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by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: KamatSutra
Topic: Can an introvert become a good manager & survive among extroverts?
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Can an introvert become a good manager & survive among extroverts?

Query on Quora: Can an introvert become a good manager & survive among extroverts? My response: As an introvert, during my student life & the early part of my career, I managed to stay in the shadows. With time the responsibilities grew & so did the managerial aspects. Plus, I moved from a technical...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 9:06 pm
Forum: KamatSutra
Topic: What to do if your CAT score is low and you don't get any IIM calls
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What to do if your CAT score is low and you don't get any IIM calls

When the CAT results came out, a large number of deserving candidates failed to get calls from their favourite IIMs, some missing the cut-off by a whisker. While MBA Crystal Ball doesn't focus on the traditional Indian programs, many of the dejected ones approached us to know what they should do: Jo...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 9:02 pm
Forum: KamatSutra
Topic: Which is the best MBA ranking for international students?
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Which is the best MBA ranking for international students?

Question on the MBA Crystal Ball blog: Why doesn't a strong school like Stern rank high on all rankings? Which is the best MBA ranking for international students? My response: At the outset I have to admit that I’m not a big fan of rankings. They can never capture what’s truly relevant for each and ...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: KamatSutra
Topic: Are you mis-directing your anger?
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Are you mis-directing your anger?

My local sports club hosts a women's international tennis tournament every year. It draws some excellent tennis players from around the world. Good opportunity for our local kids (who double up as ball boys) to interact & learn from the pros. One of the matches I saw, was evenly balanced, with both ...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: KamatSutra
Topic: Why should I do an MBA?
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Why should I do an MBA?

Question on Quora Why should I do an MBA? My answer: You can use the MBA as a key to open doors. Building up on that analogy, you first need to know what doors you'd want to open. There are far too many doors (i.e. career options) to choose from. Walking into an MBA program hoping it'll give you all...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 8:51 pm
Forum: KamatSutra
Topic: Difference between good consultant and great consultant
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Difference between good consultant and great consultant

Question on Quora: What differentiates a great management consultant from a good management consultant? My response: A good consultant solves a client's problem. A great consultant gives the right tools, techniques and perspectives that allows clients to understand & solve their own problems. The fi...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Business Schools
Topic: How I got into the Tuck MBA program
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How I got into the Tuck MBA program

https://www.mbacrystalball.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/tuck-mba-dartmouth-mukul.jpg Yo peeps, wassup! If the rap-worthy title of this post sounds poetic, Mukul’s journey was far from it. Despite a huge GMAT score of 770, there was still a big white ‘Gap’ in his story (yeah my friend…more T-...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 5:05 pm
Forum: Other Interesting Topics
Topic: 10 signs that could mean an impending layoff
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10 signs that could mean an impending layoff

Gone are the days of job security. Layoffs in India have become a bitter reality for the brightest of employees with the best of qualifications. Call them redundancies or down-sizing or right-sizing or layoffs, the meaning remains the same. Job cuts. Sometimes it’s a one-off case, but increasingly l...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: Business Schools
Topic: Kenan Flagler – University of North Carolina (UNC): Pranjali’s MBA application
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Kenan Flagler – University of North Carolina (UNC): Pranjali’s MBA application

Pranjali Deshpande shares her UNC-Kenan Flagler MBA application journey. – – – How I got into UNC Kenan-Flagler by Pranjali Deshpande https://www.mbacrystalball.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Kenan-Flagler-MBA-Pranjali.jpg My journey through the application process has been nowhere close to se...
by MBACrystalBall
May 12th, 2019, 4:37 pm
Forum: Other Interesting Topics
Topic: Master in Biotechnology Management at IE (Instituto de Empresa)
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Master in Biotechnology Management at IE (Instituto de Empresa)

https://d3q9l1y9m11tje.cloudfront.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/biotechnology-mba-sila.jpg You could pass her off as a young, aspiring entrepreneur trying to learn the ropes at a top business school. Young, she definitely is. But she’s gone way past the ‘aspiring’ stage. Sila Toksoz already h...