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HBS Students Spill Their Secrets for a Successful Admissions Interview

Oct-16-2013 by

If you were among the select few to receive an invitation to interview at Harvard Business School this afternoon, congratulations. Just think: only months ago you were sweating over GMAT prep books and “hounding your recommenders with the ruthless perseverance of Dog the Bounty Hunter,” as the Harbus‘ Editor-in-Chief Daniel Selikowitz likes to put it. […]

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HBS Alum Discusses Transition from Finance to TV

Many aspire to work in creative industries, few muster the courage to do so. Lily-Hayes Kaufman (HBS ’09) did just that. A finance professional before HBS, Kaufman now works on the NBC TV show SMASH. She spoke with The Harbus about her post-MBA transition into the world of film and television.  What is your background, […]

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Alumni Interview: Alan Horn, Chairman of Walt Disney Studios

In the latest installment in our Alumni Interview Series, The Harbus spoke with Alan Horn ’72, who joined Walt Disney Studios as Chairman earlier this year. Horn previously served as President & COO of Warner Bros. Entertainment, where he worked on the eight-film Harry Potter series, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Departed, Million Dollar […]

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Prof. Clay Christensen Reflects on Past and Future Endeavors

Nov-14-2012 by

This year marks Professor Clay Christensen’s 20th anniversary as a member of the HBS faculty. In those 20 years, Professor Christensen has forged a formidable legacy. He founded the consulting firm Innosight, the hedge fund Rose Park, and has authored nine books. Christensen has also applied his research to many diverse fields through the Innosight […]

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Year In Review: A Conversation with Dean Nohria

Apr-30-2012 by

Harbus: What was the highlight of your academic year? Dean Nohria: I am surprised and delighted by the amazing things that take place at Harvard Business School on any given day. But here are some highlights from this academic year: One highlight has to be the opening of the new classrooms in Batten Hall last fall. […]

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Cold Call with Jehan deFonseka (OB)

Cold calls.  Your professors love them. You fear them. Your ed rep crushes them. We think it’s about time that this HBS staple gets the rebranding it deserves. Each week, The Harbus will chat with a randomly-selected member of the student body. For this week’s special edition of the Cold Call, new Co-Editor-In-Chief Kate Lewis […]

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Understanding FiMSim with Professor Alan McCormack

Apr-24-2012 by

The Harbus sat down with Professor Alan McCormack to answer your burning questions about the Financial Market Simulator (FiMSim). This conversation has been edited for length and clarity by the author. How did FiMSim become part of the FIELD curriculum? What was the development process like? Professor Josh Coval has had FiMSim in his EC […]

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Street Style at HBS

Tyra Banks may have been the most well-known, fashionable student to grace our campus in recent years; yet, every day many of her lesser-known classmates express their diverse fashion styles while strutting the runways of Spangler and Aldrich. Here are just a few of HBS’s own fashionistas. Lynn Yu, NG (pictured in See by Chloe […]

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Cold Call Interview Series: Vanessa Brockway (NG)

This week, Katie Peek sat down with Vanessa Brockway (NG) to talk about Italian cuisine, the best fashion stores in Boston/Cambridge, and the dating scene at HBS.

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Social Media for Startups: An Interview with Soraya Darabi

At only 23, she was the Manager of Digital Partnerships and Social Media of The New York Times. This week, she took the time to talk to the Harbus about strategies to maximize the benefits of social media.

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