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Hult Master student Henny Guiesso

How studying in Dubai inspires you to think big

Henny Guiesso - Hult International Business School Dubai MS Discovering your real ambitions It wasn’t always Henny Guiesso’s ambition to be a businessperson. She studied law, economics, Italian, and English, but couldn't see herself as a lawyer and already spoke both languages. So, why did she study these subjects? She says it gave her "time …

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Sean McQuaid, Hult Master student ambassador

Choosing a graduate school that matches your values

Sean McQuaid - Hult International Business School   A beautiful clash of cultures at Hult International Business School Raised in London by an Irish father and a Turkish mother, you could say that Sean McQuaid was born with an international mindset. With family all over the world, his travels have taken him to the Netherlands, …

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International University of Monaco student

Is this the most unique study destination in the world?

Giovanna Seneca (Italy) - International University of Monaco A natural location to study luxury For anybody with their sights set on a career in the luxury industry, studying in the luxury capital of the world is a natural choice. That’s how Italian student Giovanna Seneca ended up doing a master’s at the International University of …

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Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University

How just one word changed this graduate's master’s experience

Alanna Galdi (USA) - Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University   Being part of the Fordham family You should never take the feeling of being part of a community for granted. Having completed her undergraduate degree at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business, Alanna Galdi chose to continue with a Master in Media Management. Although the …

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INSEAD MIM students in class

From nomad to INSEAD: Why not study at the best business school in the world?

Georges German (Lebanon) - INSEAD MIM   From nomad to INSEAD For the first 19 years of his life, Georges German hardly left his native Lebanon. Four years, three continents, and numerous internships later, he had grown accustomed to what he describes as a “nomadic life” spent between Paris, Singapore, London, and Beirut.  It doesn’t …

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UVA McIntire School of Commerce Master student Mahum

Why this student from Pakistan felt safe at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce amidst protests and a pandemic

Mahum Chaudry - UVA McIntire School of Commerce   Studying abroad is an exciting, life-affirming opportunity for many people, but it brings with it a number of challenges. Whether it’s getting the required grades, supporting yourself financially, or integrating into a new culture, all international students will likely have a similar set of hoops to …

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David Krätz, International University of Monaco

Say hello to the "Millionaire's Playground": Start your career in luxury management at the International University of Monaco

David A.J.Krätz (Germany) - International University of Monaco IUM Luxury Goods and Services probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to studying a master’s. It is a niche program offered by the International University of Monaco (IUM), the only university in the tiny city-state of just 40,000 people. However, when …

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INSEAD MIM students

One dream, two scholarships & 3,000 miles: Abdulhameed's journey from Nigeria to INSEAD

Abdulhameed Obileye (Nigeria) - INSEAD MIM   Abdulhameed Obileye had long suspected that he would end up studying at INSEAD. He first heard about their program during his undergraduate years in Lagos, Nigeria, where he studied engineering. However, a minimum requirement of five years work experience meant that INSEAD remained very much a long-term ambition …

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