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“We Said, They Said”

“We Said, They Said” is a monthly feature in which Harvard and Wharton MBA students take opposing positions on a topic relevant to both schools. The views expressed are those of the writers only and are not meant to reflect the general views of either student body. The Boston Celtic’s Larry Bird and the Philadelphia…


Venture Corner: Warby Parker

Warby Parker is easily one of the hottest new e-commerce companies www.replicabestsale.co.uk. With stylish glasses priced at only $95 and the option to have pairs shipped to your home so you can try them on, I’m likely to buy two. But there is more to Warby Parker than just what meets the eye. Not only do they…


We Said, They Said

“We Said, They Said” is a monthly feature in which Harvard and Wharton MBA students take opposing positions on a topic relevant to both schools. The views expressed are those of the writers only and are not meant to reflect the general views of either student body. The case method of classroom instruction is favored…


HBS Blades Fall in Overtime Thriller

In the biggest upset since the U.S. men’s hockey team defeated Russia at the 1980 Olympics, the HBS Blades fell to Tuck in the men’s A team final at the McArthur Cup www.replicaforbest.co.uk. In Vegas, HBS was a five-to-one favorite to win the cup after demolishing Tuck during its home tournament just a month before,…



Congratulations to the HBS Black Volleyball team on their 1st place victory at the Harvard Business School Fall Volleyball Tournament last Saturday, November 14th. Over 100 people attended the tournament from Columbia Business School, MIT Sloan, Harvard Kennedy School, Tepper Business School (Carnegie Mellon), and Wharton for a nine-hour event. HBS Sponsored three teams (Red,…


One city, 2 days, 20 HBS Ruggers, 5 Games and Zero Pants

The HBS Rugby Team made its way to the little market town of Philadelphia over the weekend to compete in the annual Wharton Hogfest Rugby Tournament. Eight universities from around the country competed in the famous event. Compared to the HBS team’s normal routine of playing local clubs in a tough New England Rugby League,…


Yarrr – Avast ye Scurvy Dogs!!

The HBS Rugby Football Club sent two full squads to compete at the MBA Rugby World Championships at Duke University on April 18 & 19. HBS had trained hard all spring for the tournament including frequent ‘stadiums’ and tune up matches with Cambridge (UK), London Business School (UK), a couple of Brazillian teams over spring…


HBS Rugby Defeats Rival Wharton

HBS Rugby defeated Wharton 12-3 in a home game on Saturday. HBS Rugby played its most coordinated and solid Rugby of the season against East Coast rival Wharton this weekend at home. A number of fans came out on a crisp fall day to cheer HBS on the pitch overlooking the river. The Wharton-HBS rugby…


Students Trek to Trinidad & Tobago, Featured in National Paper

Harvard Business School’s Caribbean Business Club and The Wharton School’s Caribbean Business Initiative Club conducted their sixth annual Caribbean MBA Conference, titled “Regionalization and Economic Diversification – Expanding our Share of the Global Economy.” The Conference was by all accounts a phenomenal success and was even featured in the national newspaper, The Trinidad Guardian. The…


HBS Rugby Dominates Hogfest

The HBS Rugby team continued it’s undefeated season by winning the annual Wharton School of Finance “Hogfest” rugby tournament over the weekend of October 6th and 7th. The team was hungry after last years close loss to Wharton in the tournament finals. Harvard was in the drivers seat the entire weekend and their complete domination…


Wharton Volleyball Tournament

The morning of Saturday, March 31 we strolled into the gym at around 9:30 led by our 6’4 captain Harald Klug who used to play for Lancaster University and was the captain for Ashton Volleyball Club in the 2nd and 3rd National League Division. Out first game was against Columbia’s B team, and it was…


The First Annual MBA ALS Basketball Challenge a Success

ECs Win a Hard-Fought Battle Against the RCs in the Prize4Life ALS Basketball Tournament. HBS played host to Columbia, Stern, Tuck, Wharton, and Yale in the first annual MBA ALS Basketball Challenge on Saturday, December 2, 2006. The first rounds of play were held on campus at Shad hall during the day with the final…


Two HBS Teams Make it to Final Four at Wharton Hogfest

Trophy is wrested from defending champions HBS-A in a nail-biting finish; HBS-B posts best performance ever in an MBA tournament. Philadelphia, October 7 – After a dominating run through the round-robin league of the 2006 Hogfest MBA Rugby Tournament hosted by Wharton, two-time defending champions HBS-A met their match in Wharton-A. The team had been…


HBS Dominates Mt. Washington Valley in 64-0 Victory

Mt. Washington Valley, New Hampshire – The Harvard Business School Rugby Football Club shut out the Mt. Washington Valley Bull Moose in their most lopsided victory of the season. With the upcoming Wharton MBA Rugby Tournament, the HBS ruggers are playing their best rugby at the right time. The solid play of the forwards set…


Rugby A-Team Shows New London Who Is Boss

In its game on Sunday, September 24, against the New London County RFC, the A-side from HBS scored an emphatic 15-7 win. For those who are accustomed to reading about more crushing defeats scored by the HBS A-side against MBA teams from Wharton or Stanford, let me provide a gentle reminder that this is the…


The Case for Admissions Consultants:

Forty-seven percent of respondents to a recent Harbus Poll voted that it is wrong for MBA applicants to hire an Admissions Consultant. Sandy Kreisberg, founder of Cambridge Essay Services, disagrees. ÿBelow is the transcript of a recent interview with Sandy. Q: Why did you say our Harbus essay book “65 Successful Harvard Business School Application…


HBS Real Estate Club Team Wins First Ever National Real Estate Challenge

HBS captured first place in the 2005 National Real Estate Challenge case competition hosted last week (November 10-11) by the McCombs School at the University of Texas in Austin. Real Estate Club members Cliff Chandler (OF), Zack Georgeson (OG), Nelson Hioe (OG), Kevin Kaberna (OG), Arnaud Karsenti (OA) and Nadeem Meghji (OB) formed the winning…


NFL Live

The National Football League and the NFL Players Association have entered into agreements with Harvard Business School and Wharton to develop courses to help players prepare for the transition to their post-NFL careers. This week, HBS welcomed 30 current NFL players to campus for the first of two 3-day sessions of the NFL Business Management…


Hard Times for HBS Hockey Heroes

Harvard Hockey fans can be forgiven their long faces last week. Fans on the Cambridge side of the river pulled out their crimson hankies as the Harvard University men’s team lost in the first round of the NCAA tourney and the women’s team lost a heartbreaker in the final over Easter weekend. But forget the…


HBS Ski Team Competes at Tuck Winter Carnival

Over 30 members of the HBS Ski and Snowboard Club traveled to Hanover, NH last weekend to compete in Tuck’s 20th Annual Winter Carnival, an event that drew 13 other business schools, 30 ski teams, and over 250 individual participants. The festivities began on Friday afternoon, where the students at Tuck welcomed skiers and fans…


HBS Takes 2nd At Marketing Case Competition

Case work started early for a few ECs this semester when they traveled to Houston to take part in the 5th Annual Rice University Marketing Case Competition. “It was the most intense 48 hours I’ve spent in marketing,” said Darcy Raymond (OA), “but I can’t think of a better way to spend my Friday and…


HBS 2004 Sports in Review

The 2004 fall sports season at HBS proved to be extremely successful and eventful. Between reading cases, stumbling home from the Kong in the early morning hours and worrying about jobs, we at HBS showed that it is possible to combine business with sports. Indeed, HBS can pride itself with many impressive athletic accomplishments. Not…


HBS Rugby Triumphs in Arizona:

When the chips are down, the HBS Alumni have a habit of coming through in the clutch. We’re not talking about our support of the $500 million Capital Campaign currently underway (that’s kid’s stuff); we’re talking about us getting out of our rocking chairs to go out to Arizona and win the 14th Annual Thunderbird…


On-Campus Interview Series: Softcore on Sports

The stud from Sweden is truly an international playboy. After growing up in Sweden he was educated in an international (350 students from 80 different countries) boarding school in the Welsh countryside. Before coming to HBS, Mans worked in the private equity industry in London, New York and Stockholm. Fact File: Mans Larsson (NH)Height: 6ft…


A Feast of Sport For New Students and Old

If you like to play sports, then you are in luck this year at HBS. All of last year’s sporting clubs are still in existence, and a couple of new clubs have emerged. This article gives a brief overview of HBS’s 15 sporting clubs. But don’t forget that as an HBS student you also have…

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