Month: March 2021

Ryan Gray, RSM MBA alumn

USA meets Rotterdam: The benefits of doing your MBA abroad

Ryan Gray (USA) – Rotterdam School of Management So, you have a bachelor’s in public relations and communications and have extensive experience in public affairs, communications, and marketing. Would you kindly walk us through your career in more detail? You bet. I always start this way, where I’m the youngest in my family, two older …

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Nikita Zhou

How studying in Sweden changed this Chinese executive’s life forever

Nikita Zhou (China) – Stockholm School of Economics EMBA Why Sweden? “[I’d] been working for almost eight years when I decided to come here,” Nikita tells us. “And I didn’t really have a life when I was working. I really worked very hard, but I do feel I need some systematic [way of learning].” (0:27) …

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ESMT Berlin MBA student careers

Recruiting in a COVID world: What skills do MBA students need to join the remote workforce?

MBA Career – ESMT Berlin 50% corporate outreach, 50% career counseling: What MBA students can expect from the Career Services team at ESMT Berlin The Career Services team at any university plays a key role in its students’ lives, especially when one of the most important factors students take into consideration when choosing a university …

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Sam Weeks, MBA Admissions Consultant

Are MBA Admissions Consultants an unfair advantage – or are they simply leveling the playing field?

Sam Weeks – Admissions Consultant   From the trading floor to the lecture hall Sam Weeks was once, as he puts it, “the guy on the trading floor with the two phones and eight screens.” (00:14) He loved the buzz of investment banking and the dynamism of London, yet he cast it aside to pursue …

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Study in the United Kingdom

Doing an MBA in the UK in 2021: Challenges, opportunities, and looking to the future

Applying for an MBA in the UK in 2021? Brexit & COVID-19: Two monster challenges facing international students While Brexit is nothing new, the addition of a global pandemic in 2020 certainly didn’t make things easier for those looking to study in the UK. Even though the next few months are still expected to be …

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Connecting the dots between your MBA and your career in real-time

Tim Vollrath – University of St.Gallen MBA   Open-minded classmates and “enormous” diversity MBA cohorts are typically a vibrant mix of nationalities, work backgrounds, and professional experience. That’s not some happy accident – it tends to be done purposefully by admissions teams to enrich class discussions and introduce global business perspectives into the program.  With …

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