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How You Can Ace the Product Management Interview
Interview, Recruiting

How You Can Ace the Product Management Interview

January is a busy time for job applicants and recruiters. For the curious, check out Google Trends for job searches. If you are one of the lucky few who won the job application lottery and have been invited to interview – Congratulations! Interviewing can be a nerve wracking process, whether you are graduating from college…

The MBA as a Finance Case
Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance

The MBA as a Finance Case

With Round 1 MBA admissions in the books and Round 2 underway, we are now seeing the mix of HBS campus visitors shift from Class of 2020 hopefuls toward Class of 2021 prospects. For many, the decision to apply entails weighing benefits of the MBA—facilitating personal and professional growth, gaining access to a strong brand…

Should You Be An Entrepreneur?
Campus News, Entrepreneurship

Should You Be An Entrepreneur?

“There is no failure,” said Professor Mark Roberge on our last day of Harvard Business School’s Startup Bootcamp. “There’s only learning.” We – the Startup Bootcampers, a group of 188 first-year HBS students eager to immerse ourselves in entrepreneurship – had been preparing for the week-long HBS Startup Bootcamp since last October. My team, comprised…

The U.S. Economy in 2017: Thanks, Obama?
Current Events, Featured, Features, Politics

The U.S. Economy in 2017: Thanks, Obama?

In 2017, the U.S. economy had a solid year. Unemployment fell to a 17-year low, GDP growth picked up, and the stock market reached record highs. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Trump Administration was quick to take credit for these positive developments. “The President’s economic agenda of lower taxes, less regulation, and more opportunity for all is…

Overheard @ Startup Bootcamp
Campus News, Club Corner, Entrepreneurship, Technology

Overheard @ Startup Bootcamp

Over January 12-19, 188 first-year MBA candidates participated in the 2018 HBS Startup Bootcamp. Below, you can hear from 26 Bootcamp teams directly about their startup ideas, their greatest lessons learned over the course of the Bootcamp, and the startups that they have on their radars. AlphaInvest Digital platform providing retail investors with access to…

HBS Show’s Cabaret Sells out Back-to-Back Performances at Oberon Theater
Club Corner, Events

HBS Show’s Cabaret Sells out Back-to-Back Performances at Oberon Theater

On Wednesday, November 29, The Cabaret sold out two smashing back-to-back performances at the American Repertory Theater’s OBERON. The edgy and eclectic show featured 22 diverse students and partners in a masterfully interwoven bouquet of song, dance, standup, storytelling, musical saw, and glow poi to creatively address what we’re actually thinking but don’t talk about…

Spotlight on the HBS European Club
Club Corner

Spotlight on the HBS European Club

Europe isn’t just a continent: it’s an ideal. For many people, Europe symbolizes culture, joie de vivre, Eurovision. Of course, as the Club representing the continent on campus, we have all of this. It is not without reason my predecessors told me that the European Club has gained an unrivaled reputation for fun. This reputation…

Restaurant Review: Pammy’s
Reviews

Restaurant Review: Pammy’s

           As the wind picks up and the skies turn grey, students across campus are starting to realize that falling asleep with your cases is 1) an ineffective studying strategy, and 2) no substitute for a warm body. HBS, welcome to cuffing season.         Recognized as the inverse relationship between the…

Enabling Ecosystems
Campus News, Featured, Kevin Sharer, Outside the Bubble

Enabling Ecosystems

Many powerful and influential men are being called out and finally being held to account for egregious behavior towards women that range from truly monstrous to profoundly stupid and wrong.  This is long overdue.  The history of mankind has a few enduring themes.  Some are inspiring, and some are discouraging.  The fact that men have…

From the Editors’ desk: Can a business school die of shame?
On Campus

From the Editors’ desk: Can a business school die of shame?

Stanford Graduate School of Business is one of two MBA programs in the United States to claim that it exclusively offers need-based financial aid. This has now been exposed to be untrue. Earlier this year, more than 14 terabytes of the school’s highly confidential financial aid information, spanning seven years of applications, were found unsecured…

Over-Leveraging America’s Future: Business Leaders Must Do Better
Campus News, Current Events, Opinion, Outside the Bubble

Over-Leveraging America’s Future: Business Leaders Must Do Better

Roaming the halls of Harvard Business School over the past few weeks, you would never know it, but the U.S. Senate just voted on one of the most consequential pieces of legislation of our time. Early Saturday morning, the Senate passed a tax “overhaul” that dramatically lowers corporate tax rates, balloons the federal deficit, reduces…

Spotlight on the life at “Jarbard”: The LatAm Club
Club Corner, News

Spotlight on the life at “Jarbard”: The LatAm Club

The HBS LatAm Club seeks to provide a strong and engaging community for people who share a passion for Latin America and identify with the region’s core values. The club aims to represent the Latin American region on campus, promote its business and culture, and identify career opportunities for MBA students as it develops a…

Restaurant Review: Pagu
Cooking, Opinion

Restaurant Review: Pagu

Fashion is a fickle industry—plaid gives way to paisley, herringbone to houndstooth. But in the spin cycle of styles, the one constant is also the most sumptuous, understated, and versatile. Make no mistake: black is always the new black. From the soft sheen of the plush leather banquettes, to the glossy lacquerware, to the mesmerizing…

Commit to Growth
Academics, Campus News, Kevin Sharer, On Campus

Commit to Growth

We hear a lot about growth. So much that perhaps you just tune out the message as part of the background noise. Growth? We need jobs, money to live on and pay back loans, life partners, children, friends, and a little (very little) time for ourselves. Check with me later. Besides, have we not been…

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs
Humor

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs

Dear Harby, My former co-workers who are now applying to business school now want me to read their essays, but I’m lazy and don’t really like them. What should I do? -Chillin’ in Chase Dear Chillin’, Such a dilemma! I can imagine that nothing is more difficult than having to repay the favors from students…

From the Editors’ desk: The Lessons of Harvey Weinstein
On Campus

From the Editors’ desk: The Lessons of Harvey Weinstein

Hollywood often uses movies to hold a mirror to society and set the topic of popular conversation. These past few weeks the tables have turned, with society scrutinizing the actions of Hollywood. At present nearly eighty women have come forward with allegations of sexual assault and sexual misconduct against film producer Harvey Weinstein. Testimony from…

The Game Theory of Recruiting
Economics

The Game Theory of Recruiting

A common refrain among incoming business school students is the promise of self-discovery through an MBA, a rare opportunity to leverage insight from peers across industries to inform career decisions. At the same time, seemingly running counter to this message, recruiting emails begin pouring in before the incoming class is finalized, and on-campus internship recruiting…

The 2017 LatAM Conference at HBS
Club Corner

The 2017 LatAM Conference at HBS

The 20th Latin America Conference at Harvard Business School took place on November 4th and brought more than 400 students, professionals and speakers from all over the US and Latin America. With the title “A brighter future together” this year’s conference focused on the role of leadership and collaboration in achieving a positive transformation of…

Perspectives, Part One: Five Forces, Politics and Porter & Gehl: “Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America”
Featured, News, On Campus, Politics

Perspectives, Part One: Five Forces, Politics and Porter & Gehl: “Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America”

Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America If our political system were an industry – the Political Industrial Complex – it would be valued at more than $16 billon. Furthermore, if you include the $3.6 trillion budget allocated by this apparatus at the federal and state level, it’s the biggest industry out there….

Perspectives, Part Two: Five Forces, Politics and Porter & Gehl: “Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America”
Featured, News, On Campus, Politics

Perspectives, Part Two: Five Forces, Politics and Porter & Gehl: “Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America”

Strategic thinking has been long been part of political analysis. From Thucydides to contemporary military and social science, people have deployed frameworks to understand and build models of prediction since time immemorial. Take the following: “If the dawn of democracy in a given country finds the decision makers divided into two parties, they may wish…

Jerome Powell, Nominee for Fed Chair, Brings Business Background to Top Economic Post
Controversy, Outside the Bubble, Politics

Jerome Powell, Nominee for Fed Chair, Brings Business Background to Top Economic Post

President Trump has nominated Jerome Powell, member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since 2012 and former partner of private equity giant The Carlyle Group, as the next Chair of the Fed. The President’s decision to forgo reappointment of current Chair Janet Yellen will make her only the third single-term leader of the Fed…

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