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Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take

Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take By now you must have read and experienced for yourself the importance of mocks for aptitude exams such as the ones you are gearing up for. Once you have written a mock, what follows thereafter is as important as taking a medicine for fever. In direct terms, your post mock activities should be corrective in nature and should help you to perform better in the next mock. Thus, this article is important as it suggests what all you must do after every Mock CAT you take. The CAT 2016 pattern...

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Jayein toh jayein kahaan 2017: Which Institute?

A student seeking my advice on which MBA institute should he join said “Sir, if I were your nephew then after considering all factors which out of these three institutes would you recommend?” There is always a dilemma when it comes to choosing an MBA institute because a wrong choice of institute could very easily lead to a poor career growth or waste of money or both. Unfortunately, most rankings do not consider the student’s point of view and have a low weight for one of the most important criteria – the placements. To my mind the most important...

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CAT 2017- Start Early to Stay Ahead

CAT’16 has been done with. The dreams of many students have been realized; while of some students have been broken. But it’s not the end for the ones who did not get the desired percentile. And for the fresh aspirants looking at CAT 2017 exam, it is an ideal time to begin. Before I take you towards CAT 2017 strategy, I would suggest you have a look at the CAT’16 analysis. For an exam that attracts applicants in lakhs, make sure you are ahead of them by making a right choice for your type of preparation. A student while...

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Application Time!

The most relevant question at this stage of an MBA aspirant’s life is: From which colleges can I get an interview call? While I tried answering these questions individually, I soon realised that since the questions are common, it will be easier for me to post an article giving the required information, hence this post giving the estimated cutoffs of various MBA institutes. The application deadline of the institutes and the link to their admission website is also given to help those of you who would like to apply to these institutes. Most of the cutoffs given in the...

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5 Mantras to master the Interview

The declaration of the results of the IIFT 2017-19 written test has brought in an urgency for the interview preparation for the successful candidates. The CAT 2016 Percentile Predictor and the SNAP 2016 Score Calculator released by CL have allowed MBA aspirants to have a reasonably good idea of their chances of interview calls from their desired institutes. Similarly those with an NMAT score of over 208 can expect calls from all NM institutes and those with around 200 can expect calls from NM Bangalore and Hyderabad. However this also means that they now have to prepare not only for the other MBA...

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About GP

Gautam Puri

GP describes his academic performance early in life as pathetic. With scores of 61% in Xth and 65% in XIIth, he was always at the bottom of the class. For students, he is an aptitude guru who simplifies fundamentals, problem solving, and test taking strategy. GP loves driving & has been part of Raid-de- Himalayas off road adventure. An IIM B alumnus, GP is one of the core founders of CL.

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