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HEC Paris MBA Admissions

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A strong and self-motivated personality, Ish has always been known as a great collaborator who worked well to achieve targets. With a strong analytical mind, he was perfectly suited for the dynamic world of Corporate Finance. The stage was well-set for him during his bachelor days at the University of Mumbai where he developed an understanding of financial markets. He aced the program with Distinction. The 6 years in Citigroup helped him to understand the dynamics of the world market. Ish moved higher in the organization and it was thanks to his efforts such as saving his company $ 50-100K in license fees, executing a cost-saving project (globally), and mentoring new recruits..MBA in Europe
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COVID-19 impact on Top MBA Admissions

by GyanOne » Wed May 05, 2021 8:40 pm
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The extended COVID-19 situation has prompted bschools and institutions around the globe to take steps to minimise the effect on their incoming students. Almost all top MBA institutions have dedicated a section of their website for coronavirus queries and have developed a redressal system. Here is our analysis of the COVID-19 impact on Top MBA Admissions.
The commencement of the epidemic coincided with the second round of applications for most universities, going into the third round. The most recent information has been regarding extensions..MBA admissions
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So, you’ve missed the early rounds of MBA applications. And are thinking, “Should I apply in third round in MBA admissions or apply next year”?
You may be feeling compelled to apply in R3 for genuine reasons. A job change, moving countries, your age, or just being rejected by your favorite school, understandably qualify as legitimate reasons to pursue an R3 application.
First off, there is absolutely nothing wrong with applying in the second or third rounds. There are quite a few who have applied in the later rounds and succeeded too.
Dig a little deep, and you will find that schools are quite welcoming of applicants applying in later rounds.. MBA admissions
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As per rankings released by Forbes in the year 2019, IMD took the number 1 position for its one-year MBA program. In addition, Financial Times also ranks its worldwide MBA program at number 1 (2019).
There are scores of students applying for admissions every year. IMD has one of the most rigorous ways to choose the right candidates for their program. They host an extensive Assessment Day for the students who have made the first cut. Want to know how the IMD assessment day was conducted about two years down the line. GyanOne was among the pioneers in helping students understand the same in depth.. MBA interview tips
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Online MBA Programs | A Quick Guide

by GyanOne » Sun May 09, 2021 9:58 pm
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Online MBA programs are being increasingly offered by almost all top business schools. Considering the value they add to working professionals, you see one new online MBA programs being launched almost every month. So, whether it is to know how Artificial Intelligence is transforming your operations, to understanding the impact of analytics on your company’s balance sheet, pep up your skills with a good online MBA.
Idie Kesner, Dean of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business speaks about the options facing prospective candidates. She says that an online MBA is the perfect answer if the candidate feels secure in the organization and industry, but is looking to improve the depth of the skills to get ahead.. MBA admissions
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MBA campus visits are increasingly becoming popular. It is not without reason that more people are choosing to do this every year. Since you are about to commit an upwards of $200,000 towards a program, it makes perfect sense to check out the schools. So, by spending a little more towards the MBA class visit, you are only going to make your investment a more informed one.
Imagine the ‘MBA campus visit’ to be a movie trailer. The trailer gives you a sneak peek at the 3-hour movie that is due to release soon. Imagine walking into a theater expecting a comedy when all you are greeted with is horror!.MBA Admission Committee
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MBA Without Work Experience | A Quick Guide

by GyanOne » Tue May 11, 2021 9:16 pm
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Can you get into an MBA program without work experience? A one-word answer to the question is yes! However, it is certainly not a straightforward one. There are many factors to be considered here.
An MBA program is built on the premise that you have some real-world experience before you sign up. Nevertheless, if you are choosing to go ahead without the requisite work experience, then you must possess more than just a “regular” profile. So, it may not be the best thing to rely on your academic prowess alone. For instance, you may need to display a deep understanding of corporate affairs. You can accomplish this in several ways. You can provide details of internships or proof of valuable experience which display great conflict resolution skills. On the other hand, you could talk about your experiences that display maturity beyond your age.. MBA Admissions Consultants
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STEM MBA in USA is basically a designation that is afforded by the US Government’s Department of Homeland Security. This is given to a select few programs based on the specialty and focus. With the addition of a few or more courses that focus on technical skills, a regular MBA program is converted into a STEM-Certified one. Simply put, the STEM MBA program can be classified as a hybrid between the MS and a regular MBA program. Owing to the way these programs are designed, candidates signing up are required to have a strong technical background. Further, the curriculum is designed so it builds on the existing technical knowledge that the candidates possess..MBA in USA
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I have had a dream run (If I may call it that!) as far as cracking the admissions process is concerned! I have been over the moon ever since I heard the best news from Michigan Ross, Cornell, Tepper, Chicago Booth, NUS, and ISB. An offer of $28,000 as scholarship by Johnson Cornell made everything extra sweet! I was employed in the position of a Director at Deneb Automotives Pvt. Ltd. Deneb is a home improvement products manufacturing firm. The position allowed me to explore my true interests (of being an entrepreneur) while challenging my abilities and knowledge in the true sense..MBA Success Stories
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Average GRE scores for MBA programs depend on the school and the program you are interested in. Generally, a score of 325+ is considered to be good. Till about two or three years back, GRE was widely known to be preferred by students opting for an MS degree. However, lately, there has been a steady increase in the number of students applying for MBA programs (with GRE scores).
An important aspect that needs to be considered is that unlike other tests, GRE scores for business schools are considered in sections- Verbal, Quant and Analytical Writing. This means that schools will be looking at your scores individually. Therefore, instead of asking- what is a good GRE score? You should be asking- what is a good Quant/Verbal score?..MBA Application tips
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HEC Paris MBA Ranking and Success

by GyanOne » Sun May 16, 2021 9:49 pm
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Himanshu had close to five years of experience when he decide to apply for an MBA at HEC, one of the top business schools in Europe. With a GMAT of 700, Himanshu is an Oil and Gas industry professional who has previously worked for Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions.
Himanshu started working with GyanOne towards the last admission rounds of HEC.
He was working in the European region and had some excellent international experience that he could leverage in his applications, and that is exactly what he did. From discussing his work in large plants, to his contributions to risk management and teamwork in them, Himanshu created a fantastic application that helped him find favor with HEC..MBA in Europe
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What is the Average GMAT score for ISB ?

by GyanOne » Mon May 17, 2021 8:47 pm
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The average GMAT score for ISB, class of 2019 is 709 and the average GRE score is 326. The lowest GMAT score profiel that has been accepted in 2018 was with a score of 600, maximum being 780! So what is the score that you should prepare for or be confident of applying to ISB with? Let’s look at the average scores of the past five years.. Average GMAT score for ISB
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Top MBA in Singapore | Nanyang MBA Admits

by GyanOne » Wed May 19, 2021 12:06 am
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Aastha Goel

A conscientious and creative number cruncher is how you would describe Aastha Goel. As soon as she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce, she was selected as an analyst at Ernst and Young-well-known as one of the Big Four Accounting Firms of the world. As a lead researcher in Indirect tax, she provided analysis and support on key issues that impact major business decisions. She also took on the role of a compliance controller, to ensure compliance of GST-related issues. Her commitment and excellence were recognized through awards..Top MBA in Singapore
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Adding the letters ‘MBA’ against your name comes at a cost. Considering that your wallet will be a lot lighter when are done with the program, it makes sense to make that decision carefully. Enrolling for an MBA in any of the top ten MBA schools can set you back by about $200,000. Apart from this, you must also consider that the tuition costs continue to rise every year by 4%-5%. Stanford, where the costs of the MBA program for the year 2019 work out to around $ 231,672 as against 225,594 in the year 2017 (about 3 % increase). INSEAD, on the other hand, presently stands at 191,642 as against 129,367 in the year 2017 which accounts for about 6 % increase..MBA in USA
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