Interviews

Atul Agarwal, Warwick Business School

With his MBA almost over Atul is eager to return to the working world and a salary, but at the same time wants to continue to be a student and spend time with his business school friends 

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

Recruiting season – what does it mean and what secures an offer? Alexandra Fitzgerald has identified certain criteria which she believes can help students to get an interview and then subsequently an offer  

Wing Lee, Ceibs

Wing Lee has embarked on an international exchange programme at Insead, at the Singapore campus. The experience has given him an insight into two different schools in Asia 

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  

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

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

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 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

For many business school students the interview season is upon them and recruiters are flooding the campuses. Students find that they have to prepare carefully and do their homework ahead of any interview 

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

With the end of the MBA programme in sight many students have embarked on interviews for consulting positions.  

Aushima Thakur, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

It is the fag end of my MBA, two more months and we will be done. I will be a free soul again. 

Mihai Danila, Insead

An MBA programme is an intense experience. But it is important to remember that although you are faced with new experiences each and every day, it must not be at the expense of your old life and old friends 

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

With the difficult economic situation in Europe, MBAs are finding it hard to secure summer internships. But for one MBA blogger perserverance paid off 

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

Over the last two months, I’ve begun to realise that finding an internship is a long, gruelling process. One that requires much more time than I initially thought. 

Andrew DeLuca, WHU

Mastering time management is one of the most important skills that an MBA student can learn 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

As his MBA programme draws to a close Ryan reflects on the last two years’ of study and is convinced it is the best decision he ever made  

Jonathan Kay, University of Southern California Marshall school

Graduation marks the end of an era as the USC Class of 2011 leave the school for far-flung destinations 

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Interview tips for business school – the dos and don’ts 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

In my Operations Management class the other day we were talking about the concept of process flow, which my professor likened to the feeling that runners get when everything is functioning on all four cylinders and they feel as if they could go on forever. 

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Since the first day of orientation classes in September, all the men in my class have been buzzing about the upcoming month of Movember. 

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

It’s been a while since I have written for the blog. I am truly sorry but the last month has been crazy in terms of recruiting and in terms of thinking about my future career (will it be in the US or Argentina or somewhere else?). 

Maxime Droubi, IMD

Life at IMD has changed for the past couple of weeks. No more lectures, case studies or assignments. There are also less people walking around and the restaurant feels empty. 

No need to worry. There are no strikes in Switzerland. It is just that many students are away in places such as Sao Paolo, Shanghai, Finland or India, for their international consulting projects. 

Cezanne Maherali, Insead

I was asked to speak on a panel and give advice to the new promotion about my experience with job hunting.

 

Gleana Albritton, Vlerick Leuven Gent

There’s a subject that I haven’t talked about in quite a while. Grades! 

Cezanne Maherali, Insead

I am taking a course called Realsing Entrepreneurial Potential, which is about buying a company.