The MBA Decoder Bulletin

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MIT Sloan Fellows Program

Every year we get hundreds of enquiries from senior applicants with 10+ years of work experience who wish to do an MBA. This pool of applicants has it difficult in the admissions process for the two year MBA program, where the average class work experience is 5 years. Plus, their age (30+years) is also more […]

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To MBA, in Europe or the USA?

This past year, there has been increasing interest from applicants about European MBA programs. A major reason is an uncertainty about the US visa laws as well as a lack of clarity over Brexit, which has made both US and UK lose some sheen among Indian applicants as favored MBA countries. This article makes a […]

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Chasing the American MBA Dream: Applicant with Multiple Admits

The MBA Decoder team was fortunate to interact with Nishant Verma who had applied to several American b-schools for the Fall 2018 intake and got into some top programs such as Austin McCombs, UNC Kenan Flagler and ISB. Nishant tells us about his goal of getting into product management post-MBA, how this impacted his b-school […]

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How to get into Kellogg MBA: Advice from a Kellogg Admit

FuturePM91 is a Kellogg MBA candidate for the class of 2020. She was one of the most active members on GMAT Club last year and continued to help applicants after gaining admission to several b-schools. She applied to 10 b-schools and was accepted into 5 of them, including Kellogg with scholarship. Kellogg is where she […]

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Kellogg MBA 2018 Essays

Essays for Kellogg MBA 2018 application have not changed since last year. Both the essays are reflective and require applicants to deeply think through their experiences, what they learned out of them and how they grew as better individuals and professionals. Deadlines: R1 – SEPT 19, 2018 R2 – JAN 9, 2019 R3 – APRIL […]

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Chicago Booth MBA Essays 2018

Chicago Booth MBA Essays 2018 are out.  Booth has shaken up things a lot this year. Gone are the photographs essays Booth had been using for the past 3 years. Also gone is the iconic powerpoint presentation that came into being before we started MBA Decoder. This year Chicago Booth asks for a Word only essay. Here […]

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MBA in Fall Or Spring intake?

“But I really must join business school this year”. We hear this sentiment from eager b-school applicants every year, after they have missed the deadlines for MBA programs starting in Fall, or have been unsuccessful in their Fall applications. While a Fall intake is prevalent in most business schools, there is a small list of […]

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INSEAD’s ‘50 Years, 50 Women, 50 Ideas’ aims to Celebrate, Build, Enable

Not many of us would have heard of Hélène Ploix or Solange Perret, the first female students to graduate from INSEAD in 1968. Fifty years later, INSEAD is honoring them through a landmark, women diversity initiative, “50 Years, 50 Women, 50 Ideas” by celebrating women who are leading academic excellence and advocating gender diversity. It’s achieving this by promoting ideas […]

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An Interview with IIMC-PGPEX Alumna and a Successful Author- Part II

Q1. Please describe your career before the MBA and your transition to product management. I had no clue till I did my Engineering as to what direction I wanted to give my career. Like everyone else, my mom wanted me to get good marks. When I topped in Delhi in Class 12th, everyone told me […]

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