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INSEAD : The college and its admissions

About the college

INSEAD is a graduate business school with locations in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), and North America (San Francisco). The original campus (Europe campus) is located in Fontainebleau, near Paris, France. The name "INSEAD" originated as an acron…

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Entrepreneurship as post MBA Goal

The vision statement of IIMB states, “To be a global renowned academic institution fostering excellence in management, innovation and entrepreneurship for business, government and society”.

This example of IIMB is just a reflection of how the management colleges focus entrepreneurship as one …

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BFSI Sector : Post MBA Career Options

The Banking, Financial services, and Insurance (BFSI) sector is an industry term used to define companies that provide a range of such financial products/services. Its potential for growth is especially stronger in developing nation like India. And add to that the growth of fin-tech companies and ri…

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MBA : The Academic Value

This Saturday, on the Teacher’s day, let's discuss the academic part of the MBA degree.

MBA is known for all sorts of things – the brand value, the placements, the college life, the fests, diverse peers, etc. But in all that clamour and glamour, the talk of MBA institutes as the places of quali…

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Round 1 vs Round 2 Applications: Myths Busted

There are a lot of apprehensions among the candidates about the differences between round 1 and round 2 application. They are particularly concerned to know whether their chances of admission are anyway related to the round in which they wish to apply.

Let us remove this confusion in a very clear…

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MBA Dilemmas of Core Sector professionals : Solved

The biggest dilemma of a “core sector” candidate for MBA admission is the lack of clarity on future roles. This coupled with their worries about making the admissions committee understand their work really makes them short in confidence. And this is a dangerous trap. Because such worries keep escala…

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Career Options post MBA

This is the most sought after questions of all MBA aspirants from govt/PSU background. Lets answer this question in detail.

Typical Career options available after MBA for PSU/Govt professionals are as follows –

  1. Domain Consulting – there are two primary divisions in consulting – management…

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National University of Singapore, Business School (NUS MBA)

Why NUS?

For an MBA aspirant the choice of the B School becomes a very important factor. The choices can range from top universities in the US to top universities in India. The primary differentiator being the amount of money you need to cough up to cover the program fees of these universities a…

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Application process : Key to Business School Admission?

For 1-year MBA courses, the admissions application process is the most talked about process.

Basically, there are three major steps involved in securing admission in a B-School.


The first step of GMAT is the lengthiest and the most academically involved process. Students devote maximum…

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IIMC MBAEx Optional Essay : The game changer

IIMC MBAEx application process for 2021 admissions has started. And the last date for round 1 application is 30th August.

The guidelines to fill the application form can be assessed here. And the sample application form can be downloaded here.

But, in this article, the focus is on the parts of…

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ISB 2021 Essay Analysis

This year, ISB has two essay topics for the admissions. These essay topics are as follows:

Essay 1: Describe with examples the most important personal quality that you possess which significantly enhances your prospects of being successful as a leader? (400 words max)

Essay 2: What are your sh…

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In the current fiscal year, months before the pandemic took place Government had already committed to move towards privatization by disinvestment of Rs 2.1 lakh crore via privatization of PSUs, and Rs1.2 lakh crore via privatization of CPSEs. Generally speaking privately is a way to transform the …

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IIM Ahmedabad PGPX

One of the top ranked one-year MBA programs in India, IIM Ahmedabad PGPX, is a very sought-after MBA program among mid-level managers in the country. The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, has been ranked 61st in the FT (Financial Times) Global MBA Ranking 2020 in its top 100 list of B-Schoo…

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Oil and Gas industry: Global and Indian Outlook

We start by looking at the developments happening at the global level in the industry with one eye looking out into the future. Then, we take a deep dive into the Indian Oil & Gas sector, analyse how the sector is structured in the country and what the future of the Industry looks like in India.

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Will PSUs be Privatised?

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the 17th of May, 2020 announced that the Government plans to reduce the role of the public sector companies across the economy. Barring a few strategic sectors where the Government may own up to a maximum of four PSUs, it shall privatize PSUs in all other s…

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Impact of COVID on MBA

Let us try to analyse the impact COVID-19 is having on the MBA ecosystem. If you are an MBA aspirant or a current MBA grad, you may find the article of interest.

We will try to segregate the analysis into three parts (you can jump to the section which is relevant for you by clicking on the links)

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How To Write Essay

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Business school essays are the ‘deal maker’ or ‘deal breaker’ for applicants. Based on the story that you project, an admissions officer, who has never met you before, can either accept your candidature or reject your application and shatter y…

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Placement Brochure Profile

Why your Profile Snapshot is important?

The profile snapshot plays a very important role as far as recruitments are concerned. It provides the recruiter with a preview of the candidates. The recruiter can get a glimpse of the background and career progression of the prospective hire. If the recru…

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Writing a good CV

It is widely accepted fact that among the many key components of the process of getting into an organization of your choice, your CV is the first and the most important step. An excellent and well-prepared CV can get you an interview call from your dream organization for a dream role. So, here are s…

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Placement Preparation

If you are a student in a one-year MBA program at any of the Business Schools, then you have signed yourself up for a program where you are going to spend one of the most hectic years of your life. Though the one-year MBA is a boost to your career, it is extremely fast-paced and highly demanding.

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