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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'grades'
February 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized
January 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
Grades for the first semester were finally released this week! I’d almost forgotten about the whole ordeal… particularly since I spent most of the break trying to ignore it all and hold off the potential looming clouds of stress. First, the backdrop: the grading system at HBS is very “corporate”, using the same sort of [...]
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 [...]