As a teacher, I meet with & speak to gazillion students every year, and am often amazed at how confident they are now compared to how we guys were a couple decades ago. Having said that, going hand in hand with this confidence is a feeling of entitlement that is as puzzling as it is unwarranted. Students these days believe things have to be laid out for them on a platter … [Read more...] about What do CAT Prep teachers expect from students?
In the previous blog, we were talking about myths related to the exam and CAT coaching. Here, we will be continuing with specifically the myths related to CAT prep strategy and some other miscellaneous pish-tosh about CAT. As a reminder, we will reproduce the list of all myths and mistakes one more time here. Myths about the exam CAT is a monster as everyone I know … [Read more...] about Debunking Common Myths and Mistakes in CAT Prep Part – 2
Myths and Mistakes in CAT prep! This in some sense is a compendium of myths, facts and fallacies related to the feline! In this article (and the one following this) we will look at the facts, try and argue for and against the fact and see if there are any exceptions to the same and how one should (not) be bothered by the same. If you are faint hearted, please stop reading … [Read more...] about Debunking Common Myths and Mistakes in CAT Prep Part – 1
Every now and then I get asked about ‘live online classes’ at 2IIM. Till a few years ago, I used to explain that live online classes are not what they seem, but these days I cut any discussion short and say straightaway than we at 2IIM also offer live online classes. For the record, we at 2IIM also offer live classes, but with a mild feeling that we are pandering because we … [Read more...] about The Myth of Live Online Classes
Isn't it hot in here? From the look of it, it's largely because of this burning question that comes up way too often. Meaning, a large chunk of determined students (read, working professionals) have this when they decide to take up CAT. Under what circumstances is it a good idea to quit my job and prepare for CAT? Or Should I take a drop for CAT? The answer … [Read more...] about Should I quit my Job for CAT Preparation? | Take a Drop for CAT?