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With all due respect, I do not agree with what Jon and Alex mentioned here. In my personal opinion, salary isn't a criteria from a business school admission stand point. The reasons being as follows: 1. If you are an international student adcoms can only compare your salary with peers from your coun...

by hk

Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Does Salary Matter?
Replies: 19
Views: 5252

IESE Business School has a program called the Young Talent Program. http://www.iese.edu/en/MBAPrograms/unde ... am/YTP.asp

by hk

Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: 2+2 programs
Replies: 4
Views: 934

Any particular reason why you doubt about qualifying for top b-schools?

You seem to have a very good profile overall with excellent language skills and experience, and a very good GMAT score.

by hk

Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Asking for advice on MBA program....
Replies: 3
Views: 818

I'd suggest you to check out the Business Week and the Financial Times websites for book recommendations. They have a separate section for business and management books and also publish the best books of the year. Secondly read the WSJ or the Financial Times! Developing this habit will take you a lo...

by hk

Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:29 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: pre-MBA prep
Replies: 3
Views: 3410

I was laughing my socks off reading the title of this post!! "How to keep your wife?" Anyways, I recently completed my MBA and I am married. In my case it was a simple and easy decision. We made a decision to stay apart during the course of the MBA for the following reasons: 1. She was working and w...

by hk

Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: How to keep your wife?
Replies: 8
Views: 3478

HI Eric!!

So nice to hear from you and thank you for your wishes!!

I'll be joining a management consulting firm in Stockholm, Sweden. M waiting for all the formal processess to finish. I'll be starting in August.

by hk

Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask an IESE Student
Replies: 6
Views: 5990

Hi guys, Its been over a century that I posted anything here. But as an IESE grad (just graduated last month), I would be more than happy to answer any questions.. Here is a very generic answer to my opinion on IESE: 1. Academics and the overall MBA experience exceeded my expectations! I would do it...

by hk

Sat Jun 16, 2012 5:32 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask an IESE Student
Replies: 6
Views: 5990

well a few pointers to Vivek's views: 1. IESE is a 2 yr program. Period. ESADE has the option of 12, 15, 18 etc. 2. From what Iv heard is that the management related subject / courses in ESADE are very good, In fact they are better than IESE and IE. - I would have to strongly disagree here. IESE is ...

by hk

Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: 610 is enough for IESE and ESADE!!
Replies: 8
Views: 13704

I'm posting after a loooong time - my apologies... U can blame it on the hectic schedule of the MBA! Firstly, hearty congratulations on get the admits!! Great job. It just proves the point that GMAT is not the end of the world :) I can attest to this fact as an IESE student and a horrible GMAT perfo...

by hk

Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: 610 is enough for IESE and ESADE!!
Replies: 8
Views: 13704

Sure feel free to shoot your questions. Oh btw i am a current MBA student at IESE, Barcelona!

by hk

Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Any European Top schools' student who can help?
Replies: 4
Views: 4289

Hello, Congrats to you! I like IESE as well. I spoke to a recruiter via phone. Like the overall mission of the school. I do have some queries: 1. DO you feel IESE has a good career center? Are you planning on working in Europe after school? 2. How did you work out the living situation? That always ...

by hk

Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:10 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: Accepted to IESE with a 640 GMAT!
Replies: 29
Views: 32899

I would say absolutely! I have a strong belief that anyone is capable of getting into a top business school provided he puts forth a strong application where he give a very good picture of his personal and professional life, talks about his passions, narrates what he learnt from his achievement and ...

by hk

Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:32 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Am I competitive for top 10 B-Schools
Replies: 2
Views: 1162

Its very difficult to make any suggestion without the following information:

1. You career goals, (short term and long term)
2. Your geographical preferences,
3. Other restrictions or preferences if you have any,
4. Your reason for an MBA

by hk

Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Evaluate my profile
Replies: 2
Views: 1347

If EMBA is not in your plans, then yes you will be a very good applicant for the accelerated programs or 1 year programs.

by hk

Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Struggling to choose between 2yr and 1 yr MBA
Replies: 7
Views: 2202

Hi Zionia, Sorry to hear about your job situation. The first this that i would like to mention here is that sometimes (which in these times happens to be often) Brand matters! You mentioned that you friends were able to get into top jobs and i would say their Michigan and Chicago brand paid them off...

by hk

Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:24 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Need A Life Changing Advice!
Replies: 1
Views: 1095