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September 28, 2007
Managing the business of films: Creating A Barista Of Cinemas
Producer, actor, director Aditya Bhattacharya shares his perspectives on Bollywood feudalism, piracy, Italian filmmaking and the need for youth-based niche markets in cinema.

Do you have what it takes to be a Corporate Trainer?
If you thought that anyone armed with above average public speaking skills and a funny icebreaker could become a Corporate Trainer, think again, because there is more to it than what meets the eye.

GMAT: Verbal section and assessment process
In the third part of this series discussing the various sections of the GMAT, we take a look at the verbal section and the assessment process.

September 27, 2007
5 things to consider before taking up your first job
Once you start appearing for interviews you quickly realise that unless you are well connected, most employers are looking for experience to back up your education. Here aer some points to consider before you ake up your first job.

GMAT: Conquer Quantitative Assessment
In the second part of this three-part series covering the sections of the GMAT, we discuss the quantitative section and present some examples of the kind of questions you should expect.

September 25, 2007
Crack the GMAT: Analytical Writing
In the first part of this three-part series covering the sections of the GMAT, we will discuss analytical writing assessment and also present some examples of the kind of questions you should expect.

10 reasons why you should consider studying in Australia
Why Australia has around 3,84,000 international students from over 140 countries in disciplines at every level of education, including short-term English language courses, Bachelor and Masters Degrees right through to Doctoral Degrees.

September 24, 2007
Now, a new IT finishing school in Bangalore
Pallavi Jha, chairperson and managing director of Dale Carnegie Training India Walchand PeopleFirst Ltd discusses their new IT school that will open its doors in Bangalore this October.

Get ahead at work, E-Brand yourself!
It is not who you know or what you know, but who knows what you know. When people want to associate with you professionally, they need to be comfortable knowing who they are dealing with. Here are some tips.

September 21, 2007
Taking the GMAT? What to expect
So you've decided you want to apply to a B-school abroad, the next step is to take the Graduate Management Admissions Test or the GMAT, as it's called. But what does the test measure and what format does it follow? Read this.

Need a career boost? Get certified
As you move higher up the corporate ladder, there is a growing need for you to at least gain a fair amount of proficiency in areas other than your core competency. And that's where certification programmes come in.

Australia gaining popularity as education destination
India ranked second in number of international students enrolling themselves for courses in Australia.

Manage your time, maximise your efficiency
Are you constantly dashing around trying to finish tasks but at the end of the day realise that you have done half of what you intended to do. Try these time management tips!

September 20, 2007
Will setting up more IITs, IIMs benefit young Indians?
the government has proposed setting up 7 new IIMs, 8 IITs. GA columnist Rashmi Bansal disussed the merits and demerits of the move.

What is the GMAT and how do I apply?
Want to study management abroad? Here's what you need to know about the Graduate Management Admissions Test.

At 28, a paraplegic, she makes her living from the stock markets
Six years ago, Sujata Burla met with a serious accident that left her a paraplegic. Not one to be cowed down by circumstances she now earns Rs 200,000 trading on the stock markets. This is her remarkable story.

Debu Bhattacharyya: Making it through movies
Debu Bhattacharyya, CEO of Theme Entertainment, describes the documentary film industry in India. He will represent India in the International Young Film Entrepreneur of the Year award in the UK this October.

September 19, 2007
CAT 2007: Identify the obstacles
A critical analysis of the previous CATs by measuring the three most crucial factors that remain highly tricky.

CEO at 30: Sandeep Murthy shares his story
Sandeep Murthy, the 30-year-old CEO of Cleartrip.com, shares the story of his career success and some career advice.

September 18, 2007
CAT 2007: Prepare for the 'Surprise' factor
A look at patterns from previous CATs. What type of questions are frequently asked? How has the exam format changed over the years? Read on

Earn your MSc in Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Applications are invited for admission to a MSc course in Wildlife Biology and Conservation based in Bangalore and offered by leading research institutions.

Interested in working at GE Money?
If you are interested in a career with GE Money, here is some information that will come in handy.

Study US in 2008? Here's a checklist
A look at what students should do in the final six months before their US course of study begins. How do I secure a visa interview? What should I bring? Read on

September 17, 2007
Admission for Fall 2008? Your time starts NOW!
A timetable and calendar for students hoping to study abroad in fall of 2008. When should I start? What steps should I take?

University of Hyderabad offers MBA admission
University of Hyderabad offers admission to 10th batch of MBA programme 2008-10

September 14, 2007
A published author at 15, he's still not satisfied
A published author at the age of 15, Ronen Chatterjee discusses what drove him to write his first novel.

A writing career is more lucrative than you think
Sherin Mammen says that you can earn a good starting package as a technical writer, by creating web content or by taking up science writing. Read on to learn more.

September 13, 2007
Not getting noticed at work? Here's help
Working hard but still not getting noticed in office? Frustrated with your current job but don't know what to do? Business development, corporate training and management consultant Deksha Singh has the answers.

CAT 2007: Frequently asked questions
This article takes a look at some of the common concerns and doubts held by students with only 60 days remaining before CAT. Which schools should I apply to? How many mocks should I take?

Career options for budding writers
There are lots of viable career options out there if you're a young writer looking for a job. Sherin Mammen discusses them here.

September 12, 2007
More IITs and IIMs: For our benefit or the government's?
Rashmi Bansal analyses the rationale behind the government's decision to open up more IIT and IIM institutes across the country.

Study abroad: Finding the perfect programme
A look at the various decisions you must make in the beginning of the study abroad process. What programme is right for me? How can I save money? Read on

September 11, 2007
India's Very Best B-schools
An overall compilation of the nation's top B-Schools

How the survey was done
The methodology utilised by market research company C fore for the Outlook-C fore Business School Survey.

B-School Survey 2007: The three IIMs top
The Outlook-C Fore Business School survey, which has emerged as one of the most respected ones in India, came up with a few startling and interesting conclusions this year. Here are their findings.

Study Abroad: How to choose the right school
Raj Ganguly, overseas education expert, analyses the various questions that students and their parents must answer. How do I find the right school? How can I afford a foreign education? Read on

CAT: 'Separate time-consuming and time-saving questions'
Competitive examination experts answer questions about CAT 2007. Which questions should you answer? Which should you leave aside?

September 10, 2007
Success story: From college dropout to MBA
Vivek Pehlajani discusses how he went from college dud to media dude despite having left off studying halfway.

English guide: When is an error not an error?
Here's a look at the evolution of the English language. It's a list of 'errors' that have become so common, they're now accepted as standard English!

CAT 2007: 'Focus on quality of practice, not quantity'
Atul Prashar and Munish Kumar answer questions about CAT 2007. How do I analyse my mock examinations? How can I determine my strong and weak areas? Read on

Exit tax on IIT & IIM grads? What India thinks
We asked readers about what they think of the union HRD ministry's proposal to levy an exit tax on IIT and IIM graduates who go to work abroad for lucrative salaries or to pursue higher studies. Here's the readers' response on the subject.

Exit tax on IIT & IIM grads? Try something innovative
We asked readers about what they think of the union HRD ministry's proposal to levy an exit tax on IIT and IIM graduates who go to work abroad for lucrative salaries or to pursue higher studies. Here's the readers' response on the subject.

Exit tax on IIT & IIM grads? Are they nuts?
We asked readers about what they think of the union HRD ministry's proposal to levy an exit tax on IIT and IIM graduates who go to work abroad for lucrative salaries or to pursue higher studies. Here's the readers' response on the subject.

What's wrong with an exit tax on IIT and IIM grads?
We asked readers about what they think of the union HRD ministry's proposal to levy an exit tax on IIT and IIM graduates who go to work abroad for lucrative salaries or to pursue higher studies. Here's the readers' response on the subject.

September 07, 2007
English bloopers: A guide for everyone
Many words in English look and sound the same, but have different meanings. Do you understand the differences between them? Read on

How ordinary people overcame their failures
It is not difficult to overcome failures. While greats like Thomas Alva Edison, Bill Gates and Walt Disney are well-known for learning from failures, here's the stories of ordinary individuals who too overcame failure and succeeded in their lives.

September 06, 2007
Study abroad: 'Scholarships depend on a lot of parameters'
Raj Ganguly, education consultant, discusses how to finance a foreign education.

September 05, 2007
Do you have a 'frenemy' at work?
A humdrum office entity, someone you share a laugh with but can't get yourself to trust when it comes to more important issues, a frenemy needs to be handled with care.

September 04, 2007
IIT gold medallist shares his success story
IIT Bombay's gold medallist, Sheerang Chhatre, discusses academics and studies with Get Ahead readers.

5 career mistakes you should avoid
To err is now a financial liability and forgiveness takes up valuable business time, and our fast paced, hypersonic world chooses not to waste any time on trivialities. So as you go about your pursuit of a meaningful career, make sure you don't commi

September 03, 2007
IIM Calcutta's STEP to send Indians abroad, bring in foreign talent
Second-year students at IIM Calcutta to travel the world's universities this Septemeber. Foreign students coming to IIM-C to learn at one of India's prestigious schools.

Switching jobs? Leave on the right note
The trend of employees joining their old organisations is a growing one and you need to ensure that you are leaving on the right note for your employers to keep their doors open for you in the future.

English guide: Help with tricky words
English has many words that look and sound similar, but have completely different meanings! Read on for examples and definitions

Words of wisdom from an IIT gold medallist
Shreerang Chhatre, IIT gold medallist, shares tips and thoughts on academics. How can your excel? How should you study? Read on

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