Author: Deepak Mehta

Pre-MBA Prep Basics – Getting Started With Finance And Economics

Finance is a pretty broad field of study – ranging from financial accounting and reporting to the study of various financial markets, stock markets, valuations, trading etc. And so is Economics – with the 2 major sub-topics being Macro- and Micro-Economics. But both of them are essential for anyone serious about pursuing a career in the

How To Present Yourself In The Best Manner During Interviews

Confidence, public speaking, body language, communication skills etc may be considered “soft” skills, but mastering them is quite hard and would require hours and days of practice. Assuming that you have prepared well the content of the interview. That is, you are well versed in your responses to the generic questions (like “Introduce yourself”, “What

Mythbusters – The MBA Edition

Pre-admission Myth 1: Freshers/People with significant work-ex are at a disadvantage Nope. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks. Some companies which come for a senior profile like a project manager or team leader will prefer someone with a 4+ year of work experience. Consulting + Fin firms are mostly neutral. Sales and Marketing firms

MBA With Work Experience Vs MBA With No Work Experience – An Age Old Debate With No Correct Answer

The “fresher vs work-ex” debate wrt to MBA is an old one. And frankly, there is no one correct answer. Both the set of choices have their inherent advantages and disadvantages. A. When “fresh”ness beats experience Academic predisposition: It’s easy for straight-out-of-grad-school candidates to get acclimatised to the academic rigour of B-schools since that is

Resume Leveling Up For MBAs – Certifications To Boost Your Profile

For Finance Professionals: CFA: Granted by the CFA institute, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is one of the most popular generic certification. Requiring at least 1.5 years of commitment to clear a 3-stage examination, and costing a minimum of $2400, it is highly advised that one is serious about it before enrolling. FRM: Almost as