MBA Life (15): MBA application essays: Take the time to reflect

The original source of this article appeared in blogs.ft.com (Sept 28, 2016) Much emphasis is put on the essay preparation for an MBA application. You need to highlight your achievements, career path and complimentary activities, the motivation to apply for that specific school, while highlighting what you want in future. These experiences then need to be… Read More MBA Life (15): MBA application essays: Take the time to reflect

MBA Life (14): How to adapt when you’re a 40-year-old intern

The original source of this article appeared in blogs.ft.com (April 25, 2016). It has been a little over a year since I began the full-time MBA programme at HEC. A decision that fit my professional and personal desire for new challenges, and renewed perspective. I also wanted to bring new and innovative solutions to the work… Read More MBA Life (14): How to adapt when you’re a 40-year-old intern

MBA Life (13): Applying for an internship? Here’s a handy action plan

The original source of this article appeared in blogs.ft.com (Jan 25, 2016) The search for an internship during an MBA is an important experience for many students. It provides the chance to work in the jobs and places where we see ourselves in the future. Regardless of previous work experience, the search for an internship is… Read More MBA Life (13): Applying for an internship? Here’s a handy action plan

MBA Life (12) Insights from Meetings with Senior Management

The original source of this article appeared in blogs.ft.com (August 25, 2015) As the new semester approaches, I have been reflecting on the first half of my MBA. On the academic front, several courses have been valuable in widening my views: corporate finance (analysing a company’s strategy by looking at their historical financials), organisational behaviour (biases and/or… Read More MBA Life (12) Insights from Meetings with Senior Management

MBA Life (11): How to evaluate your MBA professors

The original source of this article appeared in blogs.ft.com (July 21, 2015) We all agree that networking with alumni, meeting international students, having a nice brand on your CV, and potentially getting recruited while on campus are important aspects of the expected MBA experience. Nonetheless, the fundamental reason for an MBA is the content you get in… Read More MBA Life (11): How to evaluate your MBA professors

MBA Life (10): MBA Tournament: An experience to share

The original source of this article appeared in blogs.ft.com (June 08, 2015) More than a month has passed since the event, and people are still talking about it. We have received comments from MBA students from Manchester, ESADE, RSM, IE about how the event has been a memorable moment in their MBA experience. And from the… Read More MBA Life (10): MBA Tournament: An experience to share