GMAT Coaching & Business School Applications Mentorship Program

Get end-to-end handholding on your MBA/MIM essays, interviews, and applications through ISB, NUS Singapore, HEC Paris, INSEAD, HBS, Wharton, and LBS alumni, as well as Live GMAT Coaching by faculty who have scored a 715 on the GMAT Focus Edition (99th Percentile) and come with 15+ years of full-time GMAT teaching experience.

7000+ GMAT Coaching + Admissions Consulting Hours

90% Successful Interview Invites

85% Final Admits

Alumni Mentors from ISB, INSEAD, LBS, Rotman, HEC, Darden

Our Mentees Have Secured Admits From

1:1 MBA/MIM Admissions
Mentorship & Hand-Holding For Your Target Schools + Live GMAT Coaching

1:1, Live mentorship from alumni of your target schools on essay writing from scratch & awards / achievements / hobbies / work experience / CV writing

Live GMAT Coaching from GMAT FE Score 715 (99th %ile) teaching faculty, 10 Mock Tests (closest simulation to the real GMAT) with detailed solutions and doubt-clearing

Interview preparation from scratch, brainstorming of answers, and 1:1 mock interview conversations to cover each and every component in your application

50+ hour live teaching sessions, Limited batch size for student-faculty interaction, 5,000+ practice questions, Flexibility - Daily as well as Weekend batches

ALANKRITI SINGH, ISB YLP ADMIT

"I partnered with Career Edge for my ISB YLP application and interviews and got an admit from ISB.

Since I had never given an MBA interview before, I needed guidance on where to begin with. Sarthak helped me a lot in identifying the unique points in my profile and showcasing them.

He also helped me with probable questions that could be asked in the interview. We had multiple mock interview sessions so that I could get comfortable and be prepared for the actual interview. In just a few days, I felt much more confident and could ace my actual interview.

The in-depth review of the profile and helping me find out the strong and unique points about myself really helped me in the interview conversation."

Akanksha Bajpayee, ISB PGP Admit

"I took Career Edge's help to prepare for my ISB interview after wasting a lot of my money on another admissions consulting firm which didn't help me at all in my essays. Sarthak was very helpful in handholding all my queries, explaining his own ISB interview journey, the questions I can expect, and how to best answer them. Most of the questions that we did were also asked in my actual interview and I thank CE for their support in my admit"

Rishabh Jain, ISB PGP Admit

"The mentors at Career Edge over time and connects helped me in several ways. Much before the interview shortlists, they helped me better picture what exactly is the PGP program at ISB and how might it align with my short-term and long-term goals. They emphasized certain skill sets that are required in any ISB or MBA cohort and then helped me chalk down the action plan on how I could try to achieve such skill sets. They helped me figure out the unique elements in my profile that I can potentially use in the future to make a difference/value add to the cohort."

Diva Kandpal, ISB PGP Admit

"I connected with Sarthak (my mentor and ISB alumnus) on multiple occasions. He guided me on ISB’s admission process and we had detailed discussions of which questions to expect in the interview based on my profile, followed by mock interview sessions and feedback on my performance. The sessions really helped in polishing my answers, body language, and confidence for the real interview."

Uday Sampath, ISB PGP Admit

"Career Edge provided me with very helpful notes on what experiences to highlight in my essays. Sarthak who was my mentor and is also an alum of ISB helped me streamline and focus on the right things, while still maintaining my voice in my writing. The mock interviews also let me know what to expect in the real thing, and helped me prepare my answers and ease my nerves."

Nishtha Kapoor, ISB & Rotman Admit

"Thanks to Sugandha (my CE mentor) and the entire Career Edge team for your valuable insights and guidance on my Rotman and ISB application journey. It is because of your help that I was able to confidently tackle my interviews and get admits to both schools."

Manasvi Jaiswal, ISB EEO Admit

"Thank you to the team for your patience and end-to-end guidance for my applications. The way you helped me with essay writing from scratch, helped me form a narrative, and then helped me with mock interviews was immensely helpful. You guys were as invested as me in my journey."

Arushi Arora, ISB YLP Admit

"Through Career Edge, I was able to gain 100% clarity on the ISB interview process, what is asked, and how to answer it. It also pushed me to structure and connect my answers to my larger goals. Since I had barely 3 days to prepare for the interview, this guidance really changed the game for me."

Yogesh Aggarwal, ISB PGP Admit

“My Career Edge mentor gave me a very detailed idea of the MBA interview, directions to prepare for it, and helped to solve all the doubts I had. Many questions we discussed were actually asked in my interview.”

Vikas Pilla, ISB PGP Admit

“I've known Sarthak Verma even before thinking to apply to ISB and when I decided to apply, I reached out to him on the last day of the deadline to review my essays that session was very fruitful and he reviewed my essays into the final cut.”

Anjali Giria, ISB PGP Admit

“My journey with CE has been great. My mentors have been so invested in my journey, the entire experience was very personalized and revolved around using my strengths correctly and areas to work on before the application/interview.”

Shriya Pati, ISB PGP Admit

“The guidance has been really insightful and has helped me understand what are the key areas I should focus on and provided me with great clarity about the ISB MBA process. I am really thankful to the CE team for all the support and timely mentorship.”

UNNATPREET KAUR, ROTMAN MBA ADMIT

I took help and mentorship from Sarthak from Career Edge for my Rotman MBA applications and got an admit.

The way in which the 1:1 mentorship sessions was conducted was genuinely unique and helpful for me to write my essays with the CE team and also prepare for the interviews. 

Thank you CE”

SEERAT KAUR, ISB PGP ADMIT

"I worked with Sarthak & team Career Edge on the ISB application and interview preparation and got a PGP admit from the school.

Sarthak has a lot of clarity of the application process. His approach was very structured and he knew exactly how to highlight my strengths and create a strong application in terms of the essays I submitted. The mock interview sessions really helped me to improve my answers as well as my confidence.

It was a great experience working with CE. The support I got made the entire process very smooth."

 

 

NISHA SRINIVAS, ISB PGP ADMIT

"I took 1:1 mentorship with Sarthak from team Career Edge for my ISB applications and got an MBA admit from the school. 

In the initial sessions, he helped me write my essays and ascertain what I should focus on, to stand out. When I received an interview invite, he initially helped me understand what sort of questions can be asked. Then we finalised the content for the questions and scheduled mock interviews. He gave me pin-pointed feedback on what to improve, and that really worked for me in the actual interviews."

NAVEEN BALAJI, MASTERS’ UNION MBA ADMIT

" I signed up with Career Edge to write my application for Masters' Union. Sarthak from team CE was my mentor. I got an admit from the school with a 25% scholarship. 

We scheduled 1:1 sessions almost everyday and brainstormed on what to portray in my application for me to stand out. Then we got to writing the essays, and reiterated them. We kept on reworking on the drafts till they were perfectly in line with what I wanted to convey to the school. 

For interviews, he helped me understand what all questions I would be asked and the best ways to tackle them."

MAHIMA JINDAL, ISB PGP ADMIT

"I worked with Sarthak & team Career Edge for my ISB application/interview preparation and got an MBA admit from the school. 

He was very proactive in doing the 1:1 sessions and always went the extra mile to contextualise the content in my application and interview answers. This really helped me in getting a lot more confident before the D-day."

SUMER RAI, MASTERS’ UNION MBA ADMIT

"I took the help of the Career Edge team to prepare for my application with Masters' Union and got into MU with close to a 20% scholarship. 

Akshat and Aditya, both helped me throughout the process and were of great assistance.

A big shoutout to the team!"

NIKITA KAPOOR, ISB PGP ADMIT

"I took the help of team Career Edge & Sarthak for my ISB MBA interviews and got an admit in Class of 2024.

He was very proactive in scheduling the live sessions with me as I reached out at the last moment and gave me deep, and honest feedback in mock interviews. 

That helped me in the actual conversations and I bagged an admit."

AKSHIT AGGARWAL, MASTERS’ UNION MBA ADMIT

"I partnered with Sarthak from Career Edge for my Masters' Union MBA applications. 

Initially, he helped me in refining my essay and making it coherent as it had to be 150 words long. Then we scheduled mock interviews and finalised answers for all possible questions post I got an interview invite. The mock interviews and his feedback helped me a lot on the interview day."

RAGHAV BANSAL, MASTERS’ UNION MBA ADMIT

"I took help from Career Edge and Sarthak for writing my Masters' Union application and also giving my interview. Sarthak helped me in brainstorming what to present in the video essay, we did multiple iterations on the script and the content delivery and submitted the application. 

Then when I got an interview invite, we did 2-3 mock interviews where he gave me no-nonsense feedback on where to improve. The journey from the first mock to the actual interview was tangentially different and helped me bag an admit"

GOVINDA RAJU, IIM BANGALORE EPGP

"Career Edge delivered the best services an MBA Consulting firm can provide. Very very helpful and thanks a ton for your patience and dedication to my MBA applications. Definitely going to recommend CE to others."

AKSHAY PAI, IIM-K EPGP

"I took mentorship from team CE for preparing for my interviews as part of the IIM-K EPGP application process.

I reached out to Sarthak for interview prep during my MBA admission process with only 2 weeks to spare. Our discussions on improving my answers and identifying response gaps were incredibly helpful. He followed up with a series of mock interviews to ensure my readiness for the actual interview. Always just a message away, he provided insightful guidance on structuring responses and handling potential curveballs. Overall, it was a fantastic experience."

We Have Alumni Mentors From These Schools To Handhold You

1:1 MBA/MIM Admissions Mentorship Program In Detail

1:1, unlimited zoom-based mentorship sessions and offline feedback on WhatsApp & Email by an alumnus of your target school to help you complete each and every component of your application from scratch.

 Everything from writing your business school essays with you and for you from scratch to completing work experience pointers, awards, achievements, hobbies, CV writing and LOR guidance is covered in this mentorship. 

We also help you with interview preparation for which we schedule mock interviews with your aligned mentor and they also help you in understanding what questions you can be asked in the interviews and how best to tackle them.

We align you with a mentor from your target school (let’s say it’s ISB). The ISB alumni mentor firstly schedules sessions with you to map your strengths and weaknesses. Then they start discussing essays with you and brainstorm what to write (which work stories/life episodes to mention). Then they write the essays for you and with you in the zoom sessions. 

Once the essay drafts are edited and finalised, they get them reviewed from a couple of other alumni of the same school. Then they help you in writing and completing other sections of the application like – LOR, Work Experience, Awards & Achievements, CV and Hobbies.

Once you get an interview call from the target school, the aligned alumni mentor firstly helps you in understanding what all questions you can be asked in the conversation basis your unique context and aspirations. Then they help you in finalising the content of each and every question. 

Then they schedule 2-3 mock interviews with you to give you feedback on the delivery of the content and ensure that you are ready to crack it.

Live GMAT Coaching Program

Timings Flexibility for the learner – Can choose from 1) Daily classes from Monday to Friday, or 2) Weekend batches, or 3) Self-paced program, or 4) 5-week crash course.  Total 66+ Hours of live coaching sessions on Verbal Ability, Data Insights, and Quantitative Aptitude sections for the GMAT Focus Edition. Weekly assessments to reinforce your learnings. Limited batch size for better student-teacher interaction with our 715 GMAT FE score teaching faculty.

Coaching, Resources, Doubt Solving, Mocks on all sections of the GMAT Focus Edition – Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Insights section are covered. 

Our faculty has more than 15 years of full-time GMAT Coaching experience. He has trained thousands of 740+ GMAT test takers, and has himself scored 760+ on the exam consistently over the last decade (GMAT Legacy Edition) and 715 (99th Percentile) on the GMAT Focus Edition multiple times since the launch of the new edition. 

All classes are virtually conducted on Zoom, and are live in nature. Recordings of the live sessions are also given to you in case you miss the live sessions. All study material, GMAT official guides, and 5000+ practice questions are provided, alongside 10+ mock tests with in-depth analysis and detailed discussion. Doubt clearing sessions are also conducted weekly and you can clear doubts on WhatsApp as well.

You Learn & Get Mentored From Alumni Of Top Schools

Shivam Garg

Shivam is working as the Group Product Manager with PayTM and completed his MBA from ISB. He won the Torchbearer Award at ISB and co-led the ISB Retail & E-Commerce Club
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Sushmitha Manchikanti

Sushmitha is working with Bain & Company as a Consultant. She completed her MBA from ISB and was the President of the Healthcare club at the school
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Kanwar Singh Alagh

Kanwar currently works at Strategy& as a Senior Associate. He has worked with Deloitte before as a Consultant and also with KPMG. He completed his MBA from ISB and bachelors from SSCBS
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Yatin Chopra

Yatin is working with Accenture Strategy as a Consultant. He completed his MBA from ISB and has previously worked with PwC as a Consultant
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Prayas Mahajan

Prayas is currently working as a Consultant with Mastercard Advisors. He has previously worked with EY. Prayas completed his MBA from ISB (Indian School of Business).
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Utsav Saxena

Utsav is currently working as a Senior Consultant with Deloitte. He has previously worked as a Project Lead at Lava Mobile. Utsav completed his MBA from ISB (Indian School of Business) and bachelors from VIT Vellore.
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Juhi Jain

Juhi is currently working with Mastercard Advisors as a Consultant. She completed her MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) and bachelors from St. Xavier’s College. She has previously worked with the Venture & Incubation Arm of Tata Industries
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Yash Sanghvi

Yash is working with McKinsey & Company right now as a Junior Associate. He is a CA and a CFA and has also completed his MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB). Yash has previously worked with J.P. Morgan as an Investment Banking Analyst
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Farzan Shaikh

Farzan is working with KPMG as a Consultant in their Deal Advisory team. He has previously worked with GEP Worldwide. He completed his MBA from ISB and bachelors from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology
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Devang Pandey

Devang is working with Accenture Strategy as a Consultant. He completed his MBA from ISB and has previously worked with Deloitte as an Associate Solution Advisor
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Shikha Raina

Shikha is working as a director with The Everest Group. She has previously worked with McKinsey & Company and Bain & Company as a Consultant. She completed her education from ISB and DCE
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Venkatesh Chaturvedi

Venkatesh is currently working as a Consultant with Samagra, in their CEO’s Office. He completed his MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) and has previously worked with Unacademy and Deloitte
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Knowledge Bank

DECODING THE INDIAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (ISB) ADMISSIONS PROCESS

UNDERSTANDING HOW INTERVIEWS HAPPEN AT ISB

SESSION WITH ISB ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE

HOW TO GET INTO ISB YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAMME (YLP)?

MYTHS AROUND ISB PGP APPLICATIONS

SESSION WITH BITSoM ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, this is a completely live course. For GMAT Coaching, the learner has the flexibility to opt for Live classes – daily, or on weekends. We also have a self-paced GMAT coaching program. 

For Applications Guidance (Profile evaluation + Essay writing + Interview preparation), we will have a 1:1 mentorship arrangement where you can have unlimited, zoom sessions with an alum from your target school to write your essays from scratch, complete your application, and prepare for interviews.