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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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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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4 Resources for Prospective Students

It is an exciting time in Durham. After a bout of damp weather, the summer is in full swing here, and more notably with the recent orientation for Fuqua’s Daytime class of 2015, the city has seen the addition of … Continue reading

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Action

Some of my MBA classmates have a traditional career path in mind, and others are passionate about creating their own business or organization. The Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) provides those students with a programmatic opportunity to develop their ideas into … Continue reading

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My Top 3 Questions about the MBA Admissions Waitlist

The waitlist seems like purgatory — trust me, I know! I applied during the second Daytime MBA admission round last year, and was placed on the waitlist for 82 days (not that I was counting). I was thinking about writing … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Fuqua is the Place to be for High Tech

When you think of Fuqua and the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area, the idea of a high tech hub may not be top of mind. However, after spending over a year in the area, I can assure you that it has everything … Continue reading

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A Very Personal Career Search Experience

Like many people who attend business school, I “knew” exactly what I wanted to do with my life until the day I got in. I wanted to start a door hardware company. But just getting into Fuqua offered me the … Continue reading

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Hey Buddy!

Within the next week, the final additions to the class of 2014 will receive their acceptance letters, and with the acceptance process comes one of my favorite programs — Fuqua Buddies! I can remember when I received an email and … Continue reading

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Oh, What a Week!

Program Starts with a Bang at Orientation I didn’t fully understand the “Team Fuqua” concept that everyone talked about during the application process, that is, until I experienced Orientation, or “O-Week.” So far, O-Week has been the most memorable experience … Continue reading

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The Power of Change

Today, Fuqua hosted the seminar “Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S. – Canada Energy Relationship.” With a collection of scholars and energy executives, the speakers and panelists were well versed in discussing the increasing reliance of the United States on … Continue reading

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