Tag Archives : MBA

How is an MBA different from a Masters ?

What makes MBA the most preferred profession these days? Why are people around the globe rushing to go to the top B schools? The basic reason is the other opportunities a B school offers in comparison to a regular school. Studying hard, making notes and attending classes regularly are the basic things a student does. But is studying everything that you need to do at the school? The answer is absolutely [...]

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 [...]

Women and MBA

Thirty years ago, Naina Lal Kidwai was the first Indian woman to graduate from Harvard Business School. She inspired many to follow in her footsteps. Recently two Indian women made it to the Forbes list of billionaire heiresses. Roshni Nadar, daughter of Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL, is a graduate from Kellogg. Nisha Godrej is a graduate of Wharton. In 2009 alone, 105,000 women wrote the GMAT. 35% of [...]

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 Akhil Shahani, A Kellogg 1992 MBA

Akhil Shahani was admitted to Kellogg when he was only 21, but the college deferred his admission for two years to let him gain work experience. He was the President of the Entrepreneur’s Club there. While his family is one of India’s largest paper distributors, he is interested in education and is currently the Director at Centre For Management. He has also started a PE firm investing [...]

Admitted to b-school ! Should you now quit your job ?

It is not surprising that many students wish to quit their jobs after getting an admission letter from a business school of choice. There are many reasons for being tempted. Sometimes students are tired of their current jobs. They want to travel and take time off before business school, or to try something new. But there are more reasons not to quit.

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 [...]

Financing your MBA: Could be a cakewalk!

Many people dream of doing an MBA. Talented, deserving people. However, only a few thousands make the trek to business school, largely because people are deterred by the seemingly enormous costs. We made the trek too. Not too long ago, some of us here were in your shoes. We graduated with $60-90,000 in loans, yet it all worked out, even in difficult financial situations. We believe you should not [...]

Work Experience: Some contrarian Thoughts

Anybody who is applying to a business school abroad is stuck with a question, to have a work experience or not? Although the website of all leading b-schools put down the need for work experience as a basic necessity for admission yet they recommend it everywhere. So, now the big question that arises is to have a work experience or not? In what field one should have work experience and the duration [...]

In conversation with Pratik Agarwal- First Indian at HBS 2+2

Pratik Agarwal, the first Indian at the HBS 2+2 program is a true gem. A graduate from IIT Delhi he was born and brought up in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He also represented IIT Delhi at Harvard College in an international exchange conference on ‘Sustainability and Urban development?. Besides excelling at whatever he does, he is also interested in photography and graphic designing. Go2BSchool caught [...]
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