Preparing for GMAT: Key Points to Keep in Mind

By | August 12, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries|

The preparation for the GMAT can be highly stressful and time-consuming. Before even preparing for the GMAT, it is wise to ask yourself the following questions: (1) Why do you want to do an MBA? Why do you want to do it now? (2) Which career path would you like to pursue after an MBA? [...]

Finding my way to ISB with GRE – Why I chose GRE over GMAT

By | August 5, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries|

Back in 2017, when I was in my final year of undergrad, I took GMAT and applied to my target master’s in management colleges. By the time I got my interview invites for these colleges, I had already started working full time. Although I made it to my dream college for MiM, halfway through the [...]

When fate met resilience: The journey to ISB

By | August 5, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries|

You must be wondering why the prestigious Indian School of Business and my organization The Optimist Citizen are tagged with a picture of a dilapidated bamboo hut. It feels incongruent, doesn’t it? The hut that you see in the picture is the same one where my mother spent the first 20 years of her life; [...]

10 days into ISB and I’ve already learned two major lessons.

By | August 4, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries|

“No learning ever goes to waste” is something my mother always told me, when I would ask her why I needed to study certain subjects, that, I was sure, I would never need in the future. 4 presentations, 1 case comp and 2 app mock-ups later I can’t believe how much this phrase of hers [...]

The GRE Gateway

By | July 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries, Student Life|

“We live under the same blue sky, we just have different horizons. You need to have aspiration “ The power of faith and marketing and its impact on people’s lives - for it is one simple advertisement on Social Media that started me on my journey to ISB. I too used to believe that ISB required a [...]

If it excites you and scares you at the same time, it might be a good thing to try!

By | July 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries, Student Life|

Tomorrow, as I (finally!) start my Post Graduate Program in Management at the Indian School of Business, I am both excited (and a little nervous!) to go back to school and start what has been called “a year of transformation". As I start this journey, will try to keep in mind the four takeaways from our first [...]

Global Programme Based in India

By | July 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, Student Diaries, Student Life|

“I had written GRE to take specialised masters course abroad. However, the interactions with my mentors, colleagues & friends led me ISB.” - Robert Madduri, PGP Co’23 Coming from a medical background, It took me longer than others to understand the need for a full-time MBA. Initially, I was in the mindset of doing a [...]

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