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How to Write the Winning College Entrance Essay: Tips from the FedEx Design Team

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The Global Citizenship team has supported the Memphis Challenge program for several years through charitable giving. Team members used their knowledge and skills as writers to assist Memphis-area high school seniors who are a part of this program. Informally known as the “FedEx Design Team,” those team members have conducted an annual workshop since 2007 on “How to Write the Winning College Entrance Essay.”

Back to School - the Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit

m_summit_web_half.jpg Oh - the life of a student! I'm at the age where I can look back with nostalgia on my days as a student. I had a great, memorable experience while a student at Notre Dame (undergrad) and Georgia Tech (grad school) - even the all nighters!

This weekend I have the opportunity to represent FedEx at the 22nd Annual Wake Forest MBA Marketing Summit. It is an MBA and undergraduate marketing case competition where top schools compete and are challenged by a 36 hour time constraint (speaking of all nighters) to develop solutions

FedEx Invests in Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Outreach Programs

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund (HSF)announced that FedEx will be supporting the nation's largest Latino scholarship organization over the next three years with a $352,500 committment.  The funding will provide scholarships for students and support for four community education programs in local markets. The HSF press release goes on to state:

FedEx Communicators Share "Tools from the Trenches" on Writing College Entrance Essays

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I recently served on a team of FedEx writers that conducted a college essay writing workshop for Memphis high school seniors interested in getting into some of the nation's most prestigious colleges. The FedEx team, comprised of communications managers and senior specialists who write for global audiences, focused on how to write college entrance essays that stand out from the crowd.

Suddenly Sanjaya

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Recently, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund hosted their annual gala in New York City. FedEx sponsored the event to reflect our on-going commitment to create opportunities for individuals to achieve their dreams and participate in the global economy. APIASF has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships to 850 deserving APIA high school seniors.