Articles by TwoYearsAtHBS

    Post-HBS Reflections

    Post-HBS Reflections

    by on May 1st, 2015

    We are now approaching the end of our last semester. After we finish next week’s final exams, we have a break of two weeks and then finally reach Graduation Day on May 28th. This week we have a special academic period … Read More

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    If You are a Finance Guy, You Should Start Coding!

    If You are a Finance Guy, You Should Start Coding!

    by on April 2nd, 2015

    It’s been two months since I began to learn how to code. I’m using Codecademy as my main learning platform and now I am able to setup a server, write very basic code, such as HTMS, CSS, and PHP. As well, I am … Read More

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    Harvard Business School vs. Kennedy School

    Harvard Business School vs. Kennedy School

    by on February 25th, 2015

    Perched on the banks of the Charles, two well-known and highly regarded Harvard graduate schools face each other, Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). There are some similarities and … Read More

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    HBS Final Term

    HBS Final Term

    by on February 10th, 2015

    The storm has passed and some semblance of normality has returned to campus. It seems everyone has settled into their new schedules and the busyness that accompanies “normal” here at HBS. So, what’s my final term … Read More

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    The HBS Final Term Has Begun

    The HBS Final Term Has Begun

    by on January 30th, 2015

    It’s been a while, so please allow me to wish you a belated Happy New Year! It’s been more than a month since my last post and I would love to tell you that it’s not because I was too busy to write, but truthfully … Read More

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    My Second Year at HBS: Lifetime Analysis

    My Second Year at HBS: Lifetime Analysis

    by on December 23rd, 2014

    I am now at the midway mark of my second year and into the long awaited winter break. Unlike last year when I spent the break traveling South America, this year I will be devoting time and energy to my start-up. In … Read More

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    Thanksgiving at HBS

    Thanksgiving at HBS

    by on December 3rd, 2014

    [Editor's note: This post was written on Nov 27.] It’s Thanksgiving Day today. At this time last year I was in NYC, watching the rambunctious and animated Macy’s parade from an unbelievably crowded sidewalk on … Read More

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    HBS Updates: Learning Coding

    HBS Updates: Learning Coding

    by on November 9th, 2014

    Boston had its first snow this week—about two weeks earlier than last year. Last year’s snow taught me an important lesson: don’t underestimate the fierceness of a New England winter. We will soon have to bundle up … Read More

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    HBS Highlights: Going Charles River

    HBS Highlights: Going Charles River

    by on November 4th, 2014

    Do you know the top 3 most popular sports in Boston? Baseball (Red Sox), ice hockey, and regatta. Last week, there was a famous regatta competition named Head of the Charles and the street along the Charles River was … Read More

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    From HBS to Iceland

    From HBS to Iceland

    by on October 25th, 2014

    This week is a week dedicated to recruiting for ECs and job interviews are underway. As I am not partaking of the recruiting opportunity, this is a vacation week for me. Off to Iceland! Taking a relatively short, direct … Read More

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    Do HBS Students Really Get Kicked Out?

    Do HBS Students Really Get Kicked Out?

    by on September 20th, 2014

    To all appearances, everyone seems to be enjoying second year. With new classes and new friends, the dynamic has changed substantially when compared to last year. However, something does seem amiss … some of our first … Read More

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    HBS Student Life: Designing EC

    HBS Student Life: Designing EC

    by on September 19th, 2014

    Well, we have finished the second week of our second year. For those who missed my previous post, second year at HBS is called Elective Curriculum (EC) and is exceedingly more flexible than first year’s Required … Read More

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    Second Year at HBS Has Started

    Second Year at HBS Has Started

    by on September 9th, 2014

    Today saw us start our second year. Campus was filled with stressed-out freshman RC students and familiar looking, calm EC students. On the way to my classroom, I happened to run into some of my old section mates; we … Read More

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    What I Learned in My First Year at HBS

    What I Learned in My First Year at HBS

    by on June 7th, 2014

    Having finished the brutally busy first year, I’m now weighing what we learned. Over the past nine months, we have gone through 270 cases in 10 classes, making the same difficult decisions the case protagonists had to … Read More

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