Category: MBA (page 7 of 16)

How is the GMAT Scored?

Have you been preparing for the GMAT? If the answer to that question is yes; I am sure that the question of how the different sections are scored is at the back of your mind. Let us try and breakdown the different sections and their respective scores: Read more

The Statement of Purpose for MBA – A Guide

The Statement of Purpose: why do you want to study in a particular B-school? This is exactly what the Graduate Admissions School is asking you!

This is your chance of showing the selection committee who you are and why you have applied to the particular university. What do we aim to address in this section: How do we write a Statement of Purpose that is appropriate and showcases yourself to the world? Read more

What is Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Do you wish to work in the US after completing your degree there? If so, then you should know all about Optional Practical Training (OPT).

An F-1 visa is required for international students to attend full-time courses at universities in the US. This is a temporary visa and is also known as the student visa. This visa permits a student to work for 20 hours a week on campus during semester and for full time during vacation. F-1 visa holders become eligible for off-campus employment once they have completed their first academic year. Students are eligible for 12 months of temporary employment during and after their studies. OPT must be directly related to your area of study. Read more

The GMAT Score : Should I Accept What is On Screen, or Reject it?

A conundrum that a lot of students are faced with after the intensive three and a half hour exam is that of ‘The GMAT score’: Should I accept my score? Or should I reject it?

It almost seems like a tease, the GMAC gives you ‘two minutes’ to decide whether you want to accept your score. After hours of preparation, and a highly absorbing, and enervating three hour session, how do you decide whether to abandon your score? (The Verbal, Quantitative and Integrated Reasoning Sectional scores are displayed; AWA scores are sent to you later, along with the other scores). Well, let’s try and deconstruct this. You can decide whether your score is good enough if you are mentally prepared beforehand. Read more

Jamboree’s Study Abroad Loan Guide

Study in US, Canada, EU, Australia, NZ hassle-free with education loan

Not very long ago, studying abroad was an option open only to the privileged few. What with an increasing number of loans, scholarships and bursaries (grants), a large section of the so-called middle class can now aspire to spread their wings. They can pursue degrees at prestigious institutes like Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, Columbia, Yale and other universities across the world without worrying about how to fund their education. Read more

A Lesson in Commitment, From Columbia

Towards the end of his first semester at Columbia University, Gundeep Bindra got a mildly reproachful mail from his dean. It went,

Hey Gundeep, you’ve got a 2.7 in your semester and the minimum requirement to graduate is a 2.6. We are concerned about your studies. Is there anything that we as a department can do to help? Read more

Do Universities in the US Accept Students with a 3-Year Bachelor’s Degree?

Hi! I am Swati. I did my B.Com from DU. I want to pursue an MBA from a reputed college in the US. Am I eligible to apply?

At our study centres all over India, we often get such enquiries from callers. Study-abroad aspirants are concerned about their eligibility to apply to masters programs in the US. The reason? Undergraduate degree in the US is typically 4-years long and as such universities in the US have a 12+4 requirement for applying to masters. They do not consider a 3-year bachelor as a complete degree. Read more

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