CAT Preparation: The Prep Roadmap

CAT is the entrance exam for more than 160 management institutes across India, including the 20 IIMs. The online CAT exam is conducted every year in the months of late November – early December. The CAT result is usually declared in January every year. The WAT/GD/PI rounds typically takes place from Feb to May. The […]

How to ace Group Discussions

The Group Discussion/Written Assessment/Personal Interview (GWPI) stages have today become a regular feature of the selection process of most business schools (as well as for many other professional courses and jobs). Students who are aspiring for a managerial career and aim to secure admission in a good business school must not only prepare for the […]

How to increase reading speed

When the editor asked me whether I’d like to contribute a piece on ‘Enhancement of Reading Speed’, to this special edition, I said I’d be happy to. Not because it gives me a chance to expand some imagined sphere of personal influence, but because it gives me (a True Believer) an opportunity to spread The […]

What attributes do B-Schools look for in aspirants?

The million-dollar question that is at the top of the minds of all management aspirants is, ‘What do b-schools look for in an MBA aspirant?’ This question is natural given the fierce competition and the heavy odds of securing a seat at the top b-schools. The applicants-to-seat ratio at some of the top b-schools is […]