My Life in Philippines

I started January of 2019 by applying for a visa to the Philippines. Fortunately, the consulate was open even during New Year’s Day. Because I was applying for AIM, visa processing was quite easy. Doing this on the very first day of the year, it was an indication that 2019 was going to be a…

Trip to Jerusalem: An AIM Student’s Dream to See the Start-Up Nation

  The moment that the Immigration Officer had stamped my passport, and said, “Welcome to Israel,” I had begun my quick but unforgettable journey to one of the most historic places in the world. Aside from the many wonders to see and the cultural and religious journeys to embark on, Israel nowadays is known as…

BOODLE FIGHT AT AIM!!

It was an intense scene as I watched my fellow classmates wear gloves and be prepared to fight. It was no ordinary fight. It was time for the boodle fight – the famous tradition in the Philippines to eat as much as you can from an array of food choices placed on a banana leaf….

Mahindra War Room: A Celebration of the Millennial Mind

On October 20, 2018, I first set foot on Indian soil, greeted by the overwhelming 35-degree weather – as if a preamble to the intensity that I was bound to witness in the next three days. I, along with the rest of team Desipino, (Adriann Caldozo, Gian Lim, and Satish Ivaturi) were sent to Mumbai…

What we learned from stepping out of our comfort zones…

Our learning team has been looking for a competition where we can participate, test and, apply what we’ve learned at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). We applied to a number of competitions before finally being chosen to compete at the Warwick Business School (WBS) Case Challenge. Personally, entering this competition not only meant traveling…