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New Orleans Ranked as America’s #1 Brainpower City

New Orleans Ranked as America’s #1 Brainpower City

Forbes ranks New Orleans #1 as America’s New Brainpower City due to the robust job growth and affordable cost of living. The survey is based on where college graduates are settling using 51 metropolitan areas. The results showed the fastest-growing brain hubs are in the South and Intermountain West. New Orleans tied with […]

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MBA Students at French Quarter Fest 2014

MBA Students at French Quarter Fest 2014

This past weekend students took a break from studying to enjoy the perfect weather and endless eats at French Quarter Fest. A completely free music and food festival down by the river, French Quarter Fest is a four-day event for families, tourists, and any sort of local you can find. […]

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Tulane Graduates at Crawfest 2014

Tulane Graduates at Crawfest 2014

10,000+ Tulane graduates and undergraduates gathered on the LBC quad to enjoy Crawfest on April 5,th 2014. Tulane’s 8th annual Crawfest is a crawfish and music festival run entirely by students. MBA students came from all over the city to enjoy 8,000 pounds of crawfish, free music, food trucks, and […]

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Featured, Global

Visiting the US Embassy in Beijing

Visiting the US Embassy in Beijing

During their international business trip to China, the second year MBAs visited the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. The students benefitted from a lecture and discussion with Ms. Yasue Pai, a Commercial Officer, about U.S. corporate entry into the Chinese market. The afternoon at the Embassy provided a valuable perspective for […]

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

This past week, Freeman students gathered along the parade routes on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to celebrate the beginning of carnival season. Catching beads and cups from the Krewe of Cleopatra, Krewe of Freret, and Krewe of Sparta parade floats, MBA 2s took a break from studying to enjoy the […]

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Experience, Featured

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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Experience, Featured

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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Ivy League Law Dean Named New President of Tulane University

Ivy League Law Dean Named New President of Tulane University

Michael A. Fitts, dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named the 15th president of Tulane University. Fitts will begin his term on July 1, when current President Scott Cowen retires after 16 years of service. Read the full article here.

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Entrepreneurship, Experience, Featured, New Orleans

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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