Kyle Wu, one of our US-based bloggers in his second year of business school, describes the job search process conducted by his classmates
Kyle Wu is now on his internship. In his latest blog he explains what really is competitive intelligence.
In his final term at Thunderbird, MBA blogger Kyle Wu found that suddenly and very unexpectedly, nothing was going to plan
It’s week three of a 12-week semester. I am sick. Those two sentences are not mutually exclusive. I had strained not just to keep up with the unrelenting workload, but to make it to classes. I went to talk to the professors to explain myself and in the hope of salvaging my grade.
What is personal development at business school? Blogger Kyle Wu spent some time with classmates one evening exploring the subject and came up with some interesting conclusions
What is it like to have an all-day interview? Kyle Wu recently found out when he flew to California for a series of interviews with a software company
It is the second year of my MBA. Next week is finals week. Then after winter break, I begin my final semester. Before I graduate, I must complete a Global Experience.
What is the real purpose of an MBA education? Blogger Kyle Wu heard an interesting dinner party conversation about business schools
While the first year of his MBA programme was about opening doors, Kyle Wu believes the second year is about deciding which door to step through
An internship is an opportunity to test your skills and knowledge as well as venture into fresh fields
For one blogger dinner with several executives from the EMBA programme gave him considerable food for thought and put his aims in an entirely different perspective
Studying for an MBA is a stressful experience. Initially it students find that they can cope, but when academics and the search for an internship combine stress levels can go off the scale
What motivates an individual to study for an MBA? One blogger asked three of his classmates and received three very different answers
“So why Thunderbird?” This question comes at me almost daily. I was drawn to Thunderbird for two reasons. The first, I must admit, was the rankings.
Two more weeks until classes start and one night I was at the campus pub. The people were diverse and the conversation was lively. It was broadly social and political. As I continued to listen, I noticed how people use the word they: “They caused the fiscal cliff,” “They just block every proposal,” “They report biased news”, “Women, they act this way,” “Men, they act this way”.
The MBA does not always begin with the first day of business school. For one blogger time spent in Taiwan has proved invaluable and he learned more from his visit than he could have ever done through books
One new blogger looks back on his first term at business school which was a whirlwind of work