MBA Student Life Articles

  • Five Reasons You Should Consider Studying in the Philippines

    Five Reasons You Should Consider Studying in the Philippines

    by on October 23rd, 2014

    Submitted by Mark Chan, Program Director at the W. SyCip Graduate School of Business at the Asian Institute of Management The Philippines has recently re-established itself as the darling of Asia and the world with … Read More

  • Introducing Section P

    Introducing Section P

    by on October 19th, 2014

    Pstt… there’s another section that you haven’t heard about. It’s not Section M, X or K. It’s P. Section P for Parents. The membership only requires you to have a baby and lead a very different lifestyle, but … Read More

  • Your MBA and Parenthood: Balancing Business School and Life

    Your MBA and Parenthood: Balancing Business School and Life

    by on October 18th, 2014

    Balancing business school and life can be challenging at the best of times, but when you add parenthood to the equation, “challenging” can describe the good days. Does that mean it can’t (or shouldn’t) be done? … Read More

  • B-School Networking: Don’t Forget Your Professors!

    B-School Networking: Don’t Forget Your Professors!

    by on October 13th, 2014

    Anyone thinking about going to business school knows the value proposition includes networking. When I was asking around my social circle about what an MBA education was all about one close friend told me that 50% of the … Read More

  • Peter Thiel on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Future of HBS

    Peter Thiel on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Future of HBS

    by on October 12th, 2014

    Billionaire entrepreneur, investor and intellectual Peter Thiel visited HBS recently and Steve Hind had front row seats for his conversation, which was hosted by the Rock Centre for Entrepreneurship. Peter Thiel pays … Read More

  • HBS Partner Column: Venturing Outside the HBS Bubble

    HBS Partner Column: Venturing Outside the HBS Bubble

    by on October 10th, 2014

    Emily Dohse is the partner of an RC student and writes a bi-weekly column on her experiences for the Harbus. This week she shares her experiences, and those of other partners that she’s met and reached out to for her … Read More

  • HBS’ Best (and Worst) Student Clubs

    HBS’ Best (and Worst) Student Clubs

    by on October 8th, 2014

    With over 70 clubs on campus, the SA Clubs Committee has a lot on its plate. Last Spring, the Committee approached The Harbus with the concern that nobody actually had any idea how satisfied club members were with their … Read More

  • What the Pope Can Teach HBS Students About Leadership

    What the Pope Can Teach HBS Students About Leadership

    by on October 6th, 2014

    Kevin Sharer is a Senior Lecturer at HBS. He joined the HBS Strategy Unit in 2012 after serving as the President and then CEO of Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology company, for 20 years. In this article he looks … Read More

  • 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

    10 Ways to Make the Most of Your B-School Experience

    by on September 29th, 2014

    This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com. If you’re heading to business school in the coming weeks, you’re about to embark on a transformative experience, both … Read More

  • An Afternoon at HBS with the founder of Business Insider

    An Afternoon at HBS with the founder of Business Insider

    by on September 27th, 2014

    “Go do a start-up — it is really fun,” Kevin said. “Only join a company if you would invest in it.” If you live in the world of fashion, you will know Gilt Groupe. If you live in the world of advertising, … Read More

  • Making the Most of Your MBA Experience

    Making the Most of Your MBA Experience

    by on September 25th, 2014

    Dream career: Hedge Fund Manager Why Business School? Achieving an MBA will set you apart from your competition in the work force, help you develop professionally, and give you the credentials for advancement to upper … Read More

  • My First Weeks as an HBS First Year Partner

    My First Weeks as an HBS First Year Partner

    by on September 23rd, 2014

    Greetings from the partner of an HBS 2016 Section D student! The first days of school are over and I am finally able to wave at people I recognize on the street. As a self-described introvert with no prior knowledge in … Read More

  • HBS Students Launch Opedspace

    HBS Students Launch Opedspace

    by on September 22nd, 2014

    Opedspace is the work of four HBS students who say that their diverse backgrounds and perspectives will create a vibrant and varied community of ideas. Fred Spring, a former London-based consultant is interested in UK … Read More

  • 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