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Chat on preparation tips for WAT/GD/PI!
(Chat Transcript)

shiv : DECENT PGDM COLLEGE IN MUMBAI...MHCET 91%
swapnila : Wellingkar , SIES , IES & MET . However it might help to wait for further information on the CAP rounds for the MMS programs.


k : GOOD EVENING TO OUR ESTEEMED FACULTY! I'VE BEEN SELECTED IN AMRITA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AS WELL AS BALAJI INSTITUTE PUNE. WHERE SHOULD I JOIN? I'M REALLY VERY CONFUSED. PLEASE GUIDE ME. THANK YOU!
pradeepgoswami : Congrats. They are comparable. You can go for Balaji


hyca6o851 : SIR, NOW THAT I HAVE IMTG FINANCE SHOULD I ATTEND IIT KANPUR GDPI WHICH IS SCHEDULED ON APRIL 2ND?
swapnila : It would do no harm in attending the PI , unless you have made a decision to not consider the IITs.


jai : SIR,DOES PURSUING A HOBBY SERIOUSLY AFTER GRADUATION WILL BE REGARDED AS GAP OR NOT
tarannumraza : depends on the kind of hobby- if it leads to career growth/knowledge enhancement....then will be considered fruitful


avinash1990 : SIR PLEASE TELL ITS REALLY IMPORTANT CAN I CLEAR WAITLIST? WHICH IS 266 FOR IMT H
tarannumraza : you will have to be patient. do you need to decide about other colleges on the basis of this?


rak8892 : HI..I HAVE CONVERTED TAPMI, SIBM-BANGALORE AND NMIMS-BANGALORE...PRESENTLY IN IT INDUSTRY HAVING 3 YEARS WORKEX.WHICH ONE SHOULD I JOIN?
pradeepgoswami : TAPMI


jai : SIR,DOES PURSUING A HOBBY SERIOUSLY AFTER GRADUATION WILL BE REGARDED AS GAP OR NOT
swapnila : If the hobby is some kind of a business venture or a professional consideration , then it could be counted as a entrepreneurial attempt.


ray : SIR MY MAT FEB PERCENTILE IS 86 AND I GOT ONLY JAIPURIA LUCKNOW CALL..WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?
pradeepgoswami : It's a decent college, you can go for it


dks : KINDLY ADVICE WHICH IS BETTER IMT NAGPUR OR SIES? AS PER TIME RATINGS SIES IS PLACED HIGHER BUT AS PER EARLIER CHATS, IMT NAGPUR HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED OVER SIES. I HAVE CONVERTED IMT NAGPUR (FINANCE) AND HAVE GOOD CHANCES TO CONVERT SIES ALSO. PLEASE ADVICE SIES OR IMT NAGPUR PLACEMENTWISE
tarannumraza : Average salary almost the same for both.Fees for IMT nagpur much higher.


hyca6o851 : HELP ME IN PRIORITIZING THESE SIR, IMTG, IISC AND IITK
charlton : IMTG>IITK>IISC


swapnil : IMT NAGPUR OR IBS HYD FOR FINANCE?
charlton : IMT Nagpur


swapnil : IMT HYD OR IMT NAGPUR?
tarannumraza : Batch strength higher at nagpur & so is avg salary


sikandar : PLEASE RANK. CHRIST AMRITA BALAJI XIME. FOR FINANCE
charlton : Christchurch and XIME are recommended.


rak8892 : DOES THE LOCATION MATTER FOR TAPMI VS SIBM BANGALORE...ALSO STUDENT INTAKE IS LESSER IN SIBM-B...
tarannumraza : Not really-both at par


sikandar : PLSS GIVE RANK AMRITA CHRIST BALAJI XIME
pradeepgoswami : Christ, Balaji,XIME, AMRITA


shiv : MHCET 91% HOME UNIVERSITY OBC CTEGORY,ANY CHANCE 4 CHETNA MMS ?
swapnila : If you have your marks , please check the cut offs uploaded on our website.


hyca6o851 : SIR IMTG VS IITK VS IISC?
charlton : Already answered. Pls have a look.


isha : I HAVE CONVERTED XIMB HR, TAPMI, GLIM PGDM. CAN YOU RATE THESE INSTITUTES? I AM A FRESHER, FEMALE, ENGINEER WITH 91.97 PERCENTILE IN CAT. WAITING FOR MORE RESULTS.
tarannumraza : XIMB is the best bet if you are interested in HR


shubhra96bhatia : WHICH COLLEGE SHOULD I CHOOSE BETWEEN TAPMI AND GLIM CHENNAI? I WANT TO DO HR.
charlton : TAPMI. Do you have any other calls?


ray : WHICH DECENT MAT COLLEGES CAN I APPLY NOW? I HEARD THAT MOST OF THEM ARE CLOSE..
tarannumraza : check the notifications list on T.I.M.E. homepage


shiv : I THINK MET DO NOT HAVE PGDM(GENERAL).SHOULD I FILL FORM FOR EBUSSINESS?
swapnila : Yes.


isha : I WOULD LIKE TO STAY IN NORTH INDIA. IS FORE A GOOD OPTION? I AM POSITIVE I WILL CONVERT. CAT PERCENTILE 91.97,FEMALE,ENGINEER & FRESHER.
pradeepgoswami : It's a very good option


sikandar : PLS REPLY.CHRIST AMRITA BALAJI XIME. FOR FINANCE
charlton : XIME or Christchurch


jai : SIR,IF THE HOBBY IS RELATED TO SPORTS,SINGING,ETC...THEN WILL IT BE REGARDED AS GAP
pradeepgoswami : You hobby can never be a substitute for professional full time work ex.


rak8892 : IN TOP 50 B SCHOOLS..DO WE GET TO GO HOME FOR A DAY ONCE IN 2 MONTHS ..?
pradeepgoswami : No


avinash1990 : SIR I HAVE BEEN WAITLISTED IN IMT HYDERABAD AND MY WAITLIST NUMBER IS 266, WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF CLEARING IT?
tarannumraza : good chance


hyca6o851 : IS IMTG WORTH JOINING?
pradeepgoswami : Yes it is


mucc6s035 : IIM SIRMAUR,SAMBALPUR, SIMSREE, IIT KGP
tarannumraza : The IIM tag will carry weight down the years


sikandar : OK IS BALAJI GOOD FOR FINANCE OR SHUD I GO FOR SOME OTHR COLLEGE?
pradeepgoswami : It's decent


ishan : HOW IS BIMTECH CORE? OTHER OPTION IS IMT NAGPUR.
tarannumraza : BIMTECH roi is better


ishan : WITH 83 PERCENTILE IN CMAT N 90 PERCENTILE IN CET CAN I EXPECT A CALL FROM WELINGKAR MUMBAI?
swapnila : If you have your CET score , please check the cut-offs uploaded on our website.


redaugust : WHAT IS BIMTECH REFUND POLICY?
chandraveer : check with college administration


redaugust : SIIB WAITLISTED AT #68 IN SECOND LIST? CHANCES?
chandraveer : remote chances


sikandar : THNX SIR @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : Welcome


redaugust : MAH-CET 96.03%ILE WHICH COLLEGES CAN I EXPECT (IN MUMBAI)? GENERAL CATEGORY?
swapnila : If you have your marks with you , you can check the expected cut offs uploaded on our website.


sikandar : N WT ABT CHRIST XIME AMRITA FOR FINANCE ?
chandraveer : christ is better than these 2 colleges


ishan : BIMTECH, IMT NAGPUR OR MDI M AND WELINGKAR MUMBAI. WHICH ONE TO PREFER??
tarannumraza : MDI M/BIMTECH


sikandar : MY FRND COULDNT GET BALAJI SO WHICH COLLEGE SHUD I SUGGEST HIM FOR FINANCE - XIME AMRITA ?
tarannumraza : almost at par - XIME is better known


g : CAN U SUGGEST GOOD COLLEGES IN PUNE THROUGH CET(89%LE) AND CMAT(95%LE)?
charlton : Through CET, there is PUMBA: Pune University MBA


pikachu : IMT NAGPUR FINANCE OR BIMTECH RM
charlton : Depends on the specialization that you would like to pursue - Finance or Rural Management


pikachu : 80 IN CMAT AND 80 IN MAH CET PLEASE SUGGEST SOME COLLEGES
swapnila : Please wait for the CAP rounds for admission to the MMS programs through CET.


ishan : HOW IS BIMTECH CORE?? WORTH JOINING?? PLEASE REPLY @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : Good


bhca60949 : DO B SCHOOLS LIKE NMIMS SIBM AND TAPMI..ADHERE TO AICTE REFUND RULES...OR DO THEY TRY TO DELAY THE PROCESSING OF RE FUND
charlton : They adhere to the rules but there is always a chance of a delay.


111aaaa1111aaaa : SIR IN 2016 WHAT WAS THE PERCENTILE OF A STUDENT WHO SECURED TOTAL 160 MARKS
pradeepgoswami : Around 99


ishan : THANKS @PRADEEPGOSWAMI. HOW IS BIMTECH IN COMPARISON TO IMT NAGPUR @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : They are comparable. Take the programme which is providing CORE


raahul : GOOD EVENING SIR/MADAAM. SIR IS GLOBSYN B SCHOOL, KOLKATA A GOOD INSTITUTE TO JOIN??
pradeepgoswami : Can't say yes


nobita : 60 PERCENTILE MHCET SUGEST COLLEGES MMS AND PGDM
swapnila : Chetana , IES , MET for PG courses.If you have your marks with you , for the MMS program you could check the cut offs uploaded on our website.


dks : IMT NAGPUR OR SIES? PLS ADVICE
pradeepgoswami : IMT NAGPUR


sikandar : @CHANDRAVEER SIR MY FRND UNABLE TO ATTEND GDPI @ CHRIST, SO HE GOT 2 OPTIONS WID HIM AMRITA N XIME. WHICH ONE SHUD HE GO FOR FINANCE ?
chandraveer : XIME


raahul : SIR WHAT ABOUT DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY MBA? IS IT GOOD?
feroz : Not advisable


nobita : 60%TILE MHCET SUGGEST COLLEGES FOR MMS AND PGDM
swapnila : Please check chat transcript for the answer to this question.


avinash1990 : SIR I AM WAIT LISTED 266 FOR IMT H WHAT ARE THE CHANCES? @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : Can't speculate, but the chances are high


ishan : THANKS. WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF GETTING A CALL FROM WELINGKAR MUMBAI FOR PGDM AT 83%TILE ON CMATN 90%TILE IN CET @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : You have a decent chance


pikachu : 80 PERCENTILE IN CMAT 80 PERCENTILE IN MAH CET ANY GOOD COLLEGES FOR PGDM OR MBA I CAN APPLY
feroz : For CMAT: Welingkar Institute Of Management, Bangalore IFMR Chennai NIBM Pune Amity Business School, Noida


harpreet : TAPMI OR KJ? WHICH ONE IS BETTER FOR AN AUTOMOBILE ENGINEER WITH TWO YEAR WORK EX IN MARKETING?
chandraveer : KJ


bhca60949 : TAPMI VS SIBM-BANGALORE VS NMIMS-BANGALORE FOR FINANCE ALSO I WOULD LIKE TO SWITCH TO BFSI SECTOR AFTER MBA...WHICH OF THESE WOULD BE BANG FOR MY BUCK??
chandraveer : SIBM BLR > TAPMI >NMIMS BLR .


nobita : 50% IN CMAT 60%TILE IN MHCET CANT AFFORD TO DROP THIS YEAR PLEASEADVICE
swapnila : Already answered. Please check chat transcript.


avinash1990 : SIR WHICH IS BETTER IMT H OR IMT N , FOR SPECIALISATION IN FINANCE.
charlton : IMT Nagpur


shiv : 81 MARKS IN MHCET CHETNA N MET CUTTOFF UPLOADED BY MHCET 83 FOR MHCET ...DO I HAVE ANY CHANCES IN LAST ROUND?
swapnila : You could have a chance , though a lot would depend on how things progress this year.


ravi : RANK THEM IN DESCENDING ORDER CHRIST,BIMM, JAIPURIA LUCKNOW,ITM NAVI MUMBAI,KIRLOSKAR
charlton : ITM Navi Mumbai and Christchurch.


raahul : SIR/MADAAM I HAVE SCORED 48.88 PERCENTILE IN CAT'16 AND WANT TO DO MBA FROM KOLKATA, IS GLOBSYN B SCHOOL GOOD FOR ME OR AM I UNDERESTIMATING MYSELF BY JOINING GLOBSYN?
pradeepgoswami : If you are so hard pressed about doing it from Kolkata you may consider IEM


harpreet : TAPMI OR KJ? WHICH ONE IS BETTER FOR AN AUTOMOBILE ENGINEER WITH TWO YEAR WORK EX IN MARKETING? ANSWER BY @CHANDRAVEER: KJ. SECOND QUESTION: WHY?
chandraveer : not sure about automobile sector, but overall KJ SOMAIYA is better than TAPMI MANIPAL


avinash1990 : SIR PLEASE RATE IMT N, BALAJI PUNE, JAIPURIA, NDIM.
pradeepgoswami : IMT N,JAIPURIA LUCKNOW, BALAJI PUNE,NDIM


ishan : THANKS. WHAT'S YOUR VIEW ON MDI MURSHIDABAD. WORTH JOINING IF SELECTED? @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : MDI is one of the best brands. MDI M is relatively new and although they will have placement assistance from Delhi but definitely not in the same league


pikachu : 70 MARKS IN MAH CET CONVERTED PGDM IMT N AND INTERVIEW LINED UP FOR PGDM. IS IT BETTER TO TAKE ADMISSION IN PGDM OR ARE THERE ANY CHANCES TO GET MMS PROGRAM IN ANY GOOD COLLEGE
swapnila : Which PGDM courses have you applied to ? Chances of getting into the top 5 colleges through the CET score is not very high.


jessi : WELLINGKAR(OTHER THAN FLAGSHIP COURSE) OR BIMTECH NOIDA(INSURANCE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT)? PLEASE REPLY
charlton : Welingkar would be better.


avinash1990 : SIR PLEASE RATE JAIPURIA, NDIM, IMT N, IMT H, BALAJI PUNE. @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : IMTN ,JAIPURIA LUCKNOW, BALAJI PUNE,IMT H


jeeva : SIR HOW ABOUT IFIM?
pradeepgoswami : Moderate


raahul : PRADEEPGOSWAMI...THANK YOU.
pradeepgoswami : Welcome


sam : IFMR VS GREAT LAKES PGDM GURGAON FOR FINANCE ??
chandraveer : IFMR


111aaaa1111aaaa : SIR PLEASE TELL FOR 98 + % ILE ALSO IN CAT 16 HOW MUCH SCORE
chandraveer : Can not say exactly, it depends on difficulty level of the exam.


mily : COMPARE IFIM BANG AND IBS MUMBAI
chandraveer : IBS mumbai


sam : IFMR VS GREAT LAKES PGDM GURGAON FOR FINANCE???
feroz : IFMR


jeeva : SIR CHRIST OR IFIM WHICH ONE IS BEST FOR FINANCE?
feroz : IFIM


sam : 162 WL NO FOR XIMB....ANY CHANCES OF CONVERSION? ?????
feroz : Borderline case


ravi : SIR I AM A PERSON WITH GOOD COMMUNICATON SKILLS ..BUT I HAVE NOT VENTURED INTO ANY EVENTS OR COMPETITIONS WRTO THAT..ALSO I AM NOT HAVING ANY ARTISTIC TALENT ...I AM SAYING THAT I HAVE LESS EXPOSURE IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION FIELDS...I HAVE ATTENDED MICA INTERVIEW AND IT WENT WELL...I AM SELECTED AT NMIMS BANGALORE...IN CASE IF I AM SELECTED IN MICA..CONSIDERING WHAT I MENTIONED ABOVE CAN I JOIN MICA?
feroz : Go ahead with MICA. All the best


sam : IFMR VS NIBM PUNE FOR FINANCE?
feroz : IFMR


sam : IFMR VS NIBM PUNE FOR FINANCE??????????
pradeepgoswami : IFMR


sam : HOW IS GREAT LAKES PGDM GURGAON? CAN IT BE TAKEN AS A LAST RESORT? OVERALL RANKING?
charlton : Yes you can join in case you do not have other calls.


jessi : DOES WELLINGKAR OFFERS LETTER FOR PGDM CORE THROUGH CMAT AS I GOT 87.51 IN CMAT?
feroz : Yes


ravi : I AM SELECTED FOR NMIMS BANG...CAN I APPLY FOR WELINGKAR MUMBAI?
chandraveer : Yes you do apply for WELINGKAR Mumbai


parth : HELLO, SIR PLEASE HELP ME SELECT FROM TAPMI PGDM, FORE-IB, IFMR PGDM, GREAT LAKES CHENNAI PGDM AND WELINGKAR MUMBAI PGDM. I WANT TO DK MARKETING. THANKS IN ADVANCE :)
feroz : GREAT LAKES CHENNAI PGDM, FORE-IB, TAPMI PGDM, WELINGKAR MUMBAI PGDM , IFMR PGDM


ravi : @CHANDRAVEER SIR..I HAVE 93.14 IN CMAT....IS IT ENOUGH FOR WELINGKAR..DINT WRITE MHCET
chandraveer : In WELINGKAR which course you are looking for ?


ravi : WHICH COLLEGES CAN I GET WITH MAT 85PERNCETILE? IS JAIPURIA LUCKNOW GOOD FOR ME? @PRADEEPGOSWAMI
pradeepgoswami : CHRIST ,ITM NAVI MUMBAI,BALAJI PUNE. JAIPURIA LUCKNOW IS A DECENT COLLEGE. YOU CAN CONSIDER IT


sam : WELINGKAR VS IFMR ????
pradeepgoswami : If you want to specialise in Finance go for IFMR


jeeva : SIR I FINALLY GOT THESE OFFERS WILL BE CHOOSE ONE COLLEGE FOR ME AMONG ALL 1.CHRIST 2.PSG 3.VIT 4.GITHAMIB 5.VJIM 6.IPE 7.IFIM 8.TSM 9.SSN
pradeepgoswami : Congrats. Take Christ


prathmesh : WHAT ARE PROSPECTS OF ITM FOR PGDM?
pradeepgoswami : ITM NAVI MUMBAI is decent


parth : @FEROZ SIR, R U SURE GREAT LAKES CHENNAI PGDM IS BETTER THAN TAPMI AND FORE ? AS IT IS JUST 5 YEARS OLD
feroz : Apologies! TAPMI, FORE, GREAT LAKES, WE, IFMR


brian : HELLO!I AM A POST GRAD IN ECONOMICS, IS IT SENSIBLE FOR ME TO GO FOR MBA THIS YEAR FROM A NEW IIM (BEST OPTION IS RANCHI) OR SHUD I TRY FOR 2017 CAT WITH A JOB, WILL THAT BE SENSIBLE GIVEN I WILL BE 24 THIS YEAR AND LASTLY DOES IIM RANCHI/RAIPUR/TRICHY OFFERS PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY IN WORLD BANK OR IMF
feroz : World bank or IMF etc do not visit new IIMs presently. World Bank visited IIMC for summers in 2012. If you can afford to, them join IIM Ranchi and appear for CAT again next year


prathmesh : HOW ITM NAVI MUMBAI RATED IN CASE OF PLACEMENTS?
pradeepgoswami : For Marketing it's good


jeeva : @PRADEEP SIR I WOULD LIKE TO DO FINANCE CHRIST OR IFIM AND I SECURED AMRITHA ALSO?
pradeepgoswami : CHRIST


prathmesh : SHOULD WE DO A JOB OR MBA ?
swapnila : That depends on your career plans. But many a times have some prior job experience is always beneficial before doing a MBA.


ravi : @CHANDRAVEER MBA IN FINANCE
chandraveer : both MBA and MMS are offering specialisation in finance . which one you are looking for


prathmesh : WITH 78% IN CMAT WILL I GET A CALL FROM NIBM?
feroz : Remote chances


shiva : SIR IPE OR VJIM
charlton : IPE


sam : GOT A CALL FOR GREAT LAKES PGDM GURGAON N IFMR...WHT TO CHOOSE? ??????
feroz : Depends on your inclination as well. IFMR is good for finance


jeeva : SIR IS ARREARS IN ACADEMIC BACKGROUND WILL IMPACT MY FINAL PLACEMENTS?
swapnila : It does make a difference unless you are able to convince a reason for a shift in sector or industry.


ravi : DECENT COLLEGES FOR CMAT 60 PERCENTILE?
feroz : None are good enough. We would suggest you appear again next year


ravi : CAN ANYONE PLEASE ANSWER MY QSTN REG IIM SHILLONG PGPEX MBIC
feroz : Write an e-mail to the admissions office IIM Shillong or give them a call for more details


ravi : HOW IS THE PLACEMENT RECORD OF JAIPURIA LUCKNOW? THEY TOLD 100 PERCENT IS THIS TRUE?
pradeepgoswami : It is.


jeeva : SIR IS REALLY COLLEGE TAG MATTER'S SINCE TWO COLLEGE PLACEMENTS ARE THE SAME BUT NOT THE FEE?
swapnila : Yes it does at least in the initial few years of your career.


honey : HOW IS NMIMS HYDERABAD? AND HOW IS IT WHEN COMPARED TO WELINGKAR MUMBAI?
swapnila : Welingkar Mumbai would be better.


sakshisingh11 : SIR, HOW TO PREPARE FOR PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS?
pradeepgoswami : You can't . Try to be your natural self


jeeva : CAN I SHOW MY WORK EXPERIENCE WITHOUT PAYSLIPS SINCE I WORKED IN MY FAMILY BUSINESS?
swapnila : Yes , unless the college insists on the same. However there is also a chance that a college might not consider this a relevant work experience. So you would have to take a call based on the college you are applying to.


sakshisingh11 : GOOD EVENING SIR, HOW TO PREPARE FOR PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS?...
swapnila : There is as such no preparation for these kind of tests since there are no right or wrong answers. However you could practice a few ones to get a hang of the same.


honey : NMIMS VS SIES MUMBAI? PLEASE TELL
chandraveer : NMIMS


bhumikajain : HOW IS THE PGDM PROGRAM OF WELINGKAR MUMBAI?.
swapnila : As compared to which college or program ?


prathmesh : WHICH BETTER PIBM PU VS SIIB SIU FOR MBA?
charlton : PUMBA will be better


bhumikajain : WELINGKAR VS BIMTECH VS IFMR VS FORE FOR FINANCE???
feroz : FORE, IFMR, WE, BIMTECH


kk : ITM MMS OR PGDM?
swapnila : MMS


bhumikajain : PLZ RATE THIS.. WELINGKAR MUMBAI, BIMTECH, IFMR, FORE FOR FINANCE?
feroz : Already answered


cat17 : : I HAVE 58% IN BTECH CAN I GET INTO NITIE IF I SCORE GOOD IN CAT?
feroz : Absolutely


bhumikajain : CAN A PERSON EXPECT MORE THAN 10LPA IF HE/SHE IS IN THE TOP 20 % OF THE BATCH IN WELINGKAR MUMBAI?
feroz : Good chances


bhumikajain : CAN A PERSON EXPECT MORE THAN 10LPA IF HE/SHE IS IN THE TOP 20 % OF THE BATCH IN WELINGKAR MUMBAI?.
swapnila : I hope we understand the placements and the salaries people get in any b-school depend on a host of factors. So it needs to be considered on yearly basis.


sakshisingh11 : WHERE CAN I GET SAMPLE QUE FOR PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS???????
swapnila : You could get in touch with you center for the same.


cat17 : TOP BSCHOOLS FOR MBA IN IT?!
feroz : IIMs, and other top B-Shools


prathmesh : 80.19% IN CET AND 78.18% WILL I GET A CALL FROM PUMBA ?
swapnila : If you have your scores please check the cut offs uploaded on our website.


sakshisingh11 : WHERE CAN I GET SAMPLE QUE FOR PSYCHOMETRIC TEST?!
swapnila : Already answered.


887 : PLEASE SUGGETS ANY BOOK FOR OPERATIONS AND HR.
feroz : Better you refer to some material on internet


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