Category Archives: Application Process

Post #18: How tweeting can help you write good essays for b-school applications?

After writing a post on how I leveraged linkedin during the application process, I want to provide some thoughts on how twitter can help you write a good essay as part of the application process. Yes, in this era of … Continue reading

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Post #16: How to write a 1 page business resume?

It is always challenging to fit all your experience into a single page and gets more difficult as your experience increases.  So what should a business resume for a b-school application comprise of? Header Mention your name, email address and … Continue reading

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Post #15: When is it a good time to submit LBS Sloan application?

Applications for Sloan class of 2014 are open as early as Feb 2013 this year. Applications are accepted in five rounds from Feb till mid-October. Please check the ‘Important Dates’ section of the Sloan Programme official website for exact details. The question … Continue reading

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Post #14: Role of GMAT in Sloan Application

When you read the FAQs of any B-school, almost every school states that GMAT is only one of the criteria considered in evaluating an application. GMAT has definitely more weightage in a two year MBA application as it is for … Continue reading

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Post #11: Role of Alumni in Sloan Masters Admissions at London Business School

While every B-school maintains that alumni are the main brand ambassadors for their programs/school, I think it is 100% true in case of London Business School. My observations based on the interaction with 3 Sloan alumni members are: Sense of Belonging: … Continue reading

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Post #10: How I used 360 degree feedback for B-school applications

The subject of this post may sound unconventional to many of you. Generally most of the B-schools start the leadership development program with the review of 360 degree feedback results. However I went one step ahead and used this for … Continue reading

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Post #9: Key Takeaways from Fast Track Application for class of 2013

Initially I intended to apply for Sloan class of 2014. However, as I registered interest in the Sloan programme on LBS website, I received an email in September 2012 stating that there are a few seats available in class of … Continue reading

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Post #8: Approach for Recommendation Letters

Identify referrals early. I have chosen my current manager and one of my previous managers as I worked directly with them and they were best placed to comment on my performance, analytical abilities, strengths and weaknesses. I also explained to … Continue reading

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Post #7: Tips for Essays

Some tips I followed while writing essays: Keep on thinking for instances to quote whenever you get time. Always use a pen and paper to write down thoughts irrespective of word length to begin with. When you start writing down, … Continue reading

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Post #6: How to Approach Essays

Although the application process involves several steps, ‘Essays’ consume most of the time during application process. To put it the other way, one has to spend a lot of time on the ‘Essays’  to make a successful application. I myself … Continue reading

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