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LSE or the London School of Exploitation – time to question our schooling system?


The London School of Exploitation – part of one of the many “occupy” events seen in the world in recent years - should we rethink education as well?

The London School of Exploitation – part of one of the many “occupy” events seen in the world in recent years – should we rethink education as well?

LSE usually stands for the London School of Economics – earlier this year, its students were protesting what they call the London School of Exploitation. The LSE students were lobbying the school administration for cheaper tuition, better support for workers, and divestment from unethical businesses. While I never saw any protests like that at HBS, it does call me to reflect on some of the ethical issues related to our schooling system. Continue reading

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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