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Color Me One MBA Admission Consulting

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  1. 1. This is a beautiful story about a monster called MBA Application process, a knight in shining armor (that would be us) and a princess locked in a tower of confusion (that might be you )<br />So that is all fine & nice but why color me one?<br /><br />
  2. 2. Why MBA?<br />Mandatory /expected for certain industries like consulting, IB <br />CAREER CHANGERS!!!!<br />Fast-track your career!<br />Holiday from working…mmm<br /><br />
  3. 3. Good questions to ask yourself BEFORE going for an MBA<br />What do I really want from my MBA education?<br />Can I afford it? (how much?)<br />Career growth? holiday?<br />sabbatical? time to rethink? own venture?<br />Time/ money investment, Returns<br />INTANGIBLES<br />Which MBA is best for my goals<br />US schools? Europe or Asia?<br />Career stage, personal priorities, effect of time out of market, BLACK SWANS<br />1 year/2 year/<br />EMBA/<br />dual degree<br /><br />
  4. 4. What is the application process all about?<br />What does the admission committee look for?<br />I am not a superstar, <br />what can I do?<br />What are the requirements?<br /><br />
  5. 5. The application process<br /><ul><li>Make no mistakes, it is comprehensive & competitive!
  6. 6. Will generally require the following in some shape:
  7. 7. Academic aptitude – high GPA, good universities, awards
  8. 8. Professional experience – top brand names, global exposure
  9. 9. Standardized tests – GMAT, GRE, TOEFL
  10. 10. Others’ perception of you- Recommendations
  11. 11. Your perception of yourself (& other subjects)- Interviews/Essays
  12. 12. Career path clarity & consistency – CV/Essays
  13. 13. Interaction/communication – Interviews/Essays
  14. 14. Dedication/commitment- Knowledge & research of applied school
  15. 15. There is no perfect formula – there is no perfect application</li></ul><br />
  16. 16. What do the schools look for?<br />Obviously the “best” from the pool of applicants<br />The definition of “best” keeps changing as per the requirements of diversity, job market etc<br />However,<br />and this is the key!<br />Each school defines “best” in its own way<br /><br />
  17. 17. But, what exactly?<br /><ul><li> Proactive, dynamic candidates who have taken initiatives during their professional career
  18. 18. Candidates with an impressive academic record
  19. 19. Professionals who show clarity in what they want to achieve in life
  20. 20. Interesting people who will add value to the class & community
  21. 21. Personalities that fit in with the school’s culture & vision
  22. 22. Demonstrable skills like leadership, teamwork</li></ul><br />
  23. 23. And…….?<br />Well there are two requirements:<br />1:<br />You have all or some (or at least one) of these qualities<br />2:<br />You can communicate these through your application<br /><br />
  24. 24. So why do I need color me one?<br />You don’t “need” color me one<br />Infact you shouldn’t hire us(or any other<br />admission consultant) unless you are <br />confident of the value addition.<br />So here is what we do……….<br /><br />
  25. 25. color me one & the 5c<br />We integrate our branding expertise with our experience of the admission process to guide your application through the new 5C<br />Communication<br />Clarity<br />Creativity<br />Consistency<br />Comprehensiveness<br /><br />
  26. 26. communication<br />Are you using the right medium to communicate?<br />Are you saying what you should be saying?<br />Do you even know all the points of communication?<br />Is this what they asked or did you just shoot yourself in the foot?<br /><br />
  27. 27. clarity<br />Is what you said = what they heard?<br />Did you turn your essay into a manual by using 43 technical terms?<br />Did you answer the question?<br /><br />
  28. 28. c<br />t<br />o<br />y<br />n<br />n<br />c<br />s<br />i<br />e<br />s<br />Consistency in career path, thoughts, goals, personality….<br />Are your essays contradicting each other?<br />Do your CV, essays, social profiles , all look of the same person? <br /><br />
  29. 29. 500 words of pure, unadulterated, mind-numbing boredom?<br />OR a dash of<br />creativity<br />Rest assured, if there is anything that can compensate for a lack of superstar achievements, it is your (interesting) personality…<br />And the only way the school has to gauge your personality, is your application<br /><br />
  30. 30. color <br /> me one<br />Comprehensive end-to-end solutions<br />No limit to number of revisions<br />From first essay to (if) waitlist strategy<br />Essay, CV, Recos, Interviews, LinkedIn Profile<br />One free essay/profile evaluation<br /><br />
  31. 31. Contact us for a free profile or essay evaluation or fill this form<br /> color <br /> me one<br />Check out our comprehensive school pages for deadlines, essay tips and more<br /><br />