Part 2: How to hire a GOOD Admissions Consultant

Great! You have decided to hire an admissions consultant, how should you chose one? Hopefully, this practical 7-step no-nonsense process can assist you: Step1: Focus more on the Consultant and NOT the Company. Quick difference between the two: for eg. My MBA Journey is an a Admissions Consulting firm and the CONSULTANTS that work with [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Part 1: Admissions Consultant: do you need one and how to pick the right one?

Like most consulting services, Admissions Consulting is expensive. More importantly, however, a poor decision on your part on whether to engage an Admissions Consultant or not can cost you time, effort and money. Rather than giving you a biased answer (since we are an Admissions Consulting firm), we will lay out the pros and cons [...]

By | January 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Letter of recommendations: how important are they for business school admission

The golden rule with the recommendation is: “that a good recommendation WILL NOT get you in but a bad recommendation will DEFINITELY KEEP YOU OUT” The above statement is true 99% of the time. However, if the Finance Minister of India CALLS up the adcom and recommends you, then it is likely that THAT recommendation [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

7 most important MBA interview questions and how to answer those?

Before we dive into the specifics, it is useful to know 2 golden rules for an interview that we suggest our clients: Don’t speak for more than 1.5 minutes at length. If you are going over this time limit, then you are PROBABLY not answering the question succinctly. And, you are MOST LIKELY boring your [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

How to prepare for a video interview?

Congrats! You have a fantastic GMAT score, compelling essays and are feeling confident about your chances of getting in. Before you take a breather, it is VERY LIKELY that you might have to sing and dance like a start before you get your coveted admit! (We’re kidding, but you might have to SPEAK on a [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Coming from an overrepresented background: How to differentiate your profile?

Let’s start with the basics: Overrepresented background: What does it mean? Simply put, if you have profile X applying to school Y, and if the school gets lot of applicants from profile X, then your profile is OVERREPRESENTED. There are certain profiles (for eg. Indian IT background) which are fairly largely represented across most business [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

MBA APPLICATIONS: Whom are you compared against?

Ever wondered what happens once you hit the “SUBMIT” button? You probably already know the basics: that your application gets printed and filed, read by 2-3 members of the ad-com and finally a decision is rendered. However, you might have missed a few basics. Like a rubik's cube, an applicant has different dimensions. In this [...]

By | July 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Video ESSAYS and how to attempt them

Congrats! You have a fantastic GMAT score, compelling essays and are feeling confident about your chances of getting in. Before you take a breather, it is VERY LIKELY that you might have to sing and dance like a star before you get your coveted admit! (We’re kidding, but you might have to SPEAK on a [...]

By | June 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Importance of different elements in the admissions process

So, what matters MORE in the admissions game- your GMAT, GPA, Recommendations, Work experience, Essays, Interviews or some other factor? The short answer is that EVERYTHING matters. But, we know this is not the answer you are looking for. You are hoping to get more clarity (and even get some quantitative estimates on the weight [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Researching business schools: 5 tips for International applicants

WHY YOU NEED TO RESEARCH BUSINESS SCHOOLS: There are two very good reasons (1) It SIGNIFICANTLY boosts your chances of getting in. Why? Because the ad-com notices it;  you get great content to write your application; you can’t ace the interview without proper research  (2) It helps you AVOID unnecessary mistakes.   THE BASICS: Traditionally [...]

By | May 14th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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