The Beginning of the End

By Ingrid Cazalis, Global MBA 2013-2014, France

Already almost a year later! It flew by so quickly. In T1, we felt overloaded as we struggled to get back into the student rhythm, but it only got more intense in T2, and T3 was crazy. The opportunity to choose elective classes during the last term was great, but it meant we had to manage more than 10 group work projects and 3 key final projects.

There were a lot of emotions the last week of class: the last birthday cake, the last exams to pass, the last poker night, the last class, the last speaker, the last goodbye party.

I think it is still too early to analyze all the takeaways and benefits of the Global MBA, since we were in a hurry for so many months. These next two months during our International Immersion Projects will help us to get a bit of distance to reflect back on our personal experiences.

Of course, all these endings are just the beginning of new challenges to find a new job and make a new life in our home country or abroad. Big projects don’t seem as daunting when you take it one step at a time, which is what we’re doing now.

Some of the students have already lined up jobs for after graduation, while others are waiting to finish their International Immersion Projects abroad to begin their active search.

Good luck to all the MBA students for their summer race!