All Episodes

015 // Not a GoodBye But a New Start

Nov. 17, 2020

MBAsians Final Episode of Season 1. We’ll share the best quotes from guests and ask ourselves about “one thing we wish we had known before coming to MBA.” Thank you to everyone who’s staying tuned to MBAsians. We’ll be back in 2021 with more priceless con

014 // How to Live a Rich Off-Campus Life // Yiran Huang - Chicago Booth 2021

Nov. 10, 2020

In the previous episodes, we mostly focused on the topics like school life or recruiting . But, even with all the classes, events and assignments, There is still plenty of free time that you can decide how to use. It could be after school hours, weekends

013 // How to Make the Most of Professional Treks // Sandy Chen - USC Marshall 2021

Nov. 4, 2020

MBA is a journey for a new career path. And to find a better career path, many MBA students visit various companies and meet numerous people to learn more about different industries. To facilitate this point, many MBA programs or clubs do “professional tr

012 // How to Enjoy School Social Events // Warittha Chalanonniwat - Duke Fuqua 2021

Oct. 27, 2020

MBA is such an inspiring experience. It’s more than just getting a good academic result or finding a great job. More importantly, It’s a place where you can meet very interesting people from around the world, learn about their stories, and make meaningful

011 // How to Navigate MBA with Family // Kazrin Khairul Anuar - MIT Sloan 2021

Oct. 20, 2020

Taking an MBA program in the US is a big, huge decision. And if you already have a family, it becomes 100 times more difficult. Today’s topic is about MBA and Family. Many international students had to decide whether they came to the US with family or not

010 // How to Ace Group Projects in MBA // Doyoun Kim - Cornell Johnson 2021

Oct. 13, 2020

You cannot talk about student life without mentioning homework and assignments. In MBA particularly, a lot of assignments are group projects based, which means, you have to work with other students and rely on each other to finish it together. It’s not ea

009 // How to Work Through Online MBA Life // Jun Takahashi - Michigan Ross 2022

Oct. 7, 2020

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

008 // How to Navigate the Consulting Recruiting Process // Kelly Song - Dartmouth Tuck 2021

Sept. 29, 2020

As the most popular post-MBA career path for MBA students, recruiting for consulting is very competitive. Therefore, it is very important to have a clear recruiting strategy to be successful. We invite Kelly Song, an MBA2 student from Tuck Business School

007 // How to Best Approach Recruiting // Chrissa da Gomez - UC Berkeley Haas 2021

Sept. 22, 2020

Many students come to business school not only to learn academics such as accounting, finance, strategy, or marketing, but also to look for career changes and get a new job. That’s why people spend most of their time to prepare for the summer internship r

006 // How to Adapt to New Teaching Styles // Ryan Yu - Harvard Business School 2021

Sept. 15, 2020

Even though many people think MBA programs are about networking and getting a better opportunity for a job, we can’t discuss MBA life without academics. Each MBA program has unique core classes and numerous electives. Also, having a brisk discussion and s

005 // How to Utilize Clubs During Your MBA Journey // Jung Lee - UCLA Anderson 2021

Sept. 8, 2020

There are many kinds of clubs that can help your MBA journey. From professional clubs to fun and social clubs, you can have various opportunities to learn new things during your MBA life. However, it’s impossible to join every club you want to participate

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

Sept. 1, 2020

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

003 // How to Make the Most of Your MBA Orientation // Hiroki Mochizuki - Texas McCombs 2021

Aug. 25, 2020

Orientation is officially the first time you meet your classmates from all over the world. You may be excited about meeting new people and starting the new chapter in your life, but at the same time, feel nervous. We invite Hiroki Mochizuki from Japan to

002 // How to Prepare for Your MBA Journey // Neha Tadichetty - Michigan Ross 2021

Aug. 18, 2020

Moving to another country for your MBA is a big deal. There are so many things that need to be considered and be taken care of before school starts. We invite Neha Tadichetty from India to talk about her experience of preparing for the MBA journey and sha

001 // Meet the Hosts with Special Host Katie Lin // Jacob Yu + Jay Park - Michigan Ross 2021

Aug. 11, 2020

Hi, we're Jacob and Jay. We are two MBA students who just finished our first year of MBA life and decided to create a podcast specifically for MBA students from Asia. Learn more about our stories and why we chose to launch MBAsians.

000 // MBAsians: The Introduction

July 27, 2020

MBAsians is a podcast for and by Asian international students currently earning or applying to MBA programs in the US. Hosts Jacob Yu and Jay Park share actionable tips and recommendations to make your MBA journey more pleasant and successful by interview