Last exam completed, the first year done… now what? The answer to this is straightforward – celebrate! While this is probably the most obvious answer, the bigger question came next-how was I going to spend my few weeks before my internship started? I wanted to make the most of it because my next break lasting this long might not come until retirement.
The time commitment required to succeed during my first year at the Kelley MBA program-at times-was quite overwhelming. I made sure to prioritize school which led to some extracurriculars being put on the backburner. Catching up, for me, took on various forms:
- Family, Friends, and Former Colleagues – Balancing school with keeping in touch with family, friends, and former colleagues was a difficult task for me. I wanted to make sure I caught up and connected with those important to me. Building a network of supporters is great but maintaining these relationships is paramount. (more…)