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ISB Class of 2016 Aspirants

Folks, Join in to Share,discuss and connect on the journey to join one of the best B school in India for Class of 201...

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waiting with some real serious hlguys here.. All the best to you all (if you are reading this )... I/vs at Bangalore

Didn't meet any puts till now...

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Mihir Zinzuwadia @MihirZinzu 320

There are 7-8 people from tracker who have interviews today in Bangalore. Multiple locations?

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IIM Calcutta Official Thread for PGPEX Class of 2016 (PGPEX 2015-16)

Dear AspirantsThis is the official thread for IIM Calcutta PGPEX program for Class of 2016 aspirants Feel free to pos...

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DOne with interview. When is result expected ? No essay no anything. Just 20 mins interview.

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It is a good coaching centre. However if you are looking for an online coaching centre for IIT, AIEEE, BITSAT, Medical Entrance, NTSE, then Meena Coaching Centre (meenacoachingcentre.puzl.com) scores over. MCC is a very nice coaching centre for professional exams. It has personal attention and technology. My cousin is studying there and progressing very nicely. I particularly recommend it for the NTSE Course and IIT

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One year or two year MBA

I was looking into MBA from colleges in Singapore. They have a better world ranking than all Indian colleges. However...

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Ask a Consultant! - GMAT/GRE Only

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Hi Puys!

I'm in a very panicked situation as i'm writing this. I have my GMAT day after tomorrow, i.e., 31st October 2014 and i still don't have a prepared list of the 5 schools to which i'll be sending my scores.

In brief, I'm a female CA with almost 3.5 years of experience and a regular BCom (Hons) degree from DU. I currently work in MIS FP&A profile in HCL Technologies Ltd and prior to this, have worked with Kobe Steel Group (a Japanese steel giant) in Finance. Shortly, I'll be joining a different industry in MIS FP&A profile only. My goal from an MBA is to gain entrepreneurial and management skills that would help me move towards more of a general management role or maybe consider doing something of my own. In my practice GMATs so far i'm getting scores in the range of 660 to 700.

When i initially consulted a few people, i got the following names - ISB, IIM ABCL, XLRI and SPJIMR. ISB happens to be my preference. I am leaning more towards a one-year course but a good two-years course is also a feasible option. Also, I'm willing to consider an international MBA too. The names that have cropped up so far are NUS, Tuck,etc. 

As a confession, i'm from a purely technical finance background so my knowledge about admission procedures of any school except ISB is next to none. I'd like to start my MBA in 2015.

Please kindly guide me as to what schools I should choose on my test day. I will choose ISB but about the other four choices i'm confused. Request you to please help!

Thanks in advance!

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Hi @caak! PMed you the list. All the Best for your GMAT! 

'ISBmantra / EssaySunday Consulting'

[100% of ISBmantra applicants in ISB R1 2014 get an interview call]

ivyctor2010
ivyctor 2010 @ivyctor2010 879

NUS and HKUST would be good options along with ISB. 

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Manya Abroad @ThePrincetonReview 390

Hi Ankita. Firstly, wishing you the best for GMAT. The best universities would be NUS, ISB, IIM, XLRI. You can choose any between SPJAIN and ABCL. For any further guidance, we can get on a call with you and guide you accordingly

praneet.psm
prit.psm @praneet.psm 2

you can give B-school names later also after getting your scores of GMAT most people don't know this , all the best and dont worry aabout the list of 5 b-schools

caak
Ankita K @caak 30

Hi Manya and Praneet! Thanks for your guidance! I'm following the same!

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GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions

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Correct the sentence in {........}


Biologists believe that they have found one of the substances that {tell individual genes both when to become active and when to remain} quiescent in the earliest phases of an embryo’s development.

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IIM B – EPGP 7 Aspirants, Class of 2015-16 – EPGP (One Year Full-Time Residential Course)

Hi All, We are the current batch of IIMB EPGP (6th Batch) and we would want to make use of this thread to answer any ...

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Any new information on the result dates?

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  • 2-9 days more puys.. Hold on.... :smiley:. 4h.
  • IS that what adcom said ??. 4h.
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@vsolank1 @kumargauravjam @yesPGPX 

Can you please share your analysis on this regard..

Since we have over 600 students graduated from this program over past 10years, let us try to understand the value this PGPX program had on their careers ...(no answers such as "it is the value you make out of the program", it is not only vague but also as an experienced professionals we need data driven facts). I am trying to help all of us who have similar questions like me make a cautious and calculated decision... as none of us want to be in that bottom X% who find it difficult to get placed after the program after investing huge sum and sacrifices from family front...

1. the program value, industry view,

2. if people who were not placed or did not take part in the campus placement process were so confident about their prospects coming out of program or the program did not live up to the expectations to create incremental value

3. is there any specific trend that students from certain functional areas, like NON IT back ground had hard time finding jobs post graduation As results are with in a week, I am sure all of us are excited to receive an offer and be branded as a PGPX'er. Lets us all try to lead the way to make a well informed decision.

For 2013-14 placements as per the audit report..

Average salary is around 22L...

7 unplaced -

15  went on to look for jobs on their own and  did not partiicpate in campus recruitment  -

....So finally, only 52/85 placed on campus..ON a bright side 52 got placed, but also understanding the reality of why others backed out of placement services, and reasons for those 7 not placed and is there any bias among the recruiters to seek candidates from Premium IIT/NIT's during placement season...THIS analysis will greatly help all aspirants in making a call when offers are made....CURRENT/PAST PGPX'ers please chime in.....                                                              

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@ravikv3 agreed Ravi! it would be in interest of all applicants to have more information at their disposal..and I think this information can best come from seniors who have provided some insight..more of it is very much welcome...

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hi , I have 2 years of work ex in banking sector and I wish to continue in the sector. I am interested in doing you MAF course in 2015. I haven't given my GMAT yet and I have done my UG. What min score should I get in GMAT ? And also what job opportunities are there in Singapore for this field ?
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SMU_Singapore
Singapore Management University @SMU_Singapore 127
@Krithiksk

Hi,
We look at the profile from a holistic perspective and don't shortlist/reject based on the just the GMAT score. Having said that, of course GMAT is an important criteria, and to give you an idea, average GMAT score in an MAF class has been around 650.
As far as job opportunities are concerned, you must be aware that Singapore is 4th largest financial center in the world and home to numerous banking and financial services companies. A good number of these companies have their global or regional headquarters in Singapore. And job opportunities exist at various levels in multiple roles.

Hope that answers your question.

Feel free to reach out to me in case you have any more queries. Also, if you would like us to evaluate your profile, do mail it to me. I will PM you my email id.
Good luck !
Krithiksk
Krithika Ku @Krithiksk
thanks a lot for the instant reply. I have sent you my profile. Very much appreciated
paagal12341
Satish Ranjan @paagal12341 14

@SMU_Singapore Does this college one Year MBA Programme ? Please let me know. Thanks in advance

SMU_Singapore
Singapore Management University @SMU_Singapore 127

@paagal12341 yes our MBA programme is 1 year. You can find out all the details here www.smu.edu.sg/mba. Let me know in case you have any specific questions/queries once you have gone through our MBA. Good luck !

vijayanvipin07
@vijayanvipin07

@SMU_Singapore  I am also interested in MAF Course, I have already given my GRE. I also have more than 2 years experience in Accenture. Please advice what is the average GRE score a candidate needs to get into the program. Will my non finance background put me at a disadvantage against my peers. 

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IIML IPMX (2015-2016) Aspirants

Dear All,We are starting a new thread to discuss about IPMX, the one year residential MBA program at IIM Lucknow. We ...

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Puys,

I have submitted the application with recommendations. Got the e-mail from adcom also that they have received my application.

All the best to you all.

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Alok kumar @kumaralok24 11

Any idea how many applicants this year vis-a-vis last year...

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Yes you are right! This place guarantees a 760. I took their coaching and scored a 750 after 4 months of preparation. I am from Bangalore. I gave my GMAT last month. I am writing my apps now. I highly recommend this place.

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Yes you are right! This place guarantees a 760. I took their coaching and scored a 750 after 4 months of preparation. I am from Bangalore. I gave my GMAT last month. I am writing my apps now.

I highly recommend this place.

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 Hey, I had done my MBA from S P Jain School of global management and the 'tri-city' model is the feature which sets it apart from rest of the management colleges. We all are aware of globalization has impacted each and every one of us and how we all will be dysfunctional without it at this day and age. This college provides you to understand the 'global culture.' I can tell you with my experience that studying in different cities is not just exciting but it also is a great learning experience. You get to study in three most dynamic cities of the world= Dubai, Singapore and Sydney! Imagine, in Dubai you will get to learn about the Sheikh Business culture, in Singapore you get to know about the Chinese business techniques and the Western business culture in Sydney. And the most important part, your batch mates would be with you all the time!

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An inspiring post from a Tuck student. There are answers here to many questions for applicants from non-traditional backgrounds, applicants who maybe thinking they're too old to apply, applicants who are wondering whether they can make it to Tuck with a family in tow, applicants who are asking themselves whether they will succeed in their career aspirations.... Read on and be inspired.


http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/admissions/blog/im-a-tuck-student-and-a-mom

I'm a Tuck Student and a Mom
I'm a Tuck Student and a Mom
Guest Student Contributor, October 30, 2014 | 0 comments Tags: Women in Business, Family, community, Hanover NH, Upper Valley, Tiny Tuckies, Healthcare, International By Anna L. T'15 Anna is originally from China and came to the U.S. to pursue graduate study.

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IIML IPMX Official Thread for 2015 - 2016 Aspirants

Admissions for 8th Batch are now open till October 31, 2014 for One Year Full Time Management Programme, IPMX (Intern...

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Hi folks,

One of my bosses got the evaluation e-mail, but the other boss didn't. What to do?

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execnitinsharma
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send an email to these IDs - sujeet@optl.co.in; admission_nc@iiml.ac.in

abhishek.nath
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Has he got the link now. I submitted my application on tuesday. One of the refrees has not got the link yet.

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Hi everyone,

I am thinking of applying to ISB in 2015 application rounds. Could you please help me know how strong my profile is and what are the areas I should improve upon so that I can prepare in the coming months. Reviews would be much appreciated.

Acads:

Xth :92 % CBSE (kerala)

XIIth 73% Odisha State Board (95th percentile)

B.Tech in IT from Odisha State University with 7.1 CGPA.

Work Ex:

Joined a network marketing company during college

Helped my college senior run his coaching institute after my graduation. worked as an English Teacher there for 8 months.

Joined Capgemini India Pvt Ltd as a software developer for a year

Cofounded my own startup venture in agro-services industry with a focus to improve the supply chain management in my hometown and harness the vast potential of this unorganised sector.

Total work ex: 2 years 5 months as of now

Extra Curriculars:

Awards in Debate competitions, Quizzes, Essay Writing, Extempore Speeches through out school and college career.

Awards in various athletic events in school, inter school and CBSE meets.

Awards in Scholarship exams in school career

Head Boy of School

Attended Program for Leadership Development conducted by Y.M.C.A

Anchored the college cultural fest for 2 years.

Member of Toastmasters International Club for Public Speaking

Award for Best Prepared Speech by Toastmasters Club

Point of Contact  for my training batch in my job.

Host and Management Committe Member of Future Leaders Club in Capgemini.

Kindly advise me if I have a realistic chance of getting called for interview at ISB based on my profile. What should be my target GMAT score ? What are the things I should work on to improve the diversity of my profile. Kindly suggest.

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YRAO
RAM @YRAO 29

Hi Sanjay @thekingcobra , Your profile is definately decent enough to apply for ISB I request you to introspect yourselves and find what do you want to do Post MBA Lastly, Do not forget about the GMAT score , which plays one of the key role in the process Score as high as possible. Target being 700+ Good Luck

thekingcobra
SANJAY MOHAPATRA @thekingcobra 1

Thanks a lot RAM @YRAO .... My question is that will I be able to get a decent shot considering I do no have excellent acads. Will my Startup business experience leverage for my acads? What should be my steps of improvement apart from a 700+ GMAT which I am obviously aiming for..

YRAO
RAM @YRAO 29

Ok , This is my piece of advice Sanjay 1. Your acads need not be excellent for you to get an admit (considering you have a sound idea why you need an MBA ); All your scores reveal you are an above average student However , to be on a safer side we have a chance to showcase our academic capability via GMAT 2 . Your Startup in Agro Services definately differntiates you from your Peer group . Again , It is you who can decide , what must be done to improve your profile. It completely depends on your Post MBA goals and how you connect the Dots on your Daily activities in support of your Dream

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Dear Aspirants, we are very pleased to start this year's thread.

This 15 month dual degree programme between IIM Udaipur and Purdue University is designed to cater to the present industry requirements and equips students to deal with complex supply chains spanning several nations across the globe.

Please feel free to post your queries here. We will respond to them as soon as possible.


Previous year's threads


http://www.pagalguy.com/forums/gmat-accepting-bschools/iim-udaipur-purdue-global-scm-program-class-2...


http://www.pagalguy.com/forums/gmat-accepting-bschools/iimu-purdue-university-t-85877/p-3604081/r-44...


Regards,

MediaPGPX@IIM Udaipur

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Akash R @rAkash 56

@IIMUdaipur - Okay , is the last date to apply still Oct 15?

IIMUdaipur
IIM Udaipur PGPX @IIMUdaipur 74

Yes @SargamG , application deadline has been extended to 10th november

amit11289
@amit11289 2

I was looking for dual degree program in SCM but was unable to find one. This course came up recently on my feed. Unfortunately for me, I have already schedule my GMAT for 14th November keeping in line with dates for other colleges in India and abroad. Probably I would not be able to apply PGPX this year. But I would suggest and request you to please align application dates with other colleges. This helps student like me in applying for right course. For eg, in India ISB is having last date for application on 30th November whereas in US last date for 2nd round is 5th January. (If possible please revise application deadlines for 2016 or atleast allow student to update GMAT score till 30 November keeping in line with colleges like ISB, S.P.Jain which considers GMAT as selection process)

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Cranfield School Of Management Admission 2013 - 2014

Hi I am a current student at Cranfield doing my full time MBA. I have created a new thread to answer all the admissio...

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Hi Bharat, I have received an offer for Cranfield Full time MBA program. Could you please share your experiences @ Cranfield for the MBA program? Is the  1 year MBA Degree recognized in India? Also the current job scenario in Europe is bleak, does Britain is also suffering with the same issue.? Looking forward for your response.

Thanks

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Hi @Shady_Shiva ,  I have also received admit for Cranfield MBA......Are you accepting the offer.?

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GRE Guide

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hey guys,
need your help.. im answering gre this year.. wanted to know how do i start my prep..
which books to refer to.. and if anbdy cud share some prep material..
takin my 1st attempt very seriously..

thanks :)
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Ankur Mahajan @ankurmahajan88 2

Hey, I came across this awesome resource which have cool memory tricks for remembering difficult to remember meaning of words. Website is www.mnemonicdictionary.com I am sure this will be helpful for other students like me who are preparing for GRE exam.

Few examples from website :

artifice: => clever use of tricks

mnemonic  : divide it like: --art(ART)+fice(SOUNDS LIKE FISH)--fishermans only know art of catching fish,they use some clever techniques like giving them bait, and  catch them....so offering bait to fishes,a trick commonly used by fisherman's.

Also, this word sounds like artificial fish which is nothing but a trick.


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hello frd..go through www.msmbainusa.com this site you will get all the information about GRE and preparation notes ..

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GMAT Critical Reasoning Discussions

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#CR10 Sunflowers growing in pots were placed, with their roots submerged, in the pond contaminated with radioactive elements. The sunflowers kept growing; in the process, they absorbed radioactive elements. Within twelve days, 85 percent of the radioactive elements were removed from the water, which is no less than can be accomplished with the much more expensive conventional filtration techniques. Scientists therefore propose using sunflowers for decontamination wherever there are radioactively contaminated ponds.
Which of the following, if true, points to a limitation on the applicability of the proposed method of decontamination?


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