Earning an MBA appealed to me as an opportunity to expand my knowledge base and learn from a diverse group of peers. At HBS, the case method provides an opportunity to distill work experience and hundreds of cases into one’s own leadership philosophy. HBS also offers distinguished faculty, many of whom have run companies, led investment firms, or held other senior roles. While this is not a surprising fact, it takes on a whole new meaning after answering a cold call from a professor who was a Fortune 500 CEO! [...]