Alumni

Katie Cannon, London Business School

The power of networks can be far more pervasive than you realise and surfaces in the most unexpected of places Read more

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

If you’ve ever lived in this part of the world, you wouldn’t be surprised to hear people enquiring what the MBA is all about. Read more

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

The weeks leading up to the start of an MBA programme are always nerve wracking for new students, but making contact on Facebook has helped to calm anxieties Read more

Katie Cannon, London Business School

Halfway through her two year MBA Katie is off to the Anderson School of Management on an exchange programme Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

With graduation almost upon them, MBA students are stepping up their job search Read more

Katie Cannon, London Business School

It might be the summer break, but for those on a two-year MBA programme there is still the summer internship to contend with Read more

Chloe Weisberg, Stern School of Business, NYU

With her MBA under her belt, Chloe Weisberg looks back on her two-year programme at Stern. Her conclusion? a memorable experience, not to be missed. Read more

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

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

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

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

Jonathan Kay, University of Southern California Marshall school

Graduation marks the end of an era as the USC Class of 2011 leave the school for far-flung destinations Read more

Lidija Pehak Kolenko, Essec Business School

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

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

One-to-one coaching can help MBA students to change both function and sector  Read more

Lidija Pehak Kolenko, Essec Business School

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

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

The Smurfit school has seen its FT ranking jump by 20 places Read more

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

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

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

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

Vera Guerreiro, Tuck School of Business

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

Vladimir Vano, WU and Carlson

“When You Love Her, Nothing Else Matters”, is a Slogan that Outsells Major Global Coke Brands. Read more

Chloe Weisberg, Stern School of Business, NYU

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

Naveed Syed, London Business School

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.

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Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

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!

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Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

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

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

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