Exams

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

With her MBA drawing to a close Helen Casey looks back on her business school experience and realises she has made some friends for life Read more >>

Stephen Garden, London Business School

With the end of his MBA programme in sight Stephen Garden believes the degree has changed him professionally  Read more >>

Tristan Tucker, University of Queensland

Is the ability to commit to memory an important skill for business professionals? One blogger believes he has the answer Read more >>

Thomas Pedrick, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

At the halfway point of his MBA programme one blogger realises that his programme has changed the way he views the outside world Read more >>

Benjamin Bechtolsheim

Deciding whether or not to study for an MBA is not only about the return on investment. It is also about the experience itself. Will you enjoy it? Are you prepared to sacrifice other areas of your life? Benjamin Bechtolsheim weighs up the pros and cons Read more >>

Kishore Adiraju, MIP Politecnico di Milano

Ravi, one of my acquaintances, used to contact me frequently when I was in Hyderabad. He is one of the countless engineering graduates that colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) churn out every year. Read more >>

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

In his final blog, Mark Partridge looks back on his business school career and gives some advice on when it might be a good time to study for an MBA  Read more >>

Diana Mak, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

Graduation is almost upon her, and one blogger is going to continue her dream of founding a social enterprise Read more >>

Kishore Adiraju, MIP Politecnico di Milano

Before even taking his first exam Kishore believes that he has learned a very valuable lesson  Read more >>

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

During an MBA you will experience conflicting demands, but how you handle that is all part of the programme. Eunice Benedicto advises students to be willing to compromise and let go of non-mandatory sessions to achieve the work-life balance Read more >>

Ibad Hyder, National University of Singapore

With much of his MBA programme under his belt Ibad Hyder has several tips for potential students on how to get the most out of business school Read more >>

Wesley Cole, Cass Business School

For Wesley Cole the MBA programme has ended and it is out into the real world Read more >>

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

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  Read more >>

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

While some students use their break for some well-deserved rest and relaxation others can use the time in overseas consulting. A week working in another country can be an eye-opening and rewarding experience Read more >>

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

With the end of his two-year MBA programme in sight Mark Patridge is determined to make the very most of all his last moments at business school Read more >>

Thomas Pedrick, University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

Staying up all night to watch the sunrise sounds like fun, but in fact for one blogger it made for a very tiring series of lectures the following day  Read more >>

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

A hectic time for students with exams, competitions and assignments to complete ahead of a much-needed break Read more >>

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

A careers workshop proved to be a very useful exercise as it helped one blogger to hone her interview techniques Read more >>

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

The holidays provided a welcome opportunity for rest and reflection and the cohort has now returned eager for the second term of their MBA programme Read more >>

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

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 Read more >>

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

With the first term over and exams and assessments completed it is now just a question of waiting for the exam results and enjoying the growing friendship of the cohort Read more >>

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

A christmas away from home with new MBA friends is one that will never be forgotten  Read more >>

Liliana Diaconu, Brandeis International Business School

The sparkling Christmas decorations have filled us with happiness and excitement. The holiday season is the time for gifts and the time when families come together to celebrate. For many MBA students this time of the year also marks the time of final exams, paper deadlines and endless hours studying. Stress and tensions are undoubtedly high but these are the last obstacles before we reach that brief period of rest and recovery. Read more >>