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 […]
May 25, 2016

List of MBA Scholarships for Indian students

When MBA applicants apply to a business school, they usually play it safe. So, in addition to schools which may seem ambitious, they may also apply […]
April 25, 2016

Nanyang MBA admit with scholarship for reapplicant with GMAT 710

Singapore is an attractive destination for Indian professionals. Read why it figures in our list of the best countries for Indian MBA students. Nanyang MBA, offered […]
April 22, 2016

How will scholarships and financial aid influence your admissions decision?

It’s an enviable situation to be in – multiple admits from top schools – some with attractive scholarship offers (including free rides). It can also be […]
February 26, 2016

How differentiating myself got me MBA admits in USA (full scholarship) and India

You may have read why differentiation is a big problem for Indian MBA applicants. Coneenika Choudhuri chose to tackle the challenge in style. While other applicants […]
February 5, 2016

How to Study Abroad for Free

This post was triggered by a recent meeting I had with a school friend. I met him after almost 30 years and he was narrating his […]
January 13, 2016

Amazon job offer after internship for Indian MBA student on a full scholarship

Many MBA applicants get so enamoured with the MBA prestige, ranking and brand power that the ultimate objective (i.e. what they want from the MBA) gets […]
December 9, 2015

MBA after 35 in Canada with Scholarship despite low GMAT score

While this Bahubali has more peaks to scale, the way he has battled challenges to reach this position is a story in itself. Amit Jathar, an […]
May 26, 2015

MS in US with average GRE score: MIT (scholarship) vs Stanford University

Like many Indian and international students planning to study abroad, if you feel that the university ranking and brand power means everything, you’d be impressed with […]
August 16, 2014

How I got a free MBA in USA and saved 70 lakh rupees

The green lady you see in the background has been trying hard to woo Abinesh. She made multiple offers he couldn’t resist. One was worth $40,000 […]
July 22, 2014

MBA in USA with scholarship after 9 years experience

Would an MBA in USA make sense when you have twice the amount of work experience? The average pre-MBA experience generally hovers between 4-5 years in […]
January 28, 2014

Vanderbilt University MBA (Owen) admit with scholarship

If you take out Accenture and Vanderbilt University from his resume, and look beneath the layers, Bhaskar Purohit (name changed) comes across as a creative person. […]