Now I Understand Where It’s Coming From

Okay, so many of you know I’m a business major here at Cornell, but the major is officially called Applied Economics and Management or AEM. Sometimes AEM majors get stereotyped as a bunch of party-goers who have an easy major. This is also true for the Hotelies here. I can’t speak for the Hotelies but […]

Competitive Strategy Game

So I’m taking this class called Management Strategy and we’re playing a simulation game played by business school students. It was created by a professor in UC Berkeley and basically each period your team or “firm” can build capacity and specify price and quantity for 4 different markets. Each team has different cost structures and […]

What She Doesn’t Know Will Kill You

This was an article that appeared in the UMass college newspaper, The Daily Collegian, written by Matt Brochu, dated November 21, 2003. I didn’t write this and just reposted in on my blog a long time ago. Apparently this piece gets passed around a lot and I got a ton of requests to put it […]

The Situation in New Orleans

First and foremost, everyone should do what they can to help: http://www.redcross.org/ I keep reading article after article about how the situation in New Orleans is degenerating and how the lawlessness is rampant i.e. people shooting at hospital evacuations. Seriously, what the heck is wrong with these people? There needs to be a serious crackdown […]

Gunhill Residences Sucks

Gunhill sent me a letter that’s addressed to all of the housemates indicating an amount of money we owe, giving us 3 days before legal action. These people are ridiculous. None of us are living at Gunhill right now so obviously we wouldn’t have received any previous notices in our Gunhill mailbox – they KNOW […]

My Shit List

Gunhill Residences is going on my shit list. So now the list includes: America Online Royal Rent-a-Car Gunhill Residences Gunhill refuses to give me my deposit because my housemates and I are “jointly and severably liable” even though I’m not responsible for the damage. Additionally, they are taking their sweet time in getting the repairs […]

The Brenda Clucas Hecht Business Award

I’ve been studying all day and about 30 minutes ago I awoke from an hour-long nap. I check my email and discover great news! My group won an award for an entrepreneurship course we took this semester (AEM 325). It was a lot of work but I learned so much and it has become one […]