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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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Earnings Call: Ken Carroll

Earnings Call: Ken Carroll

When you ask Professor Ken Carroll about his career, he will tell you that it is “long and varied.” As somebody who worked for some time before returning to school myself, I admire Professor Carroll’s experiences as testament that there is no “straight line” career path. After graduating from Louisiana […]

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Exciting Announcement about Option to Extend the MFIN Program

Exciting Announcement about Option to Extend the MFIN Program

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Master of Finance Program at the Freeman School of Business, the Graduate Admissions Office is very excited to inform you that you now have the option to extend the length of the program for an additional semester with no additional tuition […]

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MFIN Alumni Connect with Prospective Students in China

MFIN Alumni Connect with Prospective Students in China

After ten months back home from NOLA, I was lucky enough to attend a reception in Beijing held by the Office of Graduate Admissions. The goal of the reception was to open the window for prospective students to understand what it would be like to be a Tulane MFIN and […]

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A Survivors Guide to Mardi Gras

A Survivors Guide to Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is not a spectator sport. It is not something that you go to; it is something that takes hold of you. It is more than a party; it is a feeling, a state of mind. That being said, don’t take Mardi Gras lightly if you have never done […]

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91. Freeman Means International: Jinglu “Angela” Shao (MFIN ’14)

91. Freeman Means International: Jinglu “Angela” Shao (MFIN ’14)

The Freeman programs consist of students from several countries: China, Pakistan, US, Serbia, and many more! Read more here.

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Out of the Ordinary: Learning to Generate Abnormal Returns

Out of the Ordinary: Learning to Generate Abnormal Returns

More risk means more reward. It’s what finance students are taught from the beginning of their studies. Reward is the return that an investment generates to adequately compensate an investor for bearing the risk of the investment (But you already knew that). More importantly, what is risk? Is risk measured […]

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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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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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Specializing in Banking and Financial Services

Specializing in Banking and Financial Services

The Master of Finance’s “Banking and Financial Services Specialization” is geared toward educating future finance professionals that will be working in corporate finance departments, banks and investment funds. This specialization is a six credit, yearlong learning opportunity that compliments the core curriculum. Mark Vives is a 2014 Master of Finance […]

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