• At Ease With That Awkward Question

    The room feels bigger than it actually is. You are seated in a typical conference room, a space occupied by 20 dark shaded chairs, a bare whiteboard and a teleconference unit perfectly positioned in the middle of a giant table. In this corporate environment, you are having an interesting conversation: a job interview. So far,… Continue Reading

  • Summer “Vacation” for an MBA Student

    Go to Paris, they said. It’s just wine and cheese all day, they said. Well, when you take on two summer internships abroad, you skip the cliché for a while. The plus side? You experience the real essence of the HEC Paris MBA: a search for excellence, an international viewpoint and a solid community. As… 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

  • 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

  • Tips for Time Management

    There is no doubt that an MBA is an incredibly time-consuming, challenging experience. The course load, homework, job searches, recruitment and extracurricular activities can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. In the end it is all worth it, but navigating your way through the process can seem a little tough at times. That’s where time… Continue Reading

  • Tahira Taylor (bottom, right) spent 3 months as an exchange student at HEC Paris

    Best of Both Worlds: Studying at HEC and in the U.S.

    HEC Paris MBA participants in international exchanges with 40 business schools throughout the world. In Fall 2016, we welcomed Tahira Taylor, an exchange student from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. We asked Tahira to share an insider’s view of her three months on campus, and the differences she found between European and American programs.  … Continue Reading