The final and make-up exams are over. Now I have a three-week holiday ahead, without the stress that comes from all the evening classes that are hard to attend on time due to the heavy traffic load in Istanbul, the lack of concentration on topics after a long and tiring work day and the attempts to stay awake in order to be able to prepare for the mid-term and final exams.
In usual environments and cases, people gather together to celebrate the new year with their family and peers. Well, if you are an MBA candidate, maybe you should reconsider – you could end up being home alone with your books, notes and computer.
For MBA blogger Ildeniz Armutak the finals are almost upon her. As she tries to juggle all the balls in her business and personal life as well as study she finds that life is stressful
Should an MBA be more practice-based? Blogger Ildeniz is concerned that the quantitative classes in the programme are not really necessary
With her MBA programme now in full swing Ildeniz is finding her life is very busy. As well as her internship and language lessons she also has to focus on quantitative classes – not her favourite subject
All undergraduate students aim for a life after graduation which allows them to lead the career they have been dreaming of for years. That dream mostly consists of life in which plans for a healthy private and a busy professional life are taken care of and run alongside each other.
Blogger Ildeniz asks what happens when a student who embarked on an MBA with the aim of working in the business world, changes his or her mind and instead opts for a career as an academic?
Making the transition from being a graduate of translation and interpretation to a potential MBA candidate was a difficult step, but Ildeniz Armutak has no regrets