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7 reasons you should attend ASW

There are three pillars to success in business school: Academic, career and social. UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Analytical Skills Workshop (ASW) prepares you for all three. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to attend, check out our Top 7 Reasons to Attend ASW – with insights from current MBA students. 7. Get your bearings. Whether you’re from the area or moving from across the country or across the world, arriving in Chapel Hill this summer will give you time to get acclimated to your new surroundings, figure out your commuting options and get the lay of the land. “From a social aspect, I got used to living in Alta Springs during ASW. I got used to traveling back and Read More

Sustainable Enterprise Class

Clorox Bees, Cokewalla, and Tom’s of Colgate Posted By Liz Paxton Sustainable Enterprise is one of the custom core classes. Students must take 3 out of the 6 custom cores offered in Mods 3 and 4 of their first year. The class is very interesting and last class in particular got me thinking about the acquisitions of small, sustainable brands. When the question came up in class about large corporations that buy small, sustainable companies, I had a quick reaction, “I don’t like it.” However, just after I voiced my opinion I began to question myself to justify my emotional reaction with business arguments. What does this type of acquisition mean for the larger parent corporation? Why should customers interested Read More

Managerial Accounting

The name alone inspires yawns, right? But couple it with a professor who really knows how to keep us on our toes, and it’s actually pretty exciting. I was a little scared when an uber-smart 2nd year told me it was soooo hard. But he went on to explain it’s so hard because Professor Bylinski expects everyone to come to class prepared. Well, that’s easy enough, I like reading and trying to struggle through a set of problems. Especially when I don’t have to turn them in for a grade, and can work them out with my group. But for real, it’s amazing how relentless he is. I kinda enjoy it, for some sick reason. Perhaps it’s because I’m used Read More