Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Caught In The Storm

And they say it's only going to get worse! Wow! This whole MBA process sure is a trial-by-fire for time management and prioritization skills! Do you finish your quant homework or work on a cover letter for that internship deadline? Go to your Marketing Association meeting or Ambassador training? Watch How I Met Your Mother or sleep? All tough decisions!

September is coming to a close, and I think all us first year MBA students have a good grasp on just how difficult this whole experience will be. There's simply too many things to do. Too many assignments, deliverables, team meetings, project meetings, clubs and organizations...don't even think about personal time! My DVR is certainly getting a workout.

It's important to take time for yourself, or you'll never get out alive. This afternoon, after my Project Nicaragua meeting, I decided to go for a run. I didn't go as fast as I used to, or as far, but it was good to take a half hour and do something just for me.

So what's coming up in MBA world? Several presentations and group projects, Career Quest MBA fair in College Park, Maryland, and soon...exams. On the unofficial Head Under Water scale, I'd say it's up to my chin right now.

3 comments:

marry said...

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Bea said...

Wow, I get the feeling from other folks going through the same process that your first year is super crazy!! Good luck...and I'd always choose How I Met Your Mother over sleep. :)

Jon @ AppMentor.com said...

Catching up on my google reader, and this seems to be a very common theme among first years...and it sounds like quite a great problem to have!

Enjoy it while it lasts :) Keep us updated as things progress!