Tag Archives: Travel

Ready for China

July 2nd has been circled on my calendar for quite some time. Why you ask? Not because it is the day after my last day of finals for Term 4, but it’s because I will be off to China for … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go (with your textbooks)

When Term 1 started a year ago, I had a plan — a study plan. It was complete with a fancy calendar, freshly purchased from Staples. This “plan” outlined which days I would study, when I would work late and … Continue reading

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Distinguished Speakers Provide Food for Thought

I generally share my weekday morning train rides to New York City with my fellow neighbors, and a few co-workers. We have our daily discussions and our early morning sleepy and disoriented brains try to solve all the world’s problems. … Continue reading

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My Residency Initiation

As I drove down I-85, on the first of many trips (I have now logged 6,000+ miles), I didn’t quite know what to expect of my first Weekend Executive residency. I had so many questions floating through my mind: what … Continue reading

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The Right Time for an MBA

Like most who are seriously thinking about pursuing an MBA, the three biggest questions I asked myself as I researched MBA programs were: What value will an MBA provide? Which program is right for me? Why is now the right … 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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Testing, Testing … 1, 2, 3

The office was searing hot. It was 5 pm in the afternoon on a Sunday. The temperature in Cambridge, MA, was approaching 90 degrees and the owners of 5 Cambridge Center chose to conserve energy by turning down the AC … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane …

Last Thursday my mind turned to what I had to get done before leaving for Durham: I looked through my “Duke Travel” folder in Yahoo mail, which helps me to stay organized. I saw that all of my reservations for … Continue reading

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Staying Fit in Any Time Zone, Any Place

The demands of pursuing a Duke MBA are many. Balancing school, family and recreational activities is no easy task. In fact, balancing the demands and managing your time requires sacrificing activities you once never thought of giving up. For me, … Continue reading

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Why I Chose Fuqua

I Already Have a Job … I look at my watch. It’s 5 o’clock and I still have a mountain of work to do this week. My mind is furiously sorting through what needs to be done to complete our … Continue reading

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