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Without Light, Who Will Show HBS The Way?

There are moments in your life which you will likely never forget. Where were you when you heard that Michael Jackson had died? Where were you when you discovered that Erik Peterson had been let go? Where were you when you read an email from Harvard President Drew Faust informing you that Dean Light had…

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Kwama Sutra

Like a cold call in FIN1 at 8:40 a.m., the biggest dance of the year is ready to slap you in the face. Be prepared HBS-Holidazzle has arrived. The last time we chatted, I alluded my next piece would be about dating at HBS. Foresight be damned, I didn’t realize the unique opportunity that presented…

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Fall and Winter Arts Preview

It’s that time of year again.it’s getting colder, the leaves are changing and the Boston arts scene is in full swing. I know it’s hard to get outside the HBS bubble, particularly since there are no tunnels connecting us to Boston, forcing us to brave the arctic weather.but Boston has so much to offer in…

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Boston Public

Despite being surrounded by some of the best universities in the world, the students in Boston Public Schools have only a slim chance of attending one of these prestigious institutions. The harsh reality is that only 10% of BPS high school freshman will eventually graduate from a two- or four-year college. Blacks and Latinos comprise…

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Where in the World did you Spend your Summer–DJ DiDonna (OE)

I spent the summer on two coasts: the east coast of Africa (Kenya) and the west coast in the U.S. (Los Angeles). An HBS Community Impact Fund grant allowed me to travel to Nairobi in May to continue my work performed with the Volunteer Consulting Organization (VCO) during the school year. While in Nairobi, I…

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Blades 2009 Hockey Season Preview

Coming off two straight trips to the finals in the McArthur Cup and the Tuck Tournament, the HBS Blades look to continue to dominate their B-school peers on and off the ice. The offense, which produced five goals per game last season, returns with first-year phenoms Garret Overlock (OI), Scott Prime (OE), and Brian Wannop…

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Getting to know your HBS: the Rugby Club

Rugby at HBSHBS rugby began in the fall of 1963. Prior to the team’s founding, the school’s sporting culture was dominated by softball, bowling, and ping-pong. Dissatisfied with these options, two Scottish MBA students, Jim Johnstone (MBA 1966) and Morris McInnes (MBA 1965), founded the HBS Rugby Club. Through advertisements, coercion and the promise of…

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Social Enterprise HBS Business Plan Finalists – School Revolution

1. YOUR PITCH: In part due to education reforms triggered by No Child Left Behind, policymakers now have much more information on how U.S. urban public schools are performing and how many are in need of serious intervention. Further, district leaders face increasingly strong consequences for failing to improve student achievement at these schools. To…

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Thomas Rajan Selected as 2009 Class Day Student Speaker

The Class Day Committee is pleased to announce the Class Day 2009 Student Speaker Winner: Thomas Rajan! The Class Day 2009 Student Speaker Competition was held in early April. Twenty-eight contestants initially vied for the opportunity to present an inspirational and relevant message to their peers and guests at Class Day on June 3rd. The…

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New J Raises $50,000 for Charity

On Friday, April 17, HBS Section J held its charity auction at the Cambridge Boat Club. The night’s aberrantly warm weather turned out to be a good omen. The event – which drew 110 attendees – raised $50,000 for the section’s four designated charities: Assumption Development Foundation, Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, Elimu Foundation, and…

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Training the HBS Class of 2025

Forty-five HBS students have volunteered on a Saturday throughout the 2008-2009 academic year to teach an apprenticeship on branding to fifteen Black and Latino 8th grade students from Boston Public Schools. Classes are taught at Madison Park High School in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. The project is lead by the African American Student Union…

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How to Save Yourself $20,000 at HBS

Isn’t this HBS MBA supposed to land you a high paying job right out of school and so you might as well rack up as much debt as possible and do everything you can to maximise the fun for the 2 years? Now.. Not so much.” Many ways you can save money, or get paid,…

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Humble Business School

Each year, a fresh pack of bright-eyed RCs charge onto campus, overjoyed at the thought of a forthcoming Harvard degree. After 2-4 years of experience, reasonably good GMAT scores, and an anecdote-laden application essays about how a chance encounter with a Bolivian rug merchant changed his outlook on life, our prototypical HBS admit is anxious….

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Bill Fox

What is the name of your company?Ivy Motivation, LLC What industry/ sector would you classify it in?Education services How long has it been running? How many people are involved? One of the Co-Founders has been operating a tutoring business with a similar format since 2001, but Ivy Motivation was founded in January of 2009. There…

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How We Watch, Listen, and Read

Do we here at HBS tend to read more than other people? Do we spend less time watching TV? Do we spend more time online? Yes, yes, and yes. Many of us watched the CNBC special on HBS air this past December, and got a taste for how the media portrays the school. Personally, I…

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Regional Profiles – Northeast – Boston: Way, Way Beyond HBS

There are three reasons that you should live and work in Boston: 1. This is the home to consulting and biotech, which means there might still be jobs available – thus solving the ‘work’ part of the equation. 2. Now that NY has effectively shut down, most of your classmates will probably stay here, thus…

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Media Habits at HBS – Movies You Might Have Missed

The lead-up to the Oscars is prime season for catching up with movies. While the slate of Oscar nominated films isn’t a bad place to start, the Academy inevitably leaves something to be desired in the pictures it decides to honor. Especially in a year in which the nominations are dominated by conservative, occasionally mind-numbing…

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Incredible India!

Sixty-three Harvard Business School students flew half way around the world to join the South Asian Business Association (SABA) trek beginning in Delhi, India and traveling through six different provinces and stopping in 10 villages/cities. The 13 jam-packed days from December 27, 2008 to January 10, 2009 will prove to be some of the most…

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HBS Couple Profiles – Abigail Wattley & Kevin Kingman

Harbus: Tell us about how you met.Abigail: Well we don’t exactly know the first time we met.Kevin: We met at Williams during our freshman year. We were living in the same dorm and during our first week at school we met during orientation activities, although it obviously wasn’t a very memorable moment.Abigail: Then we went…

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HBS Couple Profiles – Hanli Mangun & Jisun Park

Harbus: Tell us about how you met.Jisun: In the third grade in the Philippines, we went to the same elementary school. Actually, we have done all our schooling together, including college and grad school!Hanli: We actually went to prom together in high school, but we started seriously dating in college (University of Pennsylvania), and we…

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HBS Couple Profiles – Anna Park & Dan Moon

Harbus: How did you meet?Dan: I first met Anna at her family’s house in Georgia when she was a high school senior. Her brother Steve was my fraternity pledge brother at MIT and I dropped by his house during my freshman spring break acappella tour. He introduced me to Anna who pretty much ran away…

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HBS Couple Profiles – Ian & Kelsey Calhoun

Harbus: Tell us about how you met.Kelsey: We met in chemistry class in sophomore year of High School. We were actually assigned to be lab partners for the whole year because our teacher thought we could learn a lot from each other. We had very different learning styles (I always did my homework, raised my…

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Letter to the Editor – Is HBS Really That Diverse?

Hi Jimmy,I read with great interest your article in Harbus on the above mentioned topic. Wanted to thank you for writing on this topic as certainly this is a topic which I have been exploring in great detail as it would play an important role in my overall B school experience. From what I have…

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A Chinese Perspective

A group of students from Mainland China defend the administration’s current policy on flag raising. Two questions are implicated in the current controversy surrounding the display of national flags in HBS classrooms: (1) should the HBS administration regulate flag displays in classrooms, and (2) if so, what should be the appropriate policy on the display…

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Is HBS Really That Diverse?

On the face of it, HBS appears extremely diverse. But how truly diverse is HBS, anyhow? During my first week at HBS, I was amazed at how many people I had met from all around the world. Prior classmates cautioned that I would enter the “most diverse place I would ever encounter,” and my initial…

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2008 – Retrospectives – The HBS Image

As 2008 comes to a close, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on some of the controversy the Harbus has chronicled in the first half of this academic year. From the Japan trek fiasco to Ahead of the Curve, these pages have brought some less-than-palatable topics to light over the past several months….

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2008 – Retrospectives – The Centennial Year

HBS celebrates its Centennial while simultaneously refining the concept of an “MBA” This year, HBS celebrated its 100th anniversary The festivities officially started on April 8th, 2008, 100 years to the day the Harvard Corporation voted to establish a business school on the patch of swampy land across the Charles River from Harvard University.ΓΏ Today,…

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2008 – Retrospectives – HBS & The US Presidency

As Harvard MBAs, with President Bush leaving office in just under two months, this may be a time to turn more introspective – what (if anything) would you have done differently? At Harvard Business School, “we educate leaders who make a difference in the world.” Yet, our campus presents no tangible reminder of the graduate…

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Spotlight: Interview With an HBS Couple

Harbus: Tell us about how you met.Jack: We were both working for McKinsey, I was based in the Houston office, although rarely there.Claudia: I was working in Rio and he was in Houston for a particular project. I met Jack at a McKinsey Happy Hour during the beginning of my Houston project. We began dating…

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