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Kaitlin Thompson


Degree:

MBA

Location:

United States

Industry:

Consulting

Year:

2018-19

I am a believer in kindness and being authentic, always. I was born and raised in the USA, but also spent time living in Belgium, Spain, and Chile. My background is in government consulting, though I have a personal passion for healthy (but delicious eating) and living a balanced life.

College: Lincoln

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Posted by: on August 21, 2019

Final reflections and advice to the Class of 2020

As I am submitting my last MBA assignment and the British summer is in full swing, here are a few reflections on the year. A few of the key things I’ve learned this year: It is all about choices – you cannot do everything during the MBA and for sure cannot do everything well, so […]

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Posted by: on March 20, 2019

The Transition Across the Pond

As I prepared to move to the UK for the MBA, many remarked “it won’t be that different” and “they speak English too”. I too understated the adjustment and culture shock I would experience, probably because I worked in Spain for two months after my first year of university and studied in Chile for a […]

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Posted by: on November 5, 2018

Life inside and outside Oxford

As our first exam and assignments approach and I attempt to settle into a routine while balancing the demands of this term, I have been reflecting on the great place Oxford is, but also the joy and need to get out of the business school and city at times. This year – and the MBA […]

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Posted by: on October 6, 2018

Get to know Kaitlin Thompson

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Thoughtful Manager: Hardworking Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I come to Oxford after four years working in government consulting in Washington, DC. Working at […]

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