Abhijith : Student , University of Delaware in USA

Published On: 19 Aug 2011

 | Last Updated On: 19 Aug 2011

Please tell us more about your educational background.

I have completed my MBA at University of Delaware in USA, before that I did my Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications in RV College of Engineering.

Please tell us something about your current college and course

I have already completed my course.

Why did you choose to join your College? What were the other institutes that you were considering?

Reasons Why I choose my college -

- Well recognised for its B-School
- Wharton Ex-principal was the Dean of the School
- Known alumni of the school gave good reviews
- Had beautiful scholarship and assistantship programs
- Close to the Business Headquarters of the US
- My uncle was a recent EMBA grad

My other options were -

- Georgia State
- SUNY Buffalo
- SUNY Oswego
- University of Manchester
- University of Lancaster
- CASS City University
- University of Glasgow

Which criteria must an aspirant keep in mind while choosing/applying to a University?

Foreign Student Friendly, Alumni Reviews, Faculty Backgrounds, University recognitions, Employment and Financial Aid Support

Did your Extracurricular activities/ co curricular activities help you in getting an admit?

Yes, social service, participation in fests, etc

How did you prepare for GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS? What were your strong and weak areas? How much time did you allocate for your preparation? Tell us in detail your preparation strategies for GRE.
Strong Areas - Quantitative Analysis, Logical Analysis, Verbal Analysis and Weak Areas - Essays
GMAT - For quant and math CAT training is adequate and GMAT material for English is essential.

What was your score, what would you advice an aspirant to focus on while preparing for the exam?

My sore was 630.

Now that you have made it to a foreign university, how do you find it? Has a Foreign degree turned out the way you thought it will be? How good are the foreign universities compared to Indian Ones?

Was totally worth the experience, the exposure, the learning, the opportunities, are unmatchable as compared to the ones in India.

What are your future plans?

Start a new venture on my own

Abhijith Devatha
Student, University of Delaware in USA

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