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The Grand Prize is a 1 week, all expense-paid tour of 5 elite business schools – Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, Haas and one US school of your choice. Beat The GMAT will pay for everything, including flights from anywhere in the world.
Thomas cook announces a scholarship programme for Indian students wanting to go to abroad for higher studies: The Thomas Cook wings scholarship.
Now here’s what you need to do:
write a 2 page SOP
Mail it to email@example.com
And how it’ll be done?
Students will have to write a 2 page Statement of Purpose (SOP) and either mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit it at any Thomas Cook Branch in their city by 30th September 2010. Refer to their official website to locate branch near you; or simply call 18002099100.
I know it’s bit stale news but not too late, you can still apply! There’s plenty of time & I hope you already have rehearsed good SOP. For questions, queries and discussion please visit the Facebook page of Thomas Cook U-Special.
Out of all the received entries, 10 best SOP’s will be shortlisted and those students will be awarded a scholarship worth upto Rs. 35,000/- each. There is also a newly introduced special VISA assistance for students that offers them a smooth travel Experience, catered by Thomas Cook.
This conference will be streaming in real-time. And you can attend it virtually from anywhere, online. You can ask questions to the speakers live by tweeting your questions with the #beatthegmat hashtag.
I’m not sure whether they’d broadcast it and live-stream it online (via webcam?) but I think they should.
Shout out to all those living in San Francisco/bay area especially near San Mateo, you can attend the conference in person, it’s free seminars, free consulting/advice, free opportunity to network & make new friends & of course free lunch. So dont miss this event. Click here to RSVP and attend the conference in person.
The event is arranged in progressive order, first you’ve GMAT prep tip and tricks, GMAT strategies, then applying to b-schools strategy covering most important aspect ie. ‘admission essays’. Then in afternoon, a story of a successful applicant and finally a glimpse of how it feels to be an MBA alum.All in one day free of cost! it’s a complete package that only a foolish can miss.
Here’s the detailed all day agenda for the conference:
July 7, 2010 (All timing mentioned are PST Pacific standard time)
Welcome & Introduction to the Conference 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Speakers: Eric Bahn, Beat The GMAT; Hansoo Lee, Magoosh.com
GMAT Seminar: Brent’s Favorite Tips and Tricks for the GMAT 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Speaker: Brent Hanneson, Leap Education
The Art of a Gripping MBA Goals Essay 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Speaker: Cindy Tokumitsu, Accepted.com
Break 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
How I Got Accepted – Q&A with Class of 2012 MBA Admits 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Speakers: Cara Delzer, Stanford GSB; Charles Shieh, MIT Sloan
Two Critical Steps to Admissions Success: Approaching Essays and Conducting Effective School Research 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Speaker: Stacey Oyler, Clear Admit
From HBS to Yelp.com – My Career Since B-School 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Speakers: Wendy Lim, HBS Class of 2006
Closing Comments 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Speakers: Eric Bahn, Hansoo Lee
Participate on forums and get prizes worth thousands of dollars! Yes, you heard it right, (when I say forums, it got to be BTG) Beat The GMAT has launched the GGG, Giant GMAT Giveaway (that’s what they’re calling it) and top participants on the Beat the gmat forums during next one month, will get a chance to win mega prizes sponsored by GMAT coaching institutes such as ManhattanGMAT, Veritas, Grockit, Knewton, Kaplan etc. So what are you waiting for? start participating on forums, ask question, solve problems, answer queries climb up the ladder-leaderboard & get listed!!
For more details visit the official announcement, & if you’ve further questions, please divert them to the forums. Thank you.