Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Marta Szczerba describes the joys of choosing second-year electives at Harvard Read more

Brenden Sheehan, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Brenden Sheehan is pleasantly surprised by a pivotal assignment Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Marta Szczerba describes how leadership, strategy and finance are taught at Harvard  Read more

Emily Ambrose, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Emily Ambrose analyses the pros and cons of life on campus Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Marta Szczerba partners with five classmates to decide how best to invest $3,500  Read more

Domitilla Ferrari, EMBA SDA Bocconi

Domitilla Ferrari, our Italy-based blogger, describes the value of class representatives on her executive MBA programme  Read more

Gareth Rees, University of Bath EMBA

Gareth Rees, our MBA blogger at the University of Bath, reflects on the differences between studying for an MBA and an executive MBA Read more

Marco Biava, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

If you do not think your future is worth being invested on rewarding assets, if you believe success can be reached by strokes of luck and if you rely on fortune-telling, then you might as well skip this article. Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

After a solid month of work on the start-up over Independent Activities Period (IAP), it’s time to play the balancing game and go back to the classroom. Read more

Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

A busy day for new blogger Andrew Radin began with rowing on the Charles River and ended with an evening class on the application of advanced entrepreneurial techniques Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

What is the difference between management and leadership? One blogger has the answer Read more

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

Although the Class of 2012 on the MBA programme at SDA Bocconi are only a few weeks into their course, nevertheless the work is piling up. However, there is still some time left for extra-curricular activitiesi Read more

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

A business simulation game allows students to make investment and strategy decisions in a controlled and fun environment Read more

Wesley Cole, Cass Business School

I remember Christmas 1998 vividly. I was in my last year of school and starting to realise the joys of independence and freedom. As presents I was given CK One aftershave, a new Ben Sherman shirt and a NOW 41 CD featuring East 17. Good times. Read more

Chloe Weisberg, Stern School of Business, NYU

The Summer Start course at Stern is a short programme before the MBA that allows students to get an early start on the MBA. It also gives students the opportunity to get to know each other and the school in a relaxed setting Read more

Mehul Ruparelia, Indian School of Business

From a leisurely pace to breakneck speed- the MBA programme at ISB gets underway  Read more

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

Mixing with students from different cultures is one of the most important aspects of an MBA programme Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

If you think that an MBA is a chance to take a “break” from work for a year or so, then you should really think again  Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Well the trimester is now over and my final group deliverable for my business intelligence capstone course, a client presentation and white paper on the global energy market, was well received by both the client and the professor. Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

We are now midway through Michaelmas term (which is Oxford-speak for first semester) and the pressure is definitely ramping up. My MBA classmates and I have roughly half a dozen group assignments that are due within the next three weeks and we have to manage these work commitments along with studying and preparing for exams.

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Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

When I began the first term of my MBA, I had a fairly good idea which courses I would enjoy and which I would loathe: I expected to like marketing and strategy; I was concerned about finance 1and I was unsure of what to expect for decision science, financial reporting and managerial economics.

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Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

This week, everywhere you go in the Saïd Business School, you will see laptops flipping open, little Apple logos glowing and pencils scribbling. MBA classes are now in full swing.

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Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Over the last two weeks, my fellow MBA classmates and I have been inundated with full-day lectures: topics ranged from career advice to IT instructions, from fire safety to examination expectations.

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Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

Draining is the first word that comes to my mind right now. This third mini term has truly been tiring. Unlike past semesters at the University of Miami, this one has a few unique aspects to it. Read more

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

The last few weeks have really been interesting over here in Miami. Let’s go back two weeks from today…..  Read more