Life in “Administrative Processing”

Not many HBS students are forced to defer their place. Yet after waiting for all almost 3 months for my F-1 visa, I was forced to make that decision in September last year replica watches. I’d spent months checking items off my Prematric list. I’d said my goodbyes, left my job and vacated my apartment… Continue reading Life in “Administrative Processing”

The Credit Crisis at HBS

As jarring and troubling as the news has been for all of us here at HBS, for international students, the perspective is peppered with shifting expectations, challenged perceptions of America, and personal worries as the tightening of the credit markets leave many students wondering how they’ll finance the balance of their education. The unfolding of… Continue reading The Credit Crisis at HBS

International Students Weigh in on Visa Issues

For EC students, recruiting and the associated stress of deciding on where to go after graduation is just on the horizon. To make the epic decision on which job to accept, many HBS students will weigh compensation, lifestyle, and location. For some international students who wish to stay in the US, visa issues are also… Continue reading International Students Weigh in on Visa Issues

A Global Perspective on Life at HBS

Five international RC students share their experiences in a roundtable discussion on transitioning and adjusting to life at Harvard Business School. Given my own process of trial and error in adjusting to a new life at HBS as an international student, I set out to understand how other international students manage the transition. In this… Continue reading A Global Perspective on Life at HBS

Up Close and Personal with Author of "Break the MBA Admissions Barrier"

On a busy Wednesday after class, I hustled to Spangler Grille to find a table with access to an electrical outlet. I was eager to plug in my laptop and take notes on my discussion with sectionmate and author Mohit Jain. Mohit spoke candidly about his motivation for writing a book on how international students… Continue reading Up Close and Personal with Author of "Break the MBA Admissions Barrier"

54.8 Percent of HBS Students are Democrats?!

As the 2004 presidential election heats up, the political pundits are talking about the differences between “red states” and “blue states.” According to conventional wisdom, red states dominate the South and the Mid-West, and the folks there vote Republican, attend religious services regularly, and support the war in Iraq. Blue states exist on the East… Continue reading 54.8 Percent of HBS Students are Democrats?!

MBA Career Services Underlines the Support Available to Students Still Focused on Job Search

With a matter of weeks remaining until the end of term, Wilder House is executing on an integrated package of services to aid EC and RC students still deciding on placement options. So explained Matt Merrick (MBA ’96), Director MBA Career Services, Recruiting Services, and Stacey Kessel, Associate Director, Career Development and Marketing in a… Continue reading MBA Career Services Underlines the Support Available to Students Still Focused on Job Search

Looking for an International Job? Recent HBS Initiatives Will Make it Easier

For the last two years, providing more resources and support for international job searches has been one of the top ten issues on the agenda of the Student Association. International job searches include any students looking for work outside the U.S. or any international students searching inside the U.S. Recent initiatives by both regional student… Continue reading Looking for an International Job? Recent HBS Initiatives Will Make it Easier

Recruiting Tips for International Students

The recruiting process is probably the biggest cause of stress for most HBS students and for international students it can be doubly stressful. Hopefully the following advice will help. It is generally targeted at international students wishing to work in the United States, but could also be useful if you are searching for a job… Continue reading Recruiting Tips for International Students

Section I from an International Perspective

This may seem pretentious, as I still don’t know as much as I would like to know about people from my Section, but after two months, I feel a part of it, and I would like to try. As an international student, the characteristic I would highlight the most from Section I, is the risk… Continue reading Section I from an International Perspective

What's Hot This Week

Second-year international students are reaching out to help their first-year colleagues with how to survive at HBS as a non-native English speaker. The advice will come at a lunchtime panel session tomorrow at noon in Aldrich 110. The panel is being sponsored by the SA Senate, with support from the Education representatives and the International… Continue reading What's Hot This Week

Looking for an International Job?

For the last two years, providing more resources and support for international job searches has been one of the top ten issues on the agenda of the Student Association. International job searches include any students looking for work outside the U.S. or any international students searching inside the U.S. Recent initiatives by both regional student… Continue reading Looking for an International Job?