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Wall Street Careers

CAREERS Wall Street Investment Banking Private Equity Equity & FixedIncome Entrepreneurship Product Management Human Resources InvestmentManagement Operations Sales & Marketing Advertising & PR Supply Chain Management Management Strategy ? Wall Street Careers In his classic book, “Liar’s Poker”, Michael Lewis described Wall Street as being a [...]

Dual Degrees: Are they worth it?

Shobhit Chugh from IIT Delhi is currently pursuing MMM from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He is also pursuing a joint degree at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern. He’ll graduate with two degrees in just two years at no extra cost. Wondering how? Well, he applied for a dual degree. What is a Dual Degree? A Dual Degree Program is a simultaneous degree [...]

Anil Dhirubhai Ambani: The name says it all!

“Concentration can be cultivated. One can learn to exercise will power, discipline one’s body and train one’s mind” are the great words of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani. Born to Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani on 4th June 1959, Anil Ambani owns the ADA Group and is currently the fourth richest Indian in the world. A true go getter, Anil Ambani received his Bachelors in Science [...]

Duke’s University Fuqua School of Business

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University is in Durham, North Carolina, was first founded in 1969. It is famous as being one of the most global of all business schools, with a presence in China, India, Russia and Dubai. The school is situated in the The Research Triangle, an area in North Carolina anchored by the cities of Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill, which has enjoyed an exceptionally well [...]

Interview with Kanchan Mukherjee, A PhD from INSEAD

Kanchan Mukherjee, a PhD in Decision Sciences from INSEAD, is currently teaching at IIM Bangalore. Since the beginning, Kanchan Mukherjee was focused on his goals in life and worked hard to achieve them. An MBA from IIM Calcutta, he graduated from IIT Kanpur in Electrical Engineering. He has published in leading journals such as Psychological Review, Psychological Science and Journal of Behavioral [...]

All about Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO And why he is in Apple?s crosshairs.

Shantanu Narayen born and educated in Hyderabad, India is now a US citizen, heading Adobe and living in Palo Alto, CA. He is also on the Board of Dell, Inc., Metavante Technologies, Inc. and the Advisory Board of the HAAS School of Business, UC. He is also the President of the Board of Adobe Foundation, which funds philanthropic initiatives around the world. In 2009, Shantanu earned $6.6 million. Shantanu [...]

Business School In focus: London Business School

LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL London Business School is is one of the top business school with 30,000+ international alumni in 130 countries. Its single biggest advantage is its location in one of the world’s most important business cities. The faculty, like the city is incredibly diverse, chosen from 32 countries.Sir Andrew Lieberman, The Dean of the school is a management accountant by training and [...]

GRE for the MBA: Will artists change the B-School culture?

The acronym “GRE” is very popular in India amongst technical degree holders, so you won’t be blamed for thinking the “E” stands for Engineers. However, GRE (Graduate Record Examination) in the past has been used to admit all sorts of graduate degrees such as art and psychology in addition to science and engineering. Now that the GRE is being accepted at 10 of the world’s [...]

RED flag: undergrad grades

What to do if your undergraduate grades are disappointing at best? Address it right up front. If your grades are really poor ? and GPA below the school?s average GPA ? address it. Don?t worry about bringing it to the attention of the admissions committee. They?ll notice it on their own. If you write or speak about it, you control the message. If you don?t, the adcom will be left to come up with an [...]

RED flag: extra-curricular activities

So, you haven?t had time for ANY non-work or academic activities since you graduated? You never participated in any while in college? Get working now. Don?t worry about what it will look like. Better some extra-curricular activity than nothing. Focus on opportunities where you can: 1. Make a measureable impact ? ?Impact? can mean that you mentor one child and make a difference in his/her educational [...]
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