Mallaury, student from Montpellier BS, tells us about her first year of Bachelor and gives advices to future candidates

After doing her schooling in Carcassonne, Mallaury Franc, 19 years-old, is one of the 180 students who have joined the Bachelor of International Business Administration programme (BIBA) of Montpellier BS this year. With a strong international orientation, which the aim is to train the future manager the best way, by providing them transferable skills, the programme leads to a Bachelor degree. The student has kindly agreed to share with us the highlights of her first year at Montpellier BS and her memories about the written and oral entrance exams!

« I loved my first year at Montpellier BS! » Mallaury begins. « Of course, no one can avoid the stress of the week before the exam (laughs) but we have a lot of team work and it forces us to study and build our team working skills at the same time! I also joined a student association, Living In Montpellier, which helped me to open myself to others. I am vice-treasurer and we also launched a new application. It requires a lot of investment but it's great when you see the results, and it is very rewarding on a CV! »

« Even before joining the school I wanted to enter a Business School », she says. « My advice is to visit forums because that is how I met students from Montpellier BS who gave me some advices! After that, I sent my application to Montpellier BS and then I did my oral exam. Above all, don’t be afraid because the jury will put you at ease. »

« I would like to tell future candidates to try to manage their stress. Personally, when I was in high school I managed it through dance. It allowed me to channel myself, to be more independent and to gain self-confidence. Extracurricular activities are very important, it makes you evolve. I encourage you to practice any kind of activity outside school because it can only be beneficial to you », she adds.

After her second semester exams, she will do a 2 or 3 months internship starting in May in the banking / finance sector according to her wishes. This will be her first internship and she wants to gain work experience that will be beneficial for her future career.

To know more about the Bachelor Programme of Montpellier BS and the admission process, click here.