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What is the right age to start your MBA?

By Wed, Jan 04, 2012 10:04PM UTC 3 Comments

Actually I have no clue! Hi, my name is Michel van den Bosch and I am 43 years old. A little over a year ago my MBA adventure started. While having dinner with my parents, discussing the economic situation of the Netherlands and the rest of the world, my mother posted a question: “Why don’t...

The special place called Nyenrode

By Tue, Dec 13, 2011 10:28PM UTC 0 Comment

It has been close to four months since I completed my International MBA from Nyenrode Business Universiteit. I have a nice job now which keeps me busy, I am back with my beautiful wife in India which makes me happy and content but somewhere deep down I continue missing my university, its people, and its...

Travel widely: an MBA reflection

By Tue, Dec 13, 2011 6:12PM UTC 0 Comment

“Kutembea Kwingi ni kuona mengi”: Swahili proverb that means one learns a lot by traveling widely. The academic year is in full swing and the adjustments I have had to make over the past few weeks have been many and rapid as well. To put things into perspective, I have 21 nationalities represented amongst my...

12,017.93 km away!

By Mon, Dec 12, 2011 11:05PM UTC 0 Comment

Away from what? Try to guess… do you have any idea? Of course there is more than one answer, but my answer is Santiago of Chile! The city where I come from. On September 7 I finally arrived at Nyenrode, ready to start my MBA. After some months preparing exams (like GMAT! I know that...

An American in Europe: the MBA

By Fri, Dec 09, 2011 4:44PM UTC 0 Comment

It has been nearly 3 months now at Nyenrode [in Western Europe as an MBA student].  Quite a lot has happened over these months, it wasn’t actually until just a few minutes ago, that I sit for a few moments to reflect back to the first day of class.  It is amazing actually to think...