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Personal Interview: Cracking The Code

What The Article Is All About: You have done all your home work for the Interview very well. Chandrasekhar Singh tells what to do once you are inside the Interview room. In this article we focus on the ‘in-room process’ and under stand the secret of walking out as a winner. Pleasant Disposition There is no better way of beginning ...

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Close Encounters Of The Tough Kind

What The Article Is All About: A look at some frequently asked questions in the interview round, and how to answer them. There are no fixed rules in an interview and hence you should be prepared to face any eventuality. However, there are some standard questions that panels post to the students, in order to assess a variety of personal ...

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Group Discussions: Talk It Easy

What The Article Is All About: Raising your volume and interacting constantly will not stand you in good stead at a Group Discussion. A look at what will…. Sailing through group discussions (GDs) successfully is an art. A look at the strategies that will help take you a long way in winning the day. Be Natural: The best mantra is ...

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Personality Assessment

What The Article Is All About: You thought that the written test is the biggest hurdle on your way to a top B School and you could relax after the written tests. Chandrasekhar Singh argues that the real battle begins only after the written test With the first stage of selection process (the written tests) of premier B Schools over, ...

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Making Reading A Passion

What The Article Is All About: Does Reading Comprehension seem a tedious task to you. Possibly this might be the reason for a low reading speed. Read on to master the art of increasing your reading speed and comprehension In this article we will look at the salient features of Reading Comprehension and some of the approaches you should adopt ...

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Good Reading Vs. Bad Reading

What The Article Is All About: Outlines the basics to develop a good reading speed and comprehension. Reading comprehension in the Common Admission Test (CAT) is an unpredictable section in which the variance of scores is maximum not only between two candidates but also from one test to another for a particular candidate. A candidate with a good reading habit ...

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CAT 2004 – Getting Started

What The Article Is All About: When do I start preparing for CAT 2004? How should I go about my preparation? Chandrasekhar Singh sets the ball rolling for CAT 2002 preparation. CAT (Common Admission Test) for the IIMs (Indian Institute of Management) is to MBA aspirant what an Olympic gold medal is to an athlete or the world cup is ...

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Attitude Makes The Difference

What The Article Is All About: A good vocabulary and grammar, above average reading speed and more than decent knowledge of math are a necessary condition to clear CAT, but more important is “SELF BELIEF” says Chandrasekhar Singh CAT tests a student on his proficiency in English language skills, Reading Comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude. But is it sufficient, if a ...

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The Management Approach To CAT

What The Article Is All About: CAT is much more than mere language proficiency and quantitative aptitude. It evaluates an aspirants on his managerial capabilities like dealing with pressures, time management, decision making skills and managing change. Close your eyes for a moment and just imagine the following: “165 questions to be solved in 120 minutes i.e. less than 45 ...

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Lakshya: MBA

Picking a good B school outside the top 10 can be a tough task. IIM Ahmedabad alumnus and JAM Editor, Rashmi Bansal tells you how… So, you are preparing for CAT but aware that you have only a slim chance of making it to the IIMs-XLRI-MS-Bajaj league. Well, it’s not the end of the world. You do have options – ...

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