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 share her advice on how to deal with housing options and how to adjust to a new environment.
Born and raised in India, Neha is a second year MBA student at Michigan Ross. Before business school, she worked in the tech industry as a Product Manager for 5 years. She first worked at a social chat messaging startup called Hike Ltd. and then moved to a tech giant where she handled research intelligence in South India. Through her interactions and experiences at Ross, she found her passion at the intersection of Technology and Consulting and she has decided to explore Digital Consulting after graduation.
In this episode we talk about:
- Learning about American tipping culture in different setting.
- How students can prepare themselves before coming to the US
- The differences among various housing options
- How to adapt to the new environment
- Advice for future MBA students
Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!
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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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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What is MBAsians: The Asian MBA Podcast?
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 interviewing current and recent MBA graduates from various programs. MBAsians will feature deep dive discussions focusing on diverse parts of the MBA experience, academic, professional, and social, covering important topics such as language and cultural differences, networking and managing relationships, and building a community of support. Hosts: Jacob Yu & Jay Park // Producer: Jerry Won // Artwork: Michelle Nam // Produced by Just Like Media