Archive | October, 2013

Indian School of Business: Leading the India Story of World-Class Management Education

Indian School of Business or ISB as it is more popularly known is India’s story of coming out of age in world class education. Though the baton is still held by the Indian Institutes of Management, which also rank among the top business schools and churn out global managers with astounding pay packages, ISB has […]

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How B-School Rankings Are Calculated: Part 1: Financial Times Ranking

Forbes, FT, Business Insider, Bloomberg, The Economist and US News are the top of the league names which rank business schools especially in the US, Europe and majorly worldwide each year. Not only are these rankings the basis on which potential students choose their schools of choice but they’re also the brand equity of these […]

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Ten Things You Should Not Miss In Your MBA Application Cover Letter

An application cover letter, like any other step in your MBA application process can literally make or break your admission chances. We look at ten things, which you should not miss in your application letter. Correct Salutation Gone are the days to ‘To Whomever It May Concern’, please mention the target audience. If the letter […]

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Five TEDx Videos You Shouldn’t Miss

We bring you the 10 amazing TEDx videos which, as an MBA potential or current students, you shouldn’t miss on watching. Do share with us other videos which you find inspiring and motivating.

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English language proficiency: Can it make or break your MBA planned career?

With most top management schools located in the west, i.e. US and Western Europe, there is a strong question, which comes from brilliant students in countries where languages apart from English are very dominant. Can my weak English put a brake to my progress towards admissions in top business schools? In one word, the answer […]

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Five things you should never say in your MBA admissions interview

There is a lot spoken and written about the important points you should be mentioning to your interviewer, but let us look at five things you should never say in your MBA admission interview. MBA is the ‘in’ thing It just says that you are a rat race runner and gets a thumb down immediately. […]

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Is USA the best choice for an MBA?

Management colleges in the US have always been looked up to as the ones with the mettle. The Ivy-league colleges and the likes have been the brand ambassadors of US being the winner of the trophy of management education leadership. Not so surprisingly, all top ten colleges in Bloomberg’s list are located in the US. […]

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How do I choose my MBA specialization before I start my course?

Now that’s a common question and is very valid. You’re an engineer or probably a history under-graduate and planning to study management. How are you supposed to choose your subjects, if required, at the start of first term? If you’ve been facing this issue, or are thinking the same, read on! The answer to this […]

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As an MBA applicant, Topics you should know (Part 1): Green Management

A lot is being talked about how corporations across the globe are trying to strike a balance between financial motives and environmentally sustainable processes. As MBA aspirants, this issue becomes important to know and discuss because when you’re at either the admissions or the placement table, this hot favorite and controversial topic can pull fingers. […]

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Case Study: How Oreo Became One of Social Media’s Most Loved Brands

Oreo is easily one of the most loved brands across the globe. With a reach spanning all age groups, languages and cultures, Oreo has effectively become a well-known brand. Regarded as a social media behemoth, Oreo has a reputation of playing the game in the situation. We present a case study on Oreo and how […]

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