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 […]
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[MBA] How to make the most of your MBA internship, even if you don’t fit the typical profile (eg, 40 year old).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’m not sure if people feel the word leadership has being thrown around so much, and for any context, that at times it loses some meaning. That you become one – a leader – just by reading or repeating the word enough times. Or, that just by doing […]
Last weekend was an interesting weekend. It was the 1st #IBMWatson Competition outside of the US. The event was held at HEC Paris. Prior the competition I was unsure of participating, as there was another activity related to identifying careers in the energy sector. As with many other activities […]
Some weeks again we had our 2nd TEC seminar. The theme: time management. I have to admit I didn’t know what to expect from the session, I mean, is there new information on the topic?: to do lists, prioritizing, balance, books, etc? To my surprise, and my classmates, it was a very good and intensive […]
[MBA] A note on “Prodigy Finance” as my option to fund the MBA program (The most basic and complex issue for foreign applicants)
One of the biggest concerns when applying for an MBA is how to fund it. To some people, depending on their home country, this might not be such a stressful issue. For others, as myself, it was not only a deal breaker but also very complex. I’ll share my […]