MBA Journal: The Road to Business School

I began my professional career in London at an American investment bank right after university. Not long after starting, all the newly minted graduates were dispatched to New York for eight weeks for the firm’s global analyst training program. There were 260 in the class, and most of us were from outside the U.S. and were in New York for the first time. A favorable USD/GBP exchange rate and good salaries enabled us to enjoy a hedonistic lifestyle in New York, which included fancy dining, live music and sporting events, and parties on most nights. Yet, during all of this, I witnessed an act of kindness that changed the way I view the world and my aspirations. This moment of humanity would ultimately drive me to pursue an MBA at INSEAD.

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