Financial Difficulties for MBA students as described in The Harbus
The Credit Crisis at HBS Financial Aid for International Students Takes a Hit Nana Kankam (NF), Contributing Writer
As jarring and troubling as the news has been for all of us here at HBS, for international students, the perspective is peppered with shifting expectations, challenged perceptions of America, and personal worries as the tightening of the credit markets leave many students wondering how they'll finance the balance of their education. The unfolding of the current financial crisis has all of us glued to our televisions, blackberries and newspapers as we try to adjust our career choices, goals and lives in general. It seems as if every day there is more news accumulating: another firm down, another horrible day in the market, increasing talk of the global repercussions of America's mistakes.