Tag: MBA (page 6 of 13)

How to Get into Harvard Business School

Applying to Harvard Business School (HBS) – a daunting thought indeed, and justifiably so. After all, we are talking about one of the most prestigious Business Schools in the world, one that is more than a century old. The prospect of applying to a United States University that boasts of a meagre 10-12% acceptance rate, and one that has churned out a colossal number of Presidents, Politicians, Leaders and Corporate Stars, would understandably be an intimidating thought. However, is the competitive admissions policy, huge applicant pool, and the meagre number of applicants who get in, reason enough to shelve the idea? Certainly not! If someone (anyone at all) can get in, why can’t you? They’re human, with their own human frailties and challenges, and so are you. Moreover, always remember that if something is worth achieving, it will (in all probability) not be a cakewalk. Read more

12 Questions You Must Ask Your Admission Counselor!

A brilliant score in your exam is definitely needed for admission to your desired university. But that is just one factor that universities abroad consider while assessing each applicant’s profile. They also take into consideration your academic scores at school and college level, extracurricular achievements, Letters of Recommendation (LORs), Statements of Purpose (SOPs) and application essays. This is where, admission counselors or study abroad consultants come into the picture. Read more

How to apply for a US Visa as an International student

Yippee! The cumbersome admissions process is finally over and you have your acceptance letter in hand. Great going, mate! Now let’s take a look at the visa application process, because (God forbid!) one wrong move and all your effort and hard work could be terribly wasted. Read more

5 US Visas you should know about

Open the US immigration website and there’s an alarming number of visa types that can leave you scratching your head in dismay! As it is Jamboree’s mission to simplify all things abroad, we have complied a list of visas that you should know about as an international student. Read more

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

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