Blog

EBS BLOG

10.02.2010
15:00

EBS Bachelor Blogger: Maike

Hey everyone,

My name is Maike and I started my Bachelor studies in General Management at the European Business School in September 2008. I am currently in my second year at EBS where my focus is on business languages, particularly Spanish. In January 2010 I will be going to Spain for my semester abroad.

I came to the EBS from Hamburg, in the north of Germany, where I was born and where I lived for most of my life. However, the last two years of secondary school I spent in a boarding school in England. I was 16 when I went to the small village of Worksop, located at the northern edge of the Sherwood Forrest. It was an interesting experience living in a different country, meeting new people and being without my parents. Over my two years abroad in England I became a lot more independent, learned very much about myself and got to know another culture. One of the most interesting things about being abroad was being a foreigner and a stranger in a new land, specifically entering a new environment, realising how many differences there were and, by the end of my time there, managing to fit in. The year after I graduated from school I took a gap year where I did some internships and was a leader on an interchange with children from Colombia.

Although I have been at the EBS for nearly one and a half years now, it feels like a lot longer because so many things have happened. EBS expects a high level of academic excellence, which takes up a lot of my time, but there are several other non-curricular activities I enjoy as well. I have attended numerous congresses and was able to help organize some of those events, have had many opportunities to meet and listen to the talks of representatives of a number of companies, have participated in competitions, and have enjoyed spending time with new friends.

This was a first brief insight into my life, and I hope I will be able to give you some interesting information about the EBS in general and my study program, as well as a few cultural insights from my own experiences.

  •  
  • 0 Comment(s)
  •  

Sorry, you must be logged in to comment. Please login or register to comment.

back

« December 2009»
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Blog rolls

Archive

  • [-]2014(1)
    • [-]January(1)
  • [-]2013(5)
    • [-]December(1)
    • [-]November(1)
    • [-]October(3)
  • [-]2012(14)
    • [-]October(2)
    • [-]March(2)
    • [-]February(8)
    • [-]January(2)
  • [-]2011(47)
  • [-]2010(97)

Copy and paste this link into your RSS news reader

RSS 0.91Posts
RSS 2.0Posts

Social Bookmarking

This is hot

Career Forum
10248 times viewed
22.09.2010 23:03
In Focus: Barcelona
7982 times viewed
27.04.2010 15:00
Learning German as a Foreign Language
7837 times viewed
02.06.2010 10:00
Life in Germany vs. Life in South Africa
7372 times viewed
31.03.2010 15:00

Blogger

Marvin
Law School Student

Chris
Master Student USA / Germany

Felix
Master Student / YGL curriculum

Nina
Bachelor Student

Trevor
Master Student South Africa

Vikram
MBA Student India / YGL curriculum