Global Economic Growth to decrease

BBC News reported World Bank’s report of slower economic growth in the year 2011. World Bank has predicted that global GDP growth will be 3.3% against 3.9% in 2010. It has also predicted a strong growth in the emerging economies with India and China leading from the front. Well, let […]

Forget NBA, NFL: IPL is Future?

For people who don’t know IPL, IPL is today’s money making machine in the sports arena. IPL aka Indian Premier League is the largest sports (cricket) entertainment in terms of money and entertainment. Now, the idea of IPL is not new. It exists in various forms of other games like […]

Learnings from Micromax

Ohh yes guys, the IPO of Micromax might hit the Indian market soon. Do you know Micromax? Honestly, I was not aware of this brand unless some of my friends and colleagues bought the mobiles of Micromax. Very few people know and in fact, even I was surprised to know […]

Congrats Prof. Eva Labro

I just saw the twitter message from Madam Allison Adams (Media Relations, Kenan Flagler Business School), who informed that Prof. Eva Labro won the prestigious accounting impact award from AICPA. Congratulation Professor Labro  🙂 Just in case, you might not be aware, AICPA is American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. […]

Funny Office Signs

I am going to keep this post short and crisp. I returned from my trip today and I am extremely tired. but as I have committed to one post a day, I am trying to pass a nice website that one of my colleagues, Roshan, shared with me today. Personally, […]

Humorous Speech

I participated in the Area L1 Humorous Speech  contest on the peak of my busy month – October in 2010. I went with almost no preparation. September, October and November have been real busy months for me. There were lot of things at stake and still they are. Anyways, I […]

Record Holiday Online Sales

US Holidays recorded a record sales in the holidays: a whooping $32.6 bn. It is a great news especially when the economy has been struggling a lot. So, it’s definitely a great news for the business. I visited US in 2207 just after Thanksgiving and during the New Year. I […]

$67mn Fraud: Citi’s Indian fiasco

As some of you might have already read, Citigroup hit a major issue in India recently. Indian Banking market is dominated by HDFC, ICICI and SBI. All other players came in later and still in their process of wooing consumers but to a great extent, it is yet to break […]

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn: The Big IPO Line-up

We are just few days into the new year and we are already seeing some exciting news coming. I read an article today that pointed that LinkedIn might have plans to go public this year. Honestly, I was not surprised. LinkedIn has been one of my favorite and I have […]


How many times have you ever participated in 100m or 50m races during your school days? How many times in your life you have dreamed of getting something – may be an admit into a top-notch program, cracking IIT-JEE, CAT, getting a promotion at office or getting the dream girl […]

Motorola gives birth to twins

Today marks the day when Motorola officially splits into two independent companies: Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions. Personally, I worked with Motorola in its research team during my internship way back in 2007. As a company, I have always admired it but deep inside me felt during my short tenure […]

Kenan Flagler in action

It is good to read and try to understand the various business aspect as a MBA applicant and most importantly, as an aspiring Entreprenuer. Recently, I read the article where Professor Daniel Cable of Kenan Flagler Business School joined the team of researchers to find out the organization style of […]

Happy New Year

Wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year 🙂 Whatever Miles to MBA achieved last year was all due to your consistent support. I hope that the support continues. I know a lot of you might be looking for some updates from me. So, here they are: Got […]

The Battle of 4G

This year, I would like to devote one article every alternate day to discuss about an interesting article. I hope to stick to the idea and am going to give my best for the same. We begin the tradition with today’s Wall Street article on Verizon. Verizon announced to launch […]

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,500 […]

Prof. Jim on BusinessWeek

Prof. Jim Dean, who is also the Dean of Kenan Flagler Business School, recently spoke about few important things about the school in BusinessWeek. I like Prof. Jim Dean for various reasons: He is very kind and generous, a down to earth person. Reason: he is the only Professor from […]

Upcoming Webinar exclusively for Indian Applicants

This post is quick shout-out for upcoming webinar for Indian applicants by Kaneisha. Now, Kaneisha does not need any introduction on my blog. I feel this is the first time someone is attempting such a unique webinar. As an Indian applicant myself, I understand the curiosity and issues with the […]

Happy Thanksgiving :-)

Wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. Belated but it was there and I did not want to miss out this opportunity. I started my journey on this blog when I started my journey to pursue an MBA. After that it was on and off but I was sure I […]

Shout out for Marquis and Kaneisha

Okay, for the first time two of my great friends, Marquis and Kaniesha, came together for the first time. Both of these people are very special to me and I, really, treasure their friendships. So, without much delay, here is link of the post where Marquis interviewed Kaneisha on his […]

A Short Profile of MBA Crystal Ball

Well, this is a special post. Sameer is the founder of MBA Crystal Ball, the company that assists Indian applicants applying for MBA. Initially, I thought they are ISB-specific but later on interacting with Sameer over email and knowing about him, I realized they are lot more., So here is a short introduction […]

Toastmaster Speech 10 – Inspire Your Audience

I gave my Project 10 Speech 2 months back. This draft was lying there for a long time now. I have been pre-occupied with my personal and professional commitments that writing posts on the blog almost took a second place and I could not return to it at all. But […]

Kaneisha’s Word Count Weight Loss Program

Kaneisha’s Word Count Weight Loss Program Join us for a FREE Webinar on November 17 Space is limited to 100 people. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: I am going to do what no other admissions consultant HAS done and probably ever WILL do. I am going to show you LIVE how I edit […]

Golden Opportunity for Exclusive MilestoMBA Readers

Hello All, As mentioned in my earlier post, here I offer you 4 giveaway prizes (I had five but my brother took one): Premium Account for BTG Practice Questions. 700+ questions of $99 worth, all free for the first 4  people who comment on this post. Do leave your email […]

BeatTheGMAT New Practice Questions Review

Thanks Eric for such a wonderful opportunity to review the new set of questions that BTG is planning to release today. Honestly, at the very outset, let me confess that I could not devote ample time to look into all the 200 questions that were part of the review. I […]

Shoutout for MarquisParker Special Giveaway

Hey guys, I am going to very short. This is a quick post to shout for my friend, Marquis Parker, who is offering 25 special discounted 30-day online course in association with Julian Gordon. I have myself registered for the ecourse and I would highly recommend to all of those […]

Blog featured in

My friend, Marquis Parker, featured me on his blog. It was regarding the Elevator Pitch post that I posted sometime back. I am not a business professional yet but he is and it means a lot to me when people like him give credits for what you write on. Read […]

Interview Invite from Kenan Flagler

Yes, this is my first interview invite. Yyyyyiiiippppeeeee 🙂 🙂 🙂 I am still busy with my application essays (not to mention there are official deadlines for this month also) but the interview invite from UNC Kenan Flagler brought a little bit of shower to cool down. The slots are […]


Hi Guys, Hope all of you are doing great 🙂 Like you, I am also very busy with my applications and deadlines. Though GMAT score was not what I expected, but it was nevertheless satisfying. I have already submitted a couple of applications and keeping my fingers very tightly crossed. […]

mbatour is in town

Are you in Bangalore? Are you applying for MBA this fall or Are you an MBA aspirant? If the above answers are “YES”, then MBA Tour brings you a lot of universities to the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore. Lets catch up and do browse through to know your schools […]

MBADreamz-10K hits Milestone

Thanks for all the support and assistance. The blog hit the 10K mark since its inception 🙂 🙂 :-). The journey has been very good till now and I hope you enjoyed reading my journey as much as I did in reality. Thanks for all the readers who have supported […]

Elevator Pitch (contd.)

I am going to keep this post short. This is a follow-up post to my earlier post on Elevator Pitch. I am not going to go into much details. Whatever I echoed in my last post, the articles below do the same but with more proper organization. So, I recommend […]

MBA Tour, Admission Events: Tips

Are you attending MBA Tour? or I guess you would have already started. In addition to MBA Tour, there are Admission Events that fall into the same league. I feel most of you are also in the same boat as me. I have already attended quite a few admission events […]

BTG First Week Essay Webinars

As I mentioned earlier in my post, BeatTheGMAT began its webinars on breaking the essays. I attended both the webinars of Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Though I have taken notes for each of them, I feel they are kind of same from the video links. […]

BeatTheGMAT $100K Challenge Pre-Registration

Hello All, this is an amazing contest by BeatTheGMAT: $100K Challenge. Why I am applying: I want to win the first bumper prize. What is it? Well, it is something I feel is going to interest everyone out here in the MBA Aspirant Community. The Grand Prize is: ==================================================================================================== Guided […]