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Well, the length of the time they have known is crucial when choosing recommenders. The reason being a business school wants to hear a complete picture of the applicant from someone who knows you well and has been in a position to evaluate you. They want the data provided by you in the essays to be ...

by FutureWorks

Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Professional Appraisal Letter
Replies: 1
Views: 1460

You should definitely talk to the schools to inform that you grateful to be selected. Then you can tell
them if they can give you some extra time to make formal acceptance.

by FutureWorks

Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Anticipating 2nd school decision
Replies: 4
Views: 704

Based on the available profile information we can say that as you are aiming for top schools then a score above 700 is desirable. If you can improve you scores by 2—30 points you will be in a secure position GMAT wise. However GMAT alone won’t determine your chances of admission; beyond the acad...

by FutureWorks

Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: What are my chances?
Replies: 3
Views: 1239

Choosing between these two degrees depends upon why you want to pursue either of these degrees in first place. The degree Master of Business Administration is not the same as Master of Science. The MBA is a general broad degree covering a wide variety of business issues and training students for car...

by FutureWorks

Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: MBA or EMBA OR MS ??? which is better
Replies: 6
Views: 1869

Mba seems like a good option for you. Here you can choose specialization based on your need. We
would also advice you to talk to people in your industry on what you can expect post your MBA in terms
of career growth over a period of time. All the best

by FutureWorks

Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Advice please....MBA or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 911

It should be three years. Generally most of the applicants have a good 4-5 years of work experience. Although it is not just the work experience that counts but also what you did there like-what were your achievements, what initiative you took, what changes you drove in your workplace etc. So to lev...

by FutureWorks

Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: How do you calculate "work experience"?
Replies: 2
Views: 5882

As stated above, don’t worry too much about this aspect. Leverage your existing profile by highlighting your candidature well in the application
All the best!

by FutureWorks

Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Missing Link in my Application
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Hi
This won’t be held as a major disadvantage. As long as other aspects like the quality of your work, your academics and beyond academics are highlighted well as they will play an important role in determining your candidature

by FutureWorks

Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:10 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: No Language Skills Beyond English - Big Problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 776

Firstly we would say that stay positive and such anxieties are common during exam preparation time. Juggling between work and studies is tough so you need to define a significant time for your GMAT preparation. Sometimes taking few days off work for preparing for the GMAT can help a person tremendou...

by FutureWorks

Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Help! Please!
Replies: 1
Views: 644

If you hitting getting the score you are aiming for and more in your mocks then you should register for the GMAT exam.
If you think it will take you time to adjust to the new format and it may hamper your performance and confidence and then go for an early attempt. All the best!

by FutureWorks

Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:22 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: When do I take up the GMAT!
Replies: 8
Views: 1072

As other experts stated- focus on other aspects of your profile like application writing. Often candidates overweigh GMAT score and under weigh the importance of essay. Make sure you balance the profile well and plan the things to utilize your time properly across different activities that play vita...

by FutureWorks

Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:17 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: GMAT - should i take the 4th time?
Replies: 4
Views: 1554

Hi shirley916,
Yes that’s a wise move for you to take and meanwhile wait for updates from other schools. All the best!


Juggling between work and studies is tough so you need to define a significant time for your GMAT preparation. Sometimes taking few days off work for preparing for the GMAT can help a person tremendously. If you have time this may not be a bad idea. Take practise GMAT tests to see how you are doing....

by FutureWorks

Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Question about the 2-Week Study Plan (Tailoring it to me)
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Now this advice may vary person to person- on how easily can you adapt to the new format, how much time do you need to prepare and when do you want to enrol to the classes. We would advise you to give your best shot now! Juggling between work and studies is tough so you need to define a significant ...

by FutureWorks

Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Take GMAT now or with new format
Replies: 6
Views: 1375

Firstly we would say that stay positive and such anxieties are common during exam preparation time. Juggling between work and studies is tough so you need to define a significant time for your GMAT preparation. Sometimes taking few days off work for preparing for the GMAT can help a person tremendou...

by FutureWorks

Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:54 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: strategy for taking the test?
Replies: 4
Views: 669