Idle Thoughts from the AmeriCanadian: HBS Skills Better Left In Aldrich

At HBS we learn all kinds of new skills: Speaking confidently in front of 90 people, doing the super quick meet and greet at social events, asking questions to big name guest speakers. But, this week the AmeriCanadian asks: Are there any HBS skills you DON’T want to continue after you leave this place? (Yes.… Continue reading Idle Thoughts from the AmeriCanadian: HBS Skills Better Left In Aldrich

Professor Wheeler Offers ECs Tips for Negotiating Offers

The letter has arrived in the mail. You distinguish it immediately from the run-of-the-mill bills and bank statements which usually clutter the mailbox. It feels heavy, the envelope is of good quality, and everything about it screams professionalism. This is it. After months of tortuous interview practices and weeks of dragging yourself from interview to… Continue reading Professor Wheeler Offers ECs Tips for Negotiating Offers

Summer Jobs

By Larry Wasserman (OF)Ode to My SummerWhen I went through recruiting late last yearMy summer plans remained still ill-defined Though banking brought me nausea, dread and fearI thought consulting might not be a grind. So I applied to BCG and BainBooz Allen, Monitor, not many moreThey all said, “Dude, your efforts are in vain”And, bluntly… Continue reading Summer Jobs