MBA

Anne-Marie Conn Favillier, IAE Aix

The holiday season gave Anne-Marie Conn Favillier time for reflection and the opportunity to understand how in just three months her MBA has already transformed her Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

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

Ildeniz Armutak, Istanbul University, Institute of Business Admin

In usual environments and cases, people gather together to celebrate the new year with their family and peers. Well, if you are an MBA candidate, maybe you should reconsider – you could end up being home alone with your books, notes and computer. Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

Hammad Hussain has finished his MBA programme at IMD. He feels that he has learnt much, however as he resumes his career his eyes are now wide open to new opportunities Read more

Abhinav Charan, Cambridge Judge MBA

The speed of time is incredible. The Michaelmas term is over, meaning I have completed eight courses, one venture project and attended multiple leadership lectures. This list, of course, is the bare minimum. To celebrate this milestone, many of my classmates have already dotted their presence across continental Europe and beyond. 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

Jennifer Soffen

A class that examined using your network to encourage investors to come on board stimulated considerable debate and gave Jennifer Soffen food for thought. Is it wise to “save” your network for the perfect opportunity or should you recognise that there will never be a perfect opportunity and as long as you have faith in your idea you should trust your investors to come to their own conclusions Read more

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

With the holiday season almost upon her Christine Cheng has put her MBA studies to one side and enjoyed some rest and relaxation in Paris Read more

Ildeniz Armutak, Istanbul University, Institute of Business Admin

For MBA blogger Ildeniz Armutak the finals are almost upon her. As she tries to juggle all the balls in her business and personal life as well as study she finds that life is stressful  Read more

Marco Biava, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

All MBA programmes are intensive, but some more so than others….. Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

It is the second year of my MBA. Next week is finals week. Then after winter break, I begin my final semester. Before I graduate, I must complete a Global Experience.

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Johanna Singer

Although they started their MBA programmes just a few months ago, many students are already faced with the daunting task of deciding what type of company they want to work for during their 2014 internship Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

A team from Rotman are this year’s winners of the AT Kearney case competition. Blogger Alexandra – one of the victorious team members – says the experience was one of the most intense and rewarding of her MBA so far Read more

Hammad Hussain, IMD

A group of 15 IMD students, including FT MBA blogger Hammad Hussain, have just returned from a trip to Brazil. The students saw the preparations for the upcoming Olympics which Brazil is hosting and learnt at first hand the economic problems facing the country Read more

Veena Viswanathan, INSEAD

As the holidays approach, one MBA student takes stock of the academic year so far Read more

Linda Groarke, Open University Business School

If there’s one bit of advice I can give with absolute certainty, it is to prepare yourself for the vast amount of reading you will undoubtedly undertake as an MBA student! Read more

Johanna Singer

With recruiting picking up and exams around the corner, I’m more grateful now than ever for GND – grade non-disclosure. Read more

Anne-Marie Conn Favillier, IAE Aix

Many students on MBA programmes do not need an MBA, they choose to do one says Anne-Marie Conn Favillier. It is a choice to take one’s career to the next level Read more

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

Doing a dual degree has given Derek Laan a unique perspective on MBA student life in a small town and in a big city  Read more

Anne-Marie Conn Favillier, IAE Aix

Only a fe months into her programme and Anne-Marie Conn Favillier is beginning to appreciate that the MBA is a transformative experience Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

Alexandra Fitzgerald, MBA blogger, reveals what a typical business school day is like for a student at Rotman  Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

It is the exam period and John Hayden reports that examinations and coursework “have tried to suck the life out of me”. But he admits that he found the entire exam period strangely liberating and is now beginning to feel more confident with his new skills  Read more

Johanna Singer

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