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Max Baez

About Max Baez

MMS, Class of 2012. Find out more about me...

Wanted: Consulting Job

MMS Grad Offers Tips on Recruitment Process My classmate and recent grad Alex Swan (MMS ’12) is now a Global Business Services Consultant at IBM in San Francisco. Recruiting for consulting positions begins earlier than for other jobs, and I thought … Continue reading

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Dining in Durham

One of my favorite things about Durham was all the great food, especially Southern food. During my year in Durham, I became a big fan of many restaurants — places I miss a lot now that I’ve graduated and moved … Continue reading

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Adding My Two Cents …

Favorite MMS Moment: There’s too much to choose from, so I’ll just say what my favorite class moment was — it was when we discussed the Bayer case in Business Communications class. Favorite Professor: Sharon Belenzon Favorite Off-Campus Hangout: My … Continue reading

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Meet Emma Hamm: Student & Lacrosse Athlete

MMS student Emma Hamm had a packed schedule outside of school. She’s played on the Duke Women’s Lacrosse team and was a first team All-American last season, as well as a finalist for the Women’s Tewaaraton Award in 2011, which … Continue reading

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European Vacation

One of the best perks about going to Fuqua is its spring break, and specifically the length: two weeks instead of one. We were out of class from March 4 – 18. Now, I have no idea who the brilliant … Continue reading

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Strategy Class Leaves Lasting Impression

So far, one of the most interesting MMS classes I’ve taken is Principles of Strategy, taught by Professor Sharon Belenzon. This class was very different from anything I had taken before, and was really thought provoking. Case-Based Learning In Principles … Continue reading

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Snowboarding in the South

On President’s Day Weekend, 25 MMS students headed to Wintergreen, a ski resort in Virginia, for a weekend of snowboarding and skiing. This event, put on by the MMS outdoor adventure club, gave us the opportunity to get out of … Continue reading

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Fast Food Cravings

Durham has many great dining options, but I’m not going to discuss anything gourmet. Or expensive. Life at Fuqua is busy, and sometimes, you need to get food quickly. Or even if you’re not busy, you sometimes (or often) crave … Continue reading

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We’re Not in Undergrad Anymore

Academics Move Quickly & Finals are Soon Upon Us “Finals are next week.” “Wait, didn’t we just have finals?” One important thing for incoming students to know about Fuqua is that finals are different than they are in undergrad. Much … Continue reading

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Case Competition Sheds Light on Consulting

As a member of the MMS Consulting Club, I took part in the Accenture Case Competition, in conjunction with the Masters in Engineering Management (MEM) Consulting Club. For the competition, MMS and MEM students teamed up and came up with … Continue reading

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