Tag Archives: Industry Insight

Experience, Salary, Vacation, and an Offer.

  Jobless in November As mid-November rolled around, I was not one of the fortunate few who had already landed a job offer, and therefore able to spend winter break in blissful relaxation. After speaking to my career coach about … Continue reading

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Business Case Competition Provides Consulting Experience

Now that most of the MMS: FOB class has gone through the first rush of recruiting season, it seems that one of the popular routes is consulting. I had only vaguely heard of what consulting was before coming to Fuqua, … Continue reading

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The Brand Challenge Mission

Recently, my fellow MMSers and I were given the opportunity to participate in the MBA Marketing Club’s Brand Challenge. The annual event is a fun and collaborative competition where teams of students develop creative strategies to market an assigned product … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from MMS and the Job Search

The past 6 months were the longest half-year I’ve ever had. It was filled with hopes and let-downs and hopes again. It seemed as if I had entered an endless cycle, starting with job applications, then on-site interviews, ending with … Continue reading

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Making an Impact, Leaving a Legacy

Coming into the MMS program, everyone tries to find their niche. I knew it would be a little different for me because my primary focus did not include the traditional areas of finance, consulting, or marketing. Instead, I wanted to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fuqua Professor — Michael Roach

If I asked you what separates a good professor from a great professor, what would you say? Would they make you call them “Oh captain, my captain?” or would it be requisite that they transform a rag-tag group into a … Continue reading

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Succeeding in a National Marketing Competition

Throughout the summer and fall terms, several case competitions were hosted at Fuqua (e.g. with Accenture — read a previous blog post about it). Yet, I was wondering whether a competition existed that was more specifically tailored toward solving marketing … Continue reading

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Finance Internship — A Gift that Keeps Giving

Climbing the corporate ladder requires one to gain a lot of experience, not only to get started, but also to obtain promotions. The former is often the greatest struggle for recent graduates at all levels (from high school to graduate … Continue reading

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It’s Flunch Time

Every term we have lunches called “flunches,” which are lunches with faculty members, sponsored by the MMSA (the MMS Association). These lunches serve as a unique opportunity to get to know our new professors outside of the classroom. Any 5 … Continue reading

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Friendly, Knowledgeable Career Advice

At Fuqua, there is a wonderful program called Volunteer Alumni Career Fellows (VACF). The VACFs are Fuqua MBA alumni who volunteer to be paired with an MMS student by the Career Management Center (CMC). Matches are made according to the … Continue reading

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