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Tony Blair -- Yale's Class Day Speaker, Last Class Dinners, and a NYC Apartment!

By: Patrick Ma May 25, 2008

Tomorrow I officially graduate from the Yale School of Management, armed with an MBA and about to be re-launched into the real world. I'm sad, in denial, anxious, and in utter disbelief that this occasion has come so quickly. Today was Yale College's "Class Day", continuing a Yale tradition where a major speaker addresses the graduating class the day before commencement.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Yale Conference of Governors on Climate Change

By: Patrick Ma April 19, 2008

For those that don't know me too well, I happen to be a pretty big Arnold Schwarzenegger fan. I loved Terminator 2 when I first saw it as a kid, and today that film still stands the test of time upon multiple re-watchings. More than just a Hollywood special FX blockbuster, the film has good...

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Visa Roulette

By: Patrick Ma April 2, 2008

Its the first week of April and for international students hoping to work in the US, it marks the beginning of a process I like to call "Visa Roulette". Starting yesterday (April 1st), employers began filing H1-B petitions to sponsor foreign non-US citizens like myself for long-term work...

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De-Brief of Another Unauthorized SOM International Experience: Egypt

By: Patrick Ma March 25, 2008

Oh hello again. School is back in session and there are only 6 weeks of class left, but before we get back into it I thought I'd share some thoughts on spring break, one of the great luxuries of being in an MBA program. Unlike Yaz who participated in the "Understanding Global Financial Centers"...

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Another Unauthorized SOM International Experience: Spring Break in EGYPT!

By: Patrick Ma February 23, 2008

Though it feels like I just got back from my winter break in Chile and Argentina, whispers of spring break plans have been heard around the halls of Yale SOM over the past few weeks. Now with spring break about 2.5 weeks away, the whispers have turned to full-blown plans, and just like that...

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