MBA Student Life Articles

  • 3 Ways to Get a Head Start When Building Your B-School Network

    3 Ways to Get a Head Start When Building Your B-School Network

    by on July 29th, 2015

    With the availability of the Internet and social media, it’s possible to get a head start on developing your business school network as early as the application phase. That network can help you research schools, … Read More

  • So You Got in to B-School—Here’s What to do Now

    So You Got in to B-School—Here’s What to do Now

    by on July 25th, 2015

    It’s official. Come next fall you’ll be working towards your MBA at one of your chosen schools. Congratulations! You’ve earned the right to celebrate. However, you probably suspect that there’s more you could do … Read More

  • An Interview with HBS Class Day Student Speaker Addie Ogunwole

    An Interview with HBS Class Day Student Speaker Addie Ogunwole

    by on July 20th, 2015

    Harbus Editor in Chief Steve Hind spoke to Addie Ogunwole as she prepared to be the Class of 2015’s Class Day student speaker. Steve Hind: What does it feel like to have been chosen to represent your class as the … Read More

  • HBS Student Reflects on Her FOMO

    HBS Student Reflects on Her FOMO

    by on July 17th, 2015

    With just an eighth of her MBA experience left, EC (first-year HBS student) Gong Ke Gouldstone reflects on where her fear of missing out has taken her so far, and where it will take her in the years to come. Today, … Read More

  • Class of 2015 Reflects: What Makes HBS Special

    Class of 2015 Reflects: What Makes HBS Special

    by on July 14th, 2015

    HBS class of 2015 section presidents share what made their sections special. Section: B President: Bilal Saafir RC classroom: Aldrich 108 Section nickname: Section Bee; Section Baby!; Section Bangalore What’s one … Read More

  • MBA Advice from HBS Alumni

    MBA Advice from HBS Alumni

    by on July 10th, 2015

    HBS alumna Nancy M. Williams (MBA ‘92) sat down with The Harbus to share her advice and hopes for current and future business school alumni. Williams has had an incredible, varied career in the 23 years since she … Read More

  • Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: A Naval Officer’s Perspective

    Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: A Naval Officer’s Perspective

    by on July 3rd, 2015

    When I went to graduate school at Stanford, I never imagined that I’d learn the most about business by selling lemonade. Former military officer, business school student, lemonade entrepreneur. But there I was, … Read More

  • Tuck Here I Come! The Summer Before My MBA

    Tuck Here I Come! The Summer Before My MBA

    by on June 29th, 2015

    Hello everyone! I know, I must apologize for being away for so long. As you can imagine I have been kind of busy lately, without much time or energy left for blogging. What have I been doing since February? Well, first … Read More

  • Advice for Your Time at B-School

    Advice for Your Time at B-School

    by on June 23rd, 2015

    If you’ll be earning your MBA as part of the Class of 2017, chances are that right now you’re either finishing up your last weeks at work or enjoying some much-needed downtime before heading to campus. During the … Read More

  • 5 Things to Do the Summer Before B-School

    5 Things to Do the Summer Before B-School

    by on June 15th, 2015

    Prospective business school students may decide to pursue an MBA for many reasons. Some wish to deepen their knowledge of the business world, while others may see business school as an opportunity to advance within their … Read More

  • What to Do Before Heading to B-School

    What to Do Before Heading to B-School

    by on June 13th, 2015

    You did it! You got into business school—congratulations! It might seem like years ago that you first started your applications, or you might feel like the whole process flew by. Either way, you now have just a few … Read More

  • Why Study During the Summer?

    Why Study During the Summer?

    by on June 5th, 2015

    While summertime is a time for fun, many of us are going to be taking summer classes. Obviously studying is going to be very important to us, but what about the people who are lucky enough to not be taking summer … Read More

  • HBS Graduation Day

    HBS Graduation Day

    by on June 3rd, 2015

    May 28th saw us reach the end of our two year journey as Harvard University’s 364th commencement was held in the early morning. In excess of 40,000 people from all over the world gathered in Cambridge to celebrate this … Read More

  • What Diversity Means in the MBA Environment

    What Diversity Means in the MBA Environment

    by on May 30th, 2015

    In the video below, Aya Ghaleb, from Cranfield University, describes how she was challenged at first, but discovered that the diversity of her cohort and team gave them a distinct advantage. Read More