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Brigitte Roediger, University of Stellenbosch

After three years of her part-time MBA programme Brigitte has finished her degree and is about to graduate. It has been a long journey with plenty of milestones and even though she has reached the end of her business school career a different journey is about to begin 

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

Just how valuable is a week devoted to discovering what you want to do as a career? Alexandra was at first sceptical but she discovered that it prompted considerable reflection 

Lynne Hoey, IE Business School Global MBA +

Changing jobs during the course of the MBA is a daunting task, especially when it involves considerable travel. Lynne Hoey advises on the steps to consider before making the leap 

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

Luxury brand management is more an art than a science argues blogger Christine Cheng. It is just as valuable to understand what happens in a fashion workshop as it is to be able to read a balance sheet 

Madhavi Rao, MBA/MS at Ross School of Business and the University of Michigan

Business school is a marathon-length sprint says blogger Madhavi Rao, a flexible but focused approach is best she says. 

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

What is the real purpose of an MBA education? Blogger Kyle Wu heard an interesting dinner party conversation about business schools 

Wing Lee, Ceibs

Wing Lee has embarked on an international exchange programme at Insead, at the Singapore campus. The experience has given him an insight into two different schools in Asia 

Hammad Hussain, IMD

Hammad Hussain is in the middle of recruitment and he is finding it a gruelling process. Being dinged – turned down by a company that you wanted to work for – is very hard he says, however it teaches you how to face adversity for ua 

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

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 

Diana Mak, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

As she graduates from Guanghua School of Management, Diana Mak reflects on the final year of her programme. Her MBA has given her the courage and inspiration to accomplish her goals.  

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

Does it matter if you are not at a “top 10″ business school? One blogger says not and has a new role to show for it 

Andre de Haes, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The summer internship is an opportunity to experiment, experience different sectors and try out potential careers. Stanford GSB blogger Andre has decided to see whether or not he would like to become an entrepreneur and is working with 1stDibs, an online marketplace 

James Doherty, Esade Business School

As part of the welcoming committee for Esade, I get a fair amount of questions in my inbox about how to prepare for the start of the MBA back in Barcelona. 

Jennifer Soffen

Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research 

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

One blogger decided to combine her love of tennis and Wimbledon with her dissertation and devised a questionnaire to determine fan satisfaction 

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 

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

For one MBA blogger her programme is almost at an end. But the final module on leadership and the charity consulting project was an enjoyable finale 

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 

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 

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

In his final blog, with his MBA under his belt, Lee Mrnjavac looks back on his time at business school and urges others who might be considering studying for an MBA to go ahead and do so. 

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 

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

Sporting events allow MBA students to network with their peers from other schools. The MBA Sports Tournament hosted by HEC Paris was an enjoyable event with sporting competitions such as tennis and basketball, as well as themed evening events 

Liliana Diaconu, Brandeis International Business School

Studying at business school provides students with the opportunity to follow their interests. Liliana has made the most of her time and has joined the real estate club