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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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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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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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Mighty Mississippi Drives Industry in New Orleans

Mighty Mississippi Drives Industry in New Orleans

Photo credit to Cheryl Gruber On Friday September 27, 2013, Tulane hosted its annual Tulane Business Forum which seeks to bring together leading business people in the south to put the development of industry in Louisiana, especially in New Orleans, into focus for a day. I had the chance to […]

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Never a Dull Moment in the Big Easy

Never a Dull Moment in the Big Easy

By Tommy Milburn New Orleans is one of the few places in America that has managed to hold on to a very unique culture. The Mississippi River is one of the major gateways to the United States and as such, it is a melting pot of culture. The French, Spanish, […]

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“New” to New Orleans

“New” to New Orleans

I’m thrilled to be working at Tulane for the same reasons that you will enjoy being a Tulane student. I moved to New Orleans recently, in the summer of 2012 to join the Freeman School as the Director of Graduate Admissions. A year has gone by and I’ve done a […]

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