Sept. 1, 2020

004 // How to Make Friends During MBA Social Treks // Weber Lu - Northwestern Kellogg 2021

004 // How to Make Friends During MBA Social Treks // Weber Lu - Northwestern Kellogg 2021

Some B-schools have a trek before the program starts or during the semester, travel purely led by students. Unlike professional treks, you do not need to worry about recruiting or networking, you just enjoy meeting new friends and learning new cultures. I


Meet the guest Weber Lu

Born and raised in Taiwan, Weber is a second-year MBA student at Northwestern Kellogg. Prior to MBA, he had 2 years of experience launching his own startup and 4 years of experience as a financial controller at L'Oreal. Post MBA, Weber is interested in the areas of consulting, tech, marketing, and startup. In the long run, as an entrepreneur himself, he wants to become a guru of startups to help other entrepreneurs to succeed in the future.  In this episode we talk about:
  1. Learning about the personal space in the US.
  2. What is asocial trek in MBA? Should I join?
  3. What do you do during the social trek?
  4. How to blend in with classmates from various backgrounds during travel?
  5. Advice for future MBA students.
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