Articles by The Harbus

  • Real Estate Venture Competition Launched by HBS

    Real Estate Venture Competition Launched by HBS

    by on March 30th, 2015

    Together, the seven of us (Faisal Almogren, Marcus Goodwin, Chris Lawlor, Kunal Lunawat, Lauren McClellan, Brynne Mcnulty, and Anthony Stahl) from the business and design schools have started a pitch competition to fuel … Read More

  • 20 Things MBAs Must Do Before They Leave HBS

    20 Things MBAs Must Do Before They Leave HBS

    by on March 29th, 2015

    HBS Partner Emily Dohse looks at Boston to find the 20 things that graduating ECs—second-year HBS students—have to do before they leave and start their real lives in the real world. Congrats, ECs! You are … Read More

  • Serving the HBS Mission While Studying

    Serving the HBS Mission While Studying

    by on March 28th, 2015

    Club Co-Presidents Hannah Merves and Ricardo Aguirre look at the impact HBS students are having on local non-profits through the club’s volunteer consulting work. As students we often struggle with how to make sense of … Read More

  • Writing Case Based Exams: Interview with a 2nd-Year HBS Student

    Writing Case Based Exams: Interview with a 2nd-Year HBS Student

    by on March 27th, 2015

    Final exams are just around the corner, so MBA Student & Academic Services sought some advice from an EC—second-year HBS student—who excels at the art of writing case based exams. Our mystery EC is a sought after … Read More

  • Reflections on HBS India Conference 2015

    Reflections on HBS India Conference 2015

    by on March 26th, 2015

    Keynote speaker: Kiran Bedi (Social Activist and retired IPS Officer) Cherian Kurien (EC, i.e. second-year HBS student), on behalf of the co-Chairs of the conference, reflects on the 2015 India conference, which this … Read More

  • Lessons Learned at HBS: “I Can’t Believe It Works!”

    Lessons Learned at HBS: “I Can’t Believe It Works!”

    by on February 19th, 2015

    Former Amgen CEO and HBS Professor Kevin Sharer shares his insights on lessons learned at HBS. The HBS class of 2014 is now scattered around the world, with a large contingent in San Francisco. On a rainy mid-December … Read More

  • 10 Things You Don’t Know About HBS Students

    10 Things You Don’t Know About HBS Students

    by on February 18th, 2015

    The Harbus Chief Commercial Officer (and HBS partner) Megan Fairbank brings you 10 fun, compelling and unexpected facts about members of the HBS community. This week, RC (i.e. first-year HBS student) Philip Blackett … Read More

  • Mindfulness As a Route to Being Present in the HBS Experience

    Mindfulness As a Route to Being Present in the HBS Experience

    by on February 17th, 2015

    Adam Flick (EC—second-year HBS student), an organizer of the upcoming BioHacking Conference, shares some of what he’s learned about the benefits of mindfulness as an antidote to anxiety, FOMO and stress about money. … Read More

  • Business Shows Feminism How It’s Done

    Business Shows Feminism How It’s Done

    by on February 16th, 2015

    Angela Winkle (RC—first-year HBS student) and Communications Director for the WSA looks at how powerful men have advanced feminism, and asks how all HBS students can use their positions to privilege to do the same. … Read More

  • While the HBS Students Were at FIELD, the Partners Partied in Boston

    While the HBS Students Were at FIELD, the Partners Partied in Boston

    by on February 14th, 2015

    Partner columnist Emily Dohse tells RCs (first-year HBS students) what they missed while they were at FIELD. Welcome back, RCs! Your partners missed you. Unless of course you’re a partner who got to travel the world … Read More

  • Become the Warren Buffett of Social Investing

    Become the Warren Buffett of Social Investing

    by on February 13th, 2015

    Eric Gastfriend is an EC (second-year HBS student) and the co-Founder of Harvard University Effective Altruism Student Group. He explains why now is the time to pay attention to effective giving. Suppose I told you about … Read More

  • Your First-Year HBS Kit: The Harbus Guide to Second Semester

    Your First-Year HBS Kit: The Harbus Guide to Second Semester

    by on February 12th, 2015

    Editor in Chief and EC—second-year HBS student—Nabil Mohamed provides an unofficial guide this semester’s RC classes. Congratulations to all the RCs (first-year students) out there. You made it past the … Read More

  • Pro-cruit, Don’t Re-cruit

    Pro-cruit, Don’t Re-cruit

    by on February 11th, 2015

    How did you feel, as you waited outside a hotel-room-turned-interview-room for your turn? Was it excitement to have a shot at a dream company? Was it trepidation at how your non-standard experience and background stack … Read More

  • “HBS MBA More Walgreens Than Apple,” Says Survey

    “HBS MBA More Walgreens Than Apple,” Says Survey

    by on February 9th, 2015

    A survey of over 100 students conducted by The Harbus reveals the HBS MBA program has a net promoter score (NPS) of 41, with 51% of students considering themselves extremely likely to recommend it to a friend or … Read More