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Nikhil Jain | Essec Business School | MIM

Masters in Management Programs are one of the most increasingly popular management programs in the world. Popularly known as MIM programs, they are majorly offered by the top European Business Schools and are aimed at candidates in their early careers.

In this series of posts, we bring to you detailed interviews with candidates who have pursued some of the most highly-ranked MIM programs from the top business schools. These candidates will share with you various aspects of the application process, what worked for them and what didn't, and also provide tips on how to go about preparing your applications for these top programs.

In this article, we interview Nikhil Jain.

Nikhil is an engineer from IIT-BHU Varanasi. He went on to work in the consulting industry post his undergraduate degree and then pursued his MIM degree from the Essec Business School in France.

Nikhil applied to 6 different top French schools with our help and received admissions from each one of them.

These schools included some of the most selective MIM programs - such as HEC Paris, ESSEC Business School, EDHEC and others. In the end, he chose Essec since it offered him a 100% scholarship to pursue his masters.

In this interview, Nikhil shares his experiences of being in an International MIM program, from GMAT score to profile assessment, from finding internships in Paris to landing multiple jobs in Europe.

If you are planning to apply for MIM programs then do not miss his key pieces of advice.


If you need personalised help for applying to the top MBA and MIM programs, get in touch with us at

Piyush Ranjan is the chief consultant for Management Masters. He did his undergrad from IIT-BHU, and then studied at the SIM program of the University of St. Gallen. He has helped multiple students get admission calls from HEC Paris, ISB, Tuck School of Business, Darden School of Business, and other top Business schools worldwide.

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