Tag Archives: On the Job

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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Top 5 Lessons from Business School

1. Don’t Just Accept Everything, Question it First Coming from China, I didn’t see myself as a person with “superb critical thinking” written on my personal brand, and I believed this could become a big disadvantage going into the workplace. … 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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Seeing MMS From The Other Side

Participating in Case Competition Brings Back Memories I recently had the opportunity to return to Fuqua for the first time since I graduated in May. It was great to be back in Durham and reconnect with the Fuqua community, both … Continue reading

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First Month At My Dream Job

I mentioned in previous posts that I’d be working for Wells Fargo in Charlotte. While I was greatly looking forward to that position, my circumstances changed, and it was in my best interest to take another opportunity. The day after … Continue reading

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A Day in My Life — In China

As an MMS Alumnus, I Live in China & Work for Fuqua 8:00 AM — I pop up from my IKEA bed, briskly swipe my finger to turn down the alarm on my i-Phone designed in California, but made here … Continue reading

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