Julia Wrenn McInnis, Chicago Booth

Selling anything is hard, but selling yourself can be the most difficult thing of all Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

The innovation of some of the Chinese business models was impressive but the country’s financial landscape is volatile Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

Examining the business case for corporate social responsibility Read more

Piyush Jain, UCLA Anderson School of Management

A management research programme gives the opportunity to practice and develop those tools picked up in the classroom Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

Staring at a blank page, not being able to write a simple letter, feels like a novel form of torture Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

MBA Student in Singapore, the author reports on the MBA Olympics, an interscholastic sport event hosted by her business school. After many months of mental effort, physical exercise was a much welcomed change. Read more

Sunny Sheng, Copenhagen Business School

This issue is a hot topic that has a significant impact on the quality of our lives Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

Finding the right job is not a fast process and you need to dedicate the time to actually have a strategy around your job search. Here are some tips… Read more

Kim Johnstone

I have new leadership opportunities in front of me and opportunities to make new connections between ideas, people and business models. It is one of the most valuable things I think any MBA student can take away from the degree Read more

Brenden Sheehan, Thunderbird School of Global Management

As I count the days to graduation, some of the best advice given by the best people on graduation comes to mind Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Exam time leads to thoughts about the first term in the city – the surprises and discoveries  Read more

Timo Marquez, HEC Paris

Taking the presentation slides from various career management sessions I developed a dashboard, or visual plan, to map the basic aspects of the process Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School’s Rock Accelerator is a great way to experiment with entrepreneurship and develop projects without the risk Read more

Wai Chan, FT

Are you planning to study for an MBA? Would you like to find out more about the programme? Our panel of experts answered questions on 27 January 2016. <!– Email your questions to ask@ft.com or post these under “Live Reader Comments” on the right side of this post. –>

On the panel were:

Geoffrey Garrett is dean of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in the US. A political economist, Prof Garrett served as president of the Pacific Council on International Policy in Los Angeles.

Nick Hoffman is a partner in McKinsey & Company’s London office, where he leads the UK insurance work, including strategy and M&A. He is also a Harvard MBA graduate and leads McKinsey’s UK MBA recruiting efforts.

Chioma Isiadinso is co-founder of Expartus, the business school admissions consultancy, and former admissions officer at Harvard. Ms Isiadinso is the author of The Best Business Schools’ Admissions Secrets.

Stephen Morse is one of our bloggers and an MBA student at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. After specialising in start-ups in the US, Mr Morse chose Saïd for its emphasis on social entrepreneurship.

Della Bradshaw is the FT Business Education Editor. She manages all our business education coverage online, in the paper and our magazines. Ms Bradshaw devised the first FT business school rankings in 1999.


Kristina Koch, Rotman School of Management

Location is just as important as the ranking of your target MBA programme, says Kristina Koch. Read more

Julia Wrenn McInnis, Chicago Booth

What happened to my first quarter at business school?

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Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

The autumn semester at Harvard Business School was the most enjoyable, so far. Here are some key take aways… Read more

Philippa Rock, The Wharton School

One aspect of Wharton that has not changed over the past year is the intensity of business school life. Balancing academics, recruiting, time with friends and extracurricular activities has been as challenging as ever Read more

Bo Zhang, Columbia Business School

The electronic calendar’s colour coding can help organise the competing demands of a business course Read more

Luca Sabia, Durham Business School

One of the most interesting and enriching things about the Durham MBA is the diversity of its cohort, which brings many different points of view Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

Shortly before the half-time break of her MBA journey, Laura Melina Loeven reviews her first experiences as an MBA candidate, looks back on her initial challenges as a business school student in Southeast Asia and shares her relocation experience when moving to Singapore Read more

Sunny Sheng, Copenhagen Business School

As China’s capital remained shrouded in pollution, my own fog lifted as I got to grips with what corporations need to do to improve sustainability and balance economic development with environmental issues Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Last week, Business Insider published its rankings for the world’s best business schools. Said Business School came in at 26th. Read more

Sunny Sheng, Copenhagen Business School

Leadership is all about teamwork, concludes Copenhagen Business School’s Sunny Sheng Read more

Timo Marquez, HEC Paris

As we finished the end of the MBA specialisation period, the COP21 Climate Change Summit reached a deal here in Paris. Read more