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Beautiful Morning in Boston

September 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I’m fortunate enough to have classes that don’t start until 11:40 on the X-schedule… The last few days have been absolutely gorgeous here. Light breeze, warm sun, temperate weather — this can really be a nice place to live when during those few months of the year in between a sweltering summer and a frigid […]

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First Week of EC Year

September 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

One week ago today, I was settling into my plane seat for the start of a 12-hr trip return trip from an international vacation.  I’ve only been in Boston seven days now, but it seems like a lifetime!  Reflecting back over the week, it doesn’t seem like there was all that much to do… after […]

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Feeling Stupid This Semester…

February 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’m not sure what it is with the classes this year, but I think my IQ must’ve been knocked down a few points by all the recruiting stress.  I felt like I was able to pretty easily grasp the cases last year and make insightful (or at least provocative) comments.  This year is an entirely […]

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Winter Classes Start Today!

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It’s a beautiful cold day in Cambridge (errr… Allston) today.  Everyone seems a bit tentative in class… even my comments wavered a bit.  It’s funny how just a short few weeks away, a new professor, and a new seat assignment brings everyone from a point of feeling completely at ease to slightly nervous and awkward. […]

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Random Thoughts on Comments…

November 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

By weighting class participation as 50%+ of each students final grade, it’s sometime interesting to think about how this impacts class dynamics.  It really starts to get on your nerves when… Classmates make 2+ comments per class. They take minutes to say something that could be summarized in five words. Oh, and you know it’s […]

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