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Investing In My Journey

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November 15, 2016

author Jason Lind plus 5 of his Section 4 classmates, investing in my journey

On my thirteenth birthday, my dad gave me a thin manila envelope. I knew instantly this was not the Gameboy I was hoping for. However, I did not realize that this gift of a…

Fuqua’s Focus on Leadership Growth

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October 31, 2016

a group presentation at HSM Bootcamp is part of leadership growth at Fuqua

114 weeks ago today I walked into the large Geneen auditorium at Fuqua to meet my classmates. I had just returned from more than two years of living in Ethiopia, working to help small…

Banking to Health Care: The Path Less Traveled

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October 6, 2016

students laughing during a classroom lecture, banking to health care

Growing up I always wanted to be a doctor.  So, following this passion and an interest in helping my community, I went to college to study pre-med. However, the more pre-med classes I…

Reflecting on 2 Years at Fuqua

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August 3, 2016

Me and 2 of the great friends I made during my 2 years at Fuqua

It’s hard to believe that I’m now a Fuqua alumna. It seems like such a short time ago that I was making the drive down from Rhode Island to North Carolina to start…

3 Tips for Balancing Relationships During Your MBA

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May 6, 2016

My study team who had a lot of practice balancing relationships

During Admissions’ Weekend for Women event for prospective students, the Association of Women in Business (AWIB) hosts several panels. One of them focuses on balancing relationships while pursuing an MBA, and I had…

Preparing for an Internship at Coca-Cola

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April 11, 2016

Internship at Coca-Cola

Building brands and creating great customer experiences has always been my professional passion. One of the reasons I came to Fuqua was to transition from my previous role at a company where brand…

A Supportive MBA Network has Helped Me Grow

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March 25, 2016

Student attendees of the SBSI conference pose with Rose Marcario, Patagonia CEO

The first question each applicant is asked during his or her admissions interview here is typically, “Why Fuqua?” Each one of us has our own reasons, and one is probably the famous Team Fuqua spirit….

How Fuqua Molded Me into an Entrepreneur

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March 18, 2016

Our winning team at the 2016 UNC Social Entrepreneurship Contest

A few weeks ago, a number of newly admitted students descended on Fuqua for Blue Devil Weekend. I was reminded that 2 short years ago, I was the newly admitted student trekking to Durham…

Leaders of Consequence: Finding the Higher Purpose

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January 20, 2016

A few career paths ago, I was a budding classicist, studying ancient Latin and Greek. It was during those years, I grew to value how much the past can inform our present and…

Experiential Learning as an MBA Student at Fuqua

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December 29, 2015

Experiential Learning, Team-work and Leadership skills at Fuqua

As an international student, most of my education followed the traditional classroom learning route where one’s academic success was measured on one’s ability to recall information from memory. During the course of my…