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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
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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
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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 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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Raamin Noodles: How to Black Friday

Well folks, November has come and gone, and with it has gone not only the strongest batch of mustaches this campus has seen since the late 1950s, but also that venerable American holiday we know as Thanksgiving. For the somehow-still-confused internationals in the audience, Thanksgiving is the most uniquely American of all holidays because it…

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Lets do well at SXSW this SXSW.

Goal: I want this article to be your ROI for tuition. For both years. In the next 700 words and 4 hashtags, readers of this Harbus post will get their $$ back. Execution: As HBS first years, we will not fall into the bad habits networking-like-a-second-year-section-leader that ‘some’ second years have fallen into, fell into…

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News in Brief

Apple claims production of green sapphire crystals for iPhone fingerprint scanners “is totally not actually Kryptonite, we promise” Crazy-massive tech company Apple is once again ramping up production of seemingly-odd internal components well in advance of sales of the newest edition of its iPhone. The latest item to make its way through Apple’s supply chain…

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One Western Ave 451

This column will follow the triumphs and tribulations of Spencer, Andrew and Felicity, three housemates in One Western 451, as they navigate the coming academic year at Harvard Business School. Andrew, an EC, worked for Deloitte in Phoenix, AZ, is home town. You’d be hard-pressed to find this out, because he talks about his two-month…

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Raamin Noodles

Dude. You gotta chill. This hallowed institution to which you have entrusted two years of your life, one hundred and twenty thousand of your dollars, and uncounted liver cells is, in fact, very different from the job you just left. Effort isn’t rewarded the same way, 360-degree feedback is considerably less frequent (FIELD 1 doesn’t…

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Finding Love at HBS—Going Digital

Dear readers, I have a confession to make: I have tried online dating, and I liked it. Who needs a bar when you can search for a soulmate from the comfort of your own couch? Who needs pickup lines when you have all the time in the world to craft the perfect, witty, feels-like-we’ve-known-each-other-forever message?…

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For the Love of Missing Out

How was your day today? Did you make the brown bag lunch with Professor Xavier, catch that talk by the CEO of ShamWow, schmooze at the Rhythmic Gymnastics Club Ice Cream Social, fit in boat races at the Boathouse for section drinks, and drop by the Black, White, Yellow, Pink, and Periwinkle parties…all with a…

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One Western Ave 451

This column will follow the weekly triumphs and tribulations of Spencer, Andrew and Felicity, three housemates in One Western 451, as they navigate the coming academic year at Harvard Business School. Andrew, an EC, worked for Deloitte in Phoenix, AZ, is home town. You’d be hard-pressed to find this out, because he talks about his…

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Top Ten Ways to Stay Sane During RC Year

Top Ten Ways to Stay Sane During RC Year:   1)   Class Preparation:  The case-method is one of the most important traditions of the Harvard Business School experience, but mastering the art of the case method in class is challenging.  First off, overdress.  This gesture will increase your classmates’ perception of your intelligence regardless of…

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Fleeting Bliss in Beirut

‘Dream as if you’ll life forever, live as if you’ll die tomorrow’   Certainly one of the most over-memed (or ‘grammed) quotes out there. Gandhi must be pissed www.replicaforbest.co.uk. Yet it is also seemingly the most apt way to describe Lebanon’s approach to happiness.   It was perhaps a rather foolhardy visit – the foreign…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Dating at HBS

First, like all things at HBS, know that this is a competitive event. There are winners and losers. There are teams. There are rules, regulations, penalties. There is media buzz. There will be mistakes made, trades, roster cuts, and star performances from the players you least expected. The season will have its ups and downs…

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