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The Golden Opportunity

Ok so for all you people who reached out after my last blog, here come the details. Many schools have a great process of visiting different cities in different countries around the world to interact with prospective students. The panel from the schools often consists of someone from the adcom …

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100 Days to a Dream MBA – Part 2

Ok so for all you people who popped your eyes at my last blog, here come the details after you have done your initial research. Know the Way It Works Many schools have a great process of visiting different cities in different countries around the world to interact with prospective …

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Creating your Self-Brand for a Fortune 100 firm

Every student sitting for a placement desires to get featured or to be a part of a company that has great prospects and is enlisted in the Fortune 100 firm group.  Being a part of such a firm creates your own unique brand. There is a lot of pre-work for …

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Appealing to Financier’s Discretion for your Loan

After every exam, you have a general idea of what extra you should had done. There is something always missing, in retrospect! Even Hillary Clinton is finding that missing jolt. Similarly, many times your request for finances go unheard. Not because your intent was not good, but probably because you …

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When a Techie turned Special Ops Commando – Leadership Lessons

“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd” I did not realize this until I joined the Indian Military Academy and things started making sense at a bigger level. After a 6-month technical stint at Accenture, I knew deep within that a stereotypical …

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Career Session with GraduFund Leadership

In a recent interactive session with MBA and Engineering students at a globally reputed university, we focused on aspects of students’ lives that make it the most promising yet challenging phase, their career options and paths, and tips to decide whether “An Entrepreneur versus An Intrapreneur” path is better suited …

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Avoiding top 10 financial mistakes

1. Sticking to Cash  When the whole economy is going cashless, I don’t think that students should stick to cash. Moreover, wallet and credit facilities also bring about hidden benefits, if prudently used. There are many offers and cashbacks available, so switching to online mode should be a planned shift. Don’t think like …

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The “Risk-taking” Doctor

Gone are the days when an MBBS degree meant that you’re sorted for life. Today’s doctors are not shy of venturing into entrepreneurship or marketing as unconventional career choices. In India, engineers aspiring to do managerial jobs traditionally drove fierce competition in exams like CAT and  GMAT.  Today, a management degree …

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10 investments while you are studying

1. Books I remember the good old days when we could find every desirable book in the school library, but this changes as we enter college life. There are multiple books to refer, books that are ‘heavy’ and that burn holes into your pockets. If you talk to well-placed successful …

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A Day to Celebrate “Beti Padhao”

“On National Girl Child Day, I salute the unparalleled accomplishments of the girl child. Their role in nation building is paramount.” — NarendraModi(@narendramodi) Irrespective of gender, valuing the accomplishments of a person is important. But the truth is that those of a girl child have often been undervalued in our …

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