With 10 days to go before orientation starts, our MBA blogger Piyush Jain from the US describes the build up to life at business school
After a year of campus talks, workshops and networking, MBA blogger Owen Woolcock shares his definition of sustainability
As the term at Harvard Business School gets underway blogger Marta Sczcerba finds that Harvard’s structure helps incoming students to bond
As she begins her MBA journey at NYU Stern, blogger Victoria Michelotti says business school welcomes applications from students with non-traditional backgrounds just as much as those who have taken a more conventional path
Although certain that he does not want to go into consulting once he graduates, MBA blogger Owen Woolcock took the time to attend the Impact Consulting Club at London Business School. His project focused on long-stay homelessness shelters and he found the experience a very rewarding one
Omar Khan, our MBA blogger in Australia, reflects on his first semester at business school
UK-based blogger Niladri Gupta reflects on his MBA experience as the countdown to his graduation ceremony begins
US-based blogger Marta Szczerba describes her first case study as a student at Harvard Business School
Singapore-based blogger Kshitij Gopal reflects on his first year at business school, questioning the subject matter
MBA blogger Alexandra Fitzgerald believes that the summer internship is invaluable in helping “career switchers” start out on their new careers
MBA blogger Owen Woolcock examines the impact of French economist Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, on his school campus
Lancaster student Niladri Gupta describes the logistics of studying in the UK while leaving his family in the US and setting up a business in India
Owen Woolcock, our MBA blogger from London Business School, announces the launch of an online site he has been working on
Back to where it had all finished, or at least where I thought it had finished. A shade over seven years since I walked out of my last exam as an undergraduate at Bath – thinking I’d never again have to go through the torment of hours on end revision – there I was, stood in exactly the same spot about to do it all again.
The sun barely rising, I watched London’s early morning traffic go by during my taxi ride to the airport. After the intense, emotional rollercoaster of the last few days spent wrapping up my life in London, it was time to fly.
Two weeks ago today, I graduated from the Global MBA programme at IE Business School. It was exactly as I thought it would be: an anticlimax.
MBA blogger Jaya Sharma is now half way through her internship in a consultancy firm and has received lots of advice from MBA alumni working there
EMBA blogger Ekta Malhotra,examines why she enrolled for the degree, how she manages to get everything done and whether the hefty price tag was worth ir
As the core courses draw to a closure, it’s that time of the year when students pick and choose their electives. The process of choosing specialisations, however, has always baffled me.
Is it really worthwhile to concentrate on a specific business area or should students prefer an all-encompassing business education? There are choices, and when there are choices, there are trade-offs.
Most of my colleagues are busy with their corporate challenge work where groups of three or four work for a large corporate client. Some are away on internships while I get to be the special guy around here.
My swansong post features three classmates who are representative of the Insead MBA experience in every way. Three different countries, vastly different backgrounds – public and economic development, strategy consulting, financial policy – different personalities, different aspirations, one purpose: an MBA.
Chronicling MBA time is no easy task especially because the volume and velocity of events tends to cause entropy. One would imagine that the Easter term at Cambridge would be an ideal setting for punting and Pimm’s. The assumption is fair and square but there is so much more to experience.
Every year Harvard Business School asks departing students a question taken from the last lines of a poem by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Mary Oliver:
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”