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Posted by: on September 10, 2019

Get to know Jim Sheppard, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I started my professional career as a commodity trader. After realising my true passion for technology, I began working in the tech industry. After some time in Silicon Valley with PayPal, this Chicago native returned to grow with a hometown start-up. An ambition to complete an MBA and an interest in […]

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Posted by: on September 9, 2019

I love my job

I really love my job – I consider it such a privilege to be able to use my hands to transform lives. It’s a job that I’ve been steadily working towards since my 5th year of medical school. Nights being on call, exams every year, many extra courses and workshops around the world to gain […]

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Posted by: on September 6, 2019

Get to know Rishi Chauhan, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: A sailor by profession, and an adventurer at heart. I love to explore new places, do research about their history and culture, and try to put their current state into some perspective. I find my drive and motivation by listening to the stories of great personalities ever lived on earth; I […]

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Posted by: on September 5, 2019

Not to Brag, but Call Me John

On September 17 2018, the very first day of my MBA journey, I met a very impressionable young man, first name John. He was a fellow MBA student in my cohort. Some months later, when our Accounting results were released, he discovered he got a distinction in Accounting and he rushed to share the exciting […]

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Posted by: on September 4, 2019

3 things I learned interning at a purpose consultancy

3 things I learned interning at a purpose consultancy In all honesty, I never thought I’d work at a consultancy. I tend to be more of an introvert, and while I’ve worked in sales and marketing (and loved it), I shied away from consulting because I believed it was “for extroverts”. Well, that’s not true […]

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Posted by: on September 3, 2019

Get to know Cynthia Hass, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I am an entrepreneur at heart, passionate about media. Having traveled and worked in over 34 countries,  I’m excited to be at Oxford, my dream school. Prior to Oxford I ran two media companies and a digital agency focused on social good. I hold a B.A. from Boston University. Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on September 2, 2019

A letter to the incoming class

“There is nothing more impressive — intellectually or otherwise — than to change long held beliefs, opinions, and habits. The more you’ve changed, the better you probably are” -Cicero. The first day of the MBA might be the only occasion in your life when 300 people are genuinely interested in you, in your stories, and […]

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Posted by: on August 29, 2019

Get to know Gabriel Fernandez, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: The son of a Peruvian immigrant and a globetrotting American, I have travelled to South America and abroad extensively, and have lived in Washington, D.C. and Boston. My professional career has focused on the economics of health care and pharmaceutical products. Love running, ultimate frisbee, good beer, and my vinyl records. […]

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Posted by: on August 28, 2019

Warning before you accept your Oxford MBA offer

When I decided to pursue my MBA, I didn’t even consider the Oxford MBA in the first place. This was not because it was not good, but because I never thought I would be a good enough candidate to be accepted… I didn’t trust myself enough to be considered part of this amazingly smart community. […]

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Posted by: on August 27, 2019

Get to know Carolina Navarro Sarmiento, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: 100% Colombian. Book and Coffee lover. Running and Boxing is my stress relief therapy. Enjoy travelling to meet and experience places, cultures, people and smiles. Industrial Engineer and Economist with certificates in Marketing and Pharmaceutical Management. Corporate Finance professional who dreams about a better life for people with Rare Diseases. Sector/Industry […]

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