MBA Journal: Hello, Real World

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It’s time to bid a fond farewell to London Business School. Farewell to the glorious, flexible schedule I’ve become accustomed to over the past year. Farewell to the constant buzz of intellectual stimulation, the amazing byproduct of 400 incredibly diverse people thrown together to mull over projects and problems big and small. Farewell to the world-class guest speakers who visit campus daily to contribute to lectures or class discussions. Farewell to the looming pile of debt I’ve accrued to make these last two years a reality. Wait … no, not farewell to that last one, but farewell to the feeling that I can’t yet do anything to pay it back.

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