Everyone of us has heard that applying in Round 1 of the B School application cycle improves our chances of a getting that admit. Let us quickly look at the facts behind this claim. 1. The Signals When you apply in Round 1, you obviously signal the following to the school: Good planning skills: I know the typical B School application calendar and I have planned my … [Read more...] about Advantages of applying in R1 application cycle
If you are in your final year of college, you could be among the majority who believe that the GMAT is not for them. It is not entirely incorrect - a good majority of the top ranking B schools in the world admit to their MBA programs only students with at least a couple of years of experience. So, why bother about the GMAT now? There are other options including campus … [Read more...] about I am in my prefinal year of college. GMAT is not for me!
All of us have known for a while that there is a substantial penalty for not completing either or both the sections in the GMAT test.I have provided a simplified version of how the penalty works – based on the inputs received from the GMAT Test Prep Conference held on Dec 9, 2011 @ Gurgaon.Let us say I attempt 34 out of the 37 questions in the GMAT Quant section. And to … [Read more...] about What is the Penalty for not completing the GMAT test?
One of the best things to have happened to management education in India is the introduction and fast adaptation of the one year MBA / PGP programs. ISB, Hyderabad was amongst the pioneers to launch the one year program.Subsequently, the two big daddies of Indian Management education - IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta started their own versions of 1 year MBA programs in 2006. The … [Read more...] about 1 year PGPX and PGPEX programs at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Calcutta