Monthly Archives: November 2009

Eat well for cheap

It’s that time of year – the time of year when the loan money starts running out. Students all over the country are scraping the bottom of their bank accounts to make rent and constructing Christmas gifts out of macaroni … Continue reading

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Section B makes ‘BusinessWeek’

Yep, that’s right, we’re famous. Our section bird made BusinessWeek’s list of wacky b-school traditions. Check out the blurb and the other traditions. For those of you shopping for schools, I think you can tell a lot about a school … Continue reading

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What I learned at b-school: Week 11 & 12

It seems the time delay in your free business education might be permanent – at least until I get through the hell that is cover letter writing and interview prepping season. But better late than never! Here’s a rundown of … Continue reading

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Beware Hulu watchers: ‘The era of free TV is fast dying’

That was among the refreshingly candid gems we got last week from an NBC exec. He was beamed in from New York to enhance our case discussion about NBC’s decision on whether to buy the rights to Major League Baseball. … Continue reading

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How you know you’re a poor grad student

 You see two quarters lying on the ground outside Old Navy (where you’re going to buy discount khaki pants because you don’t have enough money for Gap khakis) and your first thought, as you swoop down on them, is, “That’s … Continue reading

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What I learned at b-school: Week 9 … and 10

I’m running a little behind on my weekly lessons. Blame Halloween. Blame an insanely hard finance case. Blame a networking/job hunting/interview prepping frenzy that is November. Just don’t blame me. I’m clearly having inventory management issues. Here you go, two … Continue reading

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Happy Type-A Halloween

It seems Darden students can’t do anything halfway. I’ve written before about the outsized number of Type-A personalities in b-school. Usually that high-achieving, uber-competitive side comes out in the classroom, the job hunt or in fights with our significant others. … Continue reading

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