With her MBA only a few days away Barbara O’Beirne looks back on the past year of her life at business school and hopes that she has made friends who will last a lifetime Read more
With the first term finished students are beginning to take the programme more in their stride and are beginning to focus on the recruitment process Read more
Graduation marks the end of an era as the USC Class of 2011 leave the school for far-flung destinations Read more
Studying for an MBA in luxury means that one has the opportunity to attend sector fairs as well as a trip to one of the luxury markets Read more
One-to-one coaching can help MBA students to change both function and sector Read more
A field trip to New York gave students the opportunity to visit various companies from the different luxury sectors and get a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes Read more
The Smurfit school has seen its FT ranking jump by 20 places Read more
The first post I ever did here on the Financial Times MBA blog was titled “The Start of Something New”, and I thought it would be appropriate to title my final blog the same. Why? Read more
Ask most MBA applicants how they would choose between HBS and Stanford Graduate School of Business, and most would reply that HBS was the stellar old-school business brand, whereas Stanford is the place you go to launch tech startups. From the professional ambitions of my friends who have been to each this is broadly true. Read more
One of my side roles at Tuck (besides the full time job as a student) is to be Tuck Ambassador for Portugal. This means I am responsible for representing Tuck’s ‘brand’ in my home country and talking to any potential students who are considering applying to Tuck. Read more
“When You Love Her, Nothing Else Matters”, is a Slogan that Outsells Major Global Coke Brands. Read more
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
It’s amazing that in just two weeks I will be done with my first quarter at LBS. The more I think about it, the pace of business school reminds me of the pace of working in investment banking.
If there is one thing you definitely will learn on an MBA, it is how to present in front of judging eyes. Everyday in term one, one or more of the groups gave the class a presentation on diverse subjects ranging from “The Triple A Supply Chain” to “ Reforming Corporate Governance Post-Enron” to “Mobile Technology in the Developing World”, and – courtesy of our aeronautical engineer – one or two references to Airbus!
Mid-term exams and the obligatory celebratory weekend in Las Vegas have come and gone. Time for some rest and relaxation in Boston? Not a chance. Ten weeks into business school and it’s time to start looking ahead to your 2011 summer internship. Read more
The last blog I submitted was MBAs and relocation and today’s topic revisits it a bit: MBAs and the infamous job search. Read more
I feel I’ll be repeating myself if I say that a lot has been going on in the past 10 days, but then again this is probably something that is very common when one is studying for an MBA degree.
Much has been happening over the last two weeks. We have a few projects currently ongoing. A financial accounting project which is due first, a cultural foundations of luxury brand management project, projects due for class presentation for the managing the global corporation class. I guess you get the picture, we have a lot of work to do.
This week heralded the arrival of Tsinghua School of Economics and Management’s incredibly heavyweight advisory board. Read more
Hello world. My name is Vera and I am a Tuckie, our nickname for students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, in Hanover, New Hampshire. The choice of where to go to business school is obviously a big step, so I wanted to take this first post to tell you a little bit about how I made my decision. Read more
It’s been a busy summer. Read more
School doesn’t start for a couple months, but four weekends ago, I had the opportunity to attend Admits Weekend in London. Read more
Graduation was not quite the end for me and I thought I would write my final blog about the incoming One-Year MBA Class, the class of 2011. Read more