• Shared wisdom over pasta

    Contributed By: Ridhima Khurana It was three weeks into the first term at IIM Bangalore. Five people from different walks of life were having pasta on a lazy Monday afternoon. What they didn’t expect was that this evening would be the start of good relations along with professionals and personal growth. Created by a random algorithm, groups such as this one have people coming from different states, professional backgrounds, and different contexts of life. Their job is to meet after classes and work on projects. Somehow we don’t realize, but these project groups make up for one of the most essential parts of the IIMB experience. Working with a bunch…

  • MBA of Unusual Courses

    Contributed By: Deepika Iyer MBA, sure to say, is a unique and unusual experience for every person- we all have different takeaways from our respective MBA coursework, but yesterday I was laughing it off with my friends that someday when people ask me what my MBA specialization would be, I would proudly say it is the MBA of Unusual courses. This is because, apart from the general league of courses on Finance, Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Org. Behavior and Marketing, I have explored my MBA to include a host of very unusual courses.   For instance, last term, I had 3 unusual courses (by unusual here I mean courses one…

  • Life at IIMB!

    Contributed By: Ridhima Khurana Picture Credits: Tarun Kaushik Two months ago, I decided to talk to people about IIMB. You know, just to get an insight into what I was getting into. And let me tell you, everyone I talked to had only one thing to say – “SLEEP right now because you’ll never get the time again.” There were also words such as ‘intense’, ‘priorities’ and ‘no chill’ that came my way. For the love of me, I couldn’t figure out why these people were trying to scare me. Mostly I just shirked and said: Sure! I mean, I understand it is a top B school. I also understand…