Monthly Archives: December 2010

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

Flights are booked to London and Los Angeles, during the last days of January to see some funds. Read more

Vera Guerreiro, Tuck School of Business

This time I am writing my post from a train in France, the highspeed (TGV) between Paris and Angers, in the Loire region. Meet Tuck Global Consultancy! Read more

Thomas Gatley, Tsinghua University School of Economics & Management

Many marketing strategies in China are pretty blunt and lacking in imagination. Such strategies do little to combat the broadly held perjorative view of China as the arch-imitator. Read more

Barry Chien, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

In statistics class, we’re told to not ask why in the classroom because there are complex formulas behind some of the statistical principles. Read more

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

Only one week to go before a month in Argentina and Uruguay. Punta del este for 20 days. I will be broke, but the second bankruptcy should not be as hard as the first one. Hope so. Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

November 2010 has come to a close, which means Movember is over as well.

As mentioned in a previous blog, dozens of my male classmates grew moustaches for Movember to raise money and awareness for cancers that affect men. The Oxford MBA men raised roughly £3,000 for the cause.

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Lidija Pehak Kolenko, Essec Business School

Some of you may wonder why and how an MBA student can have breakfast at a famous jeweller? Well a few of my last projects were dealing with specific companies. I chose one of the famous jewellery companies as my project topic so that’s how I got to experience this acclaimed jeweller at first hand.

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Chloe Weisberg, Stern School of Business, NYU

Once a year, the European Business Society at NYU Stern organises the student-led ‘London Trek’, a recruiting event that many US business schools individually organise during the week of Thanksgiving for first-year MBA students interested in working abroad. Read more