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Archive for October, 2012

AMA’s Fall Trek: A Look Inside Craft Brew Alliance »

When I received my schedule for the fall term, I was excited to see that classes were not held on Fridays.  Growing up, three day weekends were the best thing that could happen during the school year, and even now that it’s pretty standard, it still feels like a holiday every time.  Except in graduate [...]

Hop on a Plane »

Hop on a plane.  Fly over 8000 miles.  Land in the US.
Hitch a ride to a city called Salem.  Enroll in a top ranked MBA program.
Now, call it life for the next 2 years.
This is the journey made by over 37% of the incoming class of 2012 at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management [...]

The First PACE Presentation… »

Students flock to the Atkinson Graduate School of Management with the understanding that they will come out the other side with the elite skill set of a true business leader.  We put our dreams of an early-20’s retirement out of our minds in exchange for the promise of the tools of managerial decision-making, a cross-functional [...]