Articles by Bosa Adeghe

  • Expectations and Filling in the Gaps

    Expectations and Filling in the Gaps

    by on March 21st, 2012

    Psychologists and economists have lots to say about our tendency to become accustomed to situations. However shiny and exciting the end goal, once achieved, it quickly becomes the norm. It’s great to have achieved this … Read More

  • When to Prepare Your Application

    When to Prepare Your Application

    by on March 8th, 2012

    Earlier is better. It’s understandable if you don’t know exactly what you’ll be doing in a year or two. But even if you’re only half-considering more study, you can take steps to make life easier for yourself and … Read More

  • Comments on Business and Art

    Comments on Business and Art

    by on March 4th, 2012

    This year, I’ve popped into quite a few art exhibitions in London. After spending most of the week in the structured world of frameworks and spreadsheets, it’s interesting to be in an environment that is in some … Read More

  • Diversity in the Student Body. Does It Matter?

    Diversity in the Student Body. Does It Matter?

    by on February 25th, 2012

    One of the professed advantages of LBS is the international student body. Schools shout from the rooftops about the number of nationalities represented. But does this really matter? Is a school with 60 different … Read More

  • Working Part Time While at School

    Working Part Time While at School

    by on February 18th, 2012

    I’ve spent a good part of the course working part time; about nine months in total. The school doesn’t recommend it, but many people manage to fit it in. I’ve enjoyed it, and would happily make the same choice … Read More

  • Problems with Application Essays

    Problems with Application Essays

    by on February 14th, 2012

    Sitting in a folder on my laptop are various application essays. Those essays took many hours of writing, editing, deleting, re-writing, etc. Not to mention time spent on them by the kind people who reviewed them prior … Read More

  • More on Networking and Finance

    More on Networking and Finance

    by on February 12th, 2012

    In the last post, I wrote a little about what I’ve learned about the networking and relationship-building process over the course of the MBA studies. That post focused on careers. This post is about building a networks … Read More

  • On Business Cards and Networking

    On Business Cards and Networking

    by on February 8th, 2012

    A good chunk of the year has been spent collecting business cards. Far from being a strange hobby, it’s an inevitable consequence of day to day life on campus. Between interviews, presentations, meetings, etc. a pile … Read More

  • More Thoughts on MBA rankings

    More Thoughts on MBA rankings

    by on February 4th, 2012

    Last post, I mentioned this sense among some, that we already know all the answers when it comes to course rankings. A good example of this is a recent post on Poets and Quants, addressing reported alumni salaries. … Read More

  • New FT MBA rankings

    New FT MBA rankings

    by on February 2nd, 2012

    To the dismay or pleasure of business schools across the world, the FT’s 2012 ranking has been released. LBS has lost the no. 1 title, but still puts in a strong show, at no. 4. See the full list here. A few thoughts … Read More

  • The Business of Reading

    The Business of Reading

    by on January 30th, 2012

    One of my resolutions for the year is to read more fiction. I wish I could say that this is a response to a relentless focus on seminal business non-fiction works in 2011. Rather, it’s a response to a growing amount of … Read More

  • New Term and Internship-hunting Advice

    New Term and Internship-hunting Advice

    by on January 26th, 2012

    So we’re back in business for term two of the second year. Modules for this term as follows: Project Management (Block week) – Completed already German (Level Two) – In progress Behavioural Finance – In progress … Read More

  • Making the Course More Practical

    Making the Course More Practical

    by on January 12th, 2012

    Having a practical element to studies is a good thing. This may take many forms: field trips, internships, etc. Ideally, hands-on elements of the course should be driven by students themselves. Why bother with practical … Read More

  • Donations to the Business School

    Donations to the Business School

    by on December 11th, 2011

    Would I hand over a good sized cheque to LBS if I had £100m in the bank? I think so…. Actually, yes…. Well only if I had a say in how the cash was used…. Such to-ing and fro-ing is clearly not a problem in the … Read More