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
The average work experience for ivy league MBA programs is 5 years at matriculation. Which means most applicants apply with 4 years of experience. That puts younger folks with lesser experience at a serious disadvantage. More so at European schools like the London Business School, where the average age and experience is even higher. [read … Read more
Apart from the MBA leadership and management lessons taught in a business school classroom, there’s another opportunity that most students overlook. It involves interacting with real thought leaders (as opposed to using our leadership quotes generator). Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala, Regional Director at Tuck School of Business (Dartmouth), writes about how it can transform your learning … Read more
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
Sudershan ‘Suds’ Tirumala (Regional Director, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth), sheds some light on the elusive term ‘Fit’ that most Admissions Officers use in their presentations but not many applicants really understand.
Self-help gurus from across the world have made millions convincing readers that they are unique. When some of these Indian readers with pumped-up egos, sit down to fill up an MBA application form, they experience what many Stephen Hawking students never will – a big black hole. How do you differentiate yourself from other MBA … Read more
In the pursuit of scale, growth and profits, when the business education industry may seem to have no qualms about converting the MBA degree into a commodity, it’s heartening to see a top ranking Ivy League MBA that’s continued to buck the trend. Compared to many of its peers in the super-elite MBA category, the … Read more
Among the Ivy League MBA programs, the Tuck MBA from Dartmouth University figures prominently on the list of many MBA applicants from India. But there are several hurdles you’d need to cross first to get into the high ranking course. The Tuck MBA application process is highly selective. And it has to be, because the … Read more