SNAP is one of the most competitive b-school entrance exams in India today. Every year, more than 50,000 candidates sit for the test out of which only 2257 get seats in its member institutions. With every passing year, there is a rise in the number of applicants, which has led the participating colleges to diversify their intake. This means if you’re attempting the SNAP this year, and hoping to get shortlisted, you need pretty high scores in order to trump the competition. So how do you crack SNAP? What are the preparation strategies you must learn? How to ensure that your SNAP prep is going well? With just a few days to go to SNAP 2019, you have your work cut out for you. In order to help you ace SNAP this time around, we’ve compiled a list of resources in today’s newsletter. Don’t forget to check them out!!
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This year candidates will have to score very high in SNAP if they want to get shortlisted for further admission processes. In this article, we will share some information, steps, strategies, preparation tips that can help you ace SNAP like a boss.
Meet Soumyodeep Basu, an MBA student from SIBM Bengaluru. Born in Kolkata and brought up in Mumbai, he completed his graduation in Civil Engineering from the University of Mumbai. After having worked for some time in the construction sector, he decided to pursue his higher studies and opted for an MBA. He appeared for SNAP in which he scored 99.17%ile. Find out how you can prep for SNAP based on Soumyodeep’s experience in this article.
Born and brought up in Delhi, Prateek Papneja completed his Chemical Engineering from Thapar University Patiala. He worked in a real estate firm for two years and then chose to give his career a boost. He secured 99.44 percentile in SNAP and believes hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard. Check out how you too can crack SNAP based on Prateek’s experience.
Of the many SNAP strategies you can use, taking advice from SNAP toppers is the best. Because let’s face it, they’ve been there and done that. In this article, Mahendra Wagh, 98.92%iler in SNAP shares his strategy and experience.
Sairam, popularly referred to by friends in SIBM B as Ram is a force to be reckoned with. Ram is an achiever, to say the least. He makes cracking SNAP look like a piece of cake. Making everyone feel as if it is easily achievable. In fact, by following his SNAP journey, it just might be. Check it out right now.
After completing his engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology (D.Y Patil), Mumbai University, Aditya worked for one year in the Sagar Defence Engineering and US MNC SENSUS. To improve his career prospects, Aditya decided to do an MBA and appeared for the SNAP exam in which he scored 98.70%ile. Check out his SNAP strategies in this article.
On a different note, once you get into b-school, a very important aspect of your life will include committees and groups that you can join and work with. Not only do these groups give you real management experience, they also help you build your profile and resume. In this video, Soham Saha, a member of the social service group at IIM Kozhikode talks about the unique initiative by IIM K to help Kerala flood victims. He shares how the social service group at IIM K managed to source and supply food, clothes and other necessities to the flood victims. Get a sneak peek at b-school life and opportunities in this video.
Curious about what career pathways are open to MBA students? Check out these internship stories of students from SDA Bocconi Asia Center to learn more.
That’s all for today folks! In tomorrow’s newsletter, get more information on cracking entrance exams like SNAP, XAT and MICAT, as well as help with GD-PI prep. Have something you’d like to know about? Tell us in the comments below. Or just drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.