Monthly Archives: February 2012

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

Over the last two months, I’ve begun to realise that finding an internship is a long, gruelling process. One that requires much more time than I initially thought. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Meetings arranged by the career services give students the opportunity to meet representatives from different sectors and gain different industry perspectives 

Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

Working full time and studying part time means that MBA students have to make every moment count if they are to honour their various commitments 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

Focusing on your goals and working out how you are going to achieve them is one of the lessons to be learnt at business school 

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

A few weeks before I left London, the Occupy movement arrived in the City. I remember walking past the “Tent City” by St Paul’s Cathedral and wondering what the fuss was all about. To be honest, I was pretty dismissive of it. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

Outward bound courses and activities give MBA students the opportunity to learn about themselves and each other outside the classroom  

Wesley Cole, Cass Business School

Holidays are necessary but time does not stand still and the MBA workload continue to rise even when you are away 

Mihai Danila, Insead

Hard work, passion and drive have paid off for one MBA student who has secured an offer from the investment bank of his dreams 

Kelvin Chiu

The MBA programme is over it seems before you know it, that is why it is wise to make the most of every opportunity 

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

A conference on gender balance draws the attention of students to the lack of female representation in the boardroom 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

During the early days of an MBA programme students are eager to discover if their initial expectations about the business school will be met 

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

Washington DC is known for its political and business activity, but it is also a leading hub for the sports industry  

Ashish Dongre, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

The various committees at IIM-B enrich the learning of an MBA programme 

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

Studying for an MBA not only gives you a management background but also provides you with experience of other cultures 

Karenina Loayza, MBA Cass Business School

Visa changes are being felt by international students studying in the UK  

Al Kennedy

According to the Mayan calendar, our time will “run out” on December 21 2012 – so we had better get to work – as there is certainly plenty to do. We are now well into 2012 and the second term of my One Planet MBA in Exeter; assignments are coming thick and fast. 

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

At some point in December 2008, I decided to study for an MBA. This was the beginning of my journey to Berlin and to the European School of Management and Technology. 

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

Nearly a month into the MBA, I can’t help but think back to the MBA Roundtable we had this week and reflect on the wider issues the world is facing. 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

First year students need to tailor their education and make the most of all that is on offer  

Katie Cannon, London Business School

A four-month exchange trip has come to an end and students return to campus in the knowledge that their MBA programme will soon be over 

Suhel Banerjee, Kellogg School of Management

This morning I received a call from a new admit who’s recently received his Kellogg offer, and has the same doubts that I had when I reached out to my Kellogg buddy around this time last year. 

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

An element of many MBA programmes is self analysis. Team members offer feedback on each other’s behaviour which can be quite revealing  

Kelvin Chiu

Students already on an MBA programme can give good advice about the “dos and don’ts” of business school