Business Student Q&A

Current MBA students talk about their program and what they're planning to do next

  • Georgetown MBA Davy Young works in cloud-computing

    Georgetown University, The McDonough School of Business Q&A

    Former Georgetown MBA Davy Young co-founded a cloud-based mobile company and helped launch the infamous Kony 2012 campaign. But he isn’t stopping there!

    posted on: 07/18/2013


  • Rahul is keeping his post-MBA job options open!

    The Copenhagen Business School Q&A

    The Copenhagen Business School MBA has already taught outsourcing executive Rahul Shah a thing or two, even though he's 13 years into a very successful career!

    posted on: 01/29/2013


  • Leonardo Banegas will visit Singapore, Dubai, South Africa and Germany this year

    The ESSEC Business School Q&A

    Ex-Citi employee Leonardo Banegas has lived in Central America, Taiwan and China. He joined the ESSEC Global MBA to learn a fourth language and build an international career!

    posted on: 01/23/2013


  • Svetlana Shifrina's friends in HR told her the St Gallen MBA was tops in the German-speaking world

    The University of St. Gallen Q&A

    Pharmaceuticals executive Svetlana Shifrina was so excited that her St Gallen MBA class has the highest ever number of women that she has relaunched the school's Women In Business Club!

    posted on: 12/11/2012


  • Franciso Liquido is building his search fund expertise with help from the IESE Business School MBA

    The IESE Business School Q&A

    Hawaiian-born, Yale-educated Francisco Liquido headed to IESE Business School to launch his very own search fund! (Clue: it's an investment category like private equity and VC!)

    posted on: 11/20/2012


  • Duke-Fuqua 2013 MBA Lluís Vivas was in IT, but hopes his MBA will help him land a more strategic role

    The Duke University, Fuqua School of Business Q+A

    Ex-Accenture consultant Lluís Vivas believes that an MBA from a top US school opens more doors to global financial services firms. This summer he is interning at McKinsey in Madrid!

    posted on: 05/29/2012


  • The current class on Bradford's Accelerated MBA has 16 students from five continents

    The Bradford University School of Management Q+A

    You've heard of full-time, part-time and executive MBAs. Now how about an Accelerated MBA?! Chemicals executive Alistair Watson tells us about life in the fast lane

    posted on: 05/09/2012


  • People in the US are distanced from the environmental damage done in making the things they consume, says Eric

    The CEIBS Q+A

    American expat Eric Seidner helped turn CEIBS into the first carbon neutral school in Asia, but he says the days of exploring Asia as an adventurer are over!

    posted on: 04/13/2012


  • After completing the Edith Cowan MBA, Langton Chirinda decided to stay on and do a PhD

    The Edith Cowan University Q+A

    IT entrepreneur Langton Chirinda wants to develop cloud computing in Zimbabwe

    posted on: 02/27/2012


  • Tejesh used the opportunity of studying at INSEAD’s Singapore campus to visit Thailand, China, India and Vietnam

    The INSEAD Q+A

    Tejesh has worked with Ernst and Young, Colgate Palmolive and recently moved to British luxury brand Burberry

    posted on: 02/20/2012


  • For success in business you need a package of aptitude and mindset, says Meenkshi

    The University of Bath School of Management Q+A

    Biotechnologist Meenakshi Ram interned at a pharma firm in Singapore during her MBA in the UK

    posted on: 01/21/2012


  • The careers service at MIP helped Stefano secure a project at Italy's Barilla Group

    The MIP (Politecnico di Milano) Q+A

    The MIP MBA helped Stefano Mosca make the switch from construction to fast moving consumer goods

    posted on: 01/18/2012


  • In August, Diana will go to Frankfurt to work full-time as a Junior Consultant for a UK Strategy and M&A consultancy firm.

    The Chinese University Hong Kong (CUHK) Q+A

    Diana Gineva headed straight from a Bachelors in International Business in Germany to the CUHK MBA in Hong Kong, and has now landed a job as an M&A consultant.

    posted on: 07/18/2011


  • Business school is no vacation says former consultant Michele Montonati

    The SDA Bocconi Q+A

    For Michele Montonati, nothing beats that first week when you’re meeting new people and the workload hasn’t kicked in

    posted on: 06/17/2011


  • Morten Agerby Schultz is now an HR Director for a company that is expanding internationally

    The Copenhagen Business School Q+A

    After fifteen years of work experience ranging from the military to shipping, why choose the Copenhagen Business School MBA?

    posted on: 05/20/2011


  • Elizabeth Whiteside wants to work in the culinary industry. Her hero is Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group

    IE Business School Q+A

    American Elizabeth Whiteside came to IE Business School looking for a more diverse class experience than she would get in the US

    posted on: 02/23/2011


  • EBS Business School MBA 2011, Benjamin Berndt

    The EBS Business School Q&A

    From selling painted stones to tourists, to financial hedging, to being named “little soccer guy”, Benjamin Berndt explains what brought him to EBS

    posted on: 01/10/2011


  • Yacouba Ouedrago: wants to bring private sector ways of doing things to NGOs

    The University of Exeter Business School Q+A

    Students on the One Planet MBA at University of Exeter Business School can hope to build important partnerships between the private and charity sector, according to Yacouba Ouedraogo

    posted on: 11/18/2010


  • Aston MBA Mohammed Rilwan: his classmates have said he's charismatic

    The Aston Business School Q&A

    Mohammed Rilwan grew up in Sri Lanka, worked in Dubai and always dreamed of studying in the UK. Have his experiences lived up to his expectations?

    posted on: 11/08/2010


  • Emily Fall, who is on The Fletcher School's Master of International Business program. She will graduate in 2011

    The Fletcher School Q+A 2

    Emily Fall explains the benefits of a business program with a strong focus on international affairs.

    posted on: 10/26/2010


  • Saumya Vardhan, Imperial College Business School MBA 2010

    The Imperial College Business School Q+A

    She's started airlines in India and worked at Rolls-Royce, and now Saumya Vardhan has her sights on the world of private equity

    posted on: 10/22/2010


  • Ashka Navalawala

    The AGSM MBA Programs Q+A

    Ashka has been to five continents but chose the AGSM MBA

    posted on: 10/19/2010


  • Nottingham University MBA 2011 Tanya Anand

    Nottingham University Business School Q+A

    Born in India, raised in Pakistan, educated in Canada and now doing an MBA in the UK, Tanya Anand tells her story

    posted on: 10/13/2010


  • Imad Ahmed hopes to create jobs in Pakistan one day

    The Fletcher School Q+A

    Business students at The Fletcher School aren't afraid to change the world, according to MIB 2011 candidate Imad Ahmed

    posted on: 09/22/2010


  • Abishek Banerjee

    Rotterdam School of Management Q&A

    posted on: 08/30/2010