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Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs
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Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs

The Harbus is proud to welcome back Harby and her famed “Dear Harby” advice column — the most important advice column specifically tailored for MBAs. In need of some advice from Harby? Email her your question at Harby@Harbus.org   Dear Harby, I’m getting pretty tired of acting like my country’s unofficial government spokesperson in BGIE…

Class of 2018’s Most Eligible Bachelors
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Class of 2018’s Most Eligible Bachelors

Harvard Business School’s Most Eligible Bachelors 2017-2018 Matt Stansky, Section H What do you think is the most romantic spot on campus? Weeks footbridge at sunset, a quiet table for two in Baker, or the Shad basketball courts, it’s not where, but with whom, so wherever you are is where I want to be. What…

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs
Humor, Opinion

Dear Harby: The Advice Column for MBAs

  Dear Harby, I have a section-mate who is the consummate quiet talker and I can never understand her. Despite my strenuous use of hand signals that my section has implemented to inform people when they should speak louder in class, she never does – in fact, she seems to enjoy brushing the class’s concerns…

Discovering My Selves
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Discovering My Selves

In life, we can have many identities. Our environments shape who we are, especially during our two years here at business school. Thank you HBS for helping me discover my-selves. My Aldrich Self Has perfected the art of the confident, all-knowing hand raise Wears dark thick-rimmed glasses to up my scholarly intellectual factor Enjoys doodling…

Overheard at the Doubletree
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Overheard at the Doubletree

In honor of figuring out our life purpose … escaping the herd  … I mean, recruiting season, we present to you a customer segmentation for our dedicated friends at the Careers and Professional Development (CPD) office. Venture Capitalist Vikram                 … You see, I just love technology: virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality … Anything…

Missed Connections Near 02163
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Missed Connections Near 02163

I saw you in an Aldrich alcove (south side, bottom floor) drinking Peet’s Coffee at 5:30AM last Monday morning. Not many people are up that early. You must’ve been saving the spot for your discussion group. I knew you were a thoughtful soul. I popped by and asked if I could sit down. You said…

Welcome to My [Type One] Crib
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Welcome to My [Type One] Crib

At HBS, on-campus housing is split into two parties: The Dormers and the SFP/OWAers. Some say having an apartment on campus allows you to better extend an olive branch of friendship (or more than friendship) to your fellow classmates here at HBS. All the SFP/OWAers point to their real-world apartment amenities and smugly grin as…

To Buy or Not to Buy a Section Fleece
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To Buy or Not to Buy a Section Fleece

A month into your first year at HBS, you will receive a note from the Student Association in all caps, prompting you to “Order your section fleece today” followed by an endless stream of exclamation points. This email will use all available marketing tactics we have been so well-taught in the Required Curriculum to suck…

Revenge of the Nerds
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Revenge of the Nerds

So you think you’ve made it. You struggled and climbed your way to the top of your five year career, only to open a letter one day which reads… ‘It’s a YES!’ Life could not feel any better. You’re an adult, about to embark on a transformational journey with inspirational classmates who you just know…

Pokémon Go or Pokémon Go Away
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Pokémon Go or Pokémon Go Away

Pokémon is taking the world by storm. For many, it’s been an addictive game that brings back just the right amount of childish nostalgia, but for others, the game is a zombie-inducing virus that’s infected their friends with the mindless obsession to “catch em’ all”. Here at The Harbus, we conducted a woefully non-scientific poll…

From Consultant to Comedian: An Interview with Papa CJ
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From Consultant to Comedian: An Interview with Papa CJ

Papa CJ is a renowned stand-up comedian who has performed over 2000 shows across five continents in prestigious venues like Broadway and SOHO and on TV channels like BBC, NBC, and Comedy Central. Forbes Magazine called him “the global face of Indian stand-up” and Toastmaster International called him one of the most influential comedians around…

MBA Recruiting Insights from Sydney Kardashian West
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MBA Recruiting Insights from Sydney Kardashian West

  Steve Hind, Harbus Editor-in-Chief As the HBS community takes on recruiting season, Sydney Kardashian West, son of Harbus CEO/Editor-in-Chief, Steve Hind (MBA ‘16), and his fiancé, Steph Stojanovic, shares his insights from a one-on-one session with his HBS career coach. Determined to choose the right career trajectory, Sydney was asked the following questions in…

INTERVIEWING ADVICE FROM OUR BEST FRIENDS
Admissions Advice, Best Friends, Culture, HomePost, Humor, Print Edition, Recruiting

INTERVIEWING ADVICE FROM OUR BEST FRIENDS

The Harbus was lucky enough to sit down with Old Section Cer, Mochi Peabody, to kick off this inaugural column dedicated to covering some of the school’s most relevant – and sometimes controversial – topics.   Passionate about giving back to the HBS community in a meaningful way, this four-legged friend has agreed to share…

Literally unbelievable: A Round-up of The Harbus April Fools articles that went viral
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Literally unbelievable: A Round-up of The Harbus April Fools articles that went viral

The Harbus April Fools articles go viral – including among many who didn’t quite realize it was a joke. Managing Editor Steve Hind explains. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]L[/stag_dropcap]ast week, The Harbus learned a valuable lesson: we should stop what we’ve been doing all year, and write fake articles instead. On April one and two, a half…

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me
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10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

The Harbus Chief Commercial Officer (and HBS partner) Megan Fairbank brings you 10 fun, compelling and unexpected facts about members of the HBS community. This week, RC Kelvin Teo (NC) reveals ten things you might not know about him. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]1[/stag_dropcap]I was named after a refrigerator at home called Kelvinator, but I must say,…

The Harbus survey shows The Harbus more IRS than Walgreens
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The Harbus survey shows The Harbus more IRS than Walgreens

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]A[/stag_dropcap] survey of over 1,000 readers conducted by The Harbus reveals that the venerable campus publication has a net promoter score (NPS) of -75, with 89% of readers considering themselves extremely likely to set fire to any copies of the paper they happen to find lying around. This makes The Harbus about as popular…

Bee infestation forces closures of the Hives
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Bee infestation forces closures of the Hives

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]T[/stag_dropcap]he Harbus has learned that the Hives within Batten Hall will close next week so that HBS authorities can try to remove a persistent bee infestation. Sources close to the administration revealed that the dramatic decision to shut the Hives was taken after a number of students were stung by resident bees while…

All HBS RC courses to be rolled into LEAD
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All HBS RC courses to be rolled into LEAD

RC program chair Rawi Abdelal announced today that, starting this fall, all RC courses will be rolled into ‘LEAD’, the first year leadership course. Rawi explained that the change was driven by a desire to be more upfront with students. “We feel like the current iteration of the RC curriculum isn’t completely straight with students…

Spring melts snow, revealing hundreds of dead, frozen bunnies
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Spring melts snow, revealing hundreds of dead, frozen bunnies

[stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]S[/stag_dropcap]tudents who spent the winter jokingly asking ‘where did the campus bunnies go?’ have had their question answered in a most grisly way by the melting snow, which has revealed the frozen corpses of hundreds of bunnies. Students who assumed the campus’ cute critters had spent the winter like the students had –…

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me
Campus News, Culture, Entrepreneurship, HomePost, Humor, On Campus, Print Edition

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

The Harbus Chief Commercial Officer (and HBS partner) Megan Fairbank brings you 10 fun, compelling and unexpected facts about members of the HBS community. This week, RC Philip Blackett (New Section B) and EC Kiran Gandhi (Old Section H) reveal ten things you might not know about them. 10 things you don’t know about: Philip…

While RCs Were at FIELD, the Partners Partied in Boston
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While RCs Were at FIELD, the Partners Partied in Boston

Partner columnist Emily Dohse tells RCs what they missed while they were at FIELD. [stag_dropcap font_size=”50px” style=”normal”]W[/stag_dropcap]elcome back, RCs!  Your partners missed you.  Unless of course you’re a partner who got to travel the world with your student, in which case those partners probably didn’t miss anything at all, except the other partners they left…

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Love in the South

This is a perspective for those who have not experienced the South and all of its intricacies. Entrackasees? You know what I’m talking about. I lived in Alabama following my undergraduate education, during a crucial time in my life as far as relationships go: single and 22. I know what you’re thinking: you were so…

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Love means constantly having to say you’re sorry

They say “love means never having to say you’re sorry”, but despite every signal the administration has given us to the contrary, business school is in fact not a critically acclaimed 1970s romantic drama starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw – instead we get the more ethnically diverse but arguably less dramatically talented Jordan Strebeck…

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How to Get a Job Without Really Trying

Unfortunately, this article is not a critically-acclaimed Broadway musical starring critically-acclaimed actor Daniel Radcliffe – but, much like life here at HBS, this article will be filled with a combination of great learnings and small disappointments. Second on the list of disappointments? The fact that this article came out too late to guide you to…

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