Tag Archives: coronavirus

Avatars Can Make Zoom Meetings Bearable

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals It’s time to make peace with the fact that virtual meetings are with us for the long haul. Vaccines or no, many companies will …

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Pandemic Has Little Impact on MBA Tuition

Last spring, students at Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard Business School petitioned for MBA tuition discounts once schools went entirely online. Networking with peers is a significant draw of the MBA experience, and they felt …

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What COVID Has Done for the MBA

COVID affected MBA applicants profoundly in 2020 and continues to do so as we enter the home stretch of this admissions cycle.  It seems there’s nothing like a pandemic to spark interest in going to …

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HBS Appoints Srikant Datar as New Dean

Harvard Business School’s Dean Nitin Nohria had planned to step down in June 2o2o. Then, the COVID-19 crisis exploded. So, Nohria decided to remain at the helm of HBS for the rest of the year. …

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B-Schooled Episode #17: Advice for Reapplicants

We’re back to preview the latest installment of Sacy Blackman’s B-Schooled podcast. If you’re a reapplicant, this is the episode for you. It covers: • How you should set your expectations • Whether or …

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Career Change During a Pandemic

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals For many people, the start of a new decade had sparked the desire to explore new career paths in 2020. Then, the coronavirus pandemic …

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