MBA Student Life Articles

  • Secret Tunnel to Wall Street Discovered Under HBS

    Secret Tunnel to Wall Street Discovered Under HBS

    by on April 17th, 2015

    The fact that many HBS graduates wind up working on Wall Street is much discussed, but The Harbus has discovered a potential cause of this phenomenon that is rarely mentioned: a secret tunnel that runs from the HBS … Read More

  • Advice for Incoming MBA Students

    Advice for Incoming MBA Students

    by on April 15th, 2015

    If you’re headed to business school in the fall, your brain is probably near melting with an information overload right about now. We’re going to add just one thing more to your overflowing plate, though … Read More

  • MBA Stories: CEO 7 Months after HBS

    MBA Stories: CEO 7 Months after HBS

    by on April 14th, 2015

    Professor Kevin Sharer, former CEO of Amgen, shares the story of a HBS graduate who found himself the owner and CEO of a multi-million dollar company just seven months after graduating from his MBA. We at HBS are … Read More

  • HBS Students Launch Startup Based on Deep Technical Expertise

    HBS Students Launch Startup Based on Deep Technical Expertise

    by on April 12th, 2015

    RCs—i.e. HBS first-year students—Chris O’Neill and Allison Vargas today launched their new startup—Technicly—an ambitious machine learning data analytics business. In an interview at Technicly’s launch night, … Read More

  • HBS’ Oldest Alumni Propose a New Climate Project

    HBS’ Oldest Alumni Propose a New Climate Project

    by on April 11th, 2015

    To: Our Fellow Alumni, and the Administrators, Faculty and Students of Harvard Business School From: F. Gorham Brigham, Jr. and Delmor B. Markoff—The Class of 1939, Harvard Business School We, the proud members of … Read More

  • 3 Ways to Develop Your Leadership Skills in Business School

    3 Ways to Develop Your Leadership Skills in Business School

    by on April 6th, 2015

    Leadership skills are one of the top skills students hope to develop while in business school. However, what few students consider is how they will develop these very important skills. Contrary to popular belief, you … Read More

  • If You are a Finance Guy, You Should Start Coding!

    If You are a Finance Guy, You Should Start Coding!

    by on April 2nd, 2015

    It’s been two months since I began to learn how to code. I’m using Codecademy as my main learning platform and now I am able to setup a server, write very basic code, such as HTMS, CSS, and PHP. As well, I am … Read More

  • Keep Focus Each Semester

    Keep Focus Each Semester

    by on April 1st, 2015

    Before the beginning of each school year, I make a list of activities I want to get involved in for the upcoming school year. I divide the list into two parts: fall semester and spring semester. Once the fall semester is … Read More

  • B-Schools Teach American-Style Networking Skills

    B-Schools Teach American-Style Networking Skills

    by on March 31st, 2015

    We’ve recently covered the topic of travel and study abroad as a key toward gaining cross-cultural competence for American students and professionals. But attaining a level of comfort in unfamiliar settings applies … Read More

  • Real Estate Venture Competition Launched by HBS

    Real Estate Venture Competition Launched by HBS

    by on March 30th, 2015

    Together, the seven of us (Faisal Almogren, Marcus Goodwin, Chris Lawlor, Kunal Lunawat, Lauren McClellan, Brynne Mcnulty, and Anthony Stahl) from the business and design schools have started a pitch competition to fuel … Read More

  • 20 Things MBAs Must Do Before They Leave HBS

    20 Things MBAs Must Do Before They Leave HBS

    by on March 29th, 2015

    HBS Partner Emily Dohse looks at Boston to find the 20 things that graduating ECs—second-year HBS students—have to do before they leave and start their real lives in the real world. Congrats, ECs! You are … Read More

  • Serving the HBS Mission While Studying

    Serving the HBS Mission While Studying

    by on March 28th, 2015

    Club Co-Presidents Hannah Merves and Ricardo Aguirre look at the impact HBS students are having on local non-profits through the club’s volunteer consulting work. As students we often struggle with how to make sense of … Read More

  • Writing Case Based Exams: Interview with a 2nd-Year HBS Student

    Writing Case Based Exams: Interview with a 2nd-Year HBS Student

    by on March 27th, 2015

    Final exams are just around the corner, so MBA Student & Academic Services sought some advice from an EC—second-year HBS student—who excels at the art of writing case based exams. Our mystery EC is a sought after … Read More

  • Reflections on HBS India Conference 2015

    Reflections on HBS India Conference 2015

    by on March 26th, 2015

    Keynote speaker: Kiran Bedi (Social Activist and retired IPS Officer) Cherian Kurien (EC, i.e. second-year HBS student), on behalf of the co-Chairs of the conference, reflects on the 2015 India conference, which this … Read More