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Life as an alumn – one year out…


One year out - time to celebrate?

One year out – time to celebrate?

It was the high amount of pictures of people wearing graduation gowns that suddenly populated my facebook account that alerted me of the fact that I have been out of school for a year now. Indeed, it’s this time of the year again when students at HBS (and many other schools for that matter) graduate. And about a year ago, on Friday May 29th 2014, I was one of them. I figured that now, one year out, would be a good time to reflect on what happened in my life since receiving my HBS dipl0ma. Continue reading

HBS vs Sandy: disrupting the HBS machine?


I have been impressed in my first two months at Harvard Business School about how well the school is structured and organized. However, there seems to be one thing that can stop the HBS machine: a hurricane called Sandy. All students and staff of HBS received an email of the office of the dean on Sunday 10/28 at 7.50PM stating that “following a University-wide conference call with representation of each of the [Harvard] Schools, and given concerns about personal safety and the hazards people are likely to encounter on the roads, it has been determined that Harvard University will follow [Massachusetts Governor Patrick’s] request [to close local schools and universities].” In summary, HBS will be closed. In their defense, Sandy also stopped all transportation systems on the East Coast of the US and will probably cause billions $ of damage. Continue reading