Arpita is the Director of Admissions Consulting. She also heads Verbal Content Development at Gurome; in this role, she manages a team of content developers, focusing on quality assurance and content creation protocols. Working closely with Dr. Mairal, she coordinates Gurome's highly personalized admissions consulting process. She is one of the most prolific bloggers on Gurome's community for MBA aspirants, and a resident expert on verbal questions posed by those preparing for GMAT. Arpita serves on the internal board of directors, an executive body responsible for strategic direction and management of Gurome's activities.
Before formally joining the Gurome team, Arpita was a freelance verbal content developer for TestPundit, a leading GMAT test preparation services and products provider and a Gurome enterprise. Prior to Gurome, Arpita worked for 4 years at IMS Learning Resources Pvt. Ltd., one of the leaders in the Indian MBA test-prep industry. Recruited by IMS to lead their verbal material development, she also taught GMAT, GRE, and CAT (the Indian equivalent of GMAT) students and counseled students. Earlier, she taught undergraduate and post-graduate students as a faculty member at several colleges in Kolkata and Mumbai. Arpita is passionate about English literature and the language, having graduated magna cum laude in the subject. She has a BA in English literature and an MA focused on American literature from University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India; she graduated at the top of the university honor roll in both undergraduate and graduate schools.
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