I think a lot of people have some sort of preconception as to what it’s like to write a thesis or conduct some big research project. Whether it resembles reality is another question. While many may never get the opportunity (or wouldn’t ever want the opportunity cause let’s face it… it ain’t fun), and while … More What it’s REALLY like to Write your Master’s Thesis
While I was already at one of the best business schools in Europe studying my Master of Finance, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to study abroad one last time in my educational career. Many students at Frankfurt School choose to study abroad their last semester and since I am trying to make the most of … More My First Week at one of the Best Business Schools in the World
Boy oh boy does this semester just keep getting better and better. If you saw my last post then you’ll know that last week I was a busy bee working on my uni’s advisory project. If you don’t know what I’m talking about then read on. Last Monday the entire Financial Advisory concentration of the … More A Taste of the Real World; Hell Week at Frankfurt School
It’s been a while since I’ve sat down and actually talked about what’s been going on in my Master of Finance program. I gave a brief overview in my A Life in the Day post which featured my “Follow me Around” vlog but didn’t really go in depth about my classes and projects, etc so, in case you … More A Good Ol’ Fashioned Weekly Update; Projects Galore as we end the Semester
The group projects are officially finished so all that’s left is cramming for exams in two weeks (during week 9). Last week was a bit stressful and overwhelming, but like always I’m going to share every gritty detail with you. Crazy Week at Work This last week was absolutely nuts at work. Why you might … More Big Fish in a Little Pond; My Existential Crisis
This week was also a bit boring although I think I have more to say than I did in Week #2. My schedule for most of this semester is super busy. I go to work from 8 to noon every day. After lunch I either study until 5 (or later) or have class until 8 pm depending … More Planning for Success (in Life and in Masters Thesis)
Oh man, you guys. I am so far behind on everything, it isn’t even funny. Let’s try to go back in time and write this post as if it was published on time. When I go to write my weekly updates, I normally remember one or two things to write about and then I go through my … More No One Likes Group Projects but These are Alright
Back on track! Boo-ya! Globalization through Finance Lecture The first event from this last week was an absolutely amazing lecture by Dr. Frannie Leautier, Senior Vice President of the African Development Bank. It was honestly a bit sad to see how small the turnout to the event was. I think a lot of my fellow classmates … More Homecoming Party in Germany, Global Finance Lecture & Student Parliament
Why am I getting worse instead of better at releasing my blogs on time?! Financial Technology Conference The major event of this week was attending a small conference about an upcoming financial technology alliance called the European FinTech Alliance. Even though it was very small, we got the opportunity for some great networking and a bit … More Officially a German Resident!
Late again. SMH. When will I learn? Anyways, I’m breaking this weeks post down by subject instead of days of the week. Hope ya’ll like it that way. Skippin’ Classes The first major event of week 4 was my Module Recognition Waiver getting approved. Although I had applied to skip all five of the introductory classes, I … More Busy Week; Module Waivers, Meetings & Bunnies!