The pandemic has changed the world a lot in 2020. People started to wear masks everyday and canceled their meetings with their friends, family and even wedding ceremonies. MBA is no exception. Most Business schools are doing virtual classes. Recruiters do
Meet Jun Takahashi!
Born and raised in Japan, Jun is a first-year MBA student at Ross University of Michigan. In the Japanese manufacturing company he was in the rotational program for an automotive business unit, doing finance, marketing and strategy roles for 9 years. To start a new business in the automotive and mobility section in his company, he wanted to improve his leadership skills, making him come to the US business school. Even though Ross gave a deferral option to students because of the pandemic, Jun decided to come to Ross this year since he felt his learning curve became slow. In this episode we talk about:
- Homeless people in the US (00:46)
- How students connect with each other during the pandemic (12:15)
- What challenges first-year MBA students face (16:10)
- How do B-schools help students overcome several challenges (34:30)
- Pros of Virtual world (38:17)
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// Jacob Yu
Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.
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// Jay Park
Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.
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