• 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

  • The 2017 team: Lucas Seabra, Melinda Aulie, Dimitri Limberopoulos, Yeojin Yoon, Mihai Speteanu, Alonso Chavez-Molina, Taylour Locke, Youssef Mawad, Camille Schu, Samuel Jordan, Ysabella Poblete, Drazen Visnjevac, Linda Lin, Matias Fagiano and Federico Mussini

    Students Sail to Victory in the Rolex Regatta

    Gold watches, spritz cocktails, fireworks – it’s easy to see why HEC Paris MBA students trek to the Italian Riviera every year to take part in the Rolex MBA’s Regatta and Conference. The glamorous event, organised by SDA Bocconi, takes place in the picturesque port town of Santa Margherita Ligure. Along with high-end perks, the… Continue Reading

  • LGBT+Business Club Networks in Boston

    Eight students, accompanied by Caroline MacDonald from the school’s Career Center, raised the HEC Paris MBA flag at the 20th annual Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Our students joined an estimated 1,600 participants from other European and American business schools, more than 100 companies interested in MBA talent, and celebrities such as… 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

  • 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