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    Saying goodbye to perfectionism: reflections on my first term at LSE

Saying goodbye to perfectionism: reflections on my first term at LSE

‘What would be the point of being at LSE if I do not feel challenged?’ Global Master’s in Management student Maieule de Carné, learns to let go of perfectionism, and focus on learning.

It is the last Thursday before the end of term, and here I am, sitting on a plane to Dublin reflecting on my first semester at LSE. […]

Welcome tips for your first week at LSE Management

In celebration of the start of the 2017-18 academic year, we interviewed a few of last year’s Department of Management students for some words of wisdom for the new programme cohorts.
Here’s what they had to say about life as an LSE Management student.
‘It’s really going to define your experience here’
MSc Management of Information Systems & Digital Innovation 2016/17 student, […]

5 tips to excel in the GMAT and your LSE application

Attendees at our information session on 6 September got some top tips from representatives of GMAT and LSE Graduate Admissions on the essential elements of a successful application process. Here are our top five takeaways from the evening. You can also watch the full recording of the panel below.

1. Understand the GMAT before you go and choose your target score

The GMAT […]

My journey from LSE student to global entrepreneur

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re probably like me – thinking about (or already) studying a graduate business programme at LSE. Sure, we come from all over the world in different shapes, sizes, races, and genders, but if I had to guess, I’d wager we all share something in common.

I’d be willing to bet we all carry some […]

My experiences beyond Management at LSE

University is about learning new things, developing yourself and obviously managing your studies alongside all this. On my first day at LSE, one of the first thing my professor told me was that you should treat your Global Master’s in Management as if it were your first job and do things as you would at work. I thought to myself, […]

What’s hostage negotiation got to do with management?

In her latest blog post, Global Master’s in Management student Payal Budhraja shares the lessons she learned from a recent guest lecture in class by James Alvarez, a renowned hostage negotiator and consultant psychologist.

On November 29 2009, the Spanish government confirmed that three aid-workers had been kidnapped in Mauritania. They had been distributing humanitarian aid to the poorest villages of the […]

An introvert’s guide to networking at LSE

Global Master’s in Management student Payal Budhraja shares her tips for making the most of the networking opportunities offered on your programme– even if you’re not a social butterfly.

One of my personal goals when joining the two-year Global Master’s in Management programme was at LSE to improve my networking skills, be less afraid to approach people, and obviously, find an […]

There’s an algorithm to success.

Richard Reed is the co-founder of Innocent Drinks, the Innocent Foundation and Jam Jar Investments, the venture capital firm behind Deliveroo and Songkick. Since the beginning of his career, Richard has recognized the power of advice and it has been his habit, whenever he meets someone, to go and ask them: “If you had one piece of advice to […]

Could you be suffering from Impostor Syndrome?

Have you ever found yourself amongst a group of people that immediately make you question everything you thought you knew about yourself?

I have. It happens all the time. The internal dialogue that unfolds goes something like this: Who are these people? Are they real? Is this real?  Wait, how old did he say he is? ONLY? What have I […]