In college / Masters Applications, and in job interviews, there is usually a time allocated to asking interviewers questions. Here are a 3 PRO tips that will help sway the interviewer to your side! 1. Show your knowledge: In a Master’s program, don’t just say – “Please tell me about some professors you would recommend.” Say something like “From my research and having spoken to alumni such as Bobby, I have identified Professor X as someone I would like to conduct research with
Put simply – YES! Unpaid internships can definitely be worth the effort. In many top business schools around the world, particularly in the US, competition for the top jobs – whether supportive or cutthroat – is increasing. This means that many students are applying for the same jobs in banking, consulting, or leadership development programs, and as a result, it is harder for someone to differentiate. An awesome strategy that many of my friends have used successfully to event
6 am: Wake up—have to beat the morning traffic so grab a quick breakfast and take a quick shower before heading out into the sweltering morning sun. I have my undershirt and long-sleeves formal attire in my bag to keep them from getting too sweaty 7 – 8 am: Travel to the office—my phone plan has data so I catch-up on the latest US evening news on the Wall Street Journal and CNN apps 8 – 9 am: Elevator is broken today, so have to walk up ~8 flights stairs to get to the office.
Anyone in the mood for a healthy dose of emerging market volatility? There is a common misconception that any aspiring undergraduate banker must obtain a Western (Europe or US)-based investment banking internship their second year before formal third year recruiting begins. There is a fear that having an international internship implies an inability to obtain a more “quality” US or Western-based internship. However, with the right story, an unconventional finance internship i
As international students, we have all at some point faced the odds stacked against us and the insurmountable task of mastering the dance of “recruiting”. Recruiting is essentially speed dating, wherein one interacts with multiple companies and hopefully gets out of the ordeal with an offer (albeit after a number of trip-ups and falls). However, more than the goal of an offer, recruiting has personally taught me the intricacies of networking—the experience allowed me to furth