MBAsians: The Asian MBA Podcast

Just Like Media

MBAsians is a podcast for and by Asian international students currently earning or applying to MBA programs in the US. Hosts Jacob Yu and Jay Park share actionable tips and recommendations to make your MBA journey more pleasant and successful by interviewing current and recent MBA graduates from various programs. MBAsians will feature deep dive discussions focusing on diverse parts of the MBA experience, academic, professional, and social, covering important topics such as language and cultural differences, networking and managing relationships, and building a community of support. Hosts: Jacob Yu & Jay Park // Producer: Jerry Won // Artwork: Michelle Nam // Produced by Just Like Media

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We did it! This is the last episode of MBAsians season 2. In this episode, we want to remind you and also ourselves why we started this amazing podcast journey 10 months ago. We also want to share our takeaways from doing this podcast and talking with those great, inspiring guests. Lastly, we want to thank all our listeners for following us. Hope you all the best and stay in touch. In this episode we talk about: Why MBAsians? Our biggest takeaways from this podcast Last words for our listener Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

May 25

17 min 58 sec

We invited Erica Luong, a Yale School of Management Class of 2018, to share her post MBA career experience as a consulting & analytics senior manager at Visa. You will learn more about how to utilize your time at work and make your MBA life more meaningful. Meet Erica LuongBorn and raised in Vietnam, Erica went to college in Singapore and started her career as a consultant. During her Yale MBA program as a class of 2018, she did an internship at McKinsey in Singapore, but one of her goals of MBA was to work in the US, so she decided to full-time recruit in the US and entered Visa by utilizing her consulting skillsets. She wanted to help her fellow Asian MBAs in whatever ways possible and came to MBAsians! In this episode we talk about: Overview of Visa and working life as a Senior Manager, Consulting & Analytics How to be flexible and use your own time at work How to utilize and structure your  2-year MBA life Connect with Erica! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erica-luong/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erica_luong/Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

May 18

1 hr 5 min

We invited Janette Hwang, a Fuqua MBA graduate from class of 2019, to share her experience of working as a consultant at McKinsey in the US. In this episode, you will learn about the day in the life of a management consultant. Janette aslo shared her tips on how to build relationships and stay connected with people in the workplace.  Janette HwangJanette was born and raised in Korea, Seoul, Korea. Prior to MBA, she worked as a PR agent for over 4 years. She interned as Summer Associate at McKinsey Seoul office, then joined the New Jersey office as full-time consultant after graduating from Duke Fuqua.  In this episode we talk about: The difference between working at Mckinsey in Korea vs in New Jersey Challenges as a new hire in the US Tips for students who interested in Consulting  Connect with Janette HwangLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janettehwang90/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flowered_h/ Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

May 11

57 min 12 sec

We invited Paryn Assavanop, a Ross MBA graduate from 2019, to share her post MBA career experience as a go to market strategist and product marketing manager at Adobe. You will learn more about how to utilize MBA experience to connect with future role and advantages of doing a dual degree - MBA and MSI Paryn AssavanopBorn and raised in Thailand, Paryn started her career as a business developer, responsible for launching a new product, and made a transition to management consulting at Deloitte, where she was able to obtain lots of international experiences. Since she wanted to go to the tech industry after B-school, she did lots of internships in the tech industry such as Dell Technologies, Microsoft, and also Adobe during the MBA period. By doing a dual degree - MBA and MSI(School of Information) - at University of Michigan, Ross, she tried to fill the gap between her background and future roles.    In this episode we talk about: Overview of Adobe and working as a go-to-market strategist How to be successful product marketer as a foreign employee  How to make successful MBA life Connect with Paryn! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paryn-b/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paryn.b/Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia 

May 4

36 min 53 sec

We invited Rajat Goel, a Ross MBA graduate from 2020, to share his post MBA career experience as a consultant at Mckinsey & Company. You will learn more about how to utilize MBA networking to adapt yourself into the new working environment and find a best company fit for your recruitingBorn and raised in India, Rajat had experience across different industries before his MBA from University of Michigan, Ross. He worked in a consulting company, started his own SaaS company and managed the startup ecosystem in India for AWS. Understanding that he is more of a learning by doing kind of person, Rajat focused MBA in working in clubs, participating in events, case competitions and taking action-oriented courses. Having interned at McKinsey & Company during the summer, he joined back full-time to work in the digital practiceIn this episode we talk about: Overview of McKinsey and working as a consultant Powerful MBA networking after graduation How to make successful MBA life Connect with Rajat! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rajat-goel-a9513715/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rajatgoel.rg/Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia 

Apr 27

35 min 7 sec

For this episode, we invited Yoonki Lee, a Fuqua MBA graduate from class of 2019, to share his experience of working in a healthcare company, 10x Genomics,  in the US. He will also share the challenges he faced as a financial analyst when the company is transitioning from a startup to a public company.  Meet Yoonki Lee!Yoonki was born and raised in Korea. After working at Samsung Biologics for almost 3 years, he decided to pursue an MBA degree at Duke Fuqua. While he was in the MBA program, he also interned at NovaQuest Capital Management and Eli Lilly. He joined 10x Genomics, a healthcare startup, now a public company, as a Financial Analyst.   In this episode we talk about: Financial Analyst position and 10x Genomics company overview The new nuances for working in a startup Tips for students who interested in financial role  Connect with Yoonki LeeLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yoonki-lee/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lygroom/Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia 

Apr 14

33 min 33 sec

We invited YC Xie, a Ross MBA and MPH(Master of Public Health) class of 2018 dual degree graduate, to share his Commercial Leadership Program experience at Amgen. In this episode, you will learn about the company Amgen and how YC successfully switched his career from HR at McDonald's to sales and marketing roles in the healthcare industry. Meet YC Xie! YC Xie was born and raised in Shanghai, China. Prior to Ross, he worked at several different companies in China including McDonald as a HR manager. Since HR roles were about cost management, he wanted to do something making profits and revenues, which became a strong motivation to do an MBA degree at Ross. Also due to his family background, he had lots of interests in the healthcare industry, making him pursue a dual degree in MPH. As a marketing manager at Amgen now, he is a parent of a dog, two cats and a hamster now! In this episode we talk about: Amgen and Commercial Leadership Program at Amgen overview How to make a decision of doing dual degree - MBA and MPH Tips to be successful as an international employee Connect with YC XieLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yuanchaoxie/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ycxie2046/ Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Apr 14

33 min 54 sec

We invited Hannah Chen, a Ross MBA and MSI (Information Science) class of 2019 dual degree graduate , to share her Product Marketing career life  at Microsoft. In this episode, you will learn about what the Product Marketing role looks like at Microsoft and what kind of challenges you would face in the marketing position as a international employee. Meet Hannah!Hannah Chen was born and raised in Taiwan. Prior to Ross, she was a banker at HSBC Bank Taiwan where she managed a portfolio of corporate customers and advised financial products to CFOs. After completing MBA & Master’s in Human Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan in 2019, Hannah joins Microsoft as a Product Marketing Manager for Azure Analytics. In this episode we talk about: Microsoft and Product Marketing Manager position overview Challenges for a international employee doing marketing role in the US Tips to be succeed in Product Marketing role at Microsoft  Connect with HannahLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-ho-han-chen/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hohanine/ Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Mar 23

41 min 9 sec

Hiroki Tanaka, a Ross MBA graduate from 2020, shares his post MBA career experience as a Program Manager at Google. Tune in to learn more about what a data center program manager role is, his responsibilities, and how an MBA can help you to succeed in the role.   Meet Hiroki!Hiroki Tanaka was borned and raised in Japan. Before Ross, he worked for an infrastructure manufacturing company in supply chain management for over six years in Japan. During his MBA, he interned at Ford and Genial Technology, a AI solution company. He then joined Google as a full-time project manager in 2020, developing strategy to optimize Google data centers’ utilization. In this episode we talk about: Google and Program Manager position overview The working cultural differences between Japan and US How MBA can help you succeed in Program Manager   Connect with Hiroki! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hiroki-tanaka-b27a29116/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hiroky_91/ Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia 

Mar 16

43 min 14 sec

Learn more about the Amazon Program Manager role from Mark Buakaew, a Ross MBA graduate from 2019. In this episode, Mark will share his day-to-day life as a program manager in Amazon, and how he overcomes the challenges that he faced as an international employee in the US.  Meet MarkMark Buakaew graduated from the Ross MBA program in 2019 and joined Amazon as a Sr. Program Manager in the inbound supply-chain organization. He is an operation-focus professional with extensive experience in construction, software, and technology. Prior to the MBA, he worked for a construction company in Thailand for almost 4 years. He developed and executed construction plans for four industrial and factory projects and managed product design and launch of new ERP software across organization. In this episode we talk about: Amazon and Program Manager position overview Challenges for working in the US How an MBA can help you succeed atAmazon  Connect with Dheerabhan (Mark) Buakaew  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dheerabhan-mark-buakaew/ Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.  Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran  // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Mar 9

30 min 51 sec

Jay and Jacob are back for MBAsians Season 2 and they share what you can expect in the coming 12 weeks! // Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about JacobLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/  //  Jay ParkBorn and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA.Learn more about JayLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Mar 2

5 min 12 sec

MBAsians Final Episode of Season 1. We’ll share the best quotes from guests and ask ourselves about “one thing we wish we had known before coming to MBA.” Thank you to everyone who’s staying tuned to MBAsians. We’ll be back in 2021 with more priceless content. See you next time / 期待下次相見 / 다음에 또 만나요 // Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Nov 2020

22 min 39 sec

Meet Yiran Huang Born and raised in China, Yiran is a second-year MBA student at Chicago Booth. Prior to MBA, she had consulting experience as data analytics consultant, then pivoted to product manager position at UBS Asset Management in Hong Kong. This past summer, she interned at McKinsey in LA. During her free time, she enjoys painting, cooking, and Hispanic culture. In this episode we talk about: American food  How does an MBA student’s schedule look like? The difference between living in the US and Asia  Tips for navigating off-campus life? Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Yiran!LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huang-yiran/// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

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Nov 2020

58 min 44 sec

Meet Sandy Chen Born and raised in Taiwan, Sandy is currently a second-year MBA student at the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall and a very energetic girl who has passions in operations and marketing . Prior to MBA, she worked as an operation senior manager at a global trading firm in Taiwan for almost 9 years. And she was also a co-founder of a restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan. Since she needed some challenges in her life and wanted to make contributions to the global firms in the US, she decided to join the MBA program in the US. Three major reasons - 1)Many of her relatives and boyfriend live in CA 2) USC’s culture that everyone is willing to help each other 3) USC gave her a scholarship! - brought her into USC Marshall  In this episode we talk about: Ice water in the US What benefits do professional treks provide?  Relationship between treks and school location  What should students need to do before/during/after trek? Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Sandy Chen  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandyyayichen/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sandyc070888/// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Nov 2020

48 min 7 sec

Meet Warittha Chalanonniwat Born and raised in Thailand, Warittha is currently a second-year MBA student at Duke fuqua. Prior to MBA, she worked as a Credit Analyst at a commercial bank and as a Financial Analyst at an oil and gas company in Thailand. She decided to get an MBA degree in the US to pursue her professional and personal growth as she believes that MBA is a place where she can build strong leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit without worry about making mistakes. She also enjoys meeting new people with different cultures and experience in MBA. After graduation, She plans to go back to the financial industry. In this episode we talk about: Sales tax in the US  What kind of social event can you expect?  Challenges in social events  Is drinking a necessary social skill? Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Warittha Chalanonniwat  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/warittha-chalanonniwat-93b046ab/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paengwarit/.// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Oct 2020

48 min 18 sec

Meet Kazrin Khairul AnuarOriginally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Kazrin is a second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. As a husband and a father of a 2-year old boy, he spent 7 years working in financial services (primarily within equity investments) in Malaysia before coming to MBA. Pivoting into a corporate strategy role in the long term, Kazrin thought having MBA experience would help get to know different companies and industries from classes and classmates. Also, the MIT community with business, engineering, and tech development perspectives was one of the biggest reasons he came to Sloan.  In this episode we talk about: Americans’ School Spirit - Why do Americans love their school a lot? How his family decided their “family plan” with MBA  What challenges his family faced How to check each MBA program before coming to the US Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Kazrin Khairul AnuarLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kazrinkhairulanuar/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kazrin89/ // Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Oct 2020

59 min 5 sec

Meet Doyoun Kim Born and raised in South Korea, Doyoun is a second-year MBA student at Cornell Johnson. He worked for the automotive industry and experienced different roles in sales, marketing, and customer experience. While enjoying works there, Doyoun wanted to learn more about different parts of the world and to learn from people who have different backgrounds, so he came to US business school where he could belong to well-diversified student group. Doyoun did a summer internship at a management consulting firm and is targeting to join a start-up company as a business strategy consultant after building up more experiences about different industries and practices.  In this episode we talk about: Weed in the US Why are there so many group projects in MBA?  Challenges with group projects Group projects in the virtual setting  Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Doyoun  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-doyoun-kim/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryan_squ/ // Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Oct 2020

54 min 6 sec

Meet Jun Takahashi!Born and raised in Japan, Jun is a first-year MBA student at Ross University of Michigan. In the Japanese manufacturing company he was in the rotational program for an automotive business unit, doing finance, marketing and strategy roles for 9 years. To start a new business in the automotive and mobility section in his company, he wanted to improve his leadership skills, making him come to the US business school. Even though Ross gave a deferral option to students because of the pandemic, Jun decided to come to Ross this year since he felt his learning curve became slow.   In this episode we talk about: Homeless people in the US (00:46) How students connect with each other during the pandemic (12:15) What challenges first-year MBA students face (16:10) How do B-schools help students overcome several challenges (34:30) Pros of Virtual world (38:17)  // Connect with JunLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jun-takahashi-585080153/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/juntaka0324// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Oct 2020

45 min

Meet Kelly Song Born and raised in China, Kelly is a second-year MBA student at Tuck Business school at Dartmouth.  She worked in banking, social impact, and management consulting in several countries (China, US, and South Africa). Through her experience across industry, function, and geography, she discovered her curiosity to understand complicated business issues under various contexts, so she decided to come to MBA and pursue a career at McKinsey as a management consultant. Going forward, she hopes to become a change-maker and a true global citizen to create impacts on both the organization and the society through business solutions.  In this episode we talk about: What is BYOB? Timeline for consulting recruitment?  How to stand out during recruiting? Tips for first and final round interview  Advice for future MBA students.  // Connect with Kelly!LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-song-3a2234a7/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/KellySong/// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Sep 2020

49 min 57 sec

Meet Chrissa da GomezBorn and raised in Indonesia, Chrissa is a second-year MBA student at UC Berkeley Haas Business School. Before Haas, she was an M&A Consultant at EY for 3 years in Jakarta and then stayed another 3 years at EY Parthenon in Singapore as a strategy role.  5 years after working in a consulting company, Chrissa wanted to expand her experience with real service or product to help more people. So she decided to come to MBA to change her career, especially to the tech industry, since the tech industry has been booming recently and creating lots of value.  In this episode we talk about: Learning about “Small Talk” culture. MBA Summer Internship Process What things should MBA students prepare for an internship? What difficulties do MBA students face during the recruiting process? Advice for future MBA students.  // Connect with Chrissa da GomezLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrissadagomez/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrissadagomez/ // Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Sep 2020

53 min 35 sec

Meet Ryan YuBorn and raised in Manila, Philippines, Ryan is a second-year MBA student at Harvard Business School. Before coming to HBS, Ryan worked as a product manager, machine learning researcher, and management consultant. He is excited about Product Management in the data science space and just completed his Product Management summer internship at Google. In this episode we talk about: Learning about BLM social movements in the US. The difference between Asian and American education styles. What can you be expected to learn in the classroom? Tips to handle cold-calling and case study. Do grades really matter? Advice for future MBA students.  // Connect with Ryan YuLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryancarlyu/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryancarlyu/// BLM Social Movement Resources: 13th: https://www.netflix.com/title/800917411619: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1619/id1476928106The New Jim Crow: https://newjimcrow.com/// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

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Sep 2020

1 hr 17 min

Meet Episode 005 Guest Jung LeeBorn and raised in South Korea, Jung is a second-year MBA student at UCLA Anderson. Prior to MBA, he worked at eBay Korea, an e-commerce giant, for 5 years as an account manager. He loved his job a lot, which made him think of working in the US, the biggest e-commerce marketplace in the world. And having an MBA degree is one of the best ways for him to switch his location from Korea to the US. He chose UCLA for its famous e-commerce and tech-industry recruiting. Of course, he’s enjoying the perfect weather in LA. In this episode we talk about: Learning about the “imperial system(measurement)” in the US. What kind of clubs in the MBA program? How can clubs be helpful during your MBA life ? How to balance your time for club activities and other important stuff? Advice for future MBA students.  // Connect with Jung LeeLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jungyoen-lee/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jungyoenlee/// Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  // Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   //  Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  // Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   // Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Sep 2020

49 min 43 sec

Meet the guest Weber LuBorn and raised in Taiwan, Weber is a second-year MBA student at Northwestern Kellogg. Prior to MBA, he had 2 years of experience launching his own startup and 4 years of experience as a financial controller at L'Oreal. Post MBA, Weber is interested in the areas of consulting, tech, marketing, and startup. In the long run, as an entrepreneur himself, he wants to become a guru of startups to help other entrepreneurs to succeed in the future.  In this episode we talk about: Learning about the personal space in the US. What is asocial trek in MBA? Should I join? What do you do during the social trek? How to blend in with classmates from various backgrounds during travel? Advice for future MBA students. // Connect with Weber Lu LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/weberlu/  // Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  //Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   //Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Sep 2020

49 min 49 sec

Meet Episode 003 Guest Hiroki Mochizuki!Born and raised in Japan, Hiroki is a second-year MBA student at Texas McCombs. Since he loved to launch something new, he established several businesses with his friends during college and finally decided to work at a telecom company in Japan. His responsibility was creating new services such as IoT service and accelerating affiliation with start-ups through acquiring small technology companies. However, these processes required him to have basic knowledge of finance and global experience, so he jumped on his MBA journey at McCombs, famous for its innovative and start-up friendly culture.  In this episode we talk about: Getting to know about fun American toilet design and why it looks like the way it does. What activities are US MBA programs doing during the orientation period? Challenging issues during the orientation period How to do ice-breaking and get close with new friends? Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Hiroki!LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hirokimochizuki/   Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  //Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   //Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia

Aug 2020

1 hr 5 min

Meet Neha Tadichetty on Episode 002 of MBAsians!Born and raised in India, Neha is a second year MBA student at Michigan Ross. Before business school, she worked in the tech industry as a Product Manager for 5 years. She first worked at a social chat messaging startup called Hike Ltd. and then moved to a tech giant where she handled research intelligence in South India. Through her interactions and experiences at Ross, she found her passion at the intersection of Technology and Consulting and she has decided to explore Digital Consulting after graduation.In this episode we talk about: Learning about American tipping culture in different setting.  How students can prepare themselves before coming to the US  The differences among various housing options  How to adapt to the new environment  Advice for future MBA students  // Connect with Neha Tadichetty Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neha.tadichetty LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nehatadichetty/ Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts!  Jacob Yu  Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast. Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/   // Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/  //Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms:Web: http://www.MBAsians.com Apple: http://apple.mbasians.com Spotify: http://spotify.mbasians.com Google: http://google.mbasians.com  Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasians Logo created by Michelle Nam Edited by Jay Tran   //Join the Asian Podcast Network: Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/ Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia 

Aug 2020

37 min 16 sec

Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park! In this episode we talk about:  Hosts’ backgrounds and why they pursued MBA program in the US  Why two hosts think about launching an Asian-MBA related podcast  What kind of contents will MBAsians cover  Hosts’ authentic challenge stories during their first year of MBA life  Advice for future MBA students  Meet Jacob Yu and Jay Park, your MBAsians Hosts! Jacob Yu Born and raised in Taiwan, Jacob worked in marketing and public relations at a tech company. At a young age, Jacob studied as a foreign exchange student in the US, understanding the challenges of being an international student. While studying at Ross, he has witnessed peers struggling in navigating MBA lives, motivating him to support and inspire others by creating the MBAsians Podcast.Learn more about Jacob LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-ch-yu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacobyutw/ //Jay Park Born and raised in South Korea, Jay worked as a business developer and sales manager at an international trading company. Jay experienced countless trials and errors from preparation towards his MBA to adapting himself into first-ever foreign country life, motivating him to make MBAsians. As an adventure enthusiast, Jay is still continuing his life journey through MBA. Learn more about Jay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayp88/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaehongp88/ Meet Special Host Katie Lin LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-lin15/ Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/hellokatieworld//Listen to MBAsians on all major platforms: Web: http://www.MBAsians.comApple: http://apple.mbasians.comSpotify: http://spotify.mbasians.comGoogle: http://google.mbasians.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagra.com/mbasians/ Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/mbasiansLogo created by Michelle NamEdited by Jay Tran //Join the Asian Podcast Network:Web: https://asianpodcastnetwork.com/Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/asianpodcastnetwork/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asianpodcastnetwork/ MBAsians is produced by Just Like Media:Web: http://www.justlikemedia.comInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/justlikemedia 

Aug 2020

17 min 16 sec

MBAsians is a podcast for and by Asian international students currently earning or applying to MBA programs in the US. Hosts Jacob Yu and Jay Park share actionable tips and recommendations to make your MBA journey more pleasant and successful by interviewing current and recent MBA graduates from various programs. MBAsians will feature deep dive discussions focusing on diverse parts of the MBA experience, academic, professional, and social, covering important topics such as language and cultural differences, networking and managing relationships, and building a community of support.

Jul 2020

1 min 42 sec