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Career Guru is founded by former Professor of IIM Lucknow, Dr. Swati Abhishek Mishra. She holds a Master’s in Management in a joint program with University of Cambridge and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a PhD. in Strategy and Marketing from University of Cambridge. She was the winner of various prestigious scholarships like Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar, DFID (UK Government) Scholar, Hinduja Foundation Scholar, Worts Travellling Scholars Fund, and numerous other scholarships. She has been a keen educator, mentor and nurtured thousands of students over the last two decades. She has extensive corporate and government consulting experience in Strategy and Growth domain. She has taught on MDPs in IIM Ahmedabad IPS Phase V Mid Career Training Program at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad, and many corporate training programs for a range of multinational and domestic clients. She was an external consultant to the Sixth Central Pay Commission appointed by Government of India for Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Home Affairs along with faculty from IIM Ahmedabad. She has also consulted state governments, and corporates on various projects over the years. She served as a Faculty Member in the area of Strategy Management at IIM Lucknow, teaching core courses, MDPs, and online strategy management course delivered by IIM Lucknow.

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Success Stories

I undertook career guidance advice from Dr. Swati A Mishra while I was in my first year of BSc Life Sciences from Hansraj College, University of Delhi. She helped me identify my career goals and pathways. Under her able guidance and profile building exercise, I got admission to the prestigious King’s College London, UK, where I did MSc in Immunology. Then again she guided me for PhD in Immunology from the University of Paris, France. Now I am working with National Institute of Health, USA. Dr. Mishra has been a mentor and guide throughout my journey. I strongly recommend services offered by Go Career Guru and especially the profile building exercise, it’s very well developed and has helped me a lot for achieving my career aspirations.

King's College London and University of Paris
Ishma Sultania

I have done Masters in Management Information system from the University of Nebraska, Omaha. It was only possible because of the able guidance of Dr. Mishra. Swati Ma’am helped me with the complete admission process, shortlisting of Universities, Programs, writing essays, and even my visa process. Now I am well settled in the USA and am working with CSG International.

University of Nebraska, Omaha

M.Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University, USA. B.Engineering in Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK. Currently working at Intertrust Technologies in San Francisco as a Software Engineer specializing in Cyber Security.

Cornell University, USA

Started taking advice from Dr. Swati Mishra and her team of experts about 15 months before my intended month of entry. The entire process, from the counselling sessions to streamlining of the SOP, LOR submissions etc was well coordinated. Throughout the application process, the team pushes you to make every aspect of the application perfect. Overall, the approach was very professional and practical. Prior to the one-on-one counselling sessions, I had a brief interaction on possible career options to explore the domain I wished for. The team is highly responsive and goes out of their way to help you. I highly recommend Career Guru to any student aspiring to get into top institutions. I got offers from SOAS – University of London, LSE, Edinburgh among other universities. I finally joined LSE and graduated with an MSc in Politics and Communication.

London School of Economics, Class of 2018

Under the able guidance of Professor Swati Mishra, my vision to Study Abroad has taken shape. I made it through top ranked universities in UK like, SOAS, University of Glasgow, Leeds University. I also was able to bag a number of Scholarships worth almost 75% to cover my tuition fee. Glad that I was in such good hands. I strongly recommend the Team. They are best there is in the Indian market.

SOAS-University of London

Abhishek has helped me with improving my SAT score by 250 points, he has also helped me in writing and formatting essays for the college. Apart from that I got a lot of guidance about universities which I never knew before. He also helped me get job in University once I came to Northeastern University. In Boston he was working like a local guardian to me, if I have any issues I know whom to contact for solving those problems. Strongly recommend.

Northeastern University

For me who has no one in family ever been to USA getting admission to US university seems like an arduous and impossible task before we came in touch with Abhishek. He helped me from preparing for SAT to getting accommodation after I got admission. He helped me in all the steps of the process and continue to help with internship search using his networks of contacts in USA. I got admission in 6 schools out of 7 I applied, I got scholarship from 3 Universities. Currently, I am studying at University of Buffalo that offered me $48,000 scholarship.

University of Buffalo