Despite feeling overworked and consumed by his MBA programme, one blogger confesses he has been having the time of his life , Read more
With the end of the MBA programme in sight many students have embarked on interviews for consulting positions. Read more
With the recruiting season upon them the students have to be both persistent and prepared to network, network and network Read more
Meetings arranged by the career services give students the opportunity to meet representatives from different sectors and gain different industry perspectives 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
As the fall quarter gets underway the recruiting season begins and the air is thick with anticipation and anxiety Read more
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 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!
I just finished, what was for me, the most intense period at Insead so far. P4 is the period when the bulk of on-campus recruitment takes place and there are company presentations/dinners/workshops/networking events every single day for almost the entire seven-week period. Read more
Switching campuses and moving from Singapore to France has brought with it many changes Read more
Working “behind the scenes” in the career development office provides some useful insights into what second year MBA students have uppermost in their minds Read more
It has been almost four months since business school started and I can truly say that I had no idea that this much time had passed. Before I know it, I’ll be a quarter-way through my b-school career and with that in mind, I gave some thought to how I should continue to make the most out of this time. Read more
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?). Read more
In the last six weeks, I have taken a road trip through Scandinavia, said goodbye to Frankfurt, travelled through Borneo and finally settled into my new apartment with two wonderful roommates in Singapore, to begin my 10-month journey through Insead.
You know it’s summer in Hong Kong when you’ve had two typhoon warnings in one week. Read more
Sorry I have not been writing much lately. Read more
This is not only the title of one of my favourite marketing courses but, also what I have come to accept, is a large part of what the MBA is about. Read more
Last Friday at Vlerick was MBA Recruitment day for the full-time IMBA students. Read more
The past few weeks have all gone by in a blur for me. At this moment I only have six weeks of classes remaining as a full-time Vlerick IMBA student. Read more
This past week I have had my first job interview for a 2010 summer internship. My first interview was with Johnson&Johnson. Read more
One of the first lessons I learnt at Insead was taken from the movie Inglourious Basterds. I am reminded of it as I watch the new students desperately running around in their suits trying to attend as many company presentations and apply to as many jobs as possible.