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A Very International MBA Experience

What do China, Kenya, Tanzania, Chile, and Mexico all have in common? They’ve all been a part of my experience at business school. Fuqua has long billed itself as an international business program, but I wasn’t prepared for how international it really is. To start with, nearly 40% of my class hails from places as far away as Taiwan, Nepal, and Columbia. These students have enriched classroom discussions and have shared their...

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MBA Conference for LGBT Students Makes an Impact

After the honeymoon of Orientation and Global Institute, Fall Term 1 hit me like a wall of bricks last year. Gone were the days of reading cases by the pool, margarita in hand, followed by a night of socializing. Fall Term 1 took real work and it was exhausting. Accounting, finance, statistics, and management communications classes, serving as a teaching assistant for public policy class, as well as team meetings, mock interview...