As mystical as it may sound but ‘balance is the key’. For those of you who’ve read ‘Eat Pray Love’, you may find that the cliched ending to the story is actually the key to survival at a b-school. When one enters a b-school, the expectations are manifold. Some decide to concentrate on studies and
The Ultimate Shopping List For The Class Of 2021 Every great adventure starts with packing enough supplies that will not fall short at any given point. The next two years in b-school are going to be nothing short of an adventure, with long lectures, presentations, cultural functions, impromptu trips around the city and of course
“Just tell me how to be different in a way that makes sense.”― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower All our lives, (a majority of us) we’ve questioned if the education system that we’ve grown up with actually teaches us to think for ourselves and understand if what is being taught to us
MBA revolves around PPTs, Group projects, group assignments, etc. A large chunk of the marks one receives depends upon the group that s/he works with. If all the members in a group contribute to the best of their abilities, the results will definitely come out well. However, this is not the case with most groups.
Time has a really wonderful way of showing us what really matters. There are these days which pass us by like towns on a highway. You really want to stop at some of them, but life pushes you ahead. And then, there are these oases you hit upon and that moment, every part of it
With two terms done and dusted, one thing I’ve realised is that I have been average in every sense. Grades being just below the median, not a part of any of the famed clubs, past performance is average when benchmarked against peers and even summer placements indicate the same! Now let’s consider each of the
Before stepping into IIM Lucknow, I’d had less than a month of vacation. Due to the lack of time and my innate innocence, I hadn’t thought about what I was getting my self into. In short, I hadn’t really thought of what I wanted and what I was going to expect from a b-school in
So it’s coming to an end. A journey that began as an obsession after hearing a relative’s son getting one of those dream placements (Yes, I too am a part of the crowd that came in with probably the sole purpose of getting a hefty pay cheque and a good brand on the CV :P).
MBA like T20 cricket can be a glitz-edged invitation to innovate and improve. The pre eminence of the shortest format in cricket is no surprise, it yields results where the margins are even finer. Similarly, it is important to envisage the need to differentiate oneself while performing the sport of MBA. This is not for
“Network like anything. Among them will be your business co-founders, your best friends, your lifelong colleagues, and maybe your life partners!” said a senior on the very first day of the college. Networking is indeed one of the most hyped things at an IIM. Its importance can never be questioned. However, there are some dark