AdmitPitch posted a reply to Financing Your MBA & MBA college suggestion in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Dear Atul: In case you want to develop your start-up to the next level, you can develop skills in scaling up during the stint at business school. If this is you want to take this approach, there are ample schools with a focus on entrepreneurship. Schools also provide opportunities to raise money ...”
September 17, 2017
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Profile Evaluation - Indian Candidates in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“If you are an Indian applicant, there are lots of questions: Is it the right time to pursue an MBA? Business and political climate in US / Europe? Visa and post MBA career opportunities? How to differentiate yourself from the competitive pool? Reach out to us. Talk to us. Schedule a 60 ...”
September 14, 2017
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Profile Evaluation - Indian Candidates in the Ask Admit Pitch forum
“If you are an Indian applicant, there are lots of questions: Is it the right time to pursue an MBA? Business and political climate in US / Europe? Visa and post MBA career opportunities? How to differentiate yourself from the competitive pool? Reach out to us. Talk to us. Schedule a 60 ...”
September 14, 2017
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation for ISB in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Dear Ashmit: The numbers (GPA, Plus 2 scores, GMAT) are in line with the expectations. ISB expects you to have a state your clear reasons for an MBA and why now is the good time to pursue. In addition, the reasoning for post MBA goals (Industry, function) needs to be explained to gain the ...”
September 10, 2017
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Is it too late to take the GMAT? in the Ask Admit Pitch forum
“Hi Mohit: You should apply when you are ready. You are ready when you have all the components in your application in a competitive way. The admissions season for International candidates is open till Jan/Feb depending on the school deadlines. In order to put in a quality application, you need ...”
September 5, 2017
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Applying to R1 for 1 yr with GRE304(V150Q154) - 11 yrs Consu in the Ask Admit Pitch forum
“Congrats on the self-realization that you need for a management education at this point of your career. There is a small percentage of class at the business schools you mentioned who are older than 30. So, age should not deter to pursue your goals. With the limited information shared here, looks ...”
September 5, 2017
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Ask Admit Pitch in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Do ask questions about MBA admissions. If you are a candidate from India or Asia, do ask for a 60 minute free consultation.”
August 29, 2017
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MBA (I.T.) vs MIS in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello Shashank Both MIS and MBA are very different programs. It all depends on what your future career goals are. Looking at your experience, I would suggest you to go for MBA over MIS. MIS is more suited for fresh graduates or graduates with only a few years of work experience. In your ...”
September 1, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Where to start? in the English Language Tests forum
“Hello Azizakaria If you can read English very well, I would suggest you to begin by reading some of the most famous novels of modern times which are known for their good English. How to kill a Mockingbird, the Harry Potter series, etc Also to increase your vocabulary, you should go through ...”
September 1, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called ISB 2016 intake: Essay Analysis in the The Application Process forum
“Essay 1: If we were to admit just one more student, make a compelling argument as to why that student should be you by describing an (only one) achievement in your personal / professional life that you are most proud of. What did you do that sets you apart from others? What did you learn? (400 words ...”
July 2, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to URGENT: Profile Evaluation in the Ask Admit Advantage forum
“Hi Divyasha: I think a quick response is: Indian female in manufacturing makes a very interesting profile. I think your experience in manufacturing, global exposure in the steel industry with experiences in multiple geographies, outstanding achievements at work help you stand out from the rest of ...”
June 28, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Vipul: I think you have a great profile. Strong percentages and GMAT score clears the academic hurdle. Working with a leading automotive firm you have been involved in various initiatives. The extra curricular aspect is also strong. What you need is a "strong application" to put all ...”
May 7, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to 2015-16 application cycle in the 2015 Scholarships forum
“Business schools spread the scholarships across rounds. The exact ratio of the distribution may not be a public information. Having said that, YES you can apply for round 2 of the application cycle and there should be ample scholarships available. Scholarships are a factor of profile and ...”
April 1, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called School Selection: Going Beyond School Websites in the The Application Process forum
“http://www.admitpitch.com/component/easyblog/entry/school-selection/school-selection-going-beyond-school-websites?Itemid=472 School selection by going beyond what is given on the school websites is a grueling process. Given the time, money, and efforts input involved in an MBA program, you need ...”
March 31, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Aman: I think you need to re-take GMAT and aim for 30-50 points more to be considered serious for top programs. Can you provide details about your under-graduation, numbers and quality of the course (how difficult to get in, academic rigor)? Good to know that you work for a leading telecom ...”
March 26, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to WE-5yrs/GMAT 710/Started a company/Engineering background in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Anshuman: Academics and test scores: Firstly on GMAT, I think your score in the competitive range of the schools you are looking at. This definelty helps in choosing programs with lot of confidence. Second, on the academics, though 6.46/10 looks mid-range, I need to understand more ...”
March 26, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“@AmeenGupta: Hi Ameen: Good to know you are working for a high growth start-up like Flipkart in finance section. It would be interesting to know the quality of work experience. What did you learn so far, what initiatives you have taken, what challenges have you encountered? These experiences ...”
March 26, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile evaluation - (Indian male 740 gmat) in the Ask Clear Admit forum
“Hi Sam: You can apply to MIT-Sloan as a dream school. I would suggest work on the career goals and focus on the fit. Demonstrate the unique skills you have developed over period of time, how the class at Sloan will benefit from your rich experience. Once you have worked on the strengths and clear ...”
March 26, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation_Indian Male _Mechanical Engineer in the Ask Veritas Prep Admissions Consulting forum
“Hi Meraj: Thanks for sharing the profile. Academics and test scores: On GMAT your target score of 720 is competitive for most of the b-schools. Another 20-30 would place in comfortable situation for top 10 schools, considering competitive Indian male applicant pool. Second, on the ...”
March 26, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile evaluation - (Indian male 740 gmat) in the Ask Clear Admit forum
“Hi Sam: Thanks for sharing the profile. Academics and test scores: Firstly on GMAT, congrats! You score of 740 is competitive for most of the b-schools. This definelty helps in choosing programs with lot of confidence. Second, on the academics, 70% is average score. The personal story ...”
March 26, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 730! Woohoo!! What a relief. Things that helped me do it. in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“All the best :) Do let me know if you need a profile evaluation”
March 18, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Women in MBA applications in the The Application Process forum
“Entry into a business school is highly competitive and completely merit driven. Every candidate (irrespective of gender) has to pass through the same intensive selection process, measuring his or her motivations, goals, preparation, & their commitment. However, due to an increasing worry over ...”
March 16, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi AimIsb: Thanks for the sharing the detailed profile. Academics: The GPA details are not mentioned. The fact that you have received recognition for your academic excellence during engineering and Masters, make you stand out on this front. I am assuming the grades are consistent (or ...”
March 15, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to What is the best MBA COUNSELING option? in the Admissions Success Stories forum
“Dear Reb88: Choosing location for your MBA consultant is a important step. You should work with an consultant based on his expertise to add value to your profile based on the key parameters of the application process: strategy for overall profile and specific to each school, develop plan for ...”
March 15, 2015
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Aimisb: Here is our take on your profile: On the academics your scores/GPA are good. The academic awards received further strengthen your profile. Regarding GMAT you need to score around 700 to be competitive, hence you need to aim for that (in case you have not taken the test). On work ...”
March 15, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to My Turn! Tough Choices & Big Moves = 510 to 770 (Q50,V44 in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello again. Wharton and Booth are definitely the best for finance. But you should certainly consider NYU-Stern as it is often the top preference for students aspiring for a career in finance. Columbia is another excellent option. These business schools benefit immensely from their location in ...”
February 16, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to What is the best school and course for my profile? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Your undergraduate percentage looks quite impressive. Have you taken the GMAT yet? With 10 years of work experience, I would advise you to take a look at EMBA as it could be a little difficult to get into a full-time MBA program with 10-11 years of work experience. Do you plan to continue ...”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to From 650 to 710 ( V: 40, Q: 47 IR: 8 AWA: 5.5) in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello Meenakshi Heartiest Congratulations. What will be your target schools now? Do you plan to apply in R3 or will you be applying in R1 next cycle?”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to scored 650 (Q:48, V31, IR2), in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello The most important question here is - what are your target schools for MBA. While a 650 is good enough for most schools, it is no good for any of the top schools. Whether you should retake GMAT or not depends on that Secondly - what was your undergraduate GPA? IF it was pretty good, you ...”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Admission to NUS in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello If you are talking about MBA, the average GMAT at NUS is slightly above 670. Most of the students have a work experience of 5 - 6 years. There aren''t any cut-offs but GMAT and work experience aren''t all of the deciding factors. Your undergraduate GPA, leadership experiences and quality of ...”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to My Turn! Tough Choices & Big Moves = 510 to 770 (Q50,V44 in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello Matt. Heartiest Congratulations :D :D That was quite a bold decision, and now that you have succeeded, it is was quite a wise one. Just to be clear, is it a 750 or a 770? Both scores are amazing but if Wharton is your destination, a 770 will make things easier for you. While a lot ...”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 730! Woohoo!! What a relief. Things that helped me do it. in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello Congratulations on the excellent score. Geared up for R1? What schools are you targeting?”
February 10, 2015
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“I think it should be A”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Correct form in the Sentence Correction forum
“It should be form 1. You can check this for a better understanding http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/cheer-on”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to sentence structure in the Sentence Correction forum
“I think it should be Whether its the lush green fields or the water streams, he has never remained unmoved by them.”
February 10, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Booth Weekend MBA - Competitiveness in the The Application Process forum
“Hello again It is a little difficult to compare weekend and evening MBA programs of Booth as both of them are part time MBA programs. You cannot consider GMAT scores alone to decide the competitiveness. The average GPA for the full time MBA class is around 3.7 which is quite high and the quality ...”
February 4, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Booth Weekend MBA - Competitiveness in the The Application Process forum
“Hello I am not sure I understand your question. In general, for most business schools, among all MBA programs, the full-time MBA is the most competitive. It is definitely more competitive than part time MBA. As far as Booth is considered, it has two types of part time MBA programs and based on ...”
February 3, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to UMD Smith($) Vs Babson($) Intrnatnl Student Regdg. Location! in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Maryland - Smith is clearly a better choice over Babson - Olin. As far as placements are concerned, Smith has a higher average salary as well as a higher % of students getting placed within 3 months of graduation. As far as the location of Olin is concerned, keep in mind that there are ...”
February 3, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MBA from MBS/AGSM Job prospects in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello You are right. MBS is indeed the best business school in Australia and therefore your best choice. Nearly all the top consulting firms recruit from MBS and students are placed in a wide range of industries across the globe. 91% of the 2014 class was placed within 4 months of graduation. ...”
February 3, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MBA for Product Managers in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Prithvi It sounds like your post MBA goals are very specific which is a good thing because when you apply to schools that fit your goals, you will have a very convincing argument for why MBA and Why xyz school. Keeping product management in mind, MIT-Sloan and Wharton offer he most ...”
February 3, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to i have a gmat score of 500 in the Research MBA Programs forum
“While a score of 500 is very low even for an MBA program, for MSF it would be impossible to make it into any decent school. It is important that you understand that such programs are meant for fresh graduates or graduates with lower work experience and therefore, GMAT score and GPA are two key ...”
February 3, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 640 (Q46 V32 CR7) UCLA FEMBA ROUND 2? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello again It is excellent that your essays are already ready. All the very best to you.”
January 28, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to INSEAD vs. LBS (Marketing) in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again So what did you decide finally?”
January 24, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Masters in Management : LBS vs Fuqua / Kellogg / NYU Polytec in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again I understand your dilemma. Might I suggest a different option, one where you combine your plan A and C. Is it necessary for you to start up immediately after your MiM? Because you could pursue MC for a few years, build a successful career and a network and then start up after a few ...”
January 24, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 640 (Q46 V32 CR7) UCLA FEMBA ROUND 2? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello again Yes, it certainly helps. Indeed your profile is quite impressive. There are several leadership experiences and your volunteer work is also going to impress adcoms. You certainly have the profile that could get you in but your GMAT score may be an impediment. Keep in mind that people ...”
January 24, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review, Please! 720GMAT Chemical Engineer in the The Application Process forum
“Overall you have a good profile. Definitely good enough for Booth and close to the averages of Kellogg. A lot depends on they way you have portrayed your strengths in your essays. You can check out the class profile of Chicago booth here - ...”
January 22, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Masters in Management : LBS vs Fuqua / Kellogg / NYU Polytec in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Jahangir Correct me if I am wrong - you have received official admit from LBS MiM but not from the other schools (Fuqua, Kellogg, NYU). First of all , congratulations !! Your profile is quite impressive and judging by the MMS class profiles of these schools, your chances for Fuqua and ...”
January 22, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 640 (Q46 V32 CR7) UCLA FEMBA ROUND 2? in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello Overall you have a decent profile. For FEMBA, a lot depends on the quality of your work experience. As far as your stats are concerned, your GPA is a bit low for Anderson. Get it converted by an official education agency so we have a better idea of where you stand. Though UCLA has ...”
January 22, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Chances of Northwestern or Booth part time in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello Booth offers one of the best programs for part-time MBA and getting in won''t be easy. Though the part-time programs are not as competitive as the full time programs, a 670 may not cut it especially when you have a very low GPA. Generally for schools such as Booth and Kellogg, there are ...”
January 22, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Health Services Management professionals, question for you in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Not having any kind of experience or education in healthcare systems could be a slight disadvantage. A background in the field will make things easy for you post MBA. Although, a background in it is not exactly a requirement. Having said that, you will have to work a little harder during and after ...”
January 20, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to mba in media and entertainment in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello You can have a promising career in media and entertainment with an MBA from a good business school. Generally business schools of universities that have excellent art schools, make the best place to pursue an MBA in this direction. NYU-Stern leads the list in this category. So does ...”
January 20, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to The most economical B school in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again With a 4.0 GPA and 740, I don''t think you will have any problem getting into a good business school so long as you prepare your application perfectly. Despite the short span of your work experience, you have achieved quite a lot. Promotion within your first year as well as leadership ...”
January 20, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to The most economical B school in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Overall you have a pretty good profile. Your stats are very good with a high GPA and a GMAT score above average for all the schools out there. This is a good start. I would advise you to get your undergrad marks converted to the 4 point scale as this would make it easier for adcoms to ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to ASU vs Georgia Tech MBA? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello I think it will be easier for me to suggest the better school for you if you tell me what your post MBA goals are. Then we can see if the two schools have a specialization in that field or not, better electives and placement record and accordingly we can decide which would be the best for ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to IESE or Cambridge Judge in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello I think you should go for IESE. It has consistently featured in the top business schools of Europe and is in the top 5 now. Moreover, it is always wise to choose schools based on expertise in your post MBA specialization rather than rankings alone and IESE is better for the technology or ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 580 :( retaking. round 1 or two? - long rant. excuse me. in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello If you are looking for feedback on your essays, we can get them evaluated by the alumni of the schools you are applying to. Let me know if I can help you. Click here for more details http://www.interviewbay.com/application-review.php All the Best ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to SUNY Polytechnic vs SUNY Albany (online, vs traditional) in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello You need to understand that MBA is a practical degree and therefore very different from any masters level degree. Like a med student can only become a doctor by studying and treating patients in hospitals, MBA students become leaders by applying their knowledge in a practical setting. ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Oil and Gas Focus in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello You are indeed correct. McCombs, Jones and Rice are some of the top schools for MBA with a specialization in the energy sector. UT-Austin McCombs tops the list, mostly because of its location. However, you will also find that Harvard Business School, Wharton, Northeastern - Kellogg, MIT - ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Hello in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello narensiri Can you tell me a little bit about your background? You can pursue MBa with a specialization in IT, Telecom, Energy, etc. If you can give more details about yourself I could tell you about business schools that offer such specializations All the Best ...”
January 7, 2015
interviewbay22 posted a reply to US B school offering loans to International students in the The Application Process forum
“Hello The US business schools offering loans to International students without the need of a US co-signer happen to be very few and most of them are the top 20 schools. The loan covers only tuition so you will have to arrange for living expenses yourself. Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, ...”
December 17, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to GMAT 660. Chances of HEC Paris,Mannheim and IE in the The Application Process forum
“Hello tharuntomas A 660 would have been a bit risky but i can see that your quant score is pretty good and your GPA looks good as well. So I would say that you do stand a chance although your chances are not very high. All the three schools will be a bit of a reach for you. Coming from a non ...”
December 17, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to ESCP or EDHEC? Which one should I choose? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Heartiest congratulations on getting selected. Coming to your dillema, I think that you should not base your decision on finances, but rather on your post MBA goals and which business school will offer you better avenues in that direction. What industry do you hope to enter after MBA? ...”
December 17, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to LBS MiM for Recent HYS JD Grad in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again paperorplastic Compared to the other MiM students in your class, you will have an advantage with the JD. But if you had even a year f work experience as a layer or relevant internships at law firms or as a law consultant, that will add more value to your profile. If that is the case ...”
December 17, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Interview Tips for Dartmouth - Tuck by Alumni in the The Application Process forum
“Excerpts from our interview of a Tuck alumnus About Myself I am a 2006 MBA graduate of the Tuck School of Business. During my time at Tuck, I was involved in a number of campus activities including acting as an Admissions Associate. While at Tuck and during my time as an Alumni Interviewer, ...”
December 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Interview Tips for Dartmouth - Tuck by Alumni in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Excerpts from our interview of a Tuck alumnus About Myself I am a 2006 MBA graduate of the Tuck School of Business. During my time at Tuck, I was involved in a number of campus activities including acting as an Admissions Associate. While at Tuck and during my time as an Alumni Interviewer, ...”
December 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Interview Tips for Wharton by Alumni in the The Application Process forum
“Interview tips by a Wharton alumnus who worked in the admissions committee A brief background about yourself. I graduated from Wharton in 2008 and served on the Adcom during my second year. Prior to Wharton, I spent 4.5 years at Deloitte Consulting in New York and post business school ...”
December 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Interview tips for Wharton in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Interview tips by a Wharton alumnus who worked in the admissions committee A brief background about yourself. I graduated from Wharton in 2008 and served on the Adcom during my second year. Prior to Wharton, I spent 4.5 years at Deloitte Consulting in New York and post business school ...”
December 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Need Imp suggestion on Interview in the The Application Process forum
“Hey I am so sorry. Do let me know if you hear from the school”
December 4, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to The Ultimate Dilemma - HEC/ US Schools/ ISB in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello. Congratulations on making it to HEC Paris. Tell me more about your profile - undergrad GPA. Your GMAT score and work experience look impressive and I feel you can get into more competitive business schools. HEC is a very good school. Are you planning to apply to LBS and INSEAD in R2? ...”
December 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called London Business School Interview Tips By LBS alumnus in the The Application Process forum
“For those who have received an interview call from LBS here is the interview of an LBS alumnus. A brief background about yourself. I graduated from LBS in 2009, having previously worked in industry for ten years in a range of roles from operations to sales and business development. I ...”
December 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called London Business School Interview Tips By LBS alumnus in the Research MBA Programs forum
“For those who have received an interview call from LBS here is the interview of an LBS alumnus. A brief background about yourself. I graduated from LBS in 2009, having previously worked in industry for ten years in a range of roles from operations to sales and business development. I ...”
December 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Want to leverage my present experience in IT in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Varun The schools you are targeting are some of the top schools in Asia and an MBA from any of them would certainly help you in advancing your career. As an Indian IT applicant, you will face more competition than others. A good GPA, GMAT score and a solid work experience with substantial ...”
November 26, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile review in the The Application Process forum
“Hello You have a very unique profile and with a good GMAT score. You need to tell me a little bit more about yourself so I can assess your profile better. What is your undergrad GPA? What are your reasons for pursuing MBA after a long career in research and what are your post MBA goals. For ...”
November 26, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Schools with focus/dual degrees for Engineering/Tech? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Marshelle Northwestern has a joint MBA and MS in Design Innovation program. In addition, Graduate students in the fields of engineering and applied sciences can do a certificate course in Management. There are several other business schools that offer dual degree programs in management and ...”
November 26, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to INSEAD vs. LBS (Marketing) in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello nm1158 Heartiest Congratulations for making it to INSEAD. As for your dilemma, if you get into LBS, you should go for it. As far as marketing is concerned, it is a top area of study at both schools. INSEAD is ranked slightly higher than LBS for marketing. Currently, INSEAD offers 8 ...”
November 26, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Need Imp suggestion on Interview in the The Application Process forum
“Hello You can ask them regarding the placements but you need to rephrase the questions so it doesn''t sound negative. Instead of inquiring about the ''possible reasons for the deterioration of placements'', you can ask them the steps and measures the schools is taking to improve placements. They ...”
November 26, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Please evaluate my profile in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Overall you have a decent profile. Your stats are weak for the top 15 but your work experience looks good. A candidate among the top 2% in a countrywide talent hunt will be an attractive applicant for adcoms. It also looks like you have undertaken leadership roles at your firm for a good ...”
November 23, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Kellogg Interview tips by an alumnus in the The Application Process forum
“Here is the interview of one of our Kellogg interviewers (Robbie Isenberg): A brief background about yourself. I am a Senior Case Team Leader with the Monitor Group in New York City. I oversee multiple case teams as engagement manager – creating the workplan for each case, generating ...”
November 23, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Kellogg Interview tips by an alumnus in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Here is the interview of one of our Kellogg interviewers (Robbie Isenberg): A brief background about yourself. I am a Senior Case Team Leader with the Monitor Group in New York City. I oversee multiple case teams as engagement manager – creating the workplan for each case, generating ...”
November 23, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called MIT Sloan Interview Tips by Sloan Alumnus in the The Application Process forum
“MIT Sloan Interview Tips by a recent alumnus A bit of background about yourself. I graduated from MIT Sloan in 2009. Prior to Sloan I had several experiences in network marketing. While there I focused on building up my marketing experience through labs and various consulting type experiences. ...”
November 22, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to LBS MiM for Recent HYS JD Grad in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello MiM is more suited for fresh graduates or graduates with a work experience of less than a year. Is this the case with you? As far as placements go, in LBS over 95% of the class gets placed within 3 months of matriculation. Judging by the vast difference in average and median salaries of ...”
November 21, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request for Peace Corps Volunteer in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again It would be great if you could get another promotion. I think you could continue working at your firm for another year or so, totaling your work experience to nearly 4 years. After this you can join the peace corps just before you begin your applications. Since you want to work in ...”
November 21, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review in the The Application Process forum
“Hello again Why finance? Do you have any experience in the industry or relevant interactions with people working in finance? In your essays, it would help if you were more specific - IB or M&A - which particular field in finance. You could also be more specific about your goal - long term and ...”
November 21, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to profile evaluation in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Duke, UCLA and Wharton would certainly be dream schools for you with a 660. Since you are applying with lesser than average work experience, I suggest you really beat the GMAT and score a 750+ because for these schools you will be competing with students who have 730 odd gmat and 4 - 5 ...”
November 21, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request for Peace Corps Volunteer in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello tomtaz517 Your profile looks decent. Your stats are good but they fall slightly short for the schools you have mentioned. Avg GMAT for Wharton is nearly 730 each year and the average GMAT at these schools averages at 3.5 These schools as of now are slightly ambitious. But a lot depends on ...”
November 19, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Structuring my short term and long term goals in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Mayuri Post MBA goals form an important part of your application. Changing careers is a good reason to pursue MBA and in your essays you have to justify what motivates you to enter the new field. While some experience in the field does help in justifying your post MBA goals better, it is ...”
November 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to How will a career change affect my application? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Enzo218 Marketing and Sales go hand in Hand. Adding PR experience to that will make your post - MBA goals more convincing and realistic. Most people pursue MBA to change careers and many of them make sharp changes in their career, like going from engineering to finance or consulting. Unlike ...”
November 16, 2014
November 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 680 in Gmat; chances of getting into ISB? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Sumit Overall you have a decent profile. Your GPA is fine although slightly below average. A 720 GMAT would have been excellent. What is your quant score? If you have a quant score of 50, 51 it would be safe to apply this year. Your work ex and ECs show that you have decent leadership ...”
November 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Advice on B-School Selection - GMAT Score - 650 in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Pankaj Overall you have a good profile, except for the the GMAT. Having a non-IT background will be an added advantage. In your essays you can discuss how you could make unique contributions to your class. It sounds like you have worked on a lot of important projects. When you write your ...”
November 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to B schools with own student loan programmes in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello The US business schools offering loans to International students without the need of a US co-signer happen to be very few and most of them are the top 20 schools. The loan covers only tuition so you will have to arrange for living expenses yourself. Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Wharton, ...”
November 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MBA program for 10+yrs experience in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello BeatTheVerbal I would suggest you to get your scores converted on a four point scale. Your GPA as of now does not look very impressive so you will need a score much better than 620 to make the cut. Are you targeting schools outside India as well? Try to aim for 720. Work experience of ...”
November 16, 2014
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation (Univeristy recommendations) in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Mihir Your GMAT score is a little low for your target schools. Your GPA is outstanding and can offset your GMAT to some extent. Your GMAT is okay for Nanyang and NUS. However, for all the other schools a 650 with a 47 on quant may not be enough especially for NYU - Stern, Sloan, Booth and ...”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation (Univeristy recommendations) in the Research MBA Programs forum
“How much did you score in Verbal and Quantitative?”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review :GMAT score 650 : Jan '15 intake in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello ISB has an average GMAT of 700 and the tier one B-Schools abroad also have a average GMAT of 700+. 650 may a little low of ISB especially with a low quant score. If you are planning to apply to schools abroad, applying with 4 - 5 years of work experience will only work in your favour. so ...”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 680 in GMAT.Should I apply this year? Profile Evaluation plz in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Shrishti Being a college topper certainly helps while applying to any Master''s program. The applicant pool of Indian students with an IT background is very high so you will have to make sure that your application stands out and a 680 may not be enough for INSEAD, NYU - Stern, UCB Haas and ...”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Below average GPA - Expert advice needed in the The Application Process forum
“Hello vincemn 1. Making excuses for a low GPA in your essays will not be appreciated by adcoms. The fact that you lost interest in your major, did not research it sufficiently in high school and pursued only for the money will put you in extremely bad light. Explaining low GPA to adcoms makes ...”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Which schools should I apply to?? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again shripad Are you sure about your GPA? Dis you get it converted from WES or other acceptable agencies? You have worked on major projects and received top rating as a result of which you were assigned another major project. Highlight this in your essays along with your experiences as ...”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Should I apply this year? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello bb11 Your stats are impressive. 3.51 and a 730 exceeds the average at your target schools (with the exception of Northwestern). But it is almost imperative to have some leadership experience to make it to top B-schools. If you cant find it at work, there can be opportunities to assume such ...”
November 3, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Problem with SAI autumn 2015 interview dates in the The Application Process forum
“1. You can apply for a make up exam if that is something your university allows. 2. You can ask the MIM interview to be rescheduled. This is a genuine request and I am sure the university will allow it. All the best www.interviewbay.com Application Reviews & Mock Interviews by Alumni of ...”
November 2, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Which schools should I apply to?? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Shripad Your GPA is decent, a little low for top B-schools. Lets hope you score around 720 to make up for it. Are you from VNIT Nagpur or NIT Nagpur? Your work experience shows that you have leadership skills in you having led teams on many projects. Can you elaborate on the outcome of ...”
November 2, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Diploma in HR in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello sophie Certifications do help a little bit in adding value to your profile. But they will certainly not make up for any severe deficiencies. If the diploma is graded and you achieve top grades in it, it will certainly help. It will be more relevant if you are looking for a job in HR.”
November 2, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review in the The Application Process forum
“Hello again Abhi It looks like there are many elements in your profile to show that you are an achiever with leadership and organizational skills which is nearly an imperative for B-school applicants. In your essays, discuss how your consistent top ratings led to a promotion. Discuss the outcomes ...”
November 2, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to School suggestions - gsb, hbs, booth? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello asimsim2 Overall you have a very good profile. More importantly, it is very unique. You stats are impressive, a 760 with a 3.8 can open many doors for you. Coming to your work experience, army would have given many leadership opportunities. Can you elaborate more about your experience in ...”
November 2, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to ISB Evaluation (Low GMAT) in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Your GPA seems fine, but your GMAT score is quite low. For ISB, more than verbal and IR, your low quant score will hurt your chances. If you had, lets say 50 or 51, I would have advised you to go ahead and apply but with the current score, your chances will be low. Even a 680 and 690 would ...”
October 28, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to How to evaluate schools in the The Application Process forum
“An excellent way to start differentiating schools from one another is by arriving at a set post - MBA goal. What is it that you want to pursue after MBA - once you have arrived at the answer, only then can you address the question of how a particular school would help you in achieving these goals. ...”
October 27, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to How important is Teach for India Experience in B school app? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Your GMAT score is good but your GPA is quite low. Get it converted by WES on the 4 point scale. Your work experience is quite unique for an Indian applicant and it will certainly help you stand out. Make the most of it in your essays. Tell me more about your work experience as a ...”
October 27, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Abhi Your GMAT score is impressive and will offset your GPA and is a much needed score for an applicant with IT background. If you are applying to schools in USA, I suggest you get your GPA converted to the 4 point scale. You need to tell me more about your work experience for a better ...”
October 27, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Finalizing my MBA list for Jan '15 deadline in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Having attended Stanford I understand why you would not want to go to a lower rank B-school. It sounds like you have a good profile with the exception of GMAT of course. What is your quant score? A high quant score will make things easy for you. In any case a 3.5 from Stanford will also ...”
October 21, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to about blog writing in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hello Can you be more specific about your request?”
October 19, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Canadian MBA - Rotman vs McGill vs Sauder in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello It is true that McGill and Sauder have a smaller class size with over a 100 students as opposed to the 660+ students in Rotman. But you should not consider this factor alone in deciding schools. There are many other factors to take into consideration. Though McGill and Sauder have a ...”
October 19, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Strategy for Dividing MBA Schools by Round in the The Application Process forum
“Hello BBest Are you applying this year for the 2015 class or next year for the 2016 class? I suppose you are talking about next year. R1 deadlines next year will be in September – October which means you have about a year for the R1 of next year. Applying in R1 is always the best option as ...”
October 17, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MIS for 5 years experience IT professional in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello More work experience will not be a hindrance for you. In fact, it could give you an advantage over your classmates. Having said that a candidate with 5 years of work experience is more suited for an MBA program than an MS program. What business schools are you planning to apply. If low ...”
October 17, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Suggest schools please in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello again As I said before, your work experience is quite impressive as it has many elements that highlight your leadership and analytical skills. While writing your essays, you should discuss how you went up the ladder in a relatively short period of time, outperforming your peers and how this ...”
October 16, 2014
October 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to NYU Stern and Harvard, please evaluate my profile. in the Ask mbaMission forum
“Hello You have a very uncommon profile and I think that that will be your greatest USB in applying to business schools. There are many elements in your profile that will be of great interest to admission committees provided you write your essays well. You GPA is fine. Close to the average, ...”
October 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Suggest schools please in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Your GPA is decent and if you really can score in the range of 720 – 750, your chances of getting into a good schools will be pretty good. The kind of work experience you have had so far (having led several teams) looks promising. Tell me more about it – any promotions in three years? ...”
October 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a new topic called Profile evaluation in the Ask Stacy Blackman forum
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October 15, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Ideas about the best resources to prep for interviews? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello If you are talking about business schools admission interviews, here are a few pointers:- 1. Visit the universities’ website and find out what they have to say about admission interviews. This can give you a broad idea of what schools look for in a candidate during interviews. ...”
October 14, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Should I even aspire for ISB, Hyderabad and SP Jain Mumbai? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Top business schools are looking for achievers and having backs and low percentages will certainly diminish your chances. If you want really want to pursue an MBA from a top school, you will have to improve all the other aspects of your profile beginning with undergrad GPA. Your GPA is ...”
October 14, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sagar: Intellectual potential (academics+GMAT): As long as your GMAT score is inline with Indian applicant pool. Your academic credentials are impressive - solid engineering college and masters education and you have graduated with flying colors. Work Experience: You have solid work ...”
October 14, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello As an Indian female with an IT background, you will face substantial competition at US business schools as the applicant pool of Indian students with an IT background is very high. So it is important that you have a GMAT score which is much more than the avg GMAT at your target schools. It ...”
October 13, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Rotterdam Business School Mba in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Erasmus - RSM has been raked in the top 35 business schools in the world, consistently. Business week has ranked it 17th in international schools (outside of the USA). 83% of the class was placed in the first three months. Consumer products is the top industry that places RSM graduates ...”
October 13, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 7 years ago 470 after prep..... 600+ possible now? in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello In your situation sparing a lot of time for a test can be difficult but is certainly doable. While preparing for GMAT, make sure that you are studying for it consistently. Devote the maximum number of hours that you can during the weekdays and study for it every day. Spend more time on it ...”
October 13, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MBA: USA vs Canada for a Canadian PR in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Alex Your concerns are indeed valid. As far as H1B visa is concerned, once the lottery is out, an additional 20,000 students are selected for H1B that come under the advanced degree H1B. So the total number of H1B visas granted each year is above 80,000 and it has been above 100,000 for the ...”
October 13, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to International Management/International Business MBA in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Top schools in the US for MBA in this concentration are Harvard and Wharton. Other top schools in the US are – Stanford, Chicago – Booth, Columbia, USC – Marshall, Temple – Fox and Northwestern – Kellogg. The curriculum for this specialization is quite rigorous, as it also ...”
October 13, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Consulting Career | Safe Schools in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Joseph You should definitely consider Emory – Goizueta. Nearly 30% of the class is in consulting and this is a pretty high number. The average work experience is slightly more than 4 years. Considering your profile, if you score above 700, Emory should be safe. Also case study is the top ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello Joseph. For the schools you are planning to apply the average GMAT ranges from 680 to 730. How much did you score on GMAT? You have not mentioned your undergraduate GPA. It is one of the most important aspects of your profile and a very good GPA with top grades in quant related courses will ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Full time or Part time MBA? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Rakesh Whether to join full time MBA or part time MBA depends on one key question – Your post MBA goals –Do you want to continue working your company or field, or you want to change your career (to finance or consulting, etc). If you want to change your career trajectory, full time ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Need help with admission process - GMAT 750 in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello swati Congratulations on the great score. Now that you have beaten the GMAT, first thing to do is finalize the business schools you want to apply. This could depend on the specialization you want, marketing, consulting, finance, operations management, etc. on location – US, Europe, India; ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Masters in Management in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Top ranked business schools will be quite competitive and how difficult it will be for you - depends entirely on your profile i.e. your acads, GMAT, etc. For MIM, the top schools in Europe are – ESCP, WHU Beisheim, HEC, Rotterdam – Erasmus, IE, ESADE, Imperial College London and ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Should I cram for Rd 1 or postpone my application to Rd 2? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Ryan Applying in the first round is always advisable, but it will be of little use if the application is not up to the mark and is rejected ultimately. Since you are applying to these particular schools, it is very important that your essays be tailor made for each school. The additional ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 590, 11 y work ex, paint-R&D,production,marketing,consul in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Varun Your work experience is pretty good. You will make a good prospective student for EMBA. Is that something you would be interested in? Or are you sure about pursuing a full time MBA? How was your undergraduate GPA? Remember that GPA is a very important component of you application. If ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Please !! in the The Application Process forum
“Hello You have a very uncommon profile which could work in your favour. Your GMAT score is within range for these schools. Get your GPA converted to the 4.0 scale so it gives you a better idea of where you stand. The work experience you have so far will definitely count. The experience you gained ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Application questions in the The Application Process forum
“Hello sapuna Your undergraduate GPA is good and your GMAT is also fine. What universities are you targeting in Europe? Tell me more about it, so I can evaluate your chances. Most Business schools especially European business schools have a relatively high average number of years of work ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Best MBA Schools in India and USA in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Matthew. The IIMs (fee varies from 4 to 16 lakhs) and ISB (22 lakhs) are the top business schools in India. Harvard ($126,500), Wharton ($121,000), Stanford ($118,000), MIT Sloan ($108,000), Chicago – Booth ($111,000), Duke – Fuqua ($109,844), Northwestern – Kellogg ($113,000), ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to What makes a "safe" school? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello A very good way of assessing safe schools would be talking to the schools’ current students and taking a look at their resume and overall profile. If both your GPA and GMAT exceed the averages considerably, then you can consider it a safe school. If your score are only slightly above ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to B-Schools for Product Management in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello You have a very good GMAT score, and this helps if you are applying with an average GPA. A key question you will have to answer in your essays is why you want to pursue an MBA at this stage. What is your current field of work, why do you want to shift to a product management profile and how ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review Requested: Fluent in 3 Languages in the Research MBA Programs forum
“So it sounds like for you its MBA in Cal vs MBA in Europe and you want to work for Latin American and Asian Markets. You can do an MBA from Californian universities and still work for markets in those countries. Or you can work for companies in the US that are looking for expansion in Asia. But the ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - Experience in Digital Marketing in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Overall you have an average profile. Your GPA and GMAT scores are low for most top business schools. IF you could retake GMAT before applying, your chances of getting selected in a decent business school would improve greatly. As long as your employer is ready to certify that you worked ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Review Requested: Fluent in 3 Languages in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Nishant A GPA of 3.0 is slightly lower than the average of most top business schools. It is especially low for UCB – Haas and Stanford. You will need a 730+ to offset it for these schools. Being multi-lingual and experience with international clients does add an advantage to your ...”
October 12, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to GMAT : 590 > 640 > 650 > 720 in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“That must have been quite an experience. Congratulations to you :) Are you applying in round 2?”
October 10, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to With a 41 in Verbal I beat the GMAT ! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello Keshav. Congratulations :) Verbal is the more tricky part of GMAT for Indian students. When are you planning on beginning your MBA?”
October 10, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 610 to 680 - Single mom in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello Shwetha Congratulation on the score :) Doing well on tests like these in such life situations can be very difficult. When are you planning to to begin your MBA? Have you decided any schools yet?”
October 10, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 540 on the first practice test to 740 on the first real GMAT in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Congratulations :) You must feel relieved now that the GMAT is done. Have you decided the schools yest?”
October 10, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to GMAT or CAT?! LBS or IIM?! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hello GMAT or CAT? Usually students in India give both to keep their options open. For you, however, time is a constraint and giving both successfully may take more than a year. I would suggest you to take GMAT as schools in India as well as abroad accept it. With CAT you can only make it to ...”
October 10, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello Rajesh The applicant pool of Indian IT males is very high. To make it to the top business schools, you will have to make sure that your profile stands out. Your GPA, if it is on a scale of 10, is quite low for top schools such as Wharton, where the average GPA is quite high every year. I ...”
October 10, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Re-applying after 2 yrs to program to which I was admitted in the The Application Process forum
“Let me know if you have any more doubts”
October 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Re-applying after 2 yrs to program to which I was admitted in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Prashi What school were you admitted to 2 years ago? As a re-applicant who was previously admitted to the school, your chances of getting selected are pretty good. But in two years, competition to business schools has risen in general. Therefore, you should not take your application for ...”
October 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile evaluation kindly give me an idea of my chances in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello again For Duke you can certainly apply with your current score. Retaking GMAT would be a good idea for Harvard and Stanford (provided you score around 750) only. It all depends on how successfully you portray yourself in the essays. Also tell me if you are you sure about your GPA? Did you ...”
October 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Vinay Overall you have an average profile. Your GPA is fine; however your GMAT score will be quite a hindrance while applying to good business schools. Tell me more about your work experience. 4-5 years of work experience is close to the average of most business schools but remember that ...”
October 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile Evaluation Request in the Ask AcceptU forum
“Hello Wazza Overall you have a good profile. It is good that your GPA is above average for all the schools that you are applying to. This will also help in offsetting your average GMAT score. During your work experience, you have led major projects and you have also had substantial international ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile evaluation kindly give me an idea of my chances in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hello Overall you have a good profile. Your undergrad GPA is low for some of the schools you are planning to apply. You can offset this with a good GMAT score. Your present GMAT score is good, but it would have been better if it was higher. Coming from a top undergrad college should also make up ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to What all good colleges can I apply with 600 Score in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Garima Your GMAT score is quite low for all good MBA programs in supply chain management. The average GMAT for these programs is above 650. However some of these schools have accepted students with low GMAT who had an excellent overall profile and GPA with a strong quant background. Tell me ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Where to study? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello. Some of the best business schools in China are - Beijing International MBA, Peking University (BiMBA), China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), HKUST Business School, Fudan University - School of Management, CUHK Business School, Tsinghua University, School of Economics & ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Experts Pls help.... in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Hello GMAT score, though important is not the only component of business school application that will get you in or get you rejected. There are many good business schools that have a low average GMAT score around 670 – 680. I would advise you to work hard and get at least 680 if not 700. Work ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to GRE or (and) GMAT..plz suggest! in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Overall you have a very good profile. Did you submit your GRE scores last year? Which two schools invited you for interview last year? Your profile is good enough to make up for your average GMAT scores and because you have a fine quant score, GMAT alone cannot be the reason for the ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Profile evaluation required. GMAT: 620 TOEFL: 100 in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Your GPA and GMAT scores are very low for the schools you are targeting. The average GPA at all these schools is around 3.4 and average GMAT is around 660 to 690. You will have to improve your GMAT score significantly for two reasons – it’s a lot lower than what these schools expect and ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 580 :( retaking. round 1 or two? - long rant. excuse me. in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello It is a good thing that you have relevant volunteer work to show for in the 2 years that you have not been working. Admission committees will appreciate this. Your work experience in research will not hurt your case. However, two years of full time work experience may not be enough for some ...”
October 5, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Harvard MBA 2+2, am I the right profile? in the The Application Process forum
“Hello Overall you have a good profile. Harvard encourages engineering and technology students to apply for the 2+2 program so it is a good thing that you have decided to apply for this program. You have good grades to show from all the degrees you have and having studied at some of the best ...”
October 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 650 GMAT - Profile Evaluation Needed in the The Application Process forum
“Hello GPA along with distinction is very good. Unfortunately, your GMAT score is low by at least 50 points for the schools you are planning to apply to. This coupled with a low quant score could seriously hurt your chances. There are students who make it to these schools with this GMAT score, but ...”
October 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to 650 GMAT - Profile Evaluation Needed in the The Application Process forum
“Hello GPA along with distinction is very good. Unfortunately, your GMAT score is low by at least 50 points for the schools you are planning to apply to. This coupled with a low quant score could seriously hurt your chances. There are students who make it to these schools with this GMAT score, but ...”
October 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to HEC vs. Erasmus RSM in the The Application Process forum
“Hello HEC is ranked slightly higher than Erasmus RSM. You are more likely to get a scholarship in HEC than in RSM. HEC has a higher amount of average scholarship and a higher % of students receiving scholarships than RSM. The average salary post MBA at HEC is above $110,000 whereas at RSM it is ...”
September 25, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to HEC vs. Erasmus RSM in the The Application Process forum
“Hello HEC is ranked slightly higher than Erasmus RSM. You are more likely to get a scholarship in HEC than in RSM. HEC has a higher amount of average scholarship and a higher % of students receiving scholarships than RSM. The average salary post MBA at HEC is above $110,000 whereas at RSM it is ...”
September 25, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to building a profile in the The Application Process forum
“Hello rishu Business schools do not require a set GPA from you. 3.0 is the minimum requirement at most schools but students with 2.9 have also made it. A GPA of 3.36 is close to the average of most top business schools. In your case, coming from a top school in India will be quite an advantage ...”
September 25, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Do B.schools need proof for family income in the The Application Process forum
“Hello As part of your application you will have show documented proof of work experience, proving that you did work at the firm for x number of years. Some business schools do ask for proof of income for the last 12 or 6 months as part of the application. This varies from school to school. Few ...”
September 25, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Suggest some good B schools in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Mahesh A GMAT score of 600 is low for top business schools in Asia. Unless you have top grades and an excellent profile of work experience, I suggest you take another shot at GMAT. NUS Business School is the only top Asian business school with a low average GMAT score. All good school in ...”
September 25, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Can some one please advise in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Raj. You have not given any details about your profile. I can suggest you schools based on your grades, scores, details about your work experience. Do you want to continue working with a software profile with higher remuneration or do you want to take up a managerial position at an IT ...”
September 25, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to UCI FEMBA: How is it as a "Regional" Degree? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello UC Irvine’s Part time MBA is ranked much below UCLA or USC. UCLA’s part time MBA is one of the best in the country; USC is also ranked in the top 15. You will definitely achieve a lot more by attending one of these schools in comparison to UCI. As far as the affordability of USC is ...”
September 25, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sahyi: Our take on the profile is: Your numbers are in the ball park range. GMAT within 20 point range of the class average. GPA in top 20-30% of the class average. Your work experience is where you stand out. Firstly, you are a non-IT profile. You have worked in diverse settings in ...”
September 24, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to 650 GMAT - Profile Evaluation Needed in the The Application Process forum
“Hi BKD2: As long as your GMAT score is in the ball park range of 20% of the class average, you should be fine. In addition to GMAT, what is important is to admissions process is your pitch (story why schools should look at your profile), what makes you unique - career plan, leadership/team ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Where to study? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“You should choose schools where you are comfortable and have higher chances of placements. I think China offers many opportunities in this regard and could be a good fit. In addition to GMAT, what is important is to admissions process is your pitch (story why schools should look at your profile), ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to GMAT Group In bangalore( Test Date - Jan/Feb 2015) in the Let's Meet Up forum
“Hi ShivamDev and Shivam Bharadwaj: All the best for your GMAT preparation. Applying to leading business schools is a fairly time consuming effort. It requires efforts to selecting the right schools and developing pitch which helps you stand out from the crowd. You need a consultant who can ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Low GMAT score advice needed in the The Application Process forum
“Hi Gaurav: As long as you are in the ball park range of 20% of the class average, you should be fine. In addition to GMAT, what is important is to admissions process is your pitch (story why schools should look at your profile), what makes you unique - career plan, leadership/team skills, why MBA ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to POST MBA JOB PROFILE TELECOM in the The Application Process forum
“Hi Vikram: It would be better if you share more details about your academics, GMAT scores, work experience and post-MBA career goals. Then it would be appropriate to comment on the questions you have asked. Applying to leading business schools is a fairly time consuming effort. It requires ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Best admission consultants for MBA abroad in the The Application Process forum
“Hi Swetha: Applying to leading business schools is a fairly time consuming effort. It requires efforts to selecting the right schools and developing pitch which helps you stand out from the crowd. You need a consultant who can understand your profile and offer personalized perspective to help you ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sundar: The profile is broadly looked at three aspects: intellectual ability (academic % + GMAT), work experience and extra-curricular aspects. On the academics your scores are good and PES is a well known college. Regarding GMAT you need to score around 700 to be competitive, hence you ...”
September 20, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Sundar: The profile is broadly looked at three aspects: intellectual ability (academic % + GMAT), work experience and extra-curricular aspects. On the academics your scores are good and PES is a well known college. Regarding GMAT you need to score around 700 to be competitive, hence you ...”
September 20, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Just owned the GMAT/got owned, depends on the point of view in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Congrats :D What schools will you be applying to?”
September 19, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to My journey from 580 to 730 (q51 v37)!!! You can do it!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Congratulations :) What schools are you considering for MBA”
September 19, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Case Interview Practice Partner? in the Let's Meet Up forum
“Hello We offer mock case interview service to aspiring consultants. For example, if you have received an interview call from Mckinsey, we can set up a mock case interview with an ex-consultant of McKinsey. You can go through these interview tips for McKinsey: ...”
September 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to University selection on the gmat exam in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Your new score will be visible to the five universities you sent to in your second attempt. The new score wont be sent to the old five universities. Similarly, the old score wont be sent to the five universities you selected on your second attempt.”
September 16, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to MBA in operations - future?? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello MBA with a concentration in operations management will include courses related to supply chain, quality, operations planning and strategy, global operations, and product management. Following the MBA you can work as a supply chain manager, logistics manager, consultant or an Inventory ...”
September 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Is ACCA qualification more or less valuabl than MBA program? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello zara Pursuing MBA or the certifications from ACCA really depends on what type of career you want. ACCA qualification will involve clearing 14 professional examinations and 3 years of supervised accountancy experience, so this will indeed take many years to complete. On the other hand you ...”
September 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Is ACCA qualification more or less valuabl than MBA program? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello zara Pursuing MBA or the certifications from ACCA really depends on what type of career you want. ACCA qualification will involve clearing 14 professional examinations and 3 years of supervised accountancy experience, so this will indeed take many years to complete. On the other hand you ...”
September 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Suggestions for b schools in the US !!! in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello swetha Both Carey and Smith had 91% of their students placed within the first three months of graduation. The average salary for Carey was around $95,000 and the fee is around $48,000. Smith has a lower average salary and a much higher fee in comparison. Rochester had 93% of their students ...”
September 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Suggestions for b schools in the US !!! in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello swetha Both Carey and Smith had 91% of their students placed within the first three months of graduation. The average salary for Carey was around $95,000 and the fee is around $48,000. Smith has a lower average salary and a much higher fee in comparison. Rochester had 93% of their students ...”
September 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to B-School with GRE in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Several schools have started accepting GRE scores for MBA admission. The average GRE for NYU Stern was 162 (V) and 166 (Q) (as given on the university website). For UMD, the average is 161 (Q) and 162 (V). UMD also expects its students to have an overall GRE score above 75th percentile as a ...”
September 9, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to B-Schools In Europe in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Hello Santosh Overall, you have a good profile. Your international experience and non-IT background will make your profile than many Indian Male IT profiles. With five years of work experience, now would be a good time to pursue MBA. The fact that you have changed several companies in past 5 ...”
September 8, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Round 1 versus Round 2 of MBA Admissions by AdmitPitch.com in the The Application Process forum
“Both Rounds 1 and 2 of MBA admissions have their unique advantages, but those of Round 1 far outweigh the benefits of Round 2. Let us consider these. Advantages of Round 1: • No seats have been assigned so far. This increases your probability of getting through. • Competition is ...”
September 5, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called ISB 2015-16 Essay # 3(C) Analyses in the The Application Process forum
“Choice C: Tell us about your role in a team that made a significant contribution to the organization. [200 words] Describe the background of the team and the organization. What was your role in the team and the organization? Mention how did you motivate, convince, and negotiate with others ...”
September 5, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called ISB 2015-16 Essay # 3 (B) Analyses in the The Application Process forum
“Choice B: An instance when you went out of the ordinary to achieve something significant, but in hindsight feel you could have done better. [200 words] State the background of the situation, the context, and the details. Mention your role and how you were involved. What were the challenges you ...”
September 4, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called ISB Essay # 3 (A) Analyses by AdmitPitch.com in the The Application Process forum
“Choice A: This experience completely changed my way of thinking [200 words] In this essay, share a unique and interesting experience of your life. The idea is, it should actually be worthy enough an impact, or you narrate it in a very engaging way to keep the reader interested & convinced. It ...”
September 3, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile evaluation request (urgent ) in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Dear Sid66: Admit Pitch''s take on your profile: a) academics: Very strong - this definetly is a big plus. If you can work hard to get a decent GMAT (within the class average), you will clear the academic hurdle b) work ex: not many people work on complex SBI+TCS project (we understand this ...”
September 2, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Harvard MBA 2+2, am I the right profile? in the The Application Process forum
“Hi et1992, HBS 2+2 is a great choice for someone straight out of under-graduation. You need to demonstrate good academics, leadership and team achievements during your studies, state clear post MBA career goals, and mention how prepared you are to achieve those goals. I think your academic ...”
September 2, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called ISB Essay # 2 Analyses by AdmitPitch.com in the The Application Process forum
“Essay 2: Applying to and enrolling in a Business School is an important career decision. Critically look at your career to date, the choices you have made, the key influences behind those choices, your goals for the future and how you expect to benefit from the ISB experience in achieving your ...”
September 2, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Dear Pre2012: Admit Pitch''s take on your profile: a) academics: Very strong - this definetly is a big plus. If you can work hard to get a decent GMAT (within the class average), you will clear the academic hurdle b) work ex: not many people apply from nationalized banks, which help you to ...”
September 2, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Karishma: Admit Pitch''s take on your profile is: a) Academics: you have graduated from a leading engg program and GMAT is in the class average ball park - which is good b) Work Ex: You have been associated with good brand names and your individual contribution is impactful. c) Extra ...”
September 2, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Karishma: Admit Pitch''s take on your profile is: a) Academics: you have graduated from a leading engg program and GMAT is in the class average ball park - which is good b) Work Ex: You have been associated with good brand names and your individual contribution is impactful. c) Extra ...”
September 2, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - ISB Hyderabad in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Karishma: Admit Pitch''s take on your profile is: a) Academics: you have graduated from a leading engg program and GMAT is in the class average ball park - which is good b) Work Ex: You have been associated with good brand names and your individual contribution is impactful. c) Extra ...”
September 2, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Oil and Gas B - School in the Research MBA Programs forum
“We have recently helped few people with background in Schlumberger and Shell to get into top business schools. Though, your GMAT score is within range for some of these schools, your GPA is on the lower side. My suggestion would be to repeat GMAT and get a higher score in order to compensate your ...”
September 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to Is the US MBA worth it? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“It is not right to change such an important decision based on the feedback of one person. If this really was the case, there would hardly be any Indians going to the US for MBA. Also, how easy or difficult it is going to be for someone with an MBA to get a job in US after 2 or 3 years is not easy to ...”
September 1, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called ISB 2015-16 Essay # 1: Analyses by AdmitPitch.com in the The Application Process forum
“Question: Innovation or doing things differently, it is said, is a key to future success. Could you substantiate or negate this idea based on your experience. Please provide examples from your own experience? Either examples of your own innovation or examples of others whom you have worked with. ...”
September 1, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Low GPA or GMAT, Can I Still Apply for MBA? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Undoubtedly, an average GMAT score of 720 boosts your chances of admission at the top business schools. It endorses one of the key selection parameters - your academic competence. But, the Adcom equally assesses your leadership skills as well. This provides you a potential opportunity to display ...”
September 1, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to This is the most useless website in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Is there something you would like to know?”
August 28, 2014
interviewbay22 posted a reply to This is the most useless website in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Is there something you would like to know?”
August 28, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Webinar on ISB Essay Analyses 2014 in the The Application Process forum
“Block your time on August 30, 2014, Saturday, 7:00 PM India, for the much-awaited Webinar on Indian School of Business (ISB) Essay Analyses 2015-16 by the experienced ISB application consultants of AdmitPitch.com, an MBA admissions consulting firm. The event is designed for the ISB academic year ...”
August 26, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Low IR--will it affect my chances for top B-Schools in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Congrats Rahul on scoring 730. 3 is low on IR, but is not a show stopper for your application process. When an admissions committee looks at your intellectual capability, it weighs your GPA and GMAT more. They take a holistic view of your profile and the type of courses you have taken in under ...”
August 25, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Webinar on GMAT Strategies by AdmitPitch.com - August 22, 20 in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Block your time on August 22, 2014, Friday, 11.30am EST and 9pm India, for the much-awaited Webinar on GMAT Strategies by Bobby Umar, one of the best trainers on GMAT in the world. The event is designed for GMAT test takers. You can register now at: ...”
August 21, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Profile Evaluation - Please Help! in the The Application Process forum
“Hi, You are eligible to apply if we go with the minimum qualifications required for the business schools you are targeting. Your GMAT score is slightly above the median scores of the admitted students. The work experience of 2 years is also decent. However, if you want to ascend steep in your ...”
August 19, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a new topic called Return on Investment on MBA in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Technically, Return on Investment (ROI) of MBA studies is an assessment of the gains with respect to the money, time, and efforts spent on it. Let''s view a bit more widely. 1. Monetary Returns: In simple terms, what has been the gain in salary? To calculate it, subtract the tuition fee of the ...”
August 14, 2014
AdmitPitch posted a reply to Help!! Profile evaluation pls! Low work ex :( in the Research MBA Programs forum
“Your qualifications are very good. Focussing on your strengths will be helpful here: • Extracurricular Activities: You are right about highlighting your commendable social services and extracurricular activities, especially since your work experience will fall short of the average experience of ...”
August 14, 2014