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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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French Quarter Festival 2014

French Quarter Festival 2014

The French Quarter Festival is Louisiana’s largest free music festival at the French Quarter of New Orleans. French Quarter Festival was first produced in 1984. This year, the festival is celebrating its 13th anniversary, from April 10th to April 13th, 2014. As the French Quarter Festivals, Inc puts it, “21 […]

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Landing a Job – Words for MACCT 2014 Fall International Students

Landing a Job – Words for MACCT 2014 Fall International Students

As a Master of Accounting Student Ambassador, I have received tons of questions and concerns about landing a job or a summer internship. So here are some tactics I would like to share with you guys. However, I’m not sure I’m the right person to provide these career strategies, since […]

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83. Freeman Means Experience: Ying Cheng (MACCT ’14)

83. Freeman Means Experience: Ying Cheng (MACCT ’14)

The Freeman School has provided me a different perspective on life, which has changed the way I think about business. Read more here.

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Student Budgeting for Life in New Orleans

Student Budgeting for Life in New Orleans

Housing is the biggest issue when you move to another city even another country. When I first came to New Orleans, I was impressed by the unique architecture. Many times, my friends and I spent a whole afternoon walking along St. Charles Avenue to see the beautiful houses, expecting to find a sweet place to live. Most graduate students rent […]

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Trip to California

Trip to California

On Valentine’s Day, I flew all the way up to Anaheim, California, the home of Disneyland. I had much fun there with a bunch of brilliant people from California State University – Hayward. When our group of people lined up for takeout at the Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, the notice […]

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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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Interview with John Silbernagel, Director of Graduate Education

Interview with John Silbernagel, Director of Graduate Education

Tell me a little bit of background on yourself. I am a native New Orleanian, born and raised here. I completed my undergraduate degree at LSU where I was a marketing major. I came to Tulane to attend the full-time MBA program. During my graduate studies, I worked in the […]

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National Geographic Names New Orleans Top Spot to Visit in 2014

National Geographic Names New Orleans Top Spot to Visit in 2014

This year, National Geographic named New Orleans one of the best places to visit in 2014. Between the music, the food, and the history, New Orleans has a lot to offer visitors year-round. While the article doesn’t cover everything New Orleans has to offer, it gives a good snapshot of what […]

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Magazine Street

Magazine Street

Located less than a mile away from Tulane, Magazine Street has some of the best shopping and restaurants the city of New Orleans has to offer. Stretching 6 miles long with over 175 businesses that are mostly local to New Orleans, the well-known street offers a wide array of eclectic […]

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