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29November2016

How to crack the MBA interview

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

Recently my colleague, Vrinda Jalan, wrote some helpful pointers on using the MBA interview as an opportunity to reinforce your personal brand. Since the first round of interview invitations for global MBA programs is upon us, I thought it would be relevant to share some of her tips. Applicants often underestimate the interview, a crucial

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25November2016

Crossing the big hurdle – the Oxbridge interview process

by The Red Pen

As December draws closer, perhaps your anxiety levels are skyrocketing in anticipation of your interview with Oxbridge university tutors. Being invited for an interview is a huge achievement and an amazing opportunity!  Here are a few tips to help you prepare and get the most out of your experience.       Numerous myths surround the Oxbridge

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20November2016

Boarding school, a great option for parents seeking a holistic education for their children

by The Red Pen

Have you ever considered sending your child to boarding school? Historically and even today, children are enrolled in boarding schools because: Local schooling options are not of high quality Families feel that the experience of boarding school builds character and makes their children more independent Because family circumstances (health, work, etc.) are such that children’s

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2November2016

Community colleges can be a good alternative for higher education abroad

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

The top names in foreign education have become familiar to all of us. Lately, however, when it comes to educaation in the US, another term is becoming well known: community college. As someone growing up in middle-class American the community colleges were far more known to me than the Ivy League. In fact 40% of

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