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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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Grades for RC Term #1

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 […]

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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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