missionmba on August 1st, 2008

Here’s the first bad news of the season.. (I sincerely pray tha it’s the last one too) Reliance Dhirubhai fellowship results are out.. And I’m not through to the next round.  There were more than 1400 applications for the 50 spots and I guess at least 50 of them were more competitive than I am.. […]

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missionmba on July 23rd, 2008

Well, I now believe that I’m down to my final list of Bschools that I’m targetting.. As I said some time back, after the applying the no-cosignor criterion, there were very few schools left on my list..  I thought of expanding my list a bit..  This resulted in some weird school-combinations on my expanded list.. And many of […]

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missionmba on July 16th, 2008

Phew!! Finally my first application submitted!!  Overall it was a good learning experience. Here’re a few highlights from my first submission.. So much to write, so little space :: No, I’m not talking abt the essay yet.. I’m talking about the size of text-fields for certain entries..At places it  was quite irritating. I’m sure many […]

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missionmba on July 11th, 2008

“How do you aspire to shape India’s future?” I was blown away when I saw the question first.. Shaping India’s future? What do they actualy expect the caniddates to do? Open another company that’ll hire thousands of Indians.. In that case, the only candidates that fit the bill must be the ones, who already are […]

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missionmba on July 3rd, 2008

I know I was supposed to have shortlisted by school by May end.. Had missed that.. I did make some headway into my school research after that and was able to trim down my list to a manageable number.. 1-2 weeks back, I was thinking that I’m getting mostly clear with my target list.. Applying […]

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missionmba on May 17th, 2008

With HBS releasing its essays as promised in May first half and application for Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship going live on May 15, the apping season for Fall 2009 has begun formally..  On personal front, I’ve given myself a deadline to shortlist about 7-10 schools that I plan to apply by the end of May.. Will […]

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missionmba on April 27th, 2008

Now this is some terrific news!! 🙂 Reliance and Stanford have tied up for  “Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship programme” under which 5 Indians will get a full ride at Stanford GSB and that’ll cover all the expanses including tuition, travel and living expenses. Other than merit (which of course gets covered in the admission process at […]

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