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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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Being a Woman at Fuqua is a Beautiful Thing

Recently in the media, there has been quite a buzz about being a woman in business school, thanks to the New York Times’ article about Harvard Business School and its policies regarding gender equity. While I can’t comment firsthand about … Continue reading

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Week-in-Cities: An Integral Part of MBA Recruiting Process

One of the best pieces of advice I can give you to prepare for your MBA experience is to get used to acronyms. Apparently, MBA students are so busy that we don’t have time to speak in complete sentences and … 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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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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A Taste of Durham

I was very skeptical about moving to Durham from New York. But two years later, I don’t want to leave! Of course, I missed the accessibility and 24/7 nature of the Big Apple (my home for several years), but Durham … 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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Sports in Durham

I am not a die-hard sports fan by any means, but I enjoy going to sporting events a few times a year, and this was something that I considered when moving to Durham. When I was living in New York, … Continue reading

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Things I Love About Business School, Especially Fuqua

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I am in a reflective mood. I am now 7.5 terms (including Global Institute) done with my Fuqua MBA, with 1 to go. In all facets, this has been a great 2 years. Also, for all of you reading, second … Continue reading

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