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Month: April 2009

Last Day of Classes

Last Day of Classes

Well, my 3 year journey of classes is officially over. It ended with a whimper not a bang, and a day on Amtrak to and from DC. I got my cool SAIS t-shirt “Will do Econ for Food.” That sorta of gives you an idea of the sentiment among SAIS 2nd years these days. I am not done, though many Wharton-only people are already partying like rockstars. I have 3 exams and my MA Oral left, but on the day…

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The cycle of MBA life marches ever onward…

The cycle of MBA life marches ever onward…

Last weekend was Welcome Weekend for the Class of 2011, and for me it was a number of ‘last times.’ Last time as a Mini-Cohort leader, last time I will welcome a new class onto campus as a student, and the most sad … last time the Follies 2009 team got to perform together. I have not decided how I feel about finishing MBA yet. Part of me is excited to be done, and I feel like I have reached…

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A graduation speech in an alternate universe…

A graduation speech in an alternate universe…

So, just for fun, I auditioned to be the graduation speaker at SAIS. Though, to be fair, I was a pretty big long shot since I have been gone most of the last 2 years, and I didn’t think they were going to have a stranger get up there. So here, for your pleasure, are Alex Fleming’s graduation remarks in an alternate universe… “Mr. Secretary-General, President Daniels, Dean Einhorn, Distinguished Professors and Guests, and ‚Ķ most importantly‚Ķ my fellow graduates…

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