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Posted by: on January 19, 2016

Pandora’s box, but for opportunities

What do you call something that resembles Pandora’s box but for opportunities? Well, that’s what the MBA programme at Oxford feels like. I feel quite like a kid in a chocolate factory – which can be dangerous! And I have not been to many of the rooms yet, just keeping your eyes open is overwhelming…deciding […]

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Posted by: on October 31, 2015

Launched and Matriculated

It has just been one month at the school and already we feel quite accomplished. And why not? For we have, in this short span, been both launched and matriculated! The launch experience was immersive and intense. We were welcomed by the Dean and staff, advised by the alumni, informed of help available from staff, introduced […]

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Posted by: on October 12, 2015

Find People Who Are Different from Yourself

It has been nearly 11 years since I have had a “first day of school”. New city, new school, new people… new country. As I tried to act confident with my decision, I was filled with nervous energy and a million questions. Was going back to school the right decision? Would I regret it? Despite […]

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Posted by: on September 28, 2015

MBA Launch begins – A Year of Opportunity (MT -2)

This week has been intense and honestly felt like a month. We have had many parties and pub nights, LONG lectures filled with all 340 of us; some terrible sessions and some astoundingly amazing ones including Sue … Sue Tonks and Simon Bucknell. Simon’s session on executive presence was by far my favorite and I […]

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Posted by: on October 20, 2014

Power, responsibility and other introspective clichés

I’ll start this off with a glaring cliché: With great power comes great responsibility. It’s a phrase that makes me cringe, not just because it’s so overused, but more so because it has an innately aggrandizing implication; that one has great power in the first place that is – let’s face it – often self-imposed. […]

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