Archive | January, 2012

The Stern School of Business at New York University

  The Stern School of Business at New York University (NYU) is an easy crowd puller B-school, for aspiring candidates thanks to its location Manhattan which is largely considered as a business hub. This will largely enhance and make the experience a memorable one for those NYU MBA’s candidates who enjoy urban settings, the charm […]

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The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

One of the oldest business schools in the world – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has built itself a status as a truly best business school. Wharton is strong in all MBA fields however; it is predominantly recognized world over for its unparalleled area of expertise in finance. Thus, for students planning […]

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The University of California- Los Angeles (Anderson)

The best business school in Southern California, the UCLA Anderson School of Management is also widely considered to be among the top few business schools in the West which the students can consider to build their career. The school is known for both, it’s beautiful grounds and architecture as it is for its laid back […]

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India’s Top 5 Favorite Specializations

One time, while describing the different countries I’ve been to on official business, a friend asked me what India is like. Without batting an eyelash, I said, “There’s nothing quite like India.” Yes,India is difficult to describe. How can one describe the Taj Mahal without making it mundane and ordinary, which it is not? How […]

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How to Get the Most from Your Business School

What do Warren Buffett, of the leading U.S. investment company, Berkshire Hathaway,  Bernard Arnault of LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy), the Koch Brothers (David and Charles) of Koch Industries and Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin have in common? They all belong to the 50 highest paid CEOS and they all have a degree in […]

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The University of Michigan- Ann Arbor (Ross)

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business which has its reputation as one of the best business schools in the country has gathered tremendous momentum as a result of Stephen M. Ross’s donation to the school which is worth $100 million. It is largely because of these funds, the institute has been able to […]

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Executive MBA and the Real World

“We celebrated the completion of an intense and incredible year, but we also started to feel sad, preparing to part ways with such remarkable people.” The statement rings similar to Shakespeare’s famous “Parting is such a sweet sorrow,” line in his Romeo and Juliet novel. But it was not written by a poet but by an MBA […]

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Is an MBA a Key to Fat Salaries?

People take up graduate studies for a variety of reasons. But they all do it for one motivation – to have a higher pay. Only a few would say it outright because there is no guarantee that they will. And they do, at least according to an article in Forbes, The MBA Link to Becoming […]

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Are Media Sites Fundable?

112th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are Media Sites Fundable? Today’s roundtable brought some core issues up for debate regarding media startups that are focusing largely on Content and Community features and expecting to get funded. So, I would like to take some time to offer a broad overview on the topic and some pointers to entrepreneurs who are […]

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What is an Executive MBA

A very close friend of mine from my college days had the privilege of attending a company sponsored MBA course from the prestigious Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He had to take it as a pre-condition for his moving up to a higher position. He had what is called Executive MBA. If the example still […]

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