MBA Student Life Articles

  • What Business School Is Really Like

    What Business School Is Really Like

    by on March 20th, 2015

    “So what’s it really like?” We’re all curious when we meet someone who’s been where we want to go. We’ll ask, “Did you do this?” “Any advice on that?” “Is it worth it in the end?” Sure, we want to … Read More

  • Midsemester Friends: The Best Kind of Pals

    Midsemester Friends: The Best Kind of Pals

    by on March 19th, 2015

    With the middle of the semester here and midterms finally over, we can finally take a moment to sit back and relax. Go ahead, you earned it! What’s that though? You spent so much time being a diligent, hard-working … Read More

  • 5 Money Saving Tools for Students

    5 Money Saving Tools for Students

    by on March 8th, 2015

    Ah college, the time of your life when it seems like the world is at your fingertips. One of the only drawbacks to this exciting period is the constant sense of being broke and waiting for your real career to kick off … Read More

  • MBA Networking: An Essential B-School Skill

    MBA Networking: An Essential B-School Skill

    by on February 27th, 2015

    How do you make your MBA network work for you? MBA networking: one of the supposed benefits of attending business school. Part of the job description of an MBA in almost any position includes that elusive, … Read More

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • “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

  • What Is Your B-School Social Scene?

    What Is Your B-School Social Scene?

    by on February 3rd, 2015

    You’ve heard a lot about taking the GMAT, applying to MBA programs, and structuring your business school education, but maybe you haven’t heard—or even thought—so much about the business school social scene. This … Read More

  • 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