if i were to boil down my first year experience at the GSB, I would use two words: randomness and ‘failure’. seems gloomy, but it is not. let me explain. RANDOMNESS. a huge chunk of your GSB experience is determined by ‘an algorithm’…basically a lottery. housing, study trips (or lack of them), section, electives…you name […]Read more "embracing randomness and ‘failure’"
Today I had the privilege, thanks to one of my classmates, to have a dinner with an extraordinary individual. Business savvy, but more importantly ‘life-smart’. A GSB alumn that had a very successful career and is now retired. He spent 30 years at one company (sth a bit ‘cosmic’ when you look at it from today’s […]Read more "stories"
It’s been a month since the last post and there are a few topics I would love to share. First off: 1st year academics at the GSB Below is my subjective list of the ‘top 5 classes’ that I’ve taken this year. Of course this is not a representative list and to be honest, in […]Read more "academics"
Spring Break is a great time to leave ‘the bubble’ and enjoy a week and half of free time. For me it was filled with travels around the US and unexpectedly (or maybe expectedly) answering a question: ‘so what do you actually study at Stanford?’. Over the last 10 days I’ve heard it about half […]Read more "what do you really do at the GSB? (and why…)"
My short interview with Accepted.com – check it out: Classmates, Surfing and a Few More Reasons to Love Stanford GSB new posts soon (after the finals:)) M.Read more "…blogging, interviewing…"
THAT time of an MBA1’s life is here. It’s been shyly lurking for the last 2 months and finally came for good. SUMMER RECRUITING. It feels kind of odd…almost as if I was beamed back to 2006 (yes, 8 years ago) and my undergrad summer internship recruiting. First and so far the last one in […]Read more "perseverance"
perception is reality – some say. Facebook wall is reality – say others:) ‘looks like a party out there at Stanford. GSB seems like a 2 year vacation.’ that’s the majority of comments i get. I kind of figured I’m the one to blame. have you ever thought what’s your gsb story like as told by […]Read more "the truth about the gsb (..shhh don’t tell anyone)"