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Freeman Consulting Group Showcase

Freeman Consulting Group Showcase

The Freeman Consulting Group hosted their annual FCG Showcase on January 31st. Over the course of the evening, approximately 75 attendees visited the Qatar Ballroom in the LBC to hear team’s present the culmination of their work. Having doubled in size this year, the Freeman Consulting Group is made up […]

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Freeman Days Alumni Reception

Freeman Days Alumni Reception

Last Thursday, Freeman Days New Orleans kicked off with an alumni reception at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Both undergraduate and graduate level Freeman students gathered in the Empire ballroom to meet and mingle with alumni and business representatives from all over the country. Alumni and recruiters were given color-coded nametag […]

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4 Tips for Surviving your MBA Homework

4 Tips for Surviving your MBA Homework

If you have considered leaving the workforce to pursue your MBA, you have undoubtedly thought about diving down deep into the dreaded H-word. Homework…. But, fear not! There is plenty of time to get all of it done without sacrificing your social life. Unlike many of my classmates, I did not […]

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The Tulane Business Model Competition

The Tulane Business Model Competition

2014 marks a big change to Freeman’s flagship entrepreneurship event, The Tulane Business Model Competition, which was formerly known as the Tulane Business Plan Competition. The name change indicates the national shift away from traditional business plan competitions. The Tulane Entrepreneurs’ Association (TEA) hosts the competition. This year TEA has […]

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2nd Year MBAs Talk about Their Summer Internships: Andrew Karst

2nd Year MBAs Talk about Their Summer Internships: Andrew Karst

Interviewee: Andrew Karst, MBA 2 Concentration/Other: Finance Concentration Industry/Company/ Area of Internship/Location: Education Pioneers, New Orleans, LA Education Management What can you tell readers about the scope of your internship this summer? “There were 12 Graduate School Fellows in the 2013 New Orleans cohort. Each Fellow was placed in a partner […]

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From the French Quarter to Quartier Latin: My Semester Abroad as a Tulane MBA

From the French Quarter to Quartier Latin: My Semester Abroad as a Tulane MBA

Why do we choose to leave established careers and steady paychecks and go back to business school? We all know the “right” answers: to gain knowledge, develop our business network, and hopefully boost the above-mentioned paycheck after graduation. However, in addition to all that, we want to gain a different […]

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Kids and Full Time MBA? No Problem.

Kids and Full Time MBA? No Problem.

If you are considering the full time MBA program, there is a very good chance that you are: in your mid-to-late-twenties, unmarried, ambitious, a few years into a good job, and currently trying to figure out if the Full Time MBA program is the quickest path to the job you […]

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Intensive Negotiations Course

Intensive Negotiations Course

Per scheduling tradition, many full-time MBAs started their semester early and began an intensive Negotiations Course last Wednesday, January 8th. Lead by long-time student-favorite, Professor Angelo DeNisi, the Negotiations course is a mix of theory, tactic, demonstration, and mock negotiating among peers. The course counts as a dual elective for […]

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Consulting in Argentina: The International Business Experience

Consulting in Argentina: The International Business Experience

Throughout the fall semester our class engaged in consulting projects with non-profit organizations in Argentina. This opportunity gave us the chance to work first-hand with prominent Argentine charities in a wide range of projects. We spent months corresponding via videoconferences and email, extensively researching and analyzing our organizations’ issues, and […]

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Celebrating the End of Finals

Celebrating the End of Finals

MBA 2s finished finals last Thursday and immediately headed to Rum House and Balcony Bar to celebrate. After a 4+ hour final in Investments, countless reports, valuations, consulting projects, and Burkenroad deliverables, the MBA 2s were ready to relax. All in all, it was a hard fought—but well worth it—semester! […]

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