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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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MBA Alumni Provide Career Coaching

Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) deserves HUGE props for setting up numerous activities to prepare us for the professional world. The CMC set up mock interview sessions, resume writing workshops, and even interactive panels with MMS alumni who returned to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Join MMS

Attending the MMS program is one of the best (if not the best) decision I have made. I had no clue about the MMS program until after I scored well on the GMAT and researched one-year master’s programs in the … Continue reading

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Career Resources for International Students

We all know that the world economy is not at its best – and the same goes for the economy here, too. It’s especially difficult for us internationals because along with the cultural and language barriers that some of us … Continue reading

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Peer to Peer: Real Talk

In an earlier post, I spoke at length about the Volunteer Alumni Career Fellow (VACF) Program and the general supportiveness of Fuqua’s alumni. The deep pride alumni have for Fuqua strongly motivates them to stay engaged with the school, especially … Continue reading

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Interviewing Skills Improved by Alumni

For me, the most beneficial aspect of the MMS program has been the VACF. Every MMS student is assigned to two Volunteer Alumni Career Fellows, or VACFs. These alumni help MMS students to navigate the career process. One of my … Continue reading

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Volunteer Alumni Career Fellows (VACF)

Volunteer Alumni Career Fellows (VACF) are MBA alumni who give MMS students advice on resumes, cover letters, interviews, and so forth. As a student, I was able to have three sessions with two different alumni. My first session via Skype … Continue reading

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Networking: Informational Interviews

I thought getting a job was simple. You send in your resume, get called in for an interview, and then get an offer if you’re lucky. Well, not really. Networking is a huge part of getting a job, and informational … Continue reading

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Trying to be Productive During Fall Break!

Fall break was 6 days this year. It was October 20 – 25, and started the day after finals. A lot of students went back home, but as an international, it was a bit of a waste to go all … Continue reading

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Valuable Alumni Network

Program Connects Alumni to Students to Build Job Search Skills One of Fuqua’s greatest resources are its alumni. I’ve had the opportunity to interact with a number of passionate and involved Fuqua alumni who are interested not just in sharing … Continue reading

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