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The 4Cs of Marketing

‘The 4Cs of Marketing’ is the fourth of the “52 management concepts you should know” series that we will bring to you. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date via email. Like we mentioned in our previous post of this series, the marketing mix is often crucial when determining a brand’s offering and isRead More…

Posted on March 16th, 2014

How To Prepare For Case Study Discussions At Business School

One of the questions we frequently get is how to prepare for case study discussions. For the really uninitiated, case studies recount real life business or management situations that present MBA students with a dilemma or uncertain outcome. The case describes the scenario in the context of the events, people and factors that influence itRead More…

Posted on May 20th, 2013

5 tips to a great first impression at Informational interviews

Informational interviews are one of the best tools you have in your job search arsenal. You’ll add useful contacts to your network, get valuable information about the companies you are after, and learn more about the path you think you want to pursue. While an informational interview is never the time to ask for a job,Read More…

Posted on November 28th, 2012

Infographics: Working with your fellow business school students from China

During your time at business school, you will most likely have the opportunity to work with fellow students from different cultures. Many graduates swear that this was equally eye-opening as it was a great learning experience. Each person’s cultural background also shapes how he approaches and analyses problems. This is why many b-schools such asRead More…

Posted on October 8th, 2012

Infographic: A day in the life of an MBA student

It can get really busy at business school. In this infographic, we have tried to give you a snapshot of a typical day in the life of an MBA student. Chime in your thoughts in the comments! We would love to hear from you.

Posted on September 17th, 2012

What if your business school professor sucks?

Possessing knowledge is one thing. The skill of imparting said knowledge is a completely different thing. It goes without saying that your professors at business school are highly qualified individuals in their respective subjects. But every now and then, you’ll run into one who, his expertise in the subject notwithstanding, doesn’t seem to be ableRead More…

Posted on September 14th, 2012

7 iPad apps for MBA students

With all the rumors about the new iPad models coming out, we felt it proper to talk about 7 iPad apps that are a must-have for MBA students. We do not have any affiliation with the makers of these apps. We just love using them!  So, here goes! Bloomberg for iPad (Free) This is an app all MBA students shouldRead More…

Posted on August 24th, 2012

Do I need to attend all classes while at business school?

Recruitment events, required reading, assignment deadlines, networking opportunities, and other responsibilities can make it difficult for you to attend every class on your schedule. This is especially true of your first year at business school. However, skipping classes is almost never a good idea, and in our opinion, the Professor noticing that you are notRead More…

Posted on August 14th, 2012

Presentation skills 101 for MBA students – Do’s and Don’ts

PowerPoint presentations are a part and parcel of an MBA student’s life. The ‘art’ of presenting a ppt deck can sometimes also be a decisive factor between getting a job and getting your dream job! Some students have a knack for it while there are others who are mortally scared to even attempt it. No matterRead More…

Posted on July 25th, 2012

5 tips on working effectively with your study group at b-school

Being a part of a study group is one of the better ways of learning fast and effectively while at business school. What with the incredibly hectic schedule and mountains of course material you have to plough through, this might be the best way of making sure you get through it all! Just being aRead More…

Posted on July 17th, 2012