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Winter Break Results

Benefits of the MBA Exchange Program

September 16, 2019

a dozen students around a dinner table during their MBA exchange program in Rotterdam

My decision to study in Rotterdam during my MBA as part of the Outgoing Exchange Program baffled many individuals

5 Days of Improv

February 9, 2012

I came back to Durham a few weeks ago to take Managerial Improvisation. Fuqua was an innovator over a decade ago, providing an optional improv class for 1 week during Winter Break. Business…

Creative Business: It’s Not an Oxymoron

January 31, 2012

Remember the childhood game MadLibs? After coming up with random nouns, adjectives, verbs etc. you would make up a story that was possibly coherent or possibly ridiculous. Either way, that game always created…

Q and A with Kim — Admissions Interviews

January 27, 2012

During winter break I had some time to answer emails from prospective students, and I received some new questions. It’s a great time to get in those questions, with interviews coming up and…

Gaining Media Industry Insight in Los Angeles

January 20, 2012

Trip Coordination—A Great Leadership Opportunity Last year, I joined the MES Club’s Off-Campus Events Cabinet as the Los Angeles Week-in-Cities (WIC) coordinator. I thought it would be a great way to meld my…

Internship Interviews — The Fun Begins

January 5, 2012

Wowza. Time flies! I haven’t had a winter break in nearly 5 years and mine was spectacular. While classes don’t start until January 19, internship interviews began January 3. I’m also taking a…

Reflections from Admissions

January 3, 2012

The holiday season starts with the rush and chaos of shopping, holiday parties, and finishing work projects, followed by … quiet. With presents wrapped, shipped, and unwrapped, LOTS of food cooked and devoured,…

A Lot to be Grateful For

December 20, 2011

Party Rocking in the (FUQUA) House Tonight I’m shocked at how time has flown. The weather is still mild and it is surreal that two quarters have flown by this fast. School has…

School’s Out for Winter!

December 16, 2011

Adjusting to a Slower Pace I’m now officially in my second full day of winter break, and pathetic as it sounds, I’m not quite sure what to do with myself. I don’t have…

A Busy But Good Term

December 14, 2011

At 9:21 last night, I hit the submit button and turned in my last take-home final and as easily as that, I said goodbye to Fall Term II! After I managed to survive…