MBA Student Life Articles

  • 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

  • Letting Go of Anonymity

    Letting Go of Anonymity

    by on August 30th, 2014

    School at Johnson is now in full swing, and I can confirm that what everyone says about bschool is true: There just aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything you want to do. I thought I could still maintain some … Read More

  • Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

    Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

    by on August 29th, 2014

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has unveiled details of its annual Impact Challenge. Organized by the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI), the 2014 Impact Challenge will harness the creativity of … Read More

  • 3 Things to Do Before Your Internship Ends

    3 Things to Do Before Your Internship Ends

    by on August 25th, 2014

    Written by Angela Guido of MBA Career Coaches. Summer internships offer an incredibly important opportunity to build relationships, skills, and experience en route to a rewarding full-time position. Before your … Read More

  • 3 Ways to Prepare for the B-School Transition

    3 Ways to Prepare for the B-School Transition

    by on August 20th, 2014

    Are you starting business school this fall? Congratulations! Beginning an MBA program marks a significant transition in your life, so how can you prepare for this next stage in your academic journey? Here are three ways … Read More

  • Use an MBA to Empower Women

    Use an MBA to Empower Women

    by on August 7th, 2014

    I’m a music-loving mountain girl born and raised in Canmore, Alberta. In 2005, along with my teammates, I started Fast and Female to “inspire and be inspired.” In 2006, I won Olympic gold in cross-country … Read More

  • 6 Lessons My MBA at HBS DID Not Teach Me

    6 Lessons My MBA at HBS DID Not Teach Me

    by on July 23rd, 2014

    An Army combat veteran from West Point shares a perspective on two years of learning at Harvard Business School. My name is Ben Faw, I am a West Point graduate, Class of 2007, a former Infantry Platoon leader, and a … Read More