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Rodrigo Navarro


Degree:

MFE

Location:

Mexico

Year:

2015-16

Hi, I’m Rodrigo Navarro, 2016 MFE Candidate. One year ago I was an IT Service Deliver Lead looking for a new challenge and a career in Management Consultancy. At the moment I am balancing my studies and job search with being the IT/Information Centre Representative of the MFE class, Sports representative for Oriel College MCR and a novice member of Oriel College Rowing Team… I am really trying to get the most out of my year at Oxford.

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Posted by: on June 20, 2016

Who’s Head of the River?

Until a few months ago, that question didn’t ring any bell for me, however after being a member of Oriel College Boat Club since September last year, this is now a question I am proud to answer. Before explaining the technicalities of Summer VIIIs or telling my experience rowing for my college, I would like […]

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Posted by: on April 27, 2016

Oxford Exams

Sitting the examinations for the four core courses of the MFE program (Economics, Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance) is one of the toughest challenges I have ever had to face. Precisely for this reason, I know this will be something I will be proud of for the rest of my life. I came […]

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Posted by: on April 6, 2016

The MFE: My personal “Academic” marathon.

I really like being challenged, that was probably the most influential reason of why I decided to apply to the MFE program almost 18 months ago. This was also one of the main reasons of why four years ago I became a marathon runner. Two days ago I ran my fifth full Marathon in Paris, […]

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Posted by: on March 1, 2016

Formal Halls

One of the perks about being an Oxford student is being able to attend formal halls. I must admit, one of my main reasons of choosing Oriel as my college was that it hosts formal halls six days a week. I won’t lie to you, having dinner in a “Harry Potter style” hall while suited […]

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Posted by: on February 15, 2016

The Oxford Union

I won’t lie to you, this whole experience has been surreal, ever since receiving my acceptance letter I’ve had to pinch my arm at least once per week to make sure I am not dreaming; however belonging to a society whose members include previous British PMs and American Presidents is on a whole different level. […]

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Posted by: on November 18, 2015

Today I woke up at 5:50 am for a rowing session…

Today I woke up at 5:50 am for a rowing session, with Christ Church Regatta taking place next week, the training plans have really increased the intensity in the last couple of days. After the outing was over, I realized that exactly two months ago I arrived to Oxford. In some ways I feel that […]

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