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A week before CAT

With a few days to go for the CAT here’s some last minute advice! Guessing Guessing is more important on the CAT than on any other test you have ever taken. You’ll have to guess often on the CAT because 1.You can’t skip questions. If you hit a mental block, you have to guess. You can’t pass a question and ...

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Get, CET and Go!

Every year, the month of February holds a special significance to all MBA aspirants in Mumbai. Each one of them spends sleepless nights in preparing for “The CET” perhaps the mother of all entrance exams in this part of the country. In case you are seriously considering taking the Maharashtra CET (for MBA) this Feb there is no reason to ...

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CAT got your tongue?

Competitive exams are always fraught with risk. There is the risk of not scoring good marks and therefore, disappointing your parents. There is the risk of scoring good marks but not making it to a top college and therefore, disappointing your parents. There is the risk of scoring good marks, getting into a top college but knowing that two to ...

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Are you ready for an MBA?

The strongest candidates competing to gain admission into business schools are very focused on their intended career paths. They are reasonably clear about what is needed to get there and what it takes to be successful. Are you one of these people? The MBA is designed for people who want to learn about business, across many different disciplines. But schools ...

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Cat countdown

With only a few days to go, turn your CAT prep into overdrive! Today we are less than one month away from the D-day Nov 16, 2008. I am sure there’ll be a lot of mixed feelings – hope, fear, discouragement, anxiety, confidence All with one commonality; one question there’ll definitely be hounding all CAT aspirants right now will be, ...

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Speed vs Accuracy

A commerce or arts graduate must focus on increasing speed without sacrificing accuracy. The section on quantitative ability is, by far, the most scoring one in the CAT. It can play an important role in the overall score of the candidate because of the common thread that runs in the Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation sections (and some times ...

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Summer placement saga: sach kya hai?

Press releases from India’s top bschools make it sound like ‘business as usual’. IIMA: Despite the global financial crisis, finance saw the highest percentage of acceptances at 32%. This reflects the decision of the students to not base a long term career decision on a short term market outlook. Consulting came a close second at 26%. Marketing was the largest ...

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Snap

With the CAT over, it’s now time to focus on other entrance exams. We take a look at the SNAP. Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP)Test is a common written test for the admission processes of Symbiosis postgraduate institutes.These institutes are either affiliated to SIEC Deemed University or approved by AICTE. SNAP Test is conducted under the aegis of SIEC Deemed University. ...

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I banking career

Sidin Sunny Vadukut chats up with Shankar Kapoor, an investment banker in London, to find out what this i-bank hype is all about. It’s the one of the great big MBA dreams. The stuff that make people slog at CAT and GMAT for years. The vocation that pretty much means wealth and comfort for the rest of your lives. Or ...

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