- The Perfect Story
I wanted to ask a general question around having a story and picking a "desirable" short-term goal. I know there's a lot of competition from certain industries in the eyes of the adcom, and schools tend to have a preference for students ...
Forum topic - OKsure - Jul 31 2014 - 1:34pm - 5 comments
- H/S vs. W
It is often assumed that Tier 1 of B-schools is "H/S/W." It is also (I believe) generally assumed that within the top 3, H/S are tied for #1 and Wharton is a clear #3. I think that it is fairly clear that H > W from a reputation standpoint. I ...
Forum topic - Model_Monkey - Apr 28 2014 - 7:50am - 18 comments
- Tell me why I'm wrong for aiming below HSW
It doesn't seem like a particularly controversial statement to say there are only a few reasons why someone from a top banking/consulting + private equity background would apply for an MBA: You think you want to stay on the path you're on, but ...
Forum topic - petergibbons - Apr 13 2014 - 1:08pm - 16 comments
- HBS International Student (Financial Aid/Scholarship)
Hello mates, I am wondering how an international student can get into HBS? I mean get a full scholarship or maybe financial aid because you all know that HBS is ridiculously expensive to pay from one's pocket. GPA is really really nice. Have ...
Forum topic - SYRYMFLASH - Feb 10 2014 - 4:11am - 3 comments
- Non-target to MBB to B-School?
Hi all, I'm curious about what the transition looks like from MBB to B-School if you went to a Non-Target. Do you have an advantage because the background is less traditional than the typical Target---> MBB---> B-School route? Thanks! ...
Forum topic - TechGuy - Feb 2 2014 - 2:53pm - 4 comments
- Deferred for further consideration at HBS 2+2
Just wanted to know if anyone has been in this situation! ...
Forum topic - tangyorangutan - Feb 5 2014 - 5:10pm - 3 comments
- Just saw people wearing HBS jackets!!!
Damn, maybe Brady was right. So I AM sitting at this fancy restaurant+bar in Cambridge last night, and in comes this group of guys with their HBS fleece jackets. (I couldn't normally afford this place, but just went there for a special occasion) As ...
Forum topic - mongoose - Nov 27 2013 - 3:48pm - 17 comments
- HBS 2+2 Applications/Applicants
Forum topic - application-advice - May 24 2014 - 2:57pm - 12 comments
- hbs interviews
so anyone receive the invitation today? apparently went out at noon EST. i didn't get one ...
Forum topic - anonanonanon - Oct 9 2013 - 12:13pm - 35 comments
- MBA vs MS/MSc Econ for High Level Economic Policy
How useful is an MBA vs an M.S. in Economics for high level government policymaking (e.g. at the White House National Economic Council, Domestic Policy Council, World Bank, etc.)? Let's assume that we're talking about top-tier programs here: a ...
Forum topic - slevindays - Dec 14 2013 - 10:21am