Author Archives: Jen McFann

Jen McFann

About Jen McFann

Daytime MBA, Class of 2014. Find out more about me...

A Fuquan in Consulting

There’s no mention of consulting in my Fuqua application essays. I think I said I was going to graduate and open up a zero-waste resort on an island powered by renewable energy. While there have been plenty of opportunities to … Continue reading

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Social Impact Meets Business Conference

I have a confession to make — I like the taste of insects. OK, so it’s not quite the same thing as eating an ant off the ground, but I recently had a snack bar made of powdered cricket flour, … Continue reading

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Fuqua Clout Supports Sustainability Conference

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGT9xmm9Quo&feature=youtu.be”>Podcast

Fuqua is run by students, which works better here than in Lord of the Flies. All around, throughout the week, there are events of every variety, sponsored by student clubs ranging from luxury goods and asset management to outdoor adventure … Continue reading

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An Hour of Inspiration from the Etsy CEO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljtkXaqdEos”>Watch

The other week, I heard an inspiring presentation by a man who took his hard-earned Duke undergrad degree and leveraged his newfound alumni network to score the job of a lifetime — pizza delivery guy. Fortunately, he didn’t stop there; … Continue reading

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Consulting – Just in Case

When I applied to Fuqua, I didn’t know what consulting was. It’s been my good fortune that the Consulting Club has expended considerable effort in bringing people like me up to speed. I attended a consulting conference last summer, as … Continue reading

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How to Get a Job Saving the World

Like many former Peace Corps volunteers, I hope to save the world someday. I don’t have any brilliant, poverty-ending business ideas at this point (mosquito net that doubles as a fishing net? or generator that runs on sand?), but I’d … Continue reading

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A Day in the Country, with Goats

It takes no effort to let the competing demands of recruiting and classwork completely isolate you from events outside Fuqua. In fact, I’m writing this in a computer lab that overlooks the Kirby Reading Room, where 60 or so of … Continue reading

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Every Day Affirms Why Fuqua Is For Me

To get to Fuqua, I had to drive past dozens of business schools (and drive I did, pulling a trailer behind a borrowed Ford F-450 pickup). It was a literal experience, waving goodbye to the other options as I crossed … Continue reading

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