During my first year at HBS, I was given training wheels in the form of 93 new friends/sectionmates and an Outlook calendar that told me exactly where I needed to be when. The notion of choice didn’t really exist during my first year on campus. Instead, I tried to assimilate and adapt to the norms of HBS while keeping my head above the proverbial water. And just like that, everything changed my EC year – the training wheels were off! [...]