So Africans are the most underrepresented demographic in the top business schools in the world. Why is this so? Well for starters the cost. Paying for an international MBA from an African (Kenyan in my case) salary is tough. Very tough. Most African currencies are weaker than the US dollar so its just a dream… Continue reading Scholarships
I think this the most ‘raw’ post I have ever written to date. As I said in a previous post one of the reasons I have taken so long to get to apply my MBA is because I had PTSD. For the clueless …….. What Is PTSD? PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health… Continue reading PTSD
So since I have bought and started going through: Foundations of GMAT Math Foundations of GMAT Verbal All GMAT Manhattan strategy guides. OG 2015 OG Quant review 2015 OG Verbal Review 2015 GMAT Prep tests. For us Africans, we have to ship the books. I used http://www.amazon.com. I found it cheaper to ship from the… Continue reading GMAT
So yesterday I had to make the painful realisation that: I have been lazy and realised But my B(ig) H(airy) A(udacious) G(oal) this year is to get a great GMAT score so….. + Add your blog
So why an international MBA. Well to start with it has been my dream to study abroad. All my friends with international MBAs have awesome jet setter jobs (read McKinsey, Vodafone.) I want that too and since these companies dont recruit from local business schools………….International it is. Then there is the international aspect of it.… Continue reading A Kenyan’s journey to an international MBA
I have decided to get an MBA. An international MBA. It has been on my mind since 2012 but well lots of things have happened since then in no particular order: Relocated back to Kenya. PTSD. Was jobless. Got job then company acquired. (Heeeeeeeeeeeeellllllllpppp)Had to get another job. Hello Second job. Settled at second job… Continue reading So…..its official. I need an MBA
So the point of the blog is………..