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What Specific Areas of London Business School life are you most excited (300 Words)

Q2. What specific areas of London Business School life are you most excited about getting involved in and where will you add value? (300 words)

The first essay question asked about your pre-MBA experience, and how LBS MBA program fills the skill gap. However, the second essay is about the student-led clubs, experiential learning opportunities, and other aspects of the program where your contribution will be visible.
 
Over 70 student-led clubs work in the school based on professional, social, regional, or sports interests. The primary objectives of these clubs are to impart leadership skills through personal experience and to develop the management skills necessary for careers in Finance, Marketing, Consulting, and Technology.

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. We will give our take on which club is useful for your post-MBA journey.

Ideally, you should select four clubs that intersects your athletic and vocational abilities with extra-curricular.
Profile Example: You are from Australia with a post-MBA goal to enter consulting in Energy sector. You love Football and believe in the philosophy that real change can only happen when you are the change.

By joining four student-led clubs, you can fulfill your extra-curricular, professional, and social aspirations:

• Australia New Zealand Club
• Football Club
• Energy Club
• Impact Consulting

With Australia New Zealand Club, you can connect with students who are from the region, or would like your feedback on the different job sectors in Australia. There is nothing like local knowledge. As someone who has lived, worked, and traveled through the country, you can bring your personal knowledge to the career service team. The information about the job opportunities, safe neighborhoods, and tips to adapt culturally to a country as diverse as Australia, would be much more realistic than the PR presentations of the recruiting companies. Your perspective and tips from other Australian candidates would become the basis for setting advisory for international students.

Consulting is a niche specialization that requires more than just listening skills. Generic advice does not work in a $500/hour billing. You have to demonstrate expertise in your industry either by leveraging the pre-MBA experience or internship or through student-led clubs. The energy club is an ideal platform for candidates to explore the oil & gas, clean tech and power sectors. Candidates interested in understanding the challenges of the sector from a Business and regulation point of view will find the speaker series, organized by the Club, to be immensely useful.

The Essay is not just asking about your contribution. The LBS Admission team also wants to know the aspect of the program that excites you the most. Impact Consulting is one such opportunity. With over 150 applicants per academic term, the club attracts some of the best aspiring consultants from MBA, EMBA, MiM, MiF and Sloan programs. On top of that, you get to contribute for the United Nations, Kiva, Ashoka, and other non-profit initiatives. In 2014-15, 111 students volunteered over 5000 hours across 14 projects. With the majority of the consultants emerging from LBS choosing strategy consulting, joining the club will improve your recruitment probability by 30%. This explains why candidates use the platform to hone their skills while simultaneously contributing to the society in equal measure.


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