Why Study MBA Abroad?
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is one of the most sought-after programs that can elevate your career progression. It can help to enhance your professional skills and acquire industry-specific knowledge. Students often present questions on the return on investment on a decision to study MBA abroad. However, pursuing an MBA abroad from top B-schools could open doors to greater career opportunities by elevating your professional status in the job market. The MBA degree creates a unique space for you in the competitive job market.
The MBA degree from a top international B-school holds a significant international reputation in the industry and increases your job prospects. These universities also include vocational training as a part of their program to ensure that students get hands-on industry experience. This grants the students access to experts from the business world, enabling them to build a strong professional network to broaden their horizons. Besides a high-earning potential, studying MBA abroad provides you better prospects of learning in a diversified environment and understanding different countries’ work ethics.
According to The Economic Times Report, enquiries and enrollment from India for top international B-schools have increased by 35% in the year 2020, with UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand the most preferred destinations to study abroad MBA. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) survey suggests that 76% of Indian students in 2019 aspired to study abroad and 81% in 2020 despite pandemic. The increasing numbers indicate that studying MBA abroad in any specialization is both value for money and a coveted pathway for many!
Whether your career goals are to reach the peak of the corporate hierarchy or build a successful venture as an entrepreneur, an MBA will equip you with the requisite managerial skill-sets for a successful career ahead. Reach out to our study abroad counsellors for MBA Counselling at Collegepond to better understand the admission and application process and kickstart your dream to study MBA abroad.
The counselling process is focused on identifying the salient aspects of an individual that will differentiate him or her from others and then, working with the individual to help him/her get into his/her dream school. This is accomplished through numerous interactions with the individual over the course of the application season.
Collegepond’s counselling process begins with understanding the individual through his accomplishments, job roles and responsibilities, and engagements outside the workplace. This is achieved by working closely with the individual to draft a succinct and lucid resume. The Resume aspect of the application process is extremely important as it provides the admission committee with a one-page overview of the applicant.
Identification of Goals and Aspirations
In many cases, prospective applicants just want to pursue an MBA without having any clarity on the outcome, purpose or objectives. Collegepond focuses on helping applicants streamline their thoughts and identify their short-term and long-term goals. Also, Collegepond works with the student to create a path to help the student achieve the same through essays, resume and interviews.
Having identified the applicant’s goals and aspirations, Collegepond will recommend schools that are aligned with the applicant’s career objectives and geographic work preferences. In providing recommendations, Collegepond will evaluate the potential of gaining work experience and residency in the foreign country, the return on investment and potential scholarship opportunities
Essays and Recommendations
Essays and recommendations are perhaps the most critical aspect of the application process. Having a strong resume but unable to communicate goals or answer questions posed by the universities will most definitely hamper your chances of securing admission at the school. Collegepond adopts a Three-pronged approach in assisting applicants with their essays, beginning with ideation followed by editing and then closing it with a quality review by a seasoned professional. This process has done wonders for many applicants, with quite a few securing admissions to the leading MBA schools globally.
Having worked so hard to write essays and then faltering during the interview process is depressing, to say the least. Collegepond ensures that its applicants are well-prepared for the interviews. We continue to conduct multiple rounds of mock interviews till we are satisfied with the applicant’s responses.
Collegepond works with Student’s families to ease their financial burdens. We create personalized plans for families to manage expenses. We have tie-ups with: (a) leading lenders that offer unsecured loans for the total cost of tuition and room and boarding expenses; and (b) foreign exchange vendors offering forex travel cards, remittances and cash at deeply discounted rates.
Collegepond brings your dream of studying abroad to fruition by helping you cross the last hurdle with ease and equanimity. We boast of 99% success rate in helping students acquire a student visa. We help students to develop confidence and the ‘right’ body language to sail through the interview process by engaging in multiple mock interviews and preparation of required supporting documentation.
Our services continue even after you land by helping you find accommodations, prepare your resume and cover letter, connect with our alumni working at various organizations as well as conduct mock interviews for internships and/or full-time jobs. Our mission is to ensure that our students achieve the objective that they set sail for.
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