(Article) MBA Admissions: Aiming for a Top Business School

MBA Admissions: Aiming for a Top Business School


More than 500 students from India applied to Wharton last year. Very few actually got admission.

The number of students from India applying to top 5 business schools is increasing every year. 

Most of them have a 700+ GMAT and good work experience and more importantly, they have been the best at whatever they have done in life.

Those that get in, have something exceptional to show in their backgrounds. Some thing off the track, something that they did which was not normal in the circumstances that they were in.

No, we are not trying to discourage you, what we are asking you to do is to make a realistic assessment and then decide. There is no point in spending money in application fee if your profile does not match the requirements of the school.

Most of the students who come to us for counselling want to go to the top schools. It is really difficult to convince them that despite their high scores, they may not get admission in the top-5 schools.

We know of a student who had a perfect score in GMAT (800) and had 8 years of work experience in top finance organisations. He was rejected by Harvard, Columbia, GSB Chicago and Columbia because he had already done an MBA before from India.


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