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Read about the experiences of other MBA students, alumni, and industry insiders! In this section, we cover a variety of aspects when it comes to choosing your MBA program – from exploring different schools and programs to study destinations to more practical topics.

3 ways an MBA expands your career opportunities
3 min. reading
MBA Success stories
23/01/2023
3 ways an MBA expands your career opportunities
When it comes to your career, there are rarely any guarantees. But having an MBA is as close as you can get to one. Here are three ways an MBA can help grow your career.
From Vietnam to Germany: Becoming a global citizen through an MBA
2 min. reading
MBA Success stories
06/01/2023
From Vietnam to Germany: Becoming a global citizen through an MBA
Ha Nguyen, a full-time MBA student at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, talks about her inner entrepreneurial drive and how her wish to become a global citizen made her travel from the far east to a different country in the west.
The MBA that prepares you for the digital future of business
3 min. reading
MBA Success stories
04/01/2023
The MBA that prepares you for the digital future of business
Ana Lucia Valdivieso, a full-time MBA student at EU Business School, talks about preparing for the digital future of business.
An MBA concentration in Governance and Sustainability: Filling an urgent talent gap
5 min. reading
MBA Success stories
23/12/2022
An MBA concentration in Governance and Sustainability: Filling an urgent talent gap
Lizelle Van Schouwenburg already had an impressive CV, so why take the next step with an MBA? MBAGRADSCHOOLS looks at why she chose Copenhagen Business School to strengthen her skill set and the career benefits it brought.
The MBA dissertation that was published as a book
3 min. reading
MBA Success stories
21/12/2022
The MBA dissertation that was published as a book
When Alexandr Repnikov wrote a guide to saving money as part of his MBA dissertation, he probably wasn’t expecting what happened next. Here’s how his work ended up being published as a book - and helped him make a positive impact in the world in his own small way.
How an MBA opened new doors for this medicine graduate
4 min. reading
MBA Success stories
12/12/2022
How an MBA opened new doors for this medicine graduate
For many medical school graduates, doing an MBA is an opportunity to add business acumen to your healthcare knowledge. We spoke to a recent graduate of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) to learn how an MBA is leading to exciting new opportunities in the world of healthcare.
Are you the next global real estate mogul? 3 stories from Schulich’s MBA specialization in Real Estate and Infrastructure
3 min. reading
MBA Specializations
02/12/2022
Are you the next global real estate mogul? 3 stories from Schulich’s MBA specialization in Real Estate and Infrastructure
The real estate and infrastructure industry comprises the largest sector of GDP growth in Canada. Opting to pursue a high-demand MBA specialization in this field is sure to provide you with a competitive career advantage. Three recent graduates of the MBA specialization in Real Estate and Infrastructure at Schulich School of Business share highlights of the program and why they chose to study at Schulich.
An Executive MBA for a medical doctor: Is it worth it?
3 min. reading
MBA Success stories
28/11/2022
An Executive MBA for a medical doctor: Is it worth it?
The slogan of the Executive MBA at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (RSM), “Be a force for positive change,” had a profound impact on medical practitioner Remko Schats. While speaking to him, we attempted to discover the importance of an Executive MBA for medical doctors and how the program transformed him as a practicing clinician.
How the UCLA-NUS EMBA inspires graduates to take the first step towards a sustainable future
7 min. reading
MBA Success stories
16/11/2022
How the UCLA-NUS EMBA inspires graduates to take the first step towards a sustainable future
The dual-degree Executive MBA offered by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and NUS Business School instills a mindset of collaboration and innovation. Patricia Reed, who graduated in 2012 from this EMBA program, is now working towards fostering an equitable and sustainable world. She believes that the strategic and innovative courses offered by UCLA-NUS helped her lead transformational changes on a global level.
How MBAs are paving the way for women leaders
3 min. reading
MBA Success stories
14/11/2022
How MBAs are paving the way for women leaders
Simona Sarkissian started her career as a banker in Beirut, with the ultimate aspiration to become a strong female leader. In pursuit of her dreams she crossed borders, came to Europe, and joined ESSEC Business School. Read on to find out how Simona wanted to encourage and inspire other women who have to fight harder and wait longer for a position in the management ranks of the financial industry.