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McKinsey-Bound Senior Sells Soul in Senior Sale

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CAMBRIDGE, MA — On Tuesday, Katherine E. Paisley ’18, who will be working for McKinsey & Company after graduation, announced over the Eliot House email list that she is selling her soul as part of her senior sale.

Paisley detailed the condition of the soul in a handy, 18-page PDF that she attached to the email: “Originally a small, shrank in the consulting recruitment process, now fits like an XXS. Gently used. Useful for some Ethical Reasoning courses.”

She added, "$7 OBO." No juniors have responded yet, as most would need to get rid of it come fall.

Jaded Student Realizes Consulting Just Advanced Googling

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CAMBRIDGE, MA — After lining up a post-graduation job at renowned management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, Harvard senior Rakash Bagari '18 recently had the world-shattering realization that consulting is just advanced Googling.
 
The revelation came to Bagari when he tried explaining to his family what exactly a career in management consulting would entail. While recounting the countless hours he spent researching synergistic and cost effective management solutions, he wondered, “Couldn’t anyone have just, like, typed that into Google?”
 

Michael Sandel Offers Course to Future Consultants' Former Souls

CAMBRIDGE, MA-- Michael Sandel, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, announced Thursday that he will offer a course to the former souls of future consultants.
 
Sandel, who formerly taught "Justice" and now teaches "Money, Markets, and Morals", will begin offering a course titled "Ethical Reasoning 66: Effective Altruism's Effects" this fall to help sold-out souls cope.