Productivity, Standardized Tests, Excel at Work and Life
A lifelong productivity enthusiast and trainer for more than 15 years, I have trained 3000+ students and working professionals to ace standardized tests such as the GMAT and GRE. I have also instructed students on how to write MBA application essays, reason critically, and develop solid skills to ace the GMAT and get into world-class universities. I have assisted students to get into top MBA schools: Kelley School of Business (Indiana, USA), Stanford (USA), Rouen Business School (France), HEC (Paris), Grenoble (France/Singapore), SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy), EDHEC (France), HKUST (Hong Kong), IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A).
I achieved intermediate-advanced Japanese language certification within record time.
My goal is to share productivity techniques that will help you become a productivity ninja.
Here are a few testimonials from my students:
Snigdha Sinha, Sr. Product Manager at Amazon: When I finally resolved to take the test, Prasad's guidance was crucial in Verbal and Quantitative. Whenever I was stuck with a question, say why a certain critical reasoning question said the answer was a, and I was stuck to b, he would patiently explain from different angles, analogies, etc. I would often just quickly email him a screenshot of a problem I was stuck with and he would reply in a jiffy. GMATers will appreciate how being stuck on a single question can eat 2 hours of your time and having someone around who is willing to come back to you very quickly, with an answer that has solid reasoning and not just "this is just how it is", especially with sentence correction questions. Prasad was also extremely open to me picking up questions from any portal/forum I liked and helped me get the best out of GMAT prep packages. He has designed his own question sets and they are very high quality. Another thing I wanted to specifically point out - Prasad has trained so many people and understands the exams so deeply that he was able to help me a lot more than the knowledge out there - for example, he told me that the reading comprehension has a higher weight-age towards. He guided me on how to dissect convoluted passages and my enhanced score report shows a 51 on RC.
Rahul Ahlawat, Program Manager at PayPal: I interacted with Prasad in two areas - as a student in a GMAT English class, and, as an MBA applicant who took his help in improving essays. I would say he was off the charts in the quality of effort that he provided to me in either of these cases. What came out from the very beginning was how dedicated Prasad was to teaching and helping the student improve. I felt that Prasad worked in a way that linked my success to his success - he was just that dedicated. Secondly, he proved to have such an immense knowledge of the courses and subjects that he was, to me, just amazing. I thought I knew English but he made me question that belief - he was just that good. His commitment to my cause and the quality of his effort were two main reasons why I was able to get a 700+ on GMAT and then prepare and put in 10 applications within 2 months. I credit my GMAT / MBA admissions success to Prasad.
Abira Chatterjee, Country Finance Director, CFO Italy and Spain, Amazon: Prasad helped me in my MBA application process and his contribution was significant and played a key role in the success of my applications. His essay writing style is very effective and to the point, at the same time covering every important aspect in a very aesthetic manner. He guided me on how should I approach the essays, he always understood what the question requires and which points should be highlighted and he was always successful in delivering a high quality and powerful essay from the information that I provided to him. Strongly recommend, thanks Prasad!