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Subarctic Survival (in Boston)

September 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I just came back from a learning team meeting where we debriefed on a group activity that took place Friday.  Now that I look around the web, there seems to be a lot of variants on this same activity, but we did one called the “Subarctic Survival Situation“: The excercise essentially works as follows: A […]

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Learning Teams: Formalized Study Groups?

September 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As mentioned a few posts ago, HBS recently said to themselves “Hey, 90 people is a lot.  We should try to figure out a way to give the students a small group experience while still maintaining our economies of scale.”  The result of this discussion was the “learning team”, a group of 6 people who […]

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The First Day! (And Learning Teams)

September 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Today was the first day of orientation!  Orientation at HBS isn’t that long… it only lasts for three days (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) before throwing us into a full “three-case-day” on Friday.  We started the day by meeting all together as a group in Burden Auditorium.  The size of this class is absolutely amazing.  I’m […]

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