Job search

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  

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

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

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 

Lubica Valentova, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

For any MBA an essential part of going to business school is the support received from career services. Being shown the correct way to write a CV or how best to present yourself at an interview can make the difference between getting a job offer or not 

Stephen Garden, London Business School

For those on a longer MBA programme, what to do with the summer break is an important decision. One blogger lays out some of the options 

Ashish Rastogi, IIM Calcutta

A course on creating and managing new ventures proved to be very interesting for one blogger. Being an entrepreneur he discovered is no easy task 

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

The second term is well underway. Career development is at the front of everyone’s minds and 360 feedback has proved extremely useful 

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

When choosing a business school and an MBA programme, the FT Global MBA rankings are a great way to start 

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

Looking for a job? Then take the advice of one MBA blogger and network, network, network. 

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 

Nicole Hawkins, Fuqua School of Business

Despite exams, study sessions and intensive recruiting, one MBA blogger is surprised by just how much fun business school can be, there has not been a dull moment. 

Wing Lee, Ceibs

The new year brings with it the promise of exciting opportunities as well as the search for a summer internship 

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

One new blogger looks back on his first term at business school which was a whirlwind of work 

Kelvin Chiu

With his MBA under his belt one blogger believes that despite the hard work and challenges and economic uncertainty he would whole heartedly recomment studying for the degree 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

It has been a very busy period for one blogger who despite studying on a full-time programme has continued to work part time, adding an additional layer of complexity to an already busy life  

Ashish Rastogi, IIM Calcutta

After a term away on a management internship one blogger has returned to campus to find it abuzz with activities. 

Ibad Hyder, National University of Singapore

In my previous posts I have alluded to the fact how quickly time passes during an MBA programme. This might seem to be a repetition, but considering the lightening speed with which November went by, I cannot help but appreciate this aspect of life as an MBA student. 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

A trip to California and Silicon Valley is the perfect opportunity for students to network with venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and get an understanding of what life could be like post-MBA 

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

What are the advantages of studying in Europe v studying in the US? One blogger was has had experience of both gives a few tips to would-be students 

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

The job search has been described as a blow to one’s self confidence, but one MBA blogger urges his fello MBAs to persevere and to be prepared to compromise  

Aman Modi, IMD Class of 2012

Despite feeling overworked and consumed by his MBA programme, one blogger confesses he has been having the time of his life ,  

Katie Sherning, Cranfield School of Management

As the pace of the term picks up, pressure intensifies for the MBA students with multiple assignments and numerous deadlines 

Kelvin Chiu

An exchange visit for a term gives an MBA student an insight into different cultures and also provides the opportunity to learn a different language