things are so busy for us mba1s right now. with corporate presentations, a ton of class/group work, conferences, club things, social activities, talking to mba2s for advice, and networking/conducting informational interviews it’s pretty hectic. even though we don’t have class on fridays and i don’t have class until 1:30 pm on monday/wednesday, i find myself not getting to sleep in like i love to do–usually doing something career/school related.
school’s kinda kicking my butt…i’ve never liked numbers and i’ve never taken a business class so, as i expected, i’m struggling. i have no clue what’s going on in finance or accounting. i really hate accounting because that class is definitely the most work out of all my classes; our weekly homework assignments take even the people who know what they’re doing like 3 hours so you can only imagine how painful it is for a newb like me. and we have diagnostic tests like every other week and group cases every few weeks. midterms are coming up pretty soon too.
i feel so behind in like every single aspect of my life. i should be working on my cover letter, or reaching out to my network for internship/job opportunities.
i feel bad since i’ve been telling people to visit me and i have a really good friend coming this week but i won’t be able to spend as much time with her as i was hoping to.
i’ve been trying to be good about cooking and started bringing lunch to food and it’s made a noticeable impact on my spending, which is great. i don’t eat very healthy, but when have i ever. i recently got a bike and while i’m pretty out of shape, i do enjoy riding it–although it’s pretty scary. the second time i took it out, i was almost hit by a cab. i probably won’t be able to ride it too much since it’s getting pretty cold (for me, anyways) and it rains too.
i’m thinking about what classes to take next term and all the marketing classes seem the most interesting; i guess i really am meant to stay in marketing. now just need to beef up my analytical/big data skills. i need to take an excel workshop too because i don’t really know how to use it. sometimes i really wonder what i’m doing at business school and how i even managed to fool the adcom into letting me in.
i was at a “speakeasy” bar last week that was pretty cool and ran into this guy who was doing a corporate presentation like the day before so that was pretty funny. and on thursday night i went to this lounge for macaulay culkin’s ipod–it’s literally macaulay culkin playing music off his ipod. seth green was there too. i should’ve talked to and/or gotten a photo with him/them. i’m sure he could care less but i love the home alone movies (only the ones with him count) and actually sorta recently watched them again.
there’s a group case project due for marketing this week and i don’t have a good feeling about it…
but anyways, here are some pretty cool animated gifs of banksy work:
there are couple more at high snobiety. i still need to check out the fireflies over the water exhibit at the whitney museum…i should see when it’s leaving.
time to get ready for dinner with my block/cohort and the weekly birthday thang.