How reading as a hobby helped me score 760 in GMAT?

By | December 16, 2019|General, Student life|

It was drizzling outside, and I had had an intense discussion with my co-founder and an advisor. I had decided to exit my start-up and take the offer on the table. The blood and sweat I had put in my eight years of the entrepreneurial journey would come to an end soon. I looked out [...]

The Quaddies of ISB

By | December 16, 2019|General, Student life|

Of all the things to be liked at ISB, one thing that stood out for me and inspired me to throw some more light upon- is the quad mates (aka quaddies). The boarding arrangements at ISB is such that each Student Village (there are 4) comprises of multiple blocks and each block comprises of 4-6 [...]

As it turns out

By | October 16, 2019|Industrial, speakers in ISB, Student life, Uncategorized|

“And then I instructed Saif Ali Khan to not move in the scene as his own success and that of the film was dependent on Shah Rukh owning the moment” said Nikhil Advani over lunch as I gazed at him talking about the famous ‘diary’ scene from Kal Ho Na Ho. Just a few weeks [...]

Busting the Bubble of Myopia

By | September 3, 2019|General, Student life|

It feels no less than a privilege to be one among such a diverse cohort at this premier B-School, where each one of them, are going to be no less than a future business leader. Also being taught by such renowned faculty members, who not only help us broaden our vision on business issues but [...]

Talk on Sports Infrastructure in India

By | August 22, 2019|Net Impact Club, speakers in ISB, sports, Sports club, Srei Infrastructure Club, Student life|

The SREI Infrastructure Club, in collaboration with the Sports Club and Net Impact Club, facilitated a speaker session with Mr. Satinder Bajwa. Mentor to eight-time world number one squash player and Director of Harvard University’s squash programme, Mr. Bajwa has now moved back to India to foster an academic and sports-based education model for the [...]

It’s ok to feel lost and not know everything

By | July 26, 2019|Student life|

Let’s admit it. School search and admissions process is a daunting task. The application process is cumbersome, complicated and detailed. Every website has a new perspective, new information, dos and donts.   It is easy to feel lost and not know what to do.   So, the question is … how do you effectively manage the application and [...]

Learnings from Global MBA conferences

By | May 10, 2019|Student life|

In March and April, I got the opportunity to participate in two Global MBA conferences, which were held in Sydney and Paris, respectively. The first conference, MBA World Summit, selected 100 top inspiring MBA students from business schools around the world for a three-day summit. The summit was a platform for high impact exchange among [...]

10 reasons why O-week is the best way to start your ISB journey

By | April 12, 2019|Student life|

Hey Class of 2020! Yes, it’s finally here. Your months and months of hard-work to make it to one of the top B-schools in the world is finally coming to fruition. Beyond the innumerable reasons why you’re already excited about it, we wanted to put the cherry on the cake with 'O-week'; and we assure [...]

COME AS YOU ARE

By | March 14, 2017|Student life|

Welcome to my standard night at ISB. It’s 4am and it’s both late night and early morning. I can hear the Gurbani playing in the east as Calvin Harris slowly morphs into Nucleya to the west of my room. Outside in the living room, people are discussing public policy in rural India, over a game [...]

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