Tag Archives: Summer

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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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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Tips for Waitlisted Applicants

You have sent updates on changes in job status, new test scores, additional coursework, and community activities. You are in regular contact with your waitlist counselor. You have done everything possible to enhance your candidacy, and now you are anxiously … 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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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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Refocused On My Final Year

As a second-year student at Fuqua, my first four days back on campus were spent in a re-orientation, to readjust to the student lifestyle. It’s a unique time to reflect with your classmates on how your first year went, what … Continue reading

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Class Handouts Come in Handy During Summer Internship

If you ask a Fuqua student what they want to do with their class handouts after final exams, very likely the sardonic reply includes the word “bonfire.” But with the benefit of hindsight, let me say, how wonderful it is … Continue reading

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Learning from Lowe’s

Corporate Finance Internship Provides Industry Insight Last year, when I started at Fuqua, I expected to pursue a career in brand management; however, that changed after I attended various club symposiums and networking events. I decided to go for corporate … Continue reading

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