Steps to Take Before Fall Admissions Deadlines

Prospective Pakistani applicants for the Fall 2018 admissions have 3-4 months till the application deadlines, most of which are in December and January. Unless you are all set to apply and have all the required materials ready, which is highly unlikely, there is a lot that you need to do in these coming few months before you apply. In fact utilizing this time effectively is crucial and will greatly improve your chances of being admitted to the programs you apply to. A good application has multiple aspects many of which require time in order to be properly developed and polished. This post explores these and suggests the keys steps that you should take in order to be prepared for the applications.

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MBA Scholarships where Pakistan Applicants Can Apply!

If you are aspiring to apply to a US or other global MBA programs from Pakistan, then attending a graduate business school can cost a fortune. Generally top MBA programs in US can cost anywhere between 100,000 and 150,000 US dollars (European programs are a bit cheaper), therefore obtaining some sort of funding is a crucial factor in deciding whether to attend business school or not.

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3 Hardest GRE Questions from April 2017

A GRE student with a 170 on the quantitative section last week shared that these were 3 of the hardest types of questions you could see on the test. Can you answer these? I have given the answers below and will share solutions once you give these a try.

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GRE or GPA. Which is Important?

“I want to apply to Harvard!! I want to study with the top students and from the best faculty in the world. I also want to party hard. Then I will work for Apple/Google/Microsoft and will be the next big thing in the corporate arena. Oh but wait my GPA – I have 2.8 ?”

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Best Novels to Read for GRE Preparation

Should you read novels to improve your GRE verbal section? Don’t if you plan to give the GRE within the next 2 to 3 months unless you spend hours every day just staring at a wall. However if you plan to sit the GRE exam after at least 6 months then reading novels can be beneficial.

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Best and Worst GRE Books to Prepare From in 2015

Every day I get many emails, texts, Facebook messages and visits to my office, loaded with queries related to which are the best books for GRE preparation for students in Pakistan. So I decided to write this post – although I do not think there is one single book that prepares you well for the GRE, however a combination of books can be used to ensure that you do decently on the GRE exam.

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Filled Out Sample Fulbright Application Form 2016

Many Fulbright Applicants in Pakistan ask me various queries regarding filling the Fulbright application form. I have posted a completely filled sample Fulbright application form for 2016 Fulbright application. Please note that I have scrambled the data in this form to keep it anonymous. The purpose of this form is to inform you on what type of information goes in what sections.

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2016 MBA Class Profile USA

Many students in Pakistan apply for a good MBA program in the US either directly or through the Fulbright program. Choosing the right MBA program can be a little challenging and sometimes students do not know what is exactly the kind of profile that is desirable for an MBA. This infographic will help you with your program search.

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