Author Archives: Student Guest

From Soldier to Student to Student Leader

Being a Leader of Consequence…in China Business school is as much about the journey as it is about the ultimate destination. To that end, over the last 10 months, my classmates and I have all been working hard to balance … Continue reading

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Application Tips and “My 25 Random Things”

Note: The following article was originally published in the Fuqua in East Asia blog. The original article can be read in its entirety by clicking here. I am Shu Hong, a second-year Duke Daytime MBA student at Fuqua and a … Continue reading

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Fuqua Focuses More on the Business of Energy

As Co-President of the Duke MBA Energy Club and a second-year MBA student with a passion for energy finance, I was thrilled to see two exciting developments occur this past summer. First, energy banker Ralph Eads donated $5.5 million to … Continue reading

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MBAs + Military Training = Operation Blue Devil

Integrity. Courage. Perseverance. Personal Responsibility. Professionalism. Adaptability. Team Player. Capability. What do all of these values have in common? They are the Army’s Special Operations Forces attributes, which define the military volunteers who become key fighters and influencers in the … Continue reading

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Symposium Helps Veterans Transition to Business School

I am a second-year Daytime MBA student and currently serve as the president of the Duke MBA Armed Forces Association (DAFA). Prior to Fuqua, I graduated from West Point in 2007, served for 5 years as an active duty Army … Continue reading

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Coming Together to Help the Hungry

Being a Leader of Consequence is so much more than excelling in accounting or operations or communication. In and of themselves, those are just components or tools to be employed — they are building blocks that MBA and MMS students … Continue reading

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Busting Some Moves with the Faculty

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Last fall, I was thinking out loud with my fellow cabinet members of the Arts @ Fuqua Club: “Wouldn’t it be awesome to do our own version of Dancing with the Stars?” Well, on April 5, we did! Dancing with … Continue reading

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Lessons from Latin America

What an AMAZING trip! I recently got back from my first trip to South America. During spring break, I went there with 25 of my classmates as part of the Global Academic Travel Experience program, or GATE. It was the … Continue reading

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Organizing Fuqua’s First Global Week

Now that I’m just a few weeks away from graduation, I’m thinking about the experiences I have had during this amazing MBA adventure. In less than 2 years I moved to a different country (from Bogotá, Colombia), started a challenging … Continue reading

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Knowing Yourself is Key to Success in the Job Search

Losing focus is one of the most common phenomenons observed among MBA students. We spread ourselves too thin as we try to take advantage of all academic, extracurricular, and career opportunities. To avoid a potential negative outcome and the resulting … Continue reading

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