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Why You Should Pursue Your Passion in Business School
I have become the unofficial headshot photographer for Fuqua. This journey has been one of the most fulfilling experiences I have had during my MBA.
The Fuqua Community Supported My Consulting Project
Aruna is an impact-driven brand that creates lifelong freedom for victims of human trafficking through employment.
The Fuqua Community is Genuine
I began my business school search broadly, looking for a program that stood out. I had little doubt about making close friends in a tight-knit community. But could that collaborative, team-first mentality really make a difference when it counted?
How My Multi-Cultural Background Prepared Me to Attend Fuqua
Before embarking on business school and then the business world, I was terrified. I soon discovered there were nice people who genuinely cared and wanted a better world too.
Being a Woman at Fuqua
I like to joke that my business school journey would make a perfect entry for, “How not to prepare for business school.” I chose Fuqua for many reasons, the most compelling of which is the Fuqua community. The turning point for me was attending the Women’s Leadership Weekend in November 2018
Becoming My Best Self at Fuqua
My journey at Fuqua was not linear. I moved from Brazil to the United States specifically to join Fuqua. I’ve experienced all the feelings and struggles international students usually go through when pursuing their MBA.
When You Realize You Truly Know the Fuqua Community
As I was boarding my flight for a spring break ski trip in early March 2020, I thought our class had already been tested. And that had nothing on what was yet to come.
Advocating for the International Community
2020 is anything but boring. That’s what I always say to my friends and family. When we think we might finally have things figured out, there’s always something that takes us by surprise. And as an international student at Fuqua, I can say that has a special connotation.
What Do Incoming Exchange Students Think About Fuqua?
Every year, Fuqua takes in about 60 incoming exchange students from all over the world. As a Fuqua student, the diversity they bring to our school is another great thing about the experience here
25 Random Things About My Section
The “25 Random Things” admissions essay is one of the not so random ways that Fuqua creates a diverse class of MBA candidates that push each other to grow both personally and academically.