Author Archives: Haley Gray

Haley Gray

About Haley Gray

Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2012. Find out more about me...

Concentration

In the Weekend Executive MBA program, concentrations are optional. Two classes for the concentration are taken during the final, required term (Term 6), and then the remaining requirement of a final project is completed during an additional Term 7. I … Continue reading

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Impact and Advantages of the Weekend Executive MBA

I’ve been reflecting on my MBA experience, and thought it might be time for an update on me and how the MBA impacted me — for one thing, I made a huge career change. Fuqua’s Weekend Executive program expanded my … Continue reading

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A Day in My Life

For those of you who are considering the Weekend Executive MBA program, one of your biggest concerns is probably about how the program will fit into the rest of your life. You probably wonder if you can manage everything. I … Continue reading

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Dealing with Whatever Life Throws at You

One of the recurring themes in these blog posts is time management, and another is that life goes on while you’re in school. A very large number of my classmates have experienced at least one significant life event while in … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Last 2 Years

Two years. Life has brought such a huge amount of change in such a short time. In two years, I have gone from applying to different schools, and trying to decide which schools interested me, to studying for my GMAT, … Continue reading

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Motivation 101

Motivation — it’s a challenge. Some days it’s more of a challenge than others. Today is one of those days. I decided I’d rather write a blog post about it than write the paper that’s due for a class. The … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

As we enter the month of December, the final countdown until the end of the term has begun in earnest. One classmate set up a webpage counter, and another’s wife set up this super cute countdown chain (pictured right). While … Continue reading

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An Ode to Studying

I have studied at a desk. With a pest (named Booger). I have studied on a plane, on a bus, and on a train, And on a boat, but not with a goat (but with a rabbit, chinchilla, 6 fish, … Continue reading

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4 Classes, 4 Teams

In Term 6, also known as the “Super Term,” we took 4 classes, and it was possible to end up on 4 entirely different teams for each class. The Cross Continent students and the Weekend Executive students took elective classes … Continue reading

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Super Term!

The past few weeks have been nice — the calm before the storm — before Term 6, the final term. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It might even be graduation, instead of a train … Continue reading

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