MBA Student Life Articles

  • HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Little Donkey

    HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Little Donkey

    by on May 13th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Roanna Wang, Contributor. Tired of the restaurants in Harvard Square, but don’t want to venture all the way into Boston? Opened by the same James Beard Award Winners who run Toro … Read More

  • Summer Before B-School: When and How to Quit Your Job? Then What?

    Summer Before B-School: When and How to Quit Your Job? Then What?

    by on May 11th, 2017

    “I quit!” How many of us have fantasized about saying those two words to a boss at some point in our career, turning with a flourish and marching out the door, never looking back? While that kind of dramatic exit … Read More

  • Resolving to Be Happy: HBS Students Could Learn to Settle a Little More

    Resolving to Be Happy: HBS Students Could Learn to Settle a Little More

    by on May 9th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Robert Carpenter, Contributor. In the wake of the financial crisis, Robert Prentice proposed an overhaul of business school rankings based on long-term happiness rather than post-MBA … Read More

  • Personal Finances: What Credit Cards Are Right for an HBS Student?

    Personal Finances: What Credit Cards Are Right for an HBS Student?

    by on April 27th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Rob Monaco, Contributor. Between section dues, small group dinners, drinks in town, and treks around the world, MBA students can rack up a lot of spending on their credit cards. But … Read More

  • 6 Questions with HBS Professor Ben Edelman

    6 Questions with HBS Professor Ben Edelman

    by on April 25th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Nathan Bruschi, Editor-in-Chief. If you could condense the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into a single man, you’d get HBS Associate Professor Ben Edelman. A member of the … Read More

  • The European Conference: Europe Comes to Harvard

    The European Conference: Europe Comes to Harvard

    by on April 22nd, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Roberto Morfino, Contributor. One of Harvard’s most important features throughout history has been its unique role as a free and open arena where even the most critical and … Read More

  • 4 Essential Things You Need in Your Study Space

    4 Essential Things You Need in Your Study Space

    by on April 21st, 2017

    This article by Madison White is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. A good study technique is best accompanied by a good study space. Now, what does a good study space entail? Overall, a good study space is a place … Read More

  • The Media MBA: Advice from a Student in the Trenches

    The Media MBA: Advice from a Student in the Trenches

    by on April 20th, 2017

    An MBA with an emphasis in entertainment and media isn’t something you hear about often. In fact, according to GMAC’s 2016 Prospective Students Survey, a career in media is barely a consideration for most MBA … Read More

  • HBS Comedy Night: Stand Up Comedy for Charity

    HBS Comedy Night: Stand Up Comedy for Charity

    by on April 6th, 2017

    The 2nd Annual HBS Comedy Night (not to be confused with the HBS Show) will showcase the talents of some of the hilarious, creative and entertaining members of the Harvard Business School community. We will be closing … Read More

  • Memoirs of a First Year HBS Student

    Memoirs of a First Year HBS Student

    by on April 5th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Sasha Pang, Contributor. In August 2015, my husband and I packed ourselves and our beloved cockapoo into our SUV, and drove from San Francisco to Boston. As we made our way across … Read More

  • International Immigration Advice for MBAs in the Trump Era

    International Immigration Advice for MBAs in the Trump Era

    by on March 30th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Phil Caruso, Contributor. On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump took the extraordinary step of issuing an executive order suspending the admission into the United States of … Read More

  • 5 Questions with an HBS Professor: Donald Ngwe

    5 Questions with an HBS Professor: Donald Ngwe

    by on March 29th, 2017

    Tatiana Cooke caught up with Marketing Faculty professor Donald Ngwe to discuss retail pricing, channels, and consumer purchasing behavior Donald Ngwe, beloved by Sections A and J for his engaging teaching style and wit, … Read More

  • Dealing with Impostor Syndrome at B-School

    Dealing with Impostor Syndrome at B-School

    by on March 26th, 2017

    When you have your sights set on one of the top business schools in the world, you probably feel rather confident that your skills and experiences will sufficiently sway the admissions committee to take a closer look at … Read More

  • HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Viale

    HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Viale

    by on March 22nd, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Aki Terasaki, Restaurant Critic. The squares of Cambridge have always served as hubs for the local neighborhoods. To the west lies Harvard’s posh polish and to the east Kendall’s … Read More