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October 22, 2014

Before I applied to Yale SOM, I had an extraordinary opportunity to meet a panel of business leaders. This panel spoke extensively about how they were successful and included a serial entrepreneur, a career politician, a pharmaceutical executive, and a venture capitalist. When they described their backgrounds, the one trait they had in common was that they had all taken a course called Interpersonal dynamics; they described it as a class that doesn’t teach actual business acumen but teaches you about yourself.

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June 2, 2014

On May 16, 2014, ten Yale SOM students met in Salt Lake City, UT to embark on a 9-day National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) backpacking adventure in the Cedar Mesa Canyon region of Southeastern Utah. NOLS is a world class experiential education non-profit that prides itself on teaching leadership skills in some of the most awe inspiring wilderness classrooms. For the second year, Yale SOM Leadership Development Program partnered with NOLS to provide rising second years an opportunity to practice applied leadership skills.

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May 7, 2014

With graduation a mere two weeks away, I could not think of a better way to close my tenure at the Yale School of Management than by attending the St. Gallen Symposium.

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April 18, 2014

Who: Thirteen teams from around the globe

What: To determine the investment opportunities for a Norwegian fund

Where: Evans Hall, Yale School of Management

When: April 4-6, 2014

Why: To have a blast!

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