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Was Earning That Harvard M.B.A. Worth It?

ABOUT a year before Adam Richman was to graduate from the Harvard Business School in 1996, he took on an extracurricular project. It was long before the Internet bubble inflated and burst, and well before one of the school's graduates landed in the White House. Mr. Richman wondered: What was the [...continue reading]

Malcolm Gladwell on the social logic of Ivy League admissions

Malcolm Gladwell writes a great piece on The social logic of Ivy League admissions. Halfway through the book, however, Shulman and Bowen present what they call a "surprising" finding. Male athletes, despite their lower S.A.T. scores and grades, and despite the fact that many of [...continue reading]

Harvard Business School graduates on Wall Street

Why Harvard Is Bad for Wall Street - Obscure Economic Indicators Part 6: Harvard Business School graduates on Wall Street. By Daniel Gross: "r"Why Harvard Is Bad for Wall StreetObscure Economic Indicators Part 6: Harvard Business School graduates on Wall Street.By Daniel GrossPosted Friday, Nov. 19, [...continue reading]