• 7 Surprising Facts about HEC Paris

    Every diligent MBA candidate can recite from memory the deadline dates and average GMAT scores of their preferred school, but only a few go in depth and really learn about the institution’s past. Having been around for 136 years means there is much to discover about HEC Paris’ history. Here are seven facts that you… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Priya Ramkissoon

    Priya Ramkissoon, MBA ’18, defies the stereotypes typical to Mauritius. Women in Mauritius face an intense social pressure to marry young – “30 is already too old,” she says – and to settle down locally, yet Priya came to France to earn her degrees in Economics and Finance, and now an MBA at HEC Paris.… Continue Reading

  • The 2017 MBAT Extreme Dodgeball Team with Daniel O'Connor, second from left

    A View from the Top

    From a young age I have been interested in politics and public representation, but there is a big difference between having an interest in something and actively taking part in it. During the HEC Paris MBA admissions process, one of the alumni interviewing me commented that a number of my essays related to politics. He… Continue Reading

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Top 10 Films about Paris

    If you’re preparing a visit to the City of Light or planning to do your MBA here, film is a great way to immerse yourself in Parisian culture. Jennifer Wallace, Direct Marketing Manager for the HEC Paris MBA, has a PhD in French cinema, so we asked her to share her top 10 films about Paris:… Continue Reading

  • Yee Theng Ng (standing, third from left) with other members of the Young European Leadership delegation

    Europe’s Embrace of E-Health

    As a participant in the annual European Business Summit (EBS), Yee Theng Ng (MBA ’18), was among thousands of business and government leaders discussing the latest policy issues that impact Europe. She attended the conference, one of Brussels’ largest annual events, as a member of the Young European Leadership (YEL) delegation, whose mission is to… Continue Reading

  • The June 2017 Ethics and Performance Seminar with Father Hugues (second from right)

    Learning Ethics from a Benedictine Monk

    At exactly at 12:30 p.m., we began the 6-hour journey from campus to Chomelix, a medieval village of less than 500 inhabitants. My seven MBA colleagues and I were heading to a monastery there, to spend four days grappling with questions of right and wrong during the Ethics and Performance elective offered three times a… Continue Reading

  • Traveling to Dubai for a Consulting Club Trek

    To prove that spending Spring Break on a Consulting Club Trek can be almost as impressive as being on a sandy beach in the French Riviera, we asked two trek participants, Izaan Allugundu and Omar Ramadan, to keep a journal of their week in Dubai. Here’s what they and their 17 classmates experienced during their… Continue Reading

  • As part of their research, HEC Paris MBA students met with agribusinesses in Colombia.

    Celebrating Students’ Case Victories

    HEC Paris MBA students took a lot of victory laps recently, winning top awards in case competitions with other business schools across the world. Here’s a recap of the accolades they earned during the 2016-2017 school year: Thought for Food Challenge, May 2017   With an estimated one billion humans already going to bed hungry… Continue Reading

  • Our Kitchen Startup Offers a Taste of Home

    If there’s one thing on-campus students crave, it’s a home-cooked meal. Preferably one prepared by someone else–someone who actually has time to cook–and who knows the flavors of their homeland. That’s why three HEC Paris MBA students—Siddharth Gurnani, Varad Deshpande and Shir Sheftel—created Our Kitchen, an online marketplace that connects home cooks with hungry customers… Continue Reading

  • The Graduating Class of 2017

    HEC Paris MBA Graduation 2017

    As with every commencement day that takes place at HEC Paris, Saturday, June 10, 2017 was filled with many moments of wonder and grace. Amid the pomp of grandiose speeches and soaring violin serenades, our 184 students came together one last time to share congratulations, hugs and their incredibly joyful smiles. To the HEC Paris… Continue Reading