Dating in business school

You're getting into your late 20's and your friends were starting to get married and both my girlfriends and my guy friends were talking about wanting a relationship." One year after graduation, Neil is still single—and a little nostalgic for the girls of Harvard Business School.

"The educational level of the city where I live now is 100-percent different than the people at HBS.

You had to bat them away." While a much-buzzed report about gender equity (or lack thereof) at HBS suggested that female students were meek members of the school's dating culture, worrying that "seeming too ambitious" would hurt their romantic prospects, recent HBS graduates say male students were equally keen to finding lasting love among the future Sheryl Sandbergs and Mike Bloombergs of America.

"The majority of my friends at business school were dudes and they would always talk to me about how they just wanted to find a girl and that there were great girls at HBS, but 'she doesn't want me,'" Lisa, a guys' girl who met her fiancé at HBS, recalled.

"The women in my section were some of the smartest and most capable I'd ever met," he said.

I’ve really found the course incredibly beneficial.

I am taking a lot of the knowledge that I learn in the classroom and in the exams, to my everyday job.

London School of Business & Finance offers industry-focused programmes designed to reflect global market trends.

LSBF attracts the most talented and ambitious candidates globally, and works together with its corporate partners to develop programmes structured with an up-to-date and international perspective in mind.

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