Observations on Long term and Short term goals

Last year, I was somewhat involved in the admissions process for my school and I had the opportunity to read a LOT of applicant essays from India. I had 2 observations. 1. The applicant pool is getting very competitive and only the best of the best essays get interview invites! (No surprises there) 2. But the…

3 Waitlists and an Admit!

I am back!! with a lot of news and action that has happened since I last updated my blog. This post will draw an outline about what has happened in the last couple of months. So, Here is the news. As things stand today, I have an ADMIT from the John.M.Olin School of Business, Washington…

Things crowding my mind..

Filling out  MBA applications aren’t exactly easy. For all of you who are planning to apply or are working on them, let me tell you something. IMO making B School application is a bigger deal than the  GMAT itself. Take essays as an example,   You learn more about yourself making these applications than you would do…

The GMAT: More than just a test

The GMAT is just a part of the entire application process, Once over, what really gets you into a business school is your Profile, Essays, GPAs etc. Well, That’s true all the way , but for me, the GMAT turned out to be more than just a business aptitude test. It was an experience of…

The Day of the GMAT… How I got a 710.

Hi everyone, forgive me for posting this late…but i was really caught up with office stuff and other engagements. So my apologies. In continuation to my last post ..here’s what happened in those 4 hours at the test center. I moved on to the computer earmarked for me, remembering every little thing that I learned…

How I made it to the 700+ club! .

So lets start with why I thought about the GMAT in the first place.  3+ years into my job, and I was thinking about the next level. I had my share of accomplishments at work..things are still bright at office. I was the key member of a 3 member team which turned a critical project…

The Indian IT Male

The night was unusually chilling for Manipal, and we were all nervous. For me, this was the night I was waiting for. I dreamt of belonging to this company for all these years and why not? It was (and still is) India’s best Software Consultancy, and marked India’s arrival on the big stage.  And I most…