Category Archives: Alumni

Looking Back on Two Years of Growth and Fun

Sadly, it’s over. After two amazing years, I’ve now officially graduated. It’s funny to think that three years ago I was contemplating whether to apply to schools in Europe that offered 1-year MBA programs. It seemed more efficient. Going back … Continue reading

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A Very International MBA Experience

What do China, Kenya, Tanzania, Chile, and Mexico all have in common? They’ve all been a part of my experience at business school. Fuqua has long billed itself as an international business program, but I wasn’t prepared for how international … Continue reading

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Health Sector Management (HSM) Highlights in Fall 1 and 2

Greetings prospective HSMers! Fall Terms 1 and 2 were a busy and exciting time in the Health Sector Management (HSM) program, with weekly academic seminars, the November healthcare conference, and the December Town Hall meeting. These events kept us busy, … Continue reading

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Love at First Visit: MBA Workshop for Minority Applicants

When I visited Duke’s campus around this same time last November, it was raining and a bit cold. The weather was much nicer than in New York City, but being surrounded by nature in Durham felt different. To a person … Continue reading

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Weekend for Women Event Reaches 10-Year Anniversary

A year ago, my life was very different: I was living in New York City, putting in long hours at work during the day, and working on B-school applications and studying for the GMAT at night. I know just as … 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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The Top 10 Reasons I Chose Fuqua

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If you’re in the process of deciding which school to attend — or even apply to — you probably have a list to help in your selection process. Perhaps it’s a pro/con list, maybe a SWOT analysis, perchance a cost-benefit … Continue reading

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Fuqua Clout Supports Sustainability Conference

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Fuqua is run by students, which works better here than in Lord of the Flies. All around, throughout the week, there are events of every variety, sponsored by student clubs ranging from luxury goods and asset management to outdoor adventure … Continue reading

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Alumnus Enhances the Learning Experience

A Conversation with a Committed Leader I believe Fuqua’s ambition to create “leaders of consequence” is best illustrated by showing a living example. Warren Farr (Daytime MBA ’93) is an alumnus who is making a real difference — not only … Continue reading

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Increasing my Self-Awareness as a Woman in Business

One stereotype of Asians is that we are taciturn, comparatively introvert, humble, and inclined to harmony. In this case, I am a typical Asian. I have learned some American-style networking skills in educational sessions since orientation, and I have experienced … Continue reading

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