Tag Archives: HBS

Book Review: Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School

I recently finished Ahead of the Curve, a real-life account of the author’s two years at Harvard Business School. As I hoped, the book contains a thoughtful, honest and seemingly balanced assessment of the merits of attending business school and its … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads

About a month ago, I heard about a new book that discussed why and how business schools should improve their educational focuses and methods. I just finished the book, and wish I had read it before, and not after, working … Continue reading

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Am I One of the Top 4,653 Applicants? (Quantifying My Chances at Getting Into a Top Business School)

I’m a planner. I like to know what’s going to happen. One way I do that is by estimating the chances of something occurring and setting my expectations accordingly. This is especially the case with the nebulous world of business … Continue reading

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No Harvard Business School For Me

As I wrap up my Columbia Business School application, I am also looking ahead to my strategy for my remaining applications, which will include some or all of the following b-schools: Stanford, Wharton, Chicago, Northwestern (Kellogg), Berkeley (Haas) and UCLA (Anderson). As … Continue reading

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