I Know What You Did Last Summer

So last night I went to an Internship Panel and the event was dubbed "I Know What You Did Last Summer." Pretty clever, huh? Recruiters from Triage (consulting), Wells Fargo (banking), and KPMG (accounting) were there to talk about what the recruiting process is like for Summer internships and they gave us some tips for …

2008 Hong Kong Case Competition Part 5 – Haas Wins!

Yes we did it! This amazing team made up by Jimmy Shi, Sagar Gupta, Wei Li and Sean Huang won first place in the Citi International Case competition at HKUST in Hong Kong. The finals were held at the Mira Hotel in downtown Kowloon.The teams presentation was flawless, their strategy was smart, exciting and included …

2008 Hong Kong Case Competition Part 4

Our fourth day in Hong Kong started very quietly. All 18 teams present at the competition were busy preparing their cases until noon. Very few slept during the night, but they all looked excited to present.The Berkeley team looked like they were rested as they entered the room (they did get some sleep!). They did …

2008 Hong Kong Case Competition Part 3

On the third day of our case competition, the activities started early this morning with the drawings for the order of presentations and division groups. There are 18 schools represented and they are divided into 4 divisions. On Wednesday at 1:40 HK time or 10:40pm CA time we will be presenting our case. We are …

2008 Hong Kong Case Competition Part 2

This morning of our second day at 7:30 we were all dressed in our business attire waiting to leave for our case company visit. While you would think that nervousness abounded amongst the teams, it became obvious that the students wouldn't let that interfere with their social skills! They knew how to connect with each …

2008 Hong Kong Case Competition Part 1

The students on our external 2008 Hong Kong case competition team are:Sagar GuptaSean HuangJimmy ShiWei LiThe advisor accompanying our team is Ms. Janet Amador, Director of Admissions and Operations for the Haas Undergraduate Program.Our arrival to Hong Kong was thankfully uneventful. The weather at 6:05 in the morning was 79 degrees and 90% humidity. It …