Before our face-to-face meeting, have a quick look at these:
The Internet is a powerful tool. We have carefully identified multiple online resources that would assist you in your preparation, help you develop a holistic understanding of fundamentals and most importantly, save your time when we meet. To ensure that most of our time together is spent discussing your study and career aspirations and realistic feedback, we suggest that you at least visit these websites to get a concise idea of the process – its a long journey that you are embarking upon. It’s best to be prepared!
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LinkedIn is a website with endless possibilities to boost your career. To understand how your LinkedIn profile influences your career, browse through our selection of content on LinkedIn for Beginners.
- The Beginner’s Guide To LinkedIn
- How To Use LinkedIn For Beginners – 7 LinkedIn Profile Tips
- LinkedIn 101 | From Beginner to All-Star in 9 easy steps! | April 2018
- 7 Tips On How To Use LinkedIn For Beginners
Cover Letter and CVs/Resume
Cover Letters are the most underrated part of one’s job application. People from diverse domains can use the content we have meticulously curated to draft a stunning cover letter. A cover letter must have three essential aspects that applicants must ensure – What is your academic and professional experience?; Why Are You Best Suited for this Admission/Job/Internship?; How Would You Add Value to the Organisation? These three aspects must be interwoven as a cover letter is meant to save a recruiter’s valuable time.
Our curated content answers the most common queries that students and mid-career professionals have posed to us over the years. Some of the resources are designed by international universities for their students and are of great value to those wishing to write the best possible cover letter and draft a stunning resume.
- How to Write CVs and Cover Letters
- What is a Cover Letter and How to Write One
- Resume Tips from University of Chicago
- How to Write a Resume
The name’s self-explanatory. TOEFL stands for Test for English as a Foreign Language. TOEFL is a test that adds value to your application to foreign universities and helps institutions gauge whether you are in a position to understand the content they would deliver and whether you would be able to add value through your academic contributions. It is the most commonly required by universities in U.S.A., Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore etc.
A Test to check your English proficiency – Check out these free resources that we find useful:
- Test Prep Planner
- Free Practice Test
- Writing Practice Set
- Speaking Practice Set
- Listening Practice Set
- Reading Practice Set
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test co-owned by the British Council and IDP. It is aimed at testing English skills of non-native speakers. The scores are valid for a period of two (2) years.
For English proficiency – Check out these free resources that we find useful:
- Understanding IELTS Format
- Free IELTS Practice Tests
- Speaking Test Sample Videos
- Video Playlist by IELTS Liz on Speaking Test
For science, math and liberal arts, the Graduate Record Examinations are an assessment of your critical thinking, logical reasoning, analytical writing and quantitative skills. The test is most popular in Canada and U.S. and the score is valid for a period of five (5) years. Check out these free resources that we find useful:
- Most Common GRE Words
- Test Structure and Common Questions
- GRE Verbal Tips
- Sample GRE Problems Math
- Getting 170 in Quant Experience Sharing
GMAT is most popular in U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and U.K. with the score being valid for a period of five (5) years. GMAT is a mandatory requirement for most management courses in B-Schools around the world.
For business schools or management course – Check out these free resources that we find useful:
Always wanted to go to Harvard Law School but didn’t know how? Well, LSAT is the first step to achieve your Law School dream. It is an intensive multiple-choice test to assess your candidature for Law school. Areas of assessment include – English, Analytical and Logical Reasoning. The scores are valid for a five (5) year period.
Law School Admission Testing Program – Check out these free resources that we find useful:
- Free Preparation
- What is LSAT – Harvard Law School
- Basic LSAT Tips
- Preparation Tips for LSAT in India
Administered by the American Association for Medical Colleges (AAMC), the MCAT is a computer-based test for prospective students of Medicine. It caters to those wishing to pursue a career in Medicine or Medical Sciences in United States, Australia, Canada, and the Caribbean Islands.
For medical schools – Check out these free resources that we find useful:
SAT is a standardized test mostly accepted by U.S. universities and some in India as well for college (undergraduate) admissions. In addition to the SAT, there are various subject tests available for students to take. Check out these free resources that we find useful: