Category Archives: The road to HBS

HBSTimes… but now even bigger and better!


Accepted! - Getting in and Fitting in at Harvard Business School - Book cover

ACCEPTED!

Getting in and Fitting in at Harvard Business School

 

HBSTimes has been home to my stories on life as a student at Harvard Business School. After graduation, I continued to pen down my experiences of what were probably the 2 most enriching years of my life.

Loyal to my quirky style, I bundled my stories in a must-read book for prospective students, alumni or those interested in knowing more about life at the School.

Get your own copy on Amazon today!

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Accepted! - Getting in and fitting in at Harvard Business School. An International Student Reporting on Life at HBSAccepted! – Getting in and fitting in at Harvard Business School. An International Student Reporting on Life at HBS by Frederic D Mahieu
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Interesting read! 🙂

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HBS MBA: resetting your life


Hundreds of students are gathering in and around Boston for the upcoming start of the HBS MBA program later this month. They rush to Target(*) for a last piece of furniture, they get their paperwork sorted in Cambrigde and start meeting up with their their future fellow students for a drink at Harvard Square. Continue reading

HBS INC leading global rankings


Business schools and their rankings are as interlinked as Paris and its Eiffeltower. Billions of websites are scoring worldwide MBA programs, each using their own parameters on deciding upon their number 1 business school. Some of the most renowned rankings include the ones from Forbes, US News and Businessweek. They will typically rely on data such as salary gains, surveys amongst students and recruiters, GMAT and GPA scores and average salaries post MBA. Continue reading

The GMAT and black cats


Let’s start off with a typical GMAT question – one of the hurdles one has to overcome when applying to business school. According to a certain estimation, the total number of black cats is 25% greater than the number of black male cats, and the number of all female cats is 5 times the number of black female cats. If the male cats are 50% of all cats, then what percent of male cats are black? Continue reading