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A couple weekends back I volunteered for the 2014 Internal Case Competition. It was a great experience to set back and time - much less stressful that last year where my group and I were frantically trying to create a strategic plan, marketing campaign and solid finances for a fake perfume company.
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On January 29, I was able to attend the Middle Market Student Summit - it was a great opportunity to learn more about a strong, but often over-looked, market. There is a Middle Market Summit, but this event is geared specifically towards students in a more casual setting.
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Yesterday was the 2013 Mid Market Summit, and thanks to my GA, I was able to attend the afternoon sessions and help with social media. It was an incredible opportunity listening to business leaders discuss current trends, the future of the Middle Market and more.
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Last month I attended a Six Sigma Workshop during lunch with Professor Peg Pennington. It was about an hour and students with non-operating majors were encouraged to attend. I had my Matching Supply and Demand class with Professor Hill yesterday -- boy was I glad I had that ops review a few weeks before! Professor Hill's class will focus on different things than what we discussed during lunch, but the workshop was the perfect jolt back to the "ops world".
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Another week of exams - CONQUERED! Now on to...the last week of classes? Well, kinda. Some of our classes are seven weeks and this week marks the last week of our first seven-week term. My classmates and I will be trading statistics, economics and marketing for finance, organizations and operations (accounting spans across the 14 weeks). I can't believe we are almost into our finals week! But, that's a post for another day. Since this week seems to be pretty mild and relaxed, I wanted to take a few moments and tell you a little bit more about me!