how you define ‘regular’ (MBA admission with non-traditional profile). Megha Saraogi Todi completed her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in … Read more

Profile building for second MBA after IIM: M7 (Kellogg) admit with scholarship

When you hit a wall, you only need to find the right window of opportunity, to allow the rays of hope and inspiration to enter. We wrote earlier about why anyone would plan for a second MBA after IIM, and also the pros and cons to be aware of. IIM Kozhikode grad, Garimaya Gaur, was … Read more

MBA after working in a bank job: My international admissions experience

A lot’s written about the love relationship between investment bankers and MBA. But what does it take to get into a top international MBA after working in a retail banking job? Banking professional, Manish Jha, recapitulates his admissions experience that helped him get into several reputed MBA programs abroad with scholarship after working in a … Read more

MBA after mechanical engineering: Canada with scholarship for finance professional

Harsh Tulsiani graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, School of Engineering, as a Dean’s lister. The mechanical engineer had already changed his career and was working in finance (Mergers and Acquisitions) at KPMG (a Big 4 firm), when the thought of getting an international MBA crossed his mind. The little glitch – he only had … Read more

Michigan Ross MBA with scholarship after 3 years and GMAT-to-GRE switch

Bschool admissions are tricky. Good applicants are denied admits, not because they didn’t deserve it, but mainly because they didn’t approach it in the right manner. But regardless of the results, top MBA applications can still teach you a lot. For Utsav, it was grit, determination, passion and persistence. He got into a top business … Read more

Value of Indian MBA abroad: How I got a Gulf job with tax-free salary

Many applicants want to know – what’s the value of an Indian MBA abroad? Is it possible to get a job abroad after an MBA from India. While it’s not easy, there are folks who manage to get placed internationally. We published one such story earlier: ISB international placement. Here’s another the story of someone … Read more

NYU Stern School of Business with $60,000 scholarship in Round 3

The world can take a lesson or two from the American marketing model. Like the business schools in the U.S., the global admissions consulting space is also dominated by a few large American consulting firms. Their reviews are highly visible on multiple MBA websites, their success stories are better promoted on prominent forums, and you’ll … Read more

INSEAD scholarship chances with 720 GMAT in Round 2 deadline

What are the chances of getting an INSEAD scholarship for Indian students in Round 2, with a rather average GMAT score? If you thought the odds are low, you’re right. While that may be true from a subjective viewpoint, there are always those who try to go against the statistical chances and succeed. Ajinkya Rajadhyaksha … Read more