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Welcome to the Leverett pre-business webpage! The Leverett pre-business tutors are here to help everyone -- from sophomores who want to find out more about business to seniors in the midst of the recruiting cycle. We hope you'll use this page to learn about offerings and events in the house (such as resume screening, career forums, and interview workshops), get connected with the pre-business tutors and alumni advisers, read the Leverett Case Interview Guide, and pick up tips and information for your job-hunting.

If you have any questions about this page, please contact Bilal Malik.


Upcoming Events

Our Resume and Cover Letter Workshop for Leverett Seniors is Sunday, September 23rd at 8:00pm in the Old Library. You will meet several of our business advisers here, and we will talk about prepping for your job search this fall.

If you are a senior, you should really come -- STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THIS EVENT WILL GET FIRST PRIORITY FOR THE UP-COMING ONE-ON-ONE RESUME/ COVER LETTER REVIEW SESSIONS. You should come irrespective of the career options you are considering, and even if you haven't started thinking about jobs yet -- it doesn't hurt to have your resume in order for any options that may come up in the future!

Upcoming Leverett events include:

  1. Resume and Cover Letter Workshop - Sunday, September 23, 8:00-9:15pm in the Old Library
  2. 1-on-1 Resume/ Cover-letter Review Sessions in the Dining Hall (10 min sessions per student). Sept. 24, 8-9pm; Sept. 25, 7-8pm; Sept. 26, 7-8pm; Sept. 27, 7-8pm; Oct. 1, 8-9pm; Oct. 2, 8-9pm, Oct. 3, 8-9pm. RESERVE A SLOT FOR ONE OF THESE SESSIONS DURING THE WORKSHOP ON THE 23rd!!
  3. Further events to be posted soon (Interview/ Case preparation workshop, career panels, etc).

Here are some useful OCS events coming up in the next two weeks:

Monday, Sept. 24, 4pm: "Got Recruiting?", at OCS. Get your recruiting questions answered

OCS Resume Reviews

House Advisors

Meet our eager-to-help-you resident and non-resident Tutors here!

Tracy Britt

Stephen Koren

Bilal Malik

Erica Mitnick

Kelley Morrell

Karthik Muralidharan

Adam Saunders

Genevieve Sheehan

Gitika Srivastava

Uzma Saiduddin Yasin


Below are a number of useful links we have compiled.

Career Exploration

Few students come to college knowing they want to go into business. Business at Harvard is often thought of as recruiting, I-banking, and consulting, but there is a lot more out there. The business tutors are happy to meet with you to talk about career exploration. Also, OCS is an incredible resource for business careers, and we encourage you to make an appointment with one of the counselors there if you are interested.

Case Interview


  • OCS Recruiting Website All recruiting students must go through them. Note that deadlines happen very early in the year! Also, you can sign up at OCS for a videotaped mock interview with analysis afterwards. This is great way to see how you actually look and sound in the interview.
  • McKinsey Case Interview Site Useful site from the consulting giant with sample case interviews.
  • BCG Case Interview Site Excellent site from the noble consulting genius with sample case interviews.
  • Great commercial site from a couple of Stanford Business School grads geared towards the recruiting student. Has industry analyses, intros to case interviews, and a whole host of other useful info.
  • The Vault Another great commercial recruiting site that is chock full of information.

Preparing your Resume and Cover letter

Here are useful documents from OCS on preparing your resume and cover letter.

Tutor's Planning Page

Or: the exciting behind-the-scenes life of pre-biz tutors

Tutor's Planning Page