Category Archives: Financial Services

Indian Student Perspectives: How Business School Can Help You Find the Right Job in the U.S.

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I have spent the last three years chatting often with potential business school students from India as director of the region for Fuqua. Again and again, I heard candidates say much of the value proposition of an MBA from a … Continue reading

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Being a Woman at Fuqua is a Beautiful Thing

Recently in the media, there has been quite a buzz about being a woman in business school, thanks to the New York Times’ article about Harvard Business School and its policies regarding gender equity. While I can’t comment firsthand about … 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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My 4 Months of Summer

Before my summer becomes too distant of a memory, I wanted to give a brief recap of the 4 months between my first and second year at Fuqua. May Day 1: No school, no recruiting, and my internship hadn’t yet started … Continue reading

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Career Management & the Job Search: What to Expect

As Fuqua’s latest graduates begin their first assignments out of business school, I thought I would highlight some of the insights, trends, and best practices in MBA recruiting and employment, so that you may get a better sense of what … Continue reading

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Optional Concentrations Tie Into My Interests

Coming into Fuqua, aside from the core class requirements, I planned to take classes that really interested me or would be useful for my upcoming internship and future career. This led me to take classes like Negotiation, Information Management, Managing … Continue reading

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Concentrations: Which to Choose?

Concentrations are a funny thing: they are completely optional in most business schools. So, why should we choose one in the first place, and which one(s)? Particularly for prospective students, this may be a relevant question that could factor into … Continue reading

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How an International MBA Helps Indian Family Businesses

To state it plainly, there is no greater entrepreneurial environment than India. And whether in country or abroad, Indians have a demonstrated talent for starting and running successful businesses. Yet once Indian businesses reach a certain level of size and … Continue reading

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Class Handouts Come in Handy During Summer Internship

If you ask a Fuqua student what they want to do with their class handouts after final exams, very likely the sardonic reply includes the word “bonfire.” But with the benefit of hindsight, let me say, how wonderful it is … Continue reading

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Learning from Lowe’s

Corporate Finance Internship Provides Industry Insight Last year, when I started at Fuqua, I expected to pursue a career in brand management; however, that changed after I attended various club symposiums and networking events. I decided to go for corporate … Continue reading

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