As the title of my post relates, it is good to be back. As my wife and I were making the drive back to Columbus from Minneapolis she asked me if I was ready to start my second year of business school. I hadn't really thought if I was ready or not but I did know that I was excited to return. Some people may think that is crazy, but let me explain what I mean when I say that it is good to be back at Fisher. Here is what I am looking forward to at Fisher this year:
This past week has given me some time to reflect on this past year at Fisher and everything that I have learned. I have had the opportunity to meet and speak with many friends and family members that have asked me to tell them the most important lesson I have learned thus far through b-school. To be honest, I tell them that learning how to balance every aspect of life and business school has been the greatest lesson. I'll go into specifics below.
I recently had the chance to sit in on a Q&A session here at Fisher with a successful entrepreneur who was willing to spend time discussing the challenges and rewards of starting and running your own business. Tom has a lot of experience in entrepreneurial ventures and continues to work with start-ups and other companies in need of capital.
The Chinese Business Club at Fisher College of Business hosted its annual celebration for Chinese New Year. This year, students from around the world helped ring in the new year with food, fun, and great performances throughout the night.
When I was looking into business schools, I had a list of specific attributes that my target school needed to possess. The size of the class and the number of students attending the program was high on that list. I wanted to be sure that I would be able to know my peers and my professors. I also wanted them to know me. At Fisher, that isn't a problem. Let me tell you why: Class Size