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Posted by: on September 17, 2021

Reflections on a year that changed my life

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards”: Reflections on a year that changed my life The Oxford Saïd blog team asked me to write this, my final post for them many weeks ago. When I say many, I really mean many weeks ago.  I kept putting it off.  Yes, I […]

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Posted by: on August 23, 2021

3 Reasons to Pursue Your MBA at Saïd Business School: reflections from the COVI...

Michael Unger is Oxford MBA Co-President (2021). This article was originally posted on Michael’s LinkedIn.  Vignettes of this piece were tossing around in the back of my mind for some time now. Rather than jumbling them together, I wanted to wait until it felt right to assemble them. Fittingly, it’s a bright August day and […]

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Posted by: on August 9, 2021

My experience as Oxford Seed Fund Managing Director

It’s only a few weeks to the end of my MBA experience, and I cannot believe how quickly time flew by. I reflect on the excitement of the first term of Michaelmas, the intensity of Hillary a.k.a “Hellary,” and the culmination of the final term, Trinity, and in retrospect, applying to the Oxford Seed Fund […]

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Posted by: on March 15, 2021

My personal growth journey on the Oxford MBA

Like many of my classmates when I first joined the MBA I was a little bit lost on what I wanted to do after graduation. For those thinking of getting an MBA: you will meet classmates that evoke confidence. They get to their MBA programs with certainty and determination. From the start they know which […]

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Posted by: on January 10, 2021

Get to know Sanya Rajpal, Oxford MBA Class of 2020-2021

Tell us a bit about yourself I am a Development and Policy Expert, Entrepreneur and Lawyer. Passionately dedicated to creating impact and facilitating change through creating opportunities for people’s excellence to shine – usually through education, entrepreneurship and cognitive skills. Most recently I was working at the UN, working on trade&development issues. I’m driven by […]

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Posted by: on January 2, 2021

Get to Know Tom Perfrement, Oxford MBA Class of 2020-2021

Tell us about yourself: Chemical engineer turned management consultant turned social entrepreneur. Passionate about tennis, investing (listed equities), coffee, traveling, and empowering the not-for-profit ecosystem with data analytics capabilities. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Management Consulting (L.E.K. Consulting) Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Social Impact / Funds Management / Consulting Country of […]

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Posted by: on December 8, 2020

MBA & Motherhood? Yes, You Can

When I started thinking about doing an MBA, I spent hours googling “MBA and motherhood”.  What would a day in my life look like? Would I be able to keep up with the frantic pace of business school, and balance the pressure with the demands of mothering? Would my children recognize the inconveniences as part […]

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Posted by: on November 24, 2020

Has your world changed this year? How do you feel going into the MBA in a COVID-...

“My world hasn’t changed at all this year”… … said no-one ever about 2020. As we hurtle towards the end of Michaelmas term (already?!) and we are less than six weeks away from closing the door on 2020, it seems like a great opportunity to address the question; “Has your world changed this year?” I […]

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Posted by: on November 20, 2020

What led me to the Oxford MBA

Last year, I completed a decade long goal to visit all 50 American states before turning 30. I road tripped from one ocean to the other, I went glamping in Montana on the way to Glacier National Park, and I attended the Houston (Texas) Rodeo after touring NASA among other trips and adventures. While visiting […]

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Posted by: on November 17, 2020

Get to know Elizabeth Wesche, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Passionately curious and always interested in a good story, I’ve come to Oxford from parallel careers in strategy consulting and music. You can usually find me chatting with friends over coffee or exploring Oxford’s many parks and old buildings Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Strategy Consulting / Music Sector/Industry you are […]

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