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Oh, the Places You’ll Go … With your MBA Classmates

Looking back on my MBA, the word “journey” is appropriate for describing the last two years. There has been a lot of travel — some of it transcendental and much of it physical. During my second year alone, I traveled … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Africa – The Academic Experience

In my previous post, I spoke briefly about studying abroad in Cape Town, and I’d like to describe the academic experience in more detail … because despite all the travel and fun my group had during our time in Africa … Continue reading

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Lessons from Latin America

What an AMAZING trip! I recently got back from my first trip to South America. During spring break, I went there with 25 of my classmates as part of the Global Academic Travel Experience program, or GATE. It was the … Continue reading

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A Truly Global Consulting Experience

At Fuqua we have many options when it comes to spring break. Many of my peers embarked on journeys to tropical climates. There was also a ski trip — dozens of MBAs descended upon unsuspecting Park City, Utah, for 6 … Continue reading

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Organizing Fuqua’s First Global Week

Now that I’m just a few weeks away from graduation, I’m thinking about the experiences I have had during this amazing MBA adventure. In less than 2 years I moved to a different country (from Bogotá, Colombia), started a challenging … Continue reading

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Increasing my Self-Awareness as a Woman in Business

One stereotype of Asians is that we are taciturn, comparatively introvert, humble, and inclined to harmony. In this case, I am a typical Asian. I have learned some American-style networking skills in educational sessions since orientation, and I have experienced … Continue reading

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Adventures in Asia

GATE By the Numbers: 27 Students 16 Days 5 Plane rides 7 Company visits 4 Different cities in China and Taiwan 1 Night in Beijing with roughly 80 Fuquans GATE — Global Academic Travel Experience — was something that I … Continue reading

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Business Class Takes Me to Brazil & Argentina

I am EXHAUSTED! We just started classes again, and I’m still catching up on sleep after a heck of an adventure during Spring Break. I went on a GATE trip. GATE is short for Global Academic Travel Experience, which is … Continue reading

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Hello & Hola from Argentina!

I’m in Argentina for spring break! I’m here because I’m participating in a Strategic Planning Practicum, so I’m not just here to relax and bask in the sun. I’m here to work, to learn, and to give back. The Strategic … Continue reading

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A Unique Dining Experience

This past Sunday I attended one of Fuqua’s traditional events, the Around the World Dinner. Once each quarter (four times per year), the MBA Association (MBAA) sponsors a dinner that highlights local food from around the world. Based on survey … Continue reading

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