10 Things I Wished I Knew Before My MBA Application

MBA application preparation is a long process of eternal suffering. Coming from an international student background, I feel that there are extra hurdles for people like me to go through. Unlike applicants in the US, international applicants do not have the undergraduate prestige/brand name companies to leverage as a part of their application. Some may …

True Cost vs. Efficient Cost of GMAT

Sometime ago I wrote my GMAT debrief on gmatclub.com and found a very interesting feedback: “But this it seems your expenditure on GMAT and prep is more than $3000. This will not be affordable by most of the students.” This was the first time I realized how much I spent so for other to not …

MBA School Selection… a dilemma of fear?

MBA School Selection… a dilemma of fear?

I was sitting on the opposite side of the dinner table when my friend ask “Why should I start saying which schools I wanna go to when I don’t even feel like they would accept me?” The anxiety in his face and confusion in his voice reminded me how scared I was during my application process. I was in the same exact spot. I have the same hopes and dreams as him but at the same time I fear myself (or my ego) being completely crushed because of rejection letters.