Miami Hot Spots

Everglades National ParkHead over to the Everglades National Park, the country’s largest after Yellowstone, for a taste of pure, unfettered wilderness. About an hour’s drive from Miami, an entrance fee of $10 will get you 7-day access to all the Park has to offer. Unless you are true nature lover, this can all be done… Continue reading Miami Hot Spots

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Bienvenido a Miami

Miami just hosted the MTV Video Music Awards last month. Shaq, JLo, and Matt Damon call it home. The newest Crockett and Tubbs, Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell, are in town to shoot Miami Vice and can be spotted club-hopping nightly. Hurricane season is just about over. Could there be a cooler destination than South… Continue reading Bienvenido a Miami

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My Summer with Carnival Corporation

This summer I worked at Carnival Corporation in Miami, Florida. I was an intern with Management Advisory Services (“MAS”), Carnival’s internal strategic consulting group, the purpose of which is to analyze and detect various opportunities within the organization and its operating companies to become more efficient, reduce costs, etc. Although I had always been interested… Continue reading My Summer with Carnival Corporation

Oh, Canada!

The hubbub of International Week here at HBS got me thinking, especially in light of the presidential election this week. Depending on the outcome, there could be an economic opportunity awaiting for our neighbors to the north. Let me explain… Not too long ago, there were a number of large advertisements in The Washington Post… Continue reading Oh, Canada!

The Joys of January

Ahhh, how great to be back at HBS… The beautiful weather, the job offers pouring in, and my grades reflecting all that hard work and clearing the path to my inevitable Baker Scholar status. Life couldn’t be better. Which one of you is thinking that right now? If I find out, I’m coming after you.… Continue reading The Joys of January

Editorial

10. Include jobs with tuitionThis would make the experience oh so much more enjoyable, you know, without the entire stressful begging for employment thing. It could be like a vacation package deal, rather than flight and hotel, great education and $120,000 job for $50,000 per year – Whata deal! I actually think this is feasible,… Continue reading Editorial

The Downside of NFL Parity

The other leagues are supposed to be jealous. The NFL hails parity as a way to keep the casual fan interested because it prolongs the local team’s odds of making the playoffs. And once there, anyone can beat anyone – for proof, just read down the list of recent Super Bowl champs. Rams. Ravens. Patriots.… Continue reading The Downside of NFL Parity

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Winter Travel Tips

It’s that time of year again. Time to start planning your winter travels. Whether it’s home for Thanksgiving or a great Spring Break, here are some tips for traveling cheaply and smartly. This year, more than any other year in recent memory, the number one way to save money is to book as early as… Continue reading Winter Travel Tips

A new trek was born:

What would you think of 70 HBS and MIT-Sloan 1st and 2nd year students flying to Miami on February 15th-18th weekend? Well, although they came with brand-new tans and unbearable hangovers from the last Tequila shots of the weekend, they were actually part of the first HBS-Sloan Miami Trek. The Trek, organized jointly by the… Continue reading A new trek was born:

Studio Lucifero:

MIAMI, FL – In his modestly-sized apartment in an upscale residential tower on Miami’s exclusive South Beach neighborhood, Roberto Lucifero welcomes his dinner guests with warm hugs and glasses of wine for all. The apartment is decorated with the impeccable taste of a world-renowned artist, and indeed Lucifero is just that. But Lucifero is not… Continue reading Studio Lucifero:

Swell Week

While the snow, stress and interview madness was engulfing the inmates of HBS, a surprisingly large number of RC September took the opportunity to head out of town. These were the people who rocked up refreshed with suntans on post-Hell week Monday morning, while, the rest of us were ashen faced and haggard. Some have… Continue reading Swell Week