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  2. Prestigious Pete

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    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 called Prestigious Pete. After finishing up at Andover, I went on to atte ...

    243 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. Ok. I'm going to get sh*t on REAL hard for making this thread but whatever. I just got an e-mail from a friend who just started HBS. I'm pasting the contents below verbatim, except for names of course. "Sup Brady! It's great hearing fr ...

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  4. About one year ago, I did this AMA about finishing my first year at HBS. Two years ago, I did this AMA about being accepted and attending HBS. Seems only appropriate that I close this series out with Part 3... I will be busy with graduation-related activi ...

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  5. Approximately one year ago I did this Q&A about being accepted and attending HBS. A week ago I finished my last final exam of my RC year (1st year) at Harvard Business School. I have had some time to reflect on the experience (and some spare time befo ...

    132 comments10 Jan 2020 -

  6. 2nd Thoughts About HBS

    Business School and GMAT

    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 ...

    108 comments6 May 2020 -

  7. Top 27 profiles for HBS- Class of 2014

    Business School and GMAT

    As some celebrate the end of the grueling admission process (short,compbanker etc) others are just beginning (class of 2016) I will be applying to the usual suspects this fall, came across this post and thought to myself "the new formula for getting ...

    152 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. Thoughts on HBS (Starting Out)

    Business School and GMAT

    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 ...

    90 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Accepted to HBS 2+2: Q&A

    Business School and GMAT

    Just graduated college and was fortunate to be accepted to the 2+2 program at HBS. When I was going through the application process there was a noticeable lack of business school info on WSO geared towards college seniors, so I figured I'd do an AMA ...

    48 comments12 Aug 2018 -

  10. Harvard Business School

    Business School and GMAT

    I just recently watched the CNBC special on HBS and was wondering if the school is really worth the hype? I have a lot of friends that went to ivy league schools and now regret taking on the debt only to get a job they could've gotten just by going t ...

    81 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. All- Some of you might be knee-deep in the MBA application process (currently Round 2), and others might be considering applying next year. I was in your shoes about a year ago and know how convoluted the process can be- it's about as "black box ...

    57 comments6 Nov 2018 -

  12. HBS Admit With 620 GMAT Score

    Business School and GMAT

    *Please note that no client details are ever shared in SBC Scoop or otherwise without complete sign off from client. Samita engaged with Stacy Blackman knowing that her undergraduate GPA of 45% from a well-known engineering program in India was one of the ...

    97 comments6 May 2020 -

  13. My boyfriend is going to HBS next year (he got admission for this academic year, but deferred till next year because of work) and we're saving up for b-school now. I'm going to transfer to my firm's Boston office. On my income and his savin ...

    53 comments6 May 2020 -

  14. 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 c ...

    33 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. Q&A: Headed to HBS in the Fall

    Business School and GMAT

    I was fortunate enough to be accepted into HBS in Round 2 and will be heading there this Fall. I have never done an Q&A on this site before and I feel that now might be a good time to do so. I hope that sharing my experience with the MBA application p ...

    65 comments30 May 2017 -

  16. Talked to a good friend of mine and found out that a few of our acquaintances were dinged at HBS this past year. One guy is an associate at Paulson, one is a PM at Citadel, and another is a former Rhodes Scholar working at a high-tech company. They all ha ...

    85 comments22 Jan 2018 -

  17. Truth about HBS 2+2

    Business School and GMAT

    I've read through the archives on discussions pertaining to HBS's 2+2. I'm thinking about applying, but I'm concerned as to whether or not the program is 'for me'. I'm a double major in math & econ, but the problem i ...

    89 comments9 Feb 2017 -

  18. Opinion: Screw the GMAT, Take the GRE

    Business School and GMAT

    I am currently in the process of applying to business school via the deferred admission route, and would like to give my $0.02 on the decision of whether to take the GMAT or GRE. When I first decided on whether to really focus on the GRE or GMAT for busin ...

    11 comments24 May 2020 -

  19. Crazy HBS and Stanford rejections

    Business School and GMAT

    Admissions to top MBA programs the past few years has been downright insane. Just some anecdotes of people i know who have gotten rejected at HBS and stanford VP at TPG who got rejected at HBS, now at wharton summa at wharton undergrad, BCG consulting, in ...

    37 comments6 May 2020 -

  20. MBA Class of 2015 Roll Call

    Business School and GMAT

    Fellow monkeys, With the release of R2 decisions this week for the majority of schools, I thought we'd start a thread for everyone that'll be matriculating somewhere this fall. Where'd you apply? Where are you in at? Where are you headed? H ...

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  21. The dream and desolation of the high finance world. Which path to the upper crust of middle-class suburban boredom do I take? Do I jump to the buy side? Do I stick it out in this simian hell of pitch books and Excel? Which is really right for me? A friend ...

    65 comments7 Oct 2010 -

  22. HBS (or similar) after Teach For America

    Business School and GMAT

    I am currently finishing up my training for teach for america. Education and education reform are passions of mine but ultimately my goal would be to work in finance (preferably ibd). Would I have a shot at hbs or other top 5 schools coming straight out o ...

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  23. Andy note: Sanford Kreisberg is the founder of hbsguru.com, a business school consultancy specialing in HBS, Stanford, Wharton, and Columbia and Chicago. He has master's from Harvard in English and was the Director of Communication at MIT/Sloan Busin ...

    58 comments9 Jul 2012 -

  24. Interested in hearing peoples views on the value of HBS / a Wharton MBA for those who plan on ending up in continental Europe / London over the long term. Recently discovered the HBS 2+2 program, and before I commit to preparing for the GMAT etc., I was w ...

    10 comments28 May 2020 - Intern in IB-M&A

  25. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/10/education/harvar... Does anyone else thing this article is kind of stupid and non-news? To summarize: There is a select group of international, very wealthy, ostentatious and cliche-y students at HBS. Big fucking deal. Th ...

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  26. I was just curious who on this message board, besides myself, was trying their chances with these coveted MBA programs. What do you think your chances are? Care to share your stats? I'll go first: Occupation: Military UG GPA: <3.0, engineering Mas ...

    128 comments15 Jun 2012 -

  27. Cross-Admit Battles

    Business School and GMAT

    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 ...

    34 comments2 Feb 2015 -

  28. Conversation with a HBS alum

    Business School and GMAT

    Last night I met a recent HBS alum through a mutual friend. We were just relaxing at a bar and talked about a bunch of stuff. I of course asked him about his experiences at HBS and his thoughts on it. Some choice quotes from that conversation: "HBS c ...

    90 comments17 Dec 2011 -

  29. "Absurdly profitable company seeks journalist with ten years' experience and a Harvard MBA for extremely highly paid, low stress job in which he can wear nice suits and loaf around in air-conditioned splendor making the very occasional executive ...

    29 comments9 Mar 2013 -

  30. HBS and GSB decisions- R1 Class of 2017

    Business School and GMAT

    Anyone with good news today? Harvard Stanford HBS Stanford GSB United States- Northeast ...

    33 comments12 Dec 2014 -

  31. A HBS student indulges in self-righteous whining about the "excessive" partying scene at HBS and the lack of an intellectual culture. Is this guy freaking kidding? First, he doesn't have the courage to reveal his name since he knows his cla ...

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  32. HBS / Stanford / Wharton (hedge funds)

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi all, Somehow I'm in a situation where I have to choose between HBS, Stanford & Wharton. Career goal: I want to end up at a long/short with an excellent track record and reputation. I'm currently in PE. Thoughts? Which one would you choose ...

    26 comments17 Feb 2016 -

  33. 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 ...

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  34. Bank Teller at HBS

    Business School and GMAT

    This goes to show you that you do not have to raise the dead in order to get a spot at HBS. As long as you kick ass at whatever you decide to do, you will have a chance. http://www.hbs.edu/mba/perspectives/students/2011/... HBS United States- Northeast ...

    81 comments29 May 2011 -

  35. Hi, i am 23 yo and just started working as a consultant for McKinsey in Germany and would like to do a Harvard MBA during my leave in about two years. There is still some time to go but I would like figure out my chances and also already try to use the ne ...

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  36. Anyone have this? Is so can we talk, would be much appreciated. Thanks. HBS Salary United States- Northeast ...

    46 comments5 May 2015 -

  37. HBS vs. GSB

    Business School and GMAT

    I got accepted into both HBS and GSB for the Class of 2020. I see several pro's and con's with each school for my particular situation, and I'm having a hard time deciding between the two. I'm interested in tech and want to live around ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  38. Mod Note (Andy): This is a syndication from ryanallis.com The admissions department at Harvard Business School asked me to write a reflection on my first semester for the Class of 2015 pre-matriculation blog. Here’s what I sent in. I hope it gives an insi ...

    27 comments26 Dec 2012 -

  39. The average GPA is around a 3.68, but its tons of people with that GPA or above it. I'm thinking HBS only accepts people that have made some type of change where they went to school (started a club, President or VP of a club, raised thousands of doll ...

    65 comments19 Jun 2012 -

  40. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/10/education/harvar... Me thinks not. He would probably be never invited to their events. Edit: None of us worker bees would ever be accepted. HBS United States- Northeast ...

    47 comments27 Sep 2013 -

  41. Venture Capital and Private Equity has surpassed Consulting as the top industry experience at HBS class of 2017, accounting for 17% of incoming students. For the first time ever, Harvard Business School is enrolling more students with backgrounds in ventu ...

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  42. People who turn down HBS

    Business School and GMAT

    Only about 100 people in the world each year actually turn down Harvard Business. Do the vast majority of them end up at Stanford, or do some of them just stay at their current jobs because they are making a lot of money? HBS United States- Northeast Unit ...

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  43. A moment of silence for my insecurities, please...... thanks. profile: foreigner, 6', black hair, (kidding, but i really am an immigrant) college: top 25 public state school 3.9+ GPA- summa cum laude multiple honor societies (pointless tho really) in ...

    37 comments2 May 2017 -

  44. 2+2 Chances (Any shot at all?)

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey All, Just want to know if I have any shot at the 2-2 program. Stats: target school in northeast graduating in May 2012 3.5 cum; 3.9 major gpa in interdisciplinary social sciences with senior project averaging about 660-690 on gmat practice. Not very g ...

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  45. Straight from poets&quants. I mean we've always known that HBS is selective, but the profiles of the people who got dinged this year is just insane. HBS admissions used to be kind of straightforward, but as the best students from the top schools ...

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  46. HBS Application

    Business School and GMAT

    How many of you are applying to HBS this cycle? What are your "stats" (GMAT, GPA...)? How far are you in the process? I'm sorry if such topic has already been posted. Please also feel free to join the group: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/g ...

    41 comments13 Dec 2012 -

  47. hbs interviews

    Business School and GMAT

    so anyone receive the invitation today? apparently went out at noon EST. i didn't get one business school HBS round 1 United States- Northeast ...

    35 comments17 Oct 2013 -

  48. So I was recently admitted to a top 3 MBA school, but the idea of being more than $100k in debt terrifies me. What if I want to take time off to write a novel? Or to go to China to learn Mandarin? Or try a variety of careers that don't have to do wit ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  49. I'm in the very fortunate position of having been admitted to both HBS 2+2 and the Stanford GSB deferral program for seniors on Wednesday. I've been really struggling with the decision- Harvard's brand is unparalleled, but the Stanford GSB ...

    25 comments25 Oct 2015 -

  50. What shot do I have at a top 5 MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    -3.72 GPA at non-target state school; accounting and finance double major with Latin minor-CPA-two years experience as an analyst at an MM firm-spent two years working in the Peace Corps' Business Advising program in Africa (after the analyst stint)-r ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  51. HBS R2 Interview Advice?

    Business School and GMAT

    I signed up to have my HBS interview in mid-Feb and have been trying to prepare by talking to as many alums as I can get to listen to me. Many are a few years removed and have advised me to try to get as fresh a perspective as possible since the school &q ...

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  52. HBS Guru

    Business School and GMAT

    His name is Sandy Kreisberg, and he goes by HBS Guru. He provides admissions consulting for HBS, stanford, wharton, columbia, chicago, kellogg, and MIT. Has anyone here used his services? Several people have said that he's the best b-school consultan ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  53. HBS interview invitations are out?!

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys. According to this post from the director of HBS admissions, round 1 interview invitations were scheduled to begin to go out on Oct 16: http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/blog.html Can anyone confirm that some have begun to go out? Thanks! intervi ...

    39 comments15 May 2010 -

  54. Eddie Braverman's blog Did any of you guys get a hug from these hotties a few weeks ago? Former model and Goldman Sachs employee (I'm thinking sales) Olga Vidisheva, 27, has launched Shoptiques.com after her stint at Harvard Business School. The ...

    19 comments15 Oct 2012 -

  55. Round 2 HBS dings

    Business School and GMAT

    Expected it after not getting an interview two weeks ago, although it does grind my gears a little bit that someone from an old case team that I ran circles around got an interview and I didn't. Any other monkeys want to commiserate? HBS ding Brady4M ...

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  56. Just saw people wearing HBS jackets!!!

    Business School and GMAT

    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 I ...

    24 comments12 Feb 2015 -

  57. Business School or Not??

    Business School and GMAT

    deleted business school Wharton HBS ...

    29 comments4 Jul 2012 -

  58. mod (Andy) note: this was originally posted by the author on 9/17/2012. To get caught up, today we are posting up all 3 parts of the series so far and then will continue to syndicate his posts each week about his experience at HBS. We had one of those bea ...

    18 comments18 Sep 2012 -

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

    Business School and GMAT

    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 United States- West ...

    20 comments27 May 2015 -

  60. Hey. New kid here. Recently I was in an argument with a OWS' ER. We were discussing business related things. When I told him that getting into HBS was my primary goal and that most of the graduates successfully work on Wall Street, he said the follow ...

    19 comments22 Dec 2017 -

  61. For 72 hours only I am pleased to announce that the Clear Admit Harvard Business School guide will be FREE for download on the Clear Admit site! Read the post on the Clear Admit blog to receive the code to check out this 48-page, critically acclaimed guid ...

    21 comments9 Sep 2014 -

  62. With the release of the HBS application today, b-school application season has officially begun. There are some huge changes here, but I will let you see for yourself. Here is the application as presented by Dee Leopold, Director of Admissions: Stage 1: W ...

    17 comments23 May 2012 -

  63. A lot of business schools are sending out final decisions this week for round 1 applicants. HBS will notify interviewed applicants today, along with booth, and later this week wharton and LBS will send out decisions. Good luck with everyone waiting to hea ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  64. Speechless... http://www.boston.com/food-dining/restaurants/2014... HBS United States- Northeast ...

    12 comments6 May 2020 -

  65. A 2nd year's reflections on HBS

    Business School and GMAT

    One of the most powerful things I've read recently; it literally sent chills down my spine. This soon-to-be HBS grad pens an eloquent summary of his HBS experience. I'm sure this applies to top b-schools in general and echoes what all the alums ...

    22 comments20 May 2012 -

  66. Anyone get a Harvard interview?

    Business School and GMAT

    There have to be a lot of people checking their email every five seconds right about now. HBS United States- Northeast ...

    21 comments19 Oct 2012 -

  67. I've read multiple assessments of HBS vs. GSB vs. Wharton across exit opportunities, school culture, brand, etc. Aiming for future in Asia, so increased brand name of HBS does come into play. Never experienced the west coast. Highly interested in VC ...

    12 comments6 May 2020 -

  68. H/S vs. W

    Business School and GMAT

    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 ...

    18 comments4 May 2014 -

  69. A guy I know choose the Wharton EMBA over HBS. He had 9 years work experience, was already making the equivalent of HSW post-MBA salary and was on a trajectory to be the CEO of his family's business over the next decade, which is what he wanted to do ...

    19 comments13 Nov 2012 -

  70. http://www.nypost.com/pagesixmag/issues/20100914/H... So....did anyone work with this Olga chick? She definitely beats the banker-chicks-are-ugly stereotype. finance HBS fashion Entrepreneurship style United States- Northeast ...

    20 comments17 Sep 2010 -

  71. 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 k ...

    16 comments5 Jul 2014 -

  72. HBS Trustees List

    Investment Banking

    I am a horrible googler Could anyone point me to a list of the governing board of HBS. The girl I am dating seemed to hint that her step dad was a trustee. I want to verify before my lips touch unclean places. HBS United States- Northeast ...

    19 comments19 May 2011 -

  73. http://imgur.com/oEXYFZw Harvard HBS Brady ...

    17 comments3 Apr 2013 -

  74. HBS in 3 years: Google or PE?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi guys, I am having two offers: 1 is for a Google sale support function in Asia, and 1 is for junior analyst gig at a PE fund in London (~200M). My goal is to get into HBS in 3-4 years, and I have already got pretty good leadership experience. The PE pay ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  75. Bloomberg had an interesting article up today discussing whether our top business schools are properly teaching ethics to their students. In summary, the article uses some of the recent examples of top execs that were convicted on insider trading charges ...

    12 comments17 Jul 2012 -

  76. Need some advice on my chances for hbs

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi, What are my chances at HBS given finance background and high GMAT/GPA? HBS United States- Northeast ...

    12 comments14 Nov 2015 -

  77. RyanAllis's blog Mod note: this is a syndication from ryanallis.com And So The Journey Begins... Again Today I finished my first year at Harvard Business School. I wrote the below post 10 years ago last week (on May 11, 2003)… at a similar point in l ...

    11 comments22 May 2013 -

  78. Just a few more days til it's here. What's everyone's strategy going to be? Are you gonna go in guns blazing, or play the waiting game? I'd love to get some strategy talk going. Exciting times for the broken hearts in Cambridge. HBS Un ...

    13 comments23 Nov 2012 -

  79. HBS 2+2 Applications/Applicants

    Business School and GMAT

    . admissions HBS 2+2 United States- Northeast ...

    12 comments24 May 2014 -

  80. I read recently that HBS and GSB sometimes have lower placement rates upon graduation because the students hold out for 'unicorn jobs'. What would be some specific examples of jobs like this? Is it referring to positions such as C-suite at start ...

    10 comments25 Mar 2015 -

  81. A friend at HBS was saying that he felt the biggest difference between HBS (stanford would fall in this category as well) and the rest of the top schools is the amazing quality of the students. Not so much academically, but their work experience, life exp ...

    12 comments9 Apr 2010 -

  82. How much harder is it to go to business school after 2 years as opposed to three for top schools H/S? What about for Wharton, Kellog, MIT, Columbia? Would it be possible for me? (I would rather not take a third year in some senior analyst role at another ...

    10 comments12 Feb 2015 -

  83. I'm applying to HBS as a hedge against the market. I'm curious what the prospects post-bschool are if I don't do a complete analyst stint. Are opportunities still available? Does it make a difference whether I complete my current analyst ye ...

    9 comments1 Nov 2015 -

  84. Erasing 90k in debt in 7 months

    Business School and GMAT

    In light of the post with student loan horror stories, here's a success story of someone who paid off 90k in debt from his HBS MBA in 7 months with a good but not great job. Some of the stuff isn't that smart, but it's an interesting story ...

    9 comments18 May 2012 -

  85. My profile:- Ivy grad, 3.8 GPA, magna cum laude, science major, philosophy minor, English minor- 337/340 GRE (170 V/167 Q/5.5 essay, 99th percentile, 1600/1600 on old scale)- White- 1st job: worked at M7 b-school for 2 years as research assistant- 2nd job ...

    7 comments9 Dec 2016 -

  86. AndyLouis's blog New video from HBS professor Deepak Malhotra Hi Andrew, I just posted a new video that you and your Wall Street Oasis community may find interesting. It's a lecture I gave to HBS students on "Negotiating Your Job Offer" ...

    7 comments5 Dec 2012 -

  87. Profile review for HBS 2+2

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi all, Couldn't get many informations on 2+2 profile reviews that might help me. I saw that HBS has recently opened the 2+2 to Master's programs graduates. Profile: Male, 21 yo (22 by the time I graduate with a 2-years Master's) French- Ca ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

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

    Business School and GMAT

    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 a ...

    7 comments6 Sep 2015 -

  89. HBS 2+2 for international students

    Business School and GMAT

    . MBA HBS 2+2 United States- Northeast ...

    8 comments13 Mar 2013 -

  90. my chance to get in hbs 2+2

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi everyone! i know hbs 2+2 is highly competitive, but i want to give a shot!! international student from China major: [email protected] media studies major with business minor attends a semi-target school gpa:3.88/4 took gmat once, 710 study abroad in Oxford for one ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  91. HBS 2+2 for international student?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi guys, I will be applying for hbs 2+2 this coming april. Here is my profile Indian National. Undergrad- finishing 2nd year, BS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel Average till now= 81% GMAT-will take in t ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  92. Hi guys- I'm going to begin my MBA application process for the class of 2020 soon (will be applying round 1), and I am trying to decide which of the MBA admissions consultants to engage with for my apps As background, I have a classic IBD / PE backgr ...

    6 comments15 Jan 2018 -

  93. So, after 2 months of preparation and studying (a lot of credit due to Phantombanker's study guide) I got a 770 on the GMAT. So now I'm turning my focus to actually applying to schools. I'm wondering if I should get more work experience or ...

    7 comments24 May 2013 -

  94. Chances at HBS/Stanford as an URM?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey, So I'm getting prepped to apply this fall for 2018 admission, and wanted to get an assessment on my chances of getting into HBS or Stanford and how realistic that is. I would love to go there but also don't want to get my hopes up to high a ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  95. Hi guys, I am facing an important decision for my career and I like to share it with you. Background: * Italian Management Consultant, I've been working for almost 3 years now for Second Tier Consulting firm (Top 4/5 in Europe according to most ranki ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  96. Hey guys, I received an unsolicited email from someone wanting to talk with me about recruiting and PE, etc. The email says he is a second year MBA student from HBS and is sent from what looks to be a HBS email address but I'm not sure. I was wonderi ...

    7 comments23 Aug 2010 -

  97. hi all, i'm an 09 grad from a top 3 ivy. i had a 3.4 undergrad gpa with a 770 gmat. i'm working in corporate finance now for a fortune 500 company (rough year for recruiting) and my goal is to enter a top 5 MBA program. what can i do now to &quo ...

    7 comments12 Feb 2010 -

  98. Amazon or TFA

    Business School and GMAT

    I am graduating college and I am deciding between doing two years with Teach for America or working at Amazon in a new position which seems like internal consulting. Which would look better for an application to HBS? Which would look better for an MBA MPP ...

    6 comments1 Mar 2017 -

  99. Brady is MVP!

    Business School and GMAT

    @"mbavsmfin" So will Tom Brady apply to HBS next? He did intern at ML PWM once. HBS Brady hbs or bus United States- Northeast ...

    6 comments2 Feb 2015 -

  100. Hi, I'm currently 5 years into a career working in trading at a top prop trading firm (SIG, Jane Street etc) as part of a growing and successful team. The pay is now pretty decent ($400-600k) and the hours are manageable (~50 per week) but I feel tha ...

    4 comments13 Nov 2019 - Trader in PropTrad

  101. Mega PE fund associate getting into HBS?

    Business School and GMAT

    I am living in london and am 26. Have been working for a year now as an associate for a mega private equity fund (KKR, Bain, Blackstone, etc), but not in the deal team. I work directly for the CEO, CIO and other exec comm members on strategy / corp dev / ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -