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GDPI Preparation

  Interviews play a very important role in the selection process of all management B-Schools. Many students feel that the interviewers are free to ask questions from any area and hence luck plays a very important role in final selection (which is not true), due to which their preparation for interview sometimes becomes burdensome and lacks excitement and enjoyment. Some of them may neglect the importance of preparation due to this. One of the best ways to prepare is to make a list of probable questions and answer them one by one. Some of the questions frequently asked in the interview are as follows: 1. Tell us something about yourself. […]

CET – Your final shot at getting an MBA

Exam season is almost at an end and you have gone through various exams such as CAT, SNAP and XAT. Results weren’t in your favour ? don’t worry here is Maharashtra CET, the gateway for the best colleges in Maharashtra. With CET just a month away we wanted to share a few study tips coming straight from our experts who have been there done that. TIP #1: Focus: Before you start to pick up those huge books and start to scribble just wait there. First things first, set the environment where you study. Today we live in the world with numerous distractions and our addiction towards smartphones and those apps […]

Linkedin Managing Director, Asia-Pac & Japan, tells you how to get in to INSEAD

Hari Krishnan, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific & Japan at Linkedin tells us about his global MBA experience at INSEAD and how to leverage your network. You have worked in different organizations – Large companies, Fast growing Silicon Valley Companies and Start Ups. What have you learned from each?

Amazing superfood hacks for study group sessions

Moina Oberoi, celebrated food photographer, stylist, writer and recipe developer gives us her tips on how to keep you going during your study sessions. I am often hungrier while writing an article about food rather than while I’m cooking it. Thinking can make us pretty hungry. According to medical researchers, our brain cells need double the energy as the other cells in our body, causing our body to crave food to restore this energy during intellectual activities like test prep. So if you are preparing for standardized tests and often get the munchies, it is merely your brain insisting on a glucose boost. Sorry to be a damper on a […]

GRE Tips to get you started…

Mumbai based Admissions Consultant CollegePond tells us how to best prepare for the GRE. 1. Tell us about CollegePond and its Founders Collegepond is an online/offline-counseling career guidance, test preparation and admissions counseling outfit. We help talented students achieve their goal of studying at top Universities across the globe. We have guided over 2000 students in obtaining admission to the elite universities in USA, France, NZ, Australia, Singapore, UK and Hong Kong. Our strength lies in highlighting the most optimal path in achieving students’ career ambitions. Our directors are also featured in Education Times regularly. More information about us can be found on www.collegepond.com. Suraj Bajaj completed his undergraduate dual degree from the University […]

How to get accepted into Ivy League MBA schools

Grishma Nanavaty of ReachIvy, a boutique educational advisory, provides insight on getting accepted in to Top MBA schools. Grishma did her MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and is currently a Senior Counselor at ReachIvy. When should students applying for MBA to Ivy League schools start their application process? At ReachIvy we start working with students up to 4 years before as it takes time to build all aspects of a compelling application.   We have students starting as early as the completion of their undergraduate degree.  We coach and mentor students, understand who they really are and create achievable benchmarks for them.  Students also need time to research […]

Learn how to launch your successful start-up and get into Columbia Business School

Harsh Jain, Co-Founder & MD of Dream11.com, winner of the prestigious Red Herring Global Top 100 Award, talks to StudyPal.co about his journey to Columbia Business School and his GMAT prep Did you study with a partner or by yourself for the GMAT? If yes, why? I studied by myself for the GMAT as none of my friends were taking it around the same time. At the time of my GMAT prep I was running my start-up Dream11.com and had long working hours, which meant studying at odd hours of the night and squeezing in time on free weekends. I was not able to find a study partner in my […]

The GRE – A Quick Guide

What is the GRE? The Graduate Record Exam, a computer-adaptive standardized test that is an admissions requirement for many graduate schools in the US. The GRE was created in 1949 and has three sections: Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical Writing. How is it different to the GMAT? The GMAT places more emphasis on logic, while the GRE tests vocabulary and language comprehension more thoroughly. The quant section on both tests is usually tough for liberal arts folk! How is it scored? The Verbal and Quantitative sections are each scored out of a maximum of 700. The Analytical Writing section is scored out of 6. The scores are aggregated into a “scaled […]