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  1. 5 insights from starting a company while at Harvard Business School

    Each year, every first-year student at Harvard Business School spends a semester building a startup in teams of five or six. In total, 180 teams work to gain traction and prove a viable business model in less than six months. I learned a lot from starting ...

    - Jul 11 2015 - 8:00pm - 16 comments

  2. Need some advice on my chances for hbs

    Hi, I know my chances are low but I really want it as everyone else does so any comment on my profile below would be appreciated. My profile is as follows: 1. Reapplicant from last year 2. GMAT 690 (Q50 V33)/ GPA of 3.9. 3.9, and 3.3 (I transferred twice ...

    - Aug 18 2015 - 11:09am - 12 comments

  3. Prestigious Pete

    Mod note (Andy): throwback Thursday, this originally went up on 9/22/12. I would like to extend a warm welcome to myself, Prestigious Pete. I am a jealousy amalgam, created from combining all the conceited, self-assured finance super douches into one man ...

    - Feb 19 2015 - 11:00am - 234 comments

  4. Thoughts on HBS (Starting Out)

    Mod Note (Andy): Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 10/1/2014 and ranks #23 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I'm just about a month ...

    - Jun 30 2015 - 12:26pm - 89 comments

  5. Do I have a chance at Top 10 B-School's?

    Stats: 3.5 GPA from Top Public School (Think Berkeley) JP Morgan Private Banking Analyst GMAT 730 Do I have a chance at top 10 business schools? Thanks! Chance Me HBS ...

    - May 22 2015 - 12:38am - 20 comments

  6. "Why Stanford Is Beating HBS Among Dual Admits"

    This is consistent with what I've been hearing from inside sources for a number of years. That dual admits long used to split about 50/50 but that recently (for a few years now) it is heavily in Stanford's favor to the tune of 3:1. "These ...

    - Feb 3 2015 - 10:05pm - 33 comments

  7. Cross-Admit Battles

    Who in their right mind would get accepted to Harvard Business School and turn it down? Turns out the answer is: someone who also got into Stanford. Interesting article about those fortunate enough to get accepted into multiple top MBA programs, and where ...

    - Feb 1 2015 - 4:00am - 35 comments

  8. 2nd Thoughts About HBS

    I was fortunate to be accepted into HBS round 1, and am now weighing my options. I was also accepted to Booth(w/ 70K), Kellogg(w/ 90K), Tuck (full tuition), Yale SOM (full tuition), and McCombs (full tuition). Although HBS was my top choice, I am having a ...

    - Jan 3 2015 - 11:00am - 108 comments

  9. Do I have a shot at HBS 2+2?

    I'm a rising senior at a target school considering applying to HBS 2+2. I haven't taken the GMAT yet and will take it soon (within 8 weeks) if I have shot of getting in (given that I score 750+ on the GMAT--I scored 700 cold on a practice test ...

    - Aug 2 2015 - 11:07pm - 6 comments

  10. HBS and GSB decisions- R1 Class of 2017

    Anyone with good news today? Harvard Stanford HBS Stanford GSB ...

    - Dec 12 2014 - 1:41am - 33 comments

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