MBA

Careers in Finance – Finance Career Paths.

By - Apr 18, 09:23 AM   Comments [0]

– written by Chitra Venkatesh (IIM Lucknow class of 2016) and edited by Karthik Palaniappan. This section will explore the different domains that a fresh grad can enter within the ambit of finance. Investment Banking What is it all about? Every day in business newspapers, we might notice news...

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Careers in Finance – What does it take to get into the Finance industry?

By - Apr 18, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

– written by Chitra Venkatesh (IIM Lucknow class of 2016) and edited by Karthik Palaniappan. First things first – Some myth busting Finance is not Hollywood: Hollywood has possibly given us an unrealistic impression of what it means to work in finance.  While the extravagant lifestyles on display...

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Careers in Finance – What is Finance all about?

By - Apr 18, 09:06 AM   Comments [0]

– written by Karthik Palaniappan Finance is a very unique industry – its basic tenets are not beyond the grasp of the simplest of people.  Take the example of a person who sets up a simple tea shop in rural India. This person needs a space...

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Columbia Launches First Student-Run Portfolio Fund

By - Apr 18, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School has launched its first student-led value investing portfolio, known as the 5x5x5 Student Value Investment Fund. The fund, named for its innovative structure, gives students the opportunity to connect value-oriented investment theories to real-world practice as they apply their classroom learning to...

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MBA Admissions: Where Should Ajay Apply

By - Apr 17, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our MBA Profile Series we’ll introduce you to Ajay, examine his profile, and determine the best MBA programs for him to apply to. See the second post in our series here. Who is Ajay? Let's learn about our friend Ajay… 1. Ajay has high-tech product ideas...

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What Does Columbia Business School Look for in Applicants?

By - Apr 15, 06:44 AM   Comments [0]

Just like people, each MBA program has its own unique personality — and each has its own idea of a perfect match. Knowing what a business school is looking for in potential students can help you frame your skills, experience, and personality around the qualities...

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IMD Debuts Online Executive Programs

By - Apr 15, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%% IMD has launched a series of new online courses for executives. Aimed at executives with 6 to 10 years of experience, the Global Leadership in the Cloud (GLC) program is designed to provide individualized virtual instruction on several topics to people with...

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How to Write Waitlist Update Letters

By - Apr 14, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

The application process is not over for waitlisted applicants. You’ve still got a chance of getting into your dream school, so now’s not the time to slack off, and it’s certainly not the time to give up. Continue fighting for that acceptance! Your waitlist updates (you...

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Choosing Among Multiple Offers of Admission

By - Apr 14, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

Round Two business school decisions have come pouring in and some MBA applicants face not just two, but three or more offers of admission from their target schools.  Despite the adage, “You can never have too much of a good thing,” in reality, multiple b-school acceptances can...

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How Important Are Campus Visits For MBA Applicants?

By - Apr 13, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

One of our clients recently asked us about visiting the campuses of the business schools he’s applying to. “I heard it could be helpful to impress the admissions committee if you visit the school. Is this true? And will it REALLY help me get admitted? It just...

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