Monthly Archives: September 2012

An internship gives you the opportunity to “see” a company from the inside and helps you to decide whether the company and indeed the sector is really for you Read more

Exchanging Hong Kong for Barcelona makes for an exciting final term for one MBA blogger Read more

An international field trip gives MBA students first-hand experience of how businesses are being managed Read more

After only a few days back at business school, the summer, meeting friends and family and completing an internship all seem to have gone by in a flash  Read more

Case studies provide an excellent opportunity for students to examine the “inner workings” of a company and consider whether alternative management decisions could have been made Read more

Although many of the class of 2013 are a long way from friends and family, they are already beginning to feel at home in their business school and with their cohort Read more

Studying for an MBA at a business school with twin campuses gives students the opportunity to experience the culture of another part of the world and is a reason that many students opt for a particular business school  Read more

Before an MBA programme officially begins there is considerable preparation, from pre-reading to sorting out bank accounts.  Read more

Before the MBA programme begins an international trip gives students the opportunity to get to know each other. One new blogger finds it a daunting but exciting experience  Read more

Once an MBA programme begins, students find their days taken up with coursework, meetings, seminars, industry talks and various student activities. Time seems to fly by Read more

As she finishes her MBA and embarks on the next steps, one blogger reflects on her life-changing year at business school  Read more

The first year of a two-year programme is an intense experience, but second year students are on hand to ease the transition and make you feel at home Read more

An internship gives students the opportunity to sample different sectors.One blogger’s summer internship has shown her the career she wants to follow Read more

A conversation over dinner can prove to be illuminating and give fresh insights into sectors and markets. Read more

Applying lessons from the classroom to real-life situations can help MBA students understand “the nuts and bolts” of a company’s strategy  Read more

A semester spent at another business school gives students fresh insights and different perspectives  Read more

Working on assignments together means that much of the stress is alleviated Read more

Leaving behind family and friends and a full time job and flying 5,000 miles to study at a UK business school is not a decision to be taken lightly. But one MBA blogger is confident that she has made the right decision Read more

Networking with fellow MBA students is one of the most valuable parts of the programme and can bring new insights and fesh perspectives on topics such as leadership Read more

At the start of any MBA programme team building is essential. Students at Fuqua have begun their programme with community service in the nearby city of Durham Read more

The life of a chief executive – even if just for a day – was an eye-opening experience for one MBA blogger Read more

A mentor can make a difference to one’s life in unexpected ways Read more

With his MBA programme about to start one blogger is making the most of his final weeks of “freedom” Read more

As a new MBA blogger begins his programme he is eager to ensure that his education will make a much greater impact than just an expanded post-graduation pay cheque  Read more

Studying overseas gives MBA students the opportunity to learn another language. Many of the students at ESMT have chosen to do so this year Read more