MBA Student Life Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • Festival Review: Boston Calling

    Festival Review: Boston Calling

    by on September 18th, 2014

    Over the weekend from the 5th to the 7th of September, Boston’s City Hall Plaza played host to the fourth edition of Boston Calling. The bi-annual festival again played host to a strong lineup of indie bands that … Read More

  • The (Mis)education of a HBS Value Investor

    The (Mis)education of a HBS Value Investor

    by on September 14th, 2014

    Guy Spier graduated HBS in 1993 as—in his own words—an arrogant sonofabitch. Guy had come to HBS after topping Economics at Oxford, via a stint as a consultant at Braxton Associates. At HBS he missed the chance to … Read More

  • Finding Your Fit for Part-Time Employment or Work Study

    Finding Your Fit for Part-Time Employment or Work Study

    by on September 13th, 2014

    Finding and working at a part-time job can be hard to do in college in combination with classes and extracurricular activities. If you decide that a job is in fact for you, here are some tips on how to find one that … Read More

  • Congratulations HBS Class of 2016, Now Begin to Change!

    Congratulations HBS Class of 2016, Now Begin to Change!

    by on September 11th, 2014

    Congratulations to the Harvard Business School class of 2016 as they begin a twenty month journey of self-discovery, growth, challenge and learning. The school’s mission is to develop leaders who make a difference in … Read More

  • Ok, You’re at HBS. What Now?

    Ok, You’re at HBS. What Now?

    by on September 10th, 2014

    If you’re reading this then you’ve probably already heard a bunch of really cool speeches by some very important people telling you how awesome the next 2 years are going to be. And they will. But I thought I’d … Read More

  • 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

  • A Guide to Art at HBS and Beyond

    A Guide to Art at HBS and Beyond

    by on September 6th, 2014

    Art may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about HBS, but you would be misguided if you didn’t take in some of the cultural gems right in your backyard while you’re here. From major museums to … Read More

  • Should You Choose an MBA Concentration?

    Should You Choose an MBA Concentration?

    by on August 31st, 2014

    Earning an M.B.A. is an excellent way to complement and build on your undergraduate education and broaden your job prospects. Unlike undergrad, most M.B.A. programs don’t require you to select a major, and the general … Read More