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When Will.i.am retweeted Professor Allegre Hadida’s FT interview link to his 11 million followers, it reminded me of Malcolm Gladwell’s theories on ‘social epidemics’. It takes the gumption of very special individuals to make the ‘law of few’ come out alive. Read more

Hilary term at Said Business School, Oxford is now well underway. But many of the MBA students, including MBA blogger Ramesh Chander, dub the term “Hellary” because of the heavy workload they all have to face  Read more

What is networking? Kshitij Gopal thinks there is value to be found in networking and making contacts for the same reasons that we make friends Read 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. Read more

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 Read more

Throughout the year MBA students from schools around the world have been blogging about their business school experiences. From travelling to far-flung places, to studying into the small hours, to preparing for nerve-racking job interviews, the students have described the ups and downs of their lives on an MBA programme. Read more

For some students the recruiting season is well underway and they turn up on campus each day suited and booted. But for others, like blogger Johanna, interviews will not take place until the spring Read more

What’s it really like when recruiters come to campus? James Doherty dissects an interview Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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

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

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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.  Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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. Read more

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

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

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

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 Read more