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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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I Chose Fuqua to Find My Dream Job

One of my passions is contributing to the development of others. I am driven by the opportunity to show someone who thinks they are “average” how much potential they have to achieve more, and ways in which to improve themselves. … Continue reading

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My Top Fuqua Memories

Apologies for the delay in getting you a blog update. As the last term of Fuqua took over in March and April, I wanted to make sure I took advantage of every last opportunity as a student! As my studenthood … Continue reading

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A Personal Leadership Resolution

It’s easy to fall into the trap of just going through the motions as an MBA student and making it a very “transactional” period in our lives. In retrospect, I have made the mistake of simply attending class, participating sporadically … Continue reading

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The Unofficial 5-Step Path to Leadership Success at Fuqua

While salaries and job statistics are quantifiable metrics that allow prospective students to compare business schools, how can you tell if a school will make you a better leader? There isn’t a metric that really defines leadership — and ask … Continue reading

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Turning Leadership Development from a Transactional Experience to a Transformational Journey

Anyone who has ever had a conversation with Professor Joe LeBoeuf will most certainly walk away with a renewed sense of urgency to become a better leader and leave his/her mark on Fuqua and the world. At least, that’s how … Continue reading

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Saving Lions & Building Business Skills in Tanzania

In the middle of rural Tanzania, I stared at constellations through the mesh of a 10-by-8-foot tent I’d come to call “home.” I listened to hyenas whoop on the nearby hillside, and worried. Dr. Laly Lichtenfeld, co-founder of the Tanzanian … Continue reading

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How I Got to “Durham”

Hello readers! While I’ve spent years as an avid blog reader, this is the first time I’m writing for a blog. As part of my transformational experience here at Fuqua, I decided to take on the challenge of blogging. While … Continue reading

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