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Pragya’s HEC Paris Success Story

Posted on Jun 20, 2011

Hey guys! Today we have Pragya with us, who got into HEC Paris in 2010 Fall. She is a very close friend of mine. In fact she had been a student of mine and we have together finished a two day endurance race! Was the most fun I had in my life. We biked together for more than 100 kms and hiked along the ghats of Sahayadri mountains around Pune. She was more than happy to share with us her journey to a top B-school. I had been getting lots of requests to interview someone who was not from IIT, so I am excited about this post as it will cover three new aspects: Female applicant, European B-School and a non-IIT background. So enjoy the post and leave a thanks for our guest...

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Top GMAT Books Rankings & Reviews

Posted on Jun 4, 2011

Hi there! I get way too many questions about which GMAT Books to buy. And answering them every time based on each individual’s requirement can be repetitive. So I decided to put down all the data I could collect and organize it here. Here you will find the list of TOP GMAT and MBA Admissions books. You will also find reviews (pros/cons), rankings, ratings, my recommendations and as to who should buy what! Enjoy! These are the top GMAT Books ranked. I have considered best selling rankings at Amazon, Average ratings, activity, etc along with my judgment to rank them. The list shows the names of the book with my recommendation, people who should consider buying them...

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UG Degree Requirement in US B-Schools: 3 years or 4?

Posted on May 24, 2011

This is one question which comes up so many times that it’s almost cruel to expect an answer. Mainly because the best way to answer this is to look up the school’s website. But for all those distressed souls out there, who want it in one place, here it goes. In summary, only Haas, among the top B-Schools takes a NO stand on this. But again, check for yourself. I have taken the text verbatim from their site. University of Chicago Booth School of Business In light of the Bologna Accord, Chicago Booth will also accept all three-year international degrees to fulfill the undergraduate prerequisite for application to Chicago Booth. Admissions | FAQs Harvard...

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Mayank’s MIT Sloan Success Story

Posted on May 21, 2011

Hey guys! Today we have Mayank with us, who got into MIT Sloan in 2010 Fall. He is also a very close friend of mine. We were from the same class at IIT and infact we were in the same hostel. He has an interesting profile and was more than happy to share with us. So enjoy the post and leave a thanks for our guest speaker to show your appreciation 🙂 Hey Mayank, tell us a little bit about your background. I was working in Switzerland as an IT Project Manager before coming to MIT Sloan. I was leading teams developing internal enterprise software for my company. I graduated from IIT Delhi in 2005 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. What made you decide to get an...

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Fun Video on My GMAT Story!

Posted on May 20, 2011

Was just googling around! And amazed to see my blog on number 1 on Google for “Best GMAT Blogs”. Yayyy!!! Cheers!

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Kshitij’s Kellogg B-School Success Story

Posted on May 16, 2011

Hey there! And this week we have Kshitij with us, who got into Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 2010 Fall. He is a very close friend of mine. We went together to IIT and infact we have the same major. He is one of the nicest person I know and was took time to share his side of story with us. So enjoy the post and leave a thanks for our guest speaker to show your appreciation 🙂 And do not forget to ‘like’ the post of you liked it! Tell us a little bit about your background. Hi, My name is Kshitij Chopra. I’m currently a first year student at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. I did my undergrad from IIT Delhi in...

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