Tag: Friendship

I Made It!

Harsha - I made it - team

April 2013: Phew!! The GMAT is finally over. September 2013: Oh God, the GMAT is easier than the application process. November 2013: I had an exciting first meeting with an admissions counselor. Early December 2013:... Read More

Highlights from Partners Weekend

Students and partners at the blackjack table

Anyone who has experienced Team Fuqua through a day on campus realizes that getting your MBA in the Weekend program is not an individual accomplishment. Some of the most important team members often go unrecognized.... Read More

My MBA Becomes Real

On the night before the first day of orientation, after frantically packing half my closet into a suitcase and driving for three and a half hours through the rain from Charlottesville, Virginia, I found it... Read More

First MBA Encounter is Better than Expected

I’m not your typical MBA student. I’m a marketer, a communicator, a feeler, a rebellious leader and an entrepreneur. I definitely don’t have a background in finance, accounting, logistics, operations or anything else fundamentally quantitative... Read More

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... Read More

Tailgating with the Dean

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend an event called "Tailgating with the Dean." My experience was quite different from what most would consider tailgating -- hanging out with friends huddled around a keg, the... Read More