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Midterm Exam Week

October 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Ahhh, the ugly monster of accountability and performance evaluation reared its head this week in the form of midterms.  As much time (and stress) that the student body plows into these things, they really aren’t that big of a deal.  Most of our classes have a fairly even split in the grading: 50% participation, 50% […]

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The RC First Semester Courses

October 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

As we approach midterms next week, I thought it might be a good idea to briefly comment on each of the courses we have the first semester.  First, it’s worth mentioning that HBS designs their curriculum so that every student takes the exact same courses taught the same way their first a.k.a. “required curriculum” (RC) […]

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A Primer on HBS Case Studies

September 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

I’m sitting here on Sunday morning reading through some cases, and I thought it might be a good idea to offer a “primer” for my parents (and others) who aren’t that familiar with this fundamental element of the MBA program here.  I have three classes tomorrow: FRC: Financial Reporting and Control (ie. Accounting) TOM: Technology […]

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