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An engineering background coupled with an MBA is a powerful combination  © Image by Getty

How an MBA experience can effectively marry each profession’s different skill sets Read more

Here are some guiding principles to successfully navigate questions from potential employers or investors and make a good impression Read more

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

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 discovers the value of being an intern once again  Read more

Sam Peter writes about his journey on finding a job in private equity Read more

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Planning to study for an MBA? Ask our panel of experts for advice on Wednesday, January 28 2015, from 2-3pm GMT. Register now to participate.

On the panel are:

  • Ilian Mihov, dean of Insead
  • Chioma Isiadinso, chief executive of Expartus
  • Keith Bevans, a partner at Bain & Company
  • Philippa Rock, an MBA student at Wharton
  • Della Bradshaw, FT Business Education Editor

Submit your questions on the right-hand side of this post.

For more information, take a look at the FT Global MBA 2015 ranking of the top 100 schools. 

Considering the career directions of her classmates, Marta Szczerba says Harvard MBA students can be broadly classified into three camps Read more

Halfway through his EMBA course, Gareth Rees has already decided his next career move and received a job offer  Read more

Kyle Wu, one of our US-based bloggers in his second year of business school, describes the job search process conducted by his classmates Read more

In his final term at Thunderbird, MBA blogger Kyle Wu found that suddenly and very unexpectedly, nothing was going to plan Read more

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 Read more

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

The job search has been described as a blow to one’s self confidence, but one MBA blogger urges his fello MBAs to persevere and to be prepared to compromise  Read more

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 Read more

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

As a new MBA blogger begins his programme he is eager to ensure that his education will make a much greater impact than just an expanded post-graduation pay cheque  Read more

With students leaving Hong Kong for exchange terms overseas one MBA blogger realises that the time to resume his job hunt is almost upon him. Read more

At the end of her MBA at London Business School one blogger looks back on her time at the school and realses that she has achieved everything she set out to  Read more

As the end of the programme approaches, students are throwing themselves into the recruitment season and focusing on job interviews Read more

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

So it has been over six months since I packed up my life and came to India and the ISB. The point in time also marks halfway of my MBA which is a scary thought as it seems like only yesterday I arrived!

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The MBA programme has finished and Federico has made a difficult decision about where to work next Read more

Hard work has paid off and Barbara has been offered a job with McKinsey Read more

Selecting what is important in one’s life inevitably means having to make sacrifices in other areas Read more