Post Tagged with: "New Orleans"

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 […]

April 21, 2014 ×

My First Mardi Gras

New Orleans without Mardi Gras is like Mexican food without spicy sauces, or for me is like orange chicken without sugar. I hear all the time how crazy people are about Mardi Gras, yet it was way beyond my imagination when I was actually in the crowds waiting for the […]

March 19, 2014 ×

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 […]

March 7, 2014 ×

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 […]

February 19, 2014 ×

Freeman Days Alumni Reception

Last Thursday, Freeman Days New Orleans kicked off with an alumni reception at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Both undergraduate and graduate level Freeman students gathered in the Empire ballroom to meet and mingle with alumni and business representatives from all over the country. Alumni and recruiters were given color-coded nametag […]

February 18, 2014 ×

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 […]

February 14, 2014 ×
Closed Doors for the Sneauxday

Closed Doors for the Sneauxday

A first for many in New Orleans—Tulane cancelled class due to inclement weather (read: CHANCE of snow flurries) on Tuesday, January 28th and Wednesday, January 29th. Threat of dangerous roads aside, students hurriedly made plans for happy hours, Commander’s Palace, Chili Cook Offs, and Fat Harry’s. Minutes following Tulane’s announcement […]

January 30, 2014 ×
Finding Housing in New Orleans

Finding Housing in New Orleans

Finding housing in New Orleans can be daunting, and it can be even worse when you are an international student moving to the States for the first time. With this in mind, we asked some of our current students how they found housing before they moved to Nola. When I […]

January 30, 2014 ×
Crescent City Connections (c3nola) at PitchNOLA

Crescent City Connections (c3nola) at PitchNOLA

I knew when I signed up for the Professional MBA program at Tulane’s Freeman School of Business that I wanted to gain experience and skills that I could apply immediately. At around the same time I was putting together my application for the program; I started a non-profit organization here […]

December 9, 2013 ×

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 […]

November 26, 2013 ×