Archive | April, 2012

MBA Jobs: Are They any easier for You to Get

Now that you have finished your MBA, you feel like floating in the 7th Heaven. You are on your professional “high.” You think that you are no longer an ordinary pen-pusher sitting in an anonymous corner in an anonymous office; that very soon, you will be flooded with job offers. Wrong. You still have to […]

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MBA Courses: Five Most Popular among U.S. Students

When I took my post graduate studies, because almost all my peers did, I had the MMM (Masters in Manufacturing Management), a close cousin of the MBA (Masters in Business Administration). Any of the two is good enough for a graduate to make it to an organization’s succession planning program In our own little world, […]

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My Three Most Important Lessons Learned at Harvard Business School

Business school sometimes get a bad rap in the startup world.  Some of it is deserved – it’s big opportunity cost, and until fairly recently, the approach to most business schools to entrepreneurship has been more about theory than practice. Thankfully this is changing.  But what is very positive about business school and what hasn’t […]

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Best B Schools in India Recognized Globally

You can consider me an informal promotions agent of India. After having had two business assignments in New Delhi, I still haven’t gotten over the feeling of that wonderful experience and always suggest to friends to include it in their travel plans. Aside from being known as the seventh largest country in the world by […]

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Top 100 B Schools, World-wide, to Choose From

Can you remember the last time you were asked to choose between two, very important but almost the same, alternatives? It wasn’t easy, was it? It took you a long time to decide, fearful that whichever way you go, you may never get the most out of the choice you made.  That is life. It […]

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Top 10 Online B Schools: Where and What they Are

The concept of business schools came into being in 1759 when the Aula do Cemercio in Lisbon, Portugal, was formed to specialize in the teaching of commerce. Like a child taking its furtive steps, it went through several evolutionary changes, including a closure in 1884, when it merged with Instituto Industrial de Lisboa, to become […]

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Online B Schools: What You Need to Know about Them

When I was young and the postal service was the king, people who wanted to acquire college degrees but can’t be on campus for whatever reason, or those who want to embellish their bios with additional skills not offered in local universities, took correspondence courses. Here information flow between school and student was done through […]

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Top B Schools Funds and Funding Sources

Along the road to the hospital my daughter is doing OB-Gyne junior consultancy for, is a building that stands forlorn. Other than its pillars and cross-beams, long covered with black moss from disuse, nothing much can be said about it except pity for not becoming what it was conceived to be. Its surroundings have long […]

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Best B Schools in America and How They are Ranked

For people with a keener sense of geography, “America,” is North America composed of Canada,United States of America and Mexico; Central America, made up of Belize, Honduras, Guatemala,  Nicaragua,  Costa Rica,El Salvador and Panama (I hope I have not left off a country). Then South America where you find Brazil,Venezuela, Peru, etc. Most people, however, […]

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Top B Schools under GMAT and Their Specializations

For anyone aspiring to get into a business school, the first hurdle is the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). Forget about the other hurdles downstream if the GMAT is not successfully scaled. But how high must you jump to clear it? How high can a GMAT get? There is no specific number but a “ballpark […]

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