Name: Neethling McGrath
Nationality: South African
Pre-MBA Education: BEng & MPhil
Work Before MBA: Management Consulting and briefly Private Equity
Work After MBA / Post MBA Goals: Private Equity/Consulting
Why did you pick CBS? I mainly choose CBS for its Media Faculty expertise and the Value Investing programme.
What I am most excited about? Experiencing New York City and the people, culture etc. I have never lived outside of South Africa, so I am very anxious and excited about that.
What I am least excited about? Probably leaving South Africa and all my friends and family! Also, I do not know if I am ready for the cold. I am from Africa after all!
I will keep adding points as school actually starts and I have a bit more to contribute. CBS has a world tour that runs for a couple of months before class starts. I just attended the South African leg, and here is some proof of the fun times: