Tag Archives: Career Change

Fuqua has the Ingredients for a Transformational Journey

Two years ago I was a sitting at my desk, working for one of the leading investment banks in Chile. I had recently been appointed to Senior Associate, and I was enjoying a comfortable position. At that time, my career … Continue reading

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Climbing Walls: The Fuqua MBA Journey of Personal Growth

It all started with this assignment: Take about 70 men and women, from all over the world, from many different backgrounds, with widely (and wildly!) varying levels of athleticism, and get them to work together to climb over a wall, … Continue reading

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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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Why I Chose an MBA

The answer is complicated when I am asked, “why an MBA at Fuqua?” I’m often asked why I decided to leave a career in the military and government that — by all metrics — was successful and satisfying. “You’re too … Continue reading

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Reflections on My Fuqua MBA

1 Degree Obtained (MBA!) 2 Concentrations (Financial Analysis and Management) 11 Countries Visited (Argentina, Panama, China, Taiwan, Israel, Peru, Belize, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, and France) 27 Classes + CLEAD I and II and so much more! I graduated from Fuqua … Continue reading

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Done Already?

When I began receiving emails regarding graduation, I couldn’t believe that the big day was approaching. In fact, I remember that my heart nearly jumped out of my chest when I first saw the word “graduation” in an email subject … Continue reading

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