MBA v CFA

  • 04 Apr 2011 at 2:11 PM
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Harvard Business Students Put On A Fashion Show

“If you’re interested in boring finance stuff like me, this is a break from that,” Scott Chancellor, who walked in the show and plans to work in private equity, told Dealbook. Read more »


Take a good look at the picture up top. Mom. Kids. Hanging out on a Saturday, like a family. But where’s dad? At the office? A strip club? None of the above. He’s working out, which is why mom wants to divorce and/or kill him. Read more »

  • 25 Jan 2011 at 9:35 AM
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Let’s Talk About: CFA Results

Are you among the happy 36 percent? What will you be doing to celebrate? Running out and buying the next level of books during lunch? Not as lucky? Feeling like you just threw away the last four to six months of your life? Want to get angry? Want to make someone pay? Want to see the institute’s denial of your quest to put their precious three letters next to your name with three letters of your own? Or just have a good cathartic cry? Read more »

  • 07 Jan 2011 at 12:08 PM
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“The Daily Show For MBAs”

Miro Kazakoff, a former Bain & Co consultant and self-described “poet” and Tom Rose, a quant and product of Duke University, are MBA candidates at MIT’s Sloan School. They graduate this spring and while Wall Street may beckon, anyone hoping to land these guys is going to have stiff competition from the comedy club circuit, according to senior lecturer Howard Anderson, who says “stand up is an option” for these two. Anderson drew that conclusion from watching their MBA Show, a satirical web series that he and other business students have apparently found to be a real gas. Read more »

  • 21 Dec 2010 at 12:09 PM
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Presenting: “Those CBS Girls”

“They steal all the boys, they must have superhuman powers.” Read more »

How many times have you sat in a meeting only to be called on by your boss to answer a question you’re not even sure he’s speaking English on? How many times has Steve Cohen called you on a Sunday night and peppered you with brain busters about a company you’re supposed to know inside and out but in this case have never heard of, which is not an acceptable response? How many times has the FBI made an unannounced visit to your office demanding to see you break dance on the trading floor or they’re shutting the place down, and you can’t even box step? Read more »

  • 16 Nov 2010 at 4:03 PM
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Someone Give This Kid A Job

Luis Caselles Peréz, pictured, is a Spanish-born business student who recently set up a website in order to share a dream, which he states plainly:

“As a Master student, I feel that the environment evolving from this and the resulting new paradigms of the industry offer many learning opportunities. Being in my last year of Business School education, I have a great opportunity to become the man I always wanted to be: an Investment Banker.”

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