In his final term at Thunderbird, MBA blogger Kyle Wu found that suddenly and very unexpectedly, nothing was going to plan
With his MBA almost over Atul is eager to return to the working world and a salary, but at the same time wants to continue to be a student and spend time with his business school friends
The EPGP bandwagon carries on at a neck-breaking pace. Every day brings new challenges, increasingly complex case studies, growing networks and of course, the nervous energy associated with going into the examination halls all over again.
How similar are scientists and corporate managers? Blogger Michele Lagioia finds that they are more alike than one might first suppose.
For blogger Amar, at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, the workload is increasing
With much of her MBA programme now behind her, Jaya Sharma is beginning to understand the importance of networks and how they can really help in a career
Now in the second half of his MBA programme Atul Agarwal, who blogs from Warwick Business School, finds his days are full with electives and group work. Nonetheless he still has time for networking on LinkedIn
With his MBA programme at Lancaster University Management School in full swing, blogger Niladri Gupta has found the workload a heavy one. Nonetheless he has found the time for some relaxation in Malaysia, allowing him to reflect on his programme
Blogger Michele Lagioia finds considerable similarities between balancing on a rope and balancing the demands of his MBA programme at the European School of Management and Technology
The end of his second term is in sight for FT MBA blogger John Hayden. He has already selected the electives he will study in his third term at HEC, but before that is a leadership course at the French Military Academy Saint Cyr
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently hosted the Sustainable Venture Capital Investment Competition which drew teams from around the world. And the winner? This year it was Said Business School University of Oxford. FT MBA blogger Ramesh Chander was on the winning team.
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.
With the Chinese New Year about to begin blogger Marco Biava has a holiday ahead of him. However, he first had to endure Kam Po Day in which students had to present their career plans to a committee of managers and entrepreneurs. It was a very tough 20 minutes he says
In his first MBA blog Kshitij Gopal describes life at the National University of Singapore business school, a rollercoaster of classes, parties, assignments, networking events and much more
The end of term saw the first round of final examinations. Unlike my undergraduate degree when I had sleepless nights cramming, I was ready for these exams and strangely excited about the challenge.
New blogger Jaya Sharma is enjoying the fast pace of her programme at Manchester Business School, but there is little time for luxuries such as friends and sleep
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
The speed of time is incredible. The Michaelmas term is over, meaning I have completed eight courses, one venture project and attended multiple leadership lectures. This list, of course, is the bare minimum. To celebrate this milestone, many of my classmates have already dotted their presence across continental Europe and beyond.
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
It is the exam period and John Hayden reports that examinations and coursework “have tried to suck the life out of me”. But he admits that he found the entire exam period strangely liberating and is now beginning to feel more confident with his new skills
As Abhinav settles into his MBA programme he discovers that his days are filled with business school organised events, but there was still time to enjoy the fireworks
With her Insead MBA in full swing and little time for anything apart from study and sleep, Veena Viswanathan has put together a list of favourite pastimes she has had to forego – her personal opportunity costs
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