Acing the Campus Placement Interview – Part 1

In my last blog, I talked about the placement juggernaut that plagues b-schools during this time but now, let’s come down to the most traumatizing part of the entire ordeal, ie, interviews. The general notion is that the interview is the ultimate test of your capabilities, the be-all and end-all of your being, the reason behind your existence in the b-school, et al. Do not cram: The campus interview process is as dynamic as it gets. Rote learning of model […]

Surviving B-School Placements

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a sleepless man (or woman) in possession of a good CV must be in want of a job. Panic. Confusion. Anxiety. Sleeplessness. Anticipation. Hope. Euphoria. Relief. If anybody has spent some time in a fairly competent b-school, they would know exactly what I am talking about. It’s again that time of the year when young hopefuls, with their nose buried under a pile of cheat-sheets, checklists and hacks line up the corridors and […]