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The Breakfast Club
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The Breakfast Club

Eight Students Sit Down with Dean Nohria to Discuss HBS’s Place in the World One of the most powerful men in the business world doesn’t work in the private sector. His name is Nitin Nohria, and as Dean of one of most powerful institutions in the capitalist ecosystem, his stewardship affects hundreds directly as students…

Leveling the Playing Field: Lower the Cost of Pursuing an MBA
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Leveling the Playing Field: Lower the Cost of Pursuing an MBA

With acceptance rates at top MBA programs ranging from 7% to 20% and recent studies showing that over 50% of MBA applicants use an MBA consultant, the cost for competing begins early in the MBA pursuit process and has steepened dramatically. This advice comes at a steep price, though: the average hourly rate for admissions…

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Rugby Player Profile

Title: Wizard of the Wing, Master of the Match, Humble Servant to Double B (Godfather of Rugby), Director of Sponsorship Height/Weight:6 foot, 200 lbs. Position: Outside Center or Wing. Likes: Wearing my camo snuggie, face chugging in nursing homes, and going shirtless in the Harvard Sq 7-Eleven. Dislikes: Channel surfing and accidentally landing on an…

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Human Development through Technology and Education

Two billion children of the developing world lack adequate education – the foundation for human development. However, technology offers a solution which empowers the poor of developing countries to pursue education and learning. It is a tool which holds the ability to transform the lives of the poor, as it provides a means to learn,…

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MBA Technology Improvements

The article shares with MBA students the new technology enhancements put in place at the beginning of the semester. These enhancements include the automatic display of classes and required events on Outlook calendar, the availability of a mobile phone version of class cards, and an increase in email storage quota. This semester, MBA IT welcomed…

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Meet the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

Jeffery Bussgang ([email protected])Biography: Jeff is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests and entrepreneurial experience are in consumer, Internet commerce, marketing services, software and wireless start-ups.Jeff’s popular blog on helping demystify the venture business for entrepreneurs, “Seeing Both Sides”, can be found at www.seeingbothsides.com, which is syndicated by BusinessWeek.com, Reuters.com, PE Hub…

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We aren’t what we do, but we should do what we are

As we are finalizing our year at HBS and thinking about jobs, it is important to stop, relax, take a deep breath and take another look at the LEAD essay we wrote on “our 10-year reunion”. Ten years seems like such a long time, but just as we are finalizing our last cases at HBS,…

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Annual Tent Drive for Homeless Veterans

Every year for the past decade, MBA students who have served in the Armed Forces spend two days in a military tent outside of Spangler Hall to raise money to support the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV). The problem is bigger than you might think. While there are no national records on homeless…

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An Interview With HBS Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Janet Kraus

This article is the fourth in a series of interviews with this year’s Harvard Business School Entrepreneurs-in-Residence. Sponsored by the HBS Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program invites accomplished entrepreneurs to commit to either a semester or full academic year working with faculty and students on campus. Growing up in Connecticut, Janet Kraus’…

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IXP 2010-Immersion Experience Program

This winter, the Immersion Experience Program (IXP) continued its focus on participant-centered, field-based experiential learning activities.ÿIn January, almost 400 HBS students took part in six international programs – China, India, Peru, Rwanda, UAE/Bahrain and Vietnam – and three domestic programs – New Orleans, Silicon Valley and Boston – giving first- and second-year students an opportunity…

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Shrink Your Bills! Mia Interviews BillShrink CEO

Holiday gift-giving season and extravagant J-Term vacations are fast approaching. With all the expenditures you’re incurring, it’s probably no surprise that your wallet is hurting. While you may not have the time now to reevaluate your budget and to make minor and major cuts in your spending habits, one site I highly recommend you check…

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Demystifying the Case-Study Interview

I have to be honest: the case interview was one of the scariest things I’ve ever done. I was a nontraditional student trying to go into one of the most traditional careers out of business school, and I wasn’t quite sure I could do it. So I threw myself into preparation without thinking through the…

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HARBUS FOUNDATION: The Nation’s only Foundation Run by MBA Students

The Harbus Foundation is a venture philanthropy organization that was created in 1997 by The Harbus News Corporation. Through annual contributions from the newspaper’s profits and prudent financial management, the Foundation’s endowment has grown to more than $1 million. Last year, 50 Harbus Foundation members gave away seven $10,000 grants to Boston-based initiatives that further…

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Troubled by Thain

“A commode is not a toilet.”~ John Thain, ex-CEO of Merrill Lynch I always thought John Thain was a smart guy. He earned an engineering degree from my alma mater, MIT, and he graduated from HBS. However, when Thain came to speak at HBS on September 30, I was unimpressed and disappointed with his answers….

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Should Management be a Profession?

“Yea” By Seke Ballard (OG), Section Representative I’d like to begin by saying that I tend to agree with the notion that business, in general, is impossible to professionalize (i.e., have it be governed by some body of standards/qualifications), namely because it’s difficult to codify norms in a practice as nebulous and dynamic as “business.”…

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HBS Start-Up Profile: Job Hunting in a Crisis

The Dow Jones may be recovering from its record lows of last year but the same is certainly not true of the job market. Companies are still reeling from the recession and uncertain about their hiring plans. Many companies are postponing hiring until needs become more proven, and most students are rightfully preparing for an…

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Viewpoint: A Degree at a Crossroads

The MBA Oath is an opportunity to reassert the purpose of the business profession. By establishing a code of conduct that grounds the profession in a responsible value creation philosophy, my hope is that business leaders will move beyond their myopic focus on shareholder maximization. Analogous to the evolution of the legal and medical professions,…

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H1N1 Fears Reach Close to Home

What is H1N1 and why is it called the “swine flu?”H1N1 is a newly discovered influenza virus strain first found in people in the United States in April 2009. This virus is also called “swine flu” because initial investigation showed that many of the genes in this virus are similar to influenza viruses that normally…

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HBS Suffers Defeat at Hands of New London

The HBS Rugby Football Club suffered a debilitating defeat Saturday with a 35-nil stomping provided by the honorable gentlemen of the New London Rugby Union. When the HBS ruggers heard of the upcoming match against New London, we quickly fell under the illusion that the players would be from old London (tophats, British accents, tea,…

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MBA Oath: An Oath and Its Flaws

“Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.”                                                    -Milton Friedman The “MBA Oath” was crafted by a few members of the Class of 2009 here at Harvard Business School. On the Oath’s official website, I count 478 members of last year’s graduating class that have signed the Oath…

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DO GRADES MATTER AT HBS?

Last September, 908 RC students found their seats in Burden Auditorium and for the first time gathered as the Class of 2010. “I remember that [at the Welcome Reception] we were told to look to our left, and then to our right, and to congratulate each other because we would all be graduating from HBS,”…

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A Top Ten List – BEST Year Ever

Welcome back, Class of 2010, and special welcome to the new Class of 2011 RCs! For the new students on campus, we are the co-presidents of the Student Association (or SA for short), the student government representing the MBA student body. The SA has been hard at work this summer to make for the best…

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Anthony Bangay – HBS RFC Co-President

Position: Number 8 Height: 6 foot 3 inches Weight: 210 lbs (possibly 220 lbs after a lazy summer) Likes: Mexican food at the Grille, rugby tours abroad, Harpoon beer sponsorship, being little spoon Dislikes: 8.40am classes, the line at the sushi station in Spangler, Boston weather, cold calls Favorite Rugby Player: Christian Cullen (former New…

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WHAT NEEDS TO CHANGE POST-FINANCIAL CRISIS?

Earlier this month, in response to growing scrutiny of MBA programs in light of the financial crisis, the editors at Harvard Business Review launched “The HBR Debate: How To Fix Business Schools”: //blogs.harvardbusiness.org/how-to-fix-business-schools/ A growing chorus of critics are charging that MBA programs are in part to blame for the ethical and strategic lapses that…

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HBS Republican Club to Implement “Card Check” in Expansion Effort

Harvard Business School’s Republican Club hereby announces its intention to enroll 100% of MBA students in the club. Details of the plan include the following: HBS Republican Club officials will visit each section and ask MBA students to join the Republican club by signing a clipboard. Those who refuse will be visited by club officials…

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Teaching Women to Manage Money

Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of LearnVest, recently left Harvard Business School in her RC year to run LearnVest full-time. LearnVest is envisioned to be the trusted liaison between young women and the world of personal finance, providing interactive, educational content in a clear and approachable manner for women ages 18-40. I had the…

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