Are IIT IIM graduates happy, rich and successful? If they are happy with what they’ve got from their degrees, then why would any IIT IIM graduate need a second MBA? Well, other than having the most respected degrees in India, IITians and IIM grads are also among the most intelligent, hard-working and ambitious. Which is … Read more
Supreet Virk chose to pursue a full-time second MBA from an international business school, as opposed to a part-time executive MBA after her MBA from NMIMS. She joins a growing number of MBA graduates from India who think they played their MBA card too early in their careers. To stay in the competitive global race, … Read more
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
Indian moms are heading back to business school. And we consider ourselves fortunate when we’re able to make a difference in their journey. Archana Veerabahu, an assistant professor in a Mumbai-based business school, already had an MBA from the prestigious XLRI. The former marketing professional had taken a career break to do what she always … Read more
How does the ISB placement process work for senior executives with higher than average work experience? The short answer is that it’s more challenging than it is if you are closer to the class average. Veena Choudhary wrote in her earlier article how a second MBA was less of a degree for her, and more … Read more
Many MBA graduates from Indian business schools work with us for their second MBA. Not all are able to leave a well-paying career to join a full-time MBA all over again. More so when they have over 10 years of experience and in a good, stable career in Sales and Marketing with one of the … Read more
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 and shelling out a few thousand dollars, he failed to get into any of the MBA programs he applied to, including ISB.
Nivedita Garg talks about her quest for a second MBA and how she battled challenges in the admissions process, like a career gap and low experience.
Mihika Acharya (name changed) is a freelancer with 9 years IT project management experience, mom to 2 kids and self-admittedly, not very good at standardised tests (MBA after BA: From SBI to IIM – an Indian mother’s inspiring journey). She completed her distance MBA from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad. After putting … Read more
Tarun Kaila, completed his second MBA from Germany and got a job in Amazon. In his previous article, he talked about how he got into Mannheim Business School. In this concluding article, he shares his experiences as an international student in Germany and how he got a job.
Mannheim Business School is among the top business schools in Germany. Tarun Kaila, a banking and finance industry professional, already had an MBA (PGDM, to be precise) from the Welingkar Institute of Management in Mumbai. He explains why he felt the need for a second MBA from Germany. Starting with the first challenge of preparing … Read more
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 2-year MBA from XLRI, this human resources professional still had enough energy left to contemplate a second MBA from a top-notch international business school (Why a second European MBA … Read more