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Posted by: on June 7, 2022

Of Pre-MBA internships and all the other maybes

You’ve got into the school your Potterhead self would be proud of. When it finally sinks in, after several weeks, you’re left with one question: What do I do next? Because simply getting into one of the best universities in the world isn’t enough! You start to fret over how you will spend time between […]

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Posted by: on March 4, 2022

What I love about being an MBA mom

When I got into Oxford for my MBA, I was fraught with indecision as to whether I should accept- was it possible to effectively balance the role of a full-time student with that of a mother? Now, almost a year later, I’m excited to say I have no regrets- the experience has been challenging, exhilarating […]

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Posted by: on January 21, 2022

Show me the $$

Michaelmas term was an exhilarating journey in Finance for me and I was pleasantly surprised by the rigour and the depth of the conversations that happened in Finance at Oxford. We kicked off the term with Accountancy which was handled by Professors Annette Mikes and Richard Barker. I was particularly impressed with sessions on managerial […]

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Posted by: on January 12, 2022

What I’ve been grateful for in Michaelmas term

Throughout the last few years, I kept a weekly gratitude journal on and off. At the end of each week, I would write down 3 things I was grateful for. When the MBA started, this was one of my past routines that I didn’t quite keep up with. So for this blog post, I’ve decided […]

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Posted by: on December 6, 2021

The delightful world of Oxford colleges

  A claim based on the existence of the oldest ‘statutes’ (formal legal documents) establishing a college (1264). A claim based on the oldest surviving structure (1262) within their boundaries. A claim based on the oldest evidence of a donation and a scholarship (1245). These are the respective reasons for Merton College, Balliol College and […]

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Posted by: on November 11, 2021

Planting Seeds

It’s been a little over a month since we began our MBA at Saïd Business School, and almost exactly two months since I landed in Oxford. While I wouldn’t go as far as to say that we’ve arrived at Hogwarts, this is probably the closest we’re going to get to that, aren’t we? From listening […]

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Posted by: on October 22, 2021

And so, the adventure begins!

It was only three weeks ago when I boarded the bus to Oxford and it already seems like a truckload of experiences. From biking by the Thames canal, dancing to Bhangra tunes in pubs, attending ‘Harry Potteresque’ formal dinners to having drinks with dinosaurs, it’s been a surreal experience. I come from India – a […]

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Posted by: on October 11, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Ishani Tagra

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Banking Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Banking / Retail Country of residence before […]

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Posted by: on October 1, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Derich Cabrera

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: FMCG, Pharmaceuticals Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Pharmaceuticals, General entrepreneurship Country of residence […]

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Posted by: on September 29, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Sandeep T D S

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Technology Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Technology, Strategy Consulting Country of residence before […]

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