In his final blog one HBS graduate reflects on his time at school and asks if an MBA can fully equip you for all you need to know in the world of business Read more

With his MBA days behind him, one graduate urges his peers to go ahead, accept the challenge and take a risk  Read more

With his MBA from Harvard under his belt, one blogger reflects on his degree and the lessons he has taken away from business school Read more

With the school year coming to a close with graduation last week, I asked my friend and previous interview subject Freddy Flaxman to briefly share his reflections on Harvard Business School with an address to our fellow graduating Class of 2012. These were his thoughts. Read more

With graduation at Harvard Business School just around the corner, those students who have secured a job offer are making the most of their final months at school Read more

It is all very well learning lessons in theory, however putting them to the test in the real world reveals the need for more hands-on business experience Read more

Business school gives you the time for soul searching and to decide what career path you want to follow Read more

The second year at Harvard Business School brings with it the opportunity to select electives. The workload remains intense however Read more

Halfway through his MBA programme Anthemos asks himself if it has all been worthwhile Read more

It feels like yesterday that I started writing this blog, but it’s already time to start thinking ahead to which courses I want to take next year. Read more

As well as studying hard, MBA students also party hard and when time allows take the opportunity for rest and relaxation in far-flung corners of the world  Read more

With many students interviewing for their summer internships, tension on campus has been running high Read more

I spent the last week or so in Silicon Valley on an HBS ‘Immersion Experience Program’. While some of my friends were off meeting the Rwandan president or travelling around Latin America on different programmes or treks, 50 of us opted to go to Silicon Valley to learn more about consumer internet and clean-tech start-ups alongside some of our faculty. Read more

Ask most MBA applicants how they would choose between HBS and Stanford Graduate School of Business, and most would reply that HBS was the stellar old-school business brand, whereas Stanford is the place you go to launch tech startups. From the professional ambitions of my friends who have been to each this is broadly true. Read more

Mid-term exams and the obligatory celebratory weekend in Las Vegas have come and gone. Time for some rest and relaxation in Boston? Not a chance. Ten weeks into business school and it’s time to start looking ahead to your 2011 summer internship. Read more

We’re at the halfway stage of the first semester and mid-term exams are upon us. Almost as a kind of evil trick that business school likes to play on you, the HBS societies and the general social scene have both ramped up their schedules, making the balance between work and play even more difficult to manage. Read more

To date I’ve written about my own (European) impressions of Harvard. To get a view from the other side of the pond, I interviewed a classmate and friend of mine, Freddy Flaxman, who hails from about as far away as you can get from London, California. Read more

Our first full week of class has come to an end. It’s been a quick ramp-up: thirteen 80 minute case-based classes across the four subjects of technology & operations, financial accounting, marketing and leadership. Read more

The Harvard orientation week has been and gone in a flash. Boston’s inclement weather certainly did not help the move-in. Temperatures hit 93 degrees Fahrenheit during the daytime, only to be followed by the prediction that Hurricane Earl would smash into the east coast last Thursday, an event which did not occur in its projected magnitude but which led to the orientation boat party – due to take in the Massachusetts sights – being held firmly at port. Read more

I have now finished my summer role at the venture capital fund Atomico and faced the three online Harvard exams that are part of your pre-matriculation requirement: Financial Accounting, Finance and Quantitative Analysis. Read more

It’s been a busy summer. Read more