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HBS relics from a HBS relic


A HBS relic I wasn't able to take with me...

A HBS relic I wasn’t able to take with me…

Some people throw it all out – I like to keep stuff. Served by the rather large basement at my old folks’ place, I have been holding on to the most random stuff I put my hands on. And while I am far from being a compulsive hoarder, I did collect quite a range of ‘random relics’ over the years. As I am ‘home’ at my parents’ place for the holidays, I took the opportunity to go dig into my favorite basement in the whole world. Find some of the HBS relics I found below. Continue reading

HBS electives – how to impress the machine, not the humans…


The HBS electives wheel of fortune...

The HBS electives wheel of fortune…

Summer is slowly coming to an end – my life as a second-year HBS student is about to start. Those who think that after having spent one year at HBS there are much less uncertainties concerning the upcoming year are wrong. It’s mid-August, and I have no idea what to expect from my upcoming academic experience.

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HBS: standing out before and during the MBA


Some of you are probably applying to HBS at this time. It’s a wrestle against standardized exams such as TOEFL and GMAT, nights spend on essay writing (and mostly re-writing) and tons of mock interviews before clearing the last interview hurdle. All of these efforts serve only one goal –  to stand out amongst the thousands  of applicants. Those of you that manage to make it beyond the admissions cliffs will be part of the next HBS class. Congratulations. Continue reading