Tag Archives: Family

A Partner Perspective on Fuqua

The MBA experience is a wild ride. For two short years, students are engulfed in a whirlwind of learning, recruiting, and networking, all in pursuit of their dreams. To ensure success in the end, it is imperative that students begin … Continue reading

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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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A Season for Sharing

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve likely heard it several times: Fuqua is a student-run community. This means not only that students are wholly responsible for club and MBA Association operations, but also that student demand dictates extracurricular events. This … Continue reading

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My 4 Months of Summer

Before my summer becomes too distant of a memory, I wanted to give a brief recap of the 4 months between my first and second year at Fuqua. May Day 1: No school, no recruiting, and my internship hadn’t yet started … Continue reading

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25 Random Things About Me

By far, my favorite application essay to write was Fuqua’s “25 Random Things About Me.” However, I was surprised to talk to other applicants and hear how difficult many found the essay to write. My advice for those of you … Continue reading

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Random Things About Me

We’re in the midst of application season and seeing the prospective students touring Fuqua and visiting classes brought back memories of when I applied to school. Fuqua’s random facts application essay is one of the greatest questions I’ve seen. It’s … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Reasons I Chose Fuqua

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If you’re in the process of deciding which school to attend — or even apply to — you probably have a list to help in your selection process. Perhaps it’s a pro/con list, maybe a SWOT analysis, perchance a cost-benefit … Continue reading

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Coming Together to Help the Hungry

Being a Leader of Consequence is so much more than excelling in accounting or operations or communication. In and of themselves, those are just components or tools to be employed — they are building blocks that MBA and MMS students … Continue reading

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Earning an MBA as a New Mom

In May I finished my MBA at Fuqua. I cannot believe how fast time flew by. Two years ago, I arrived in the Durham area with a 2-month old baby. I remember being nervous about whether I was going to … Continue reading

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Family Matters: Getting an MBA as a Parent

I am Liz Charles, a mother of four children and a recent Daytime MBA graduate. Before Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse for Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado. When my youngest son entered Kindergarten, I decided to pursue my … Continue reading

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