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 (7): Sharing thoughts on time management

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 session. It was a session where all… Read More MBA Life (7): Sharing thoughts on time management

TRANSFORMACIONES EFICIENTES: complejo pero no imposible

En el 2013, dirigí un taller para una comunidad mapuche (cerca de la ciudad de Temuco, Chile), buscando la integración de la visión y deseos de la comunidad en un proyecto de arquitectura. Al presentarme, indiqué que mi trabajo es mejorar la calidad de vida de las personas, a través de la aplicación de mejoras en… Read More TRANSFORMACIONES EFICIENTES: complejo pero no imposible