Monthly Archives: July 2010

Beth Bremner, HKUST

You know it’s summer in Hong Kong when you’ve had two typhoon warnings in one week. Read more

Naveed Syed, London Business School

My pre-MBA internship has come to an end.

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Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

Sorry I have not been writing much lately. Read more

Jorge Millan, Chinese University of Hong Kong

After all the application process (GMAT, essays and an interview with the director of the MBA programme) I have been accepted to study for an MBA at a top school in Hong Kong. Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

It is hard to believe that I have almost finished my internship at Gaia Development, a consulting company specialising in Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and sustainability consulting located in Marina Del Rey, CA. Read more

Pranay Harsh, Wharton School

Surprisingly, the first textbook that I opened in my “MBA career” was not a finance textbook or a marketing textbook or anything of the sort.

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Vladimir Vano, WU and Carlson

Stay authentic even in the most demanding moments of crisis management. Heat of recession is like hardening of the managerial steel. Read more

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

It’s been a busy summer. Read more

Maxime Droubi, IMD

Shakira’s song was on everybody’s lips during the World Cup in South Africa. Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

If there is one piece of advice I can give you regarding the MBA experience it is that what feels like over-preparation is usually just enough. Read more

Sanjay Gonchigar, IIMA

Term two is going at full steam, a couple of lighter courses which were providing a little breathing space are now over, so the coming weeks are filled to the brim with the heavier strategy, quant and financial courses. Read more

Pranay Harsh, Wharton School

Pre-term at Wharton is only a few days away and things are getting started pretty quickly.

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Maxime Droubi, IMD

For our last week before the summer break, we had a special presentation skills workshop given by Steve Knight, a former journalist from the BBC, with group and individual sessions. Read more

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

How do you or would you handle a disagreement with your boss? Read more

Naveed Syed, London Business School

School doesn’t start for a couple months, but four weekends ago, I had the opportunity to attend Admits Weekend in London. Read more

Pranay Harsh, Wharton School

It was only a few months ago that I was writing draft after draft of business school essays.

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Vladimir Vano, WU and Carlson

When one enters the classroom with his new co-students and stares impressed about the experience and diversity of the group surrounding him, odds are high that one of the major factors influencing the decision about the program has been fulfilled as anticipated.

Nevertheless question remains: how would this group of strong personalities work together? Read more

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

Graduation was not quite the end for me and I thought I would write my final blog about the incoming One-Year MBA Class, the class of 2011. Read more

Naveed Syed, London Business School

I know that some of you reading this post are obsessed – obsessed with reading the online MBA forums, obsessed with reading about other people’s “GMAT experiences” and obsessed with reading about other people’s individual recipe for application success. Read more

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

I will use my holidays in August to enjoy myself, meet friends in Europe and network. Read more

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

I suppose this was why I came here. Read more

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

Ricardo has created the family business club of Columbia Business School. Read more

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

A few weeks back, in the middle of the craziness of wrapping up projects and preparing for final exams I couldn’t help but squeeze in a weekend to Dallas. Read more