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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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My Top Fuqua Memories

Apologies for the delay in getting you a blog update. As the last term of Fuqua took over in March and April, I wanted to make sure I took advantage of every last opportunity as a student! As my studenthood … Continue reading

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It’s the Final Countdown!

25 Things I Wish I Knew Before August 1 Hello Class of 2015!! I hope you’re all getting incredibly excited to start a two-year journey of personal growth, academic rigor, and awesome theme parties! I know when I was in … Continue reading

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Sports in Durham

I am not a die-hard sports fan by any means, but I enjoy going to sporting events a few times a year, and this was something that I considered when moving to Durham. When I was living in New York, … Continue reading

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Every Day Affirms Why Fuqua Is For Me

To get to Fuqua, I had to drive past dozens of business schools (and drive I did, pulling a trailer behind a borrowed Ford F-450 pickup). It was a literal experience, waving goodbye to the other options as I crossed … Continue reading

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From Shanghai to Durham

About a year ago, I wandered here to read blog posts, trying to find some clues for my “Why Duke” application essay. Inspired, I ended up writing my essay in a blog format, and now, I cannot believe that I’m … Continue reading

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Campout, Part Deux

It’s been over a week since Campout 2012, and I still laugh at the awesomeness that is Campout. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a yearly tradition and opportunity for graduate students at Duke to gain season basketball tickets. … Continue reading

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Blue Devils “Campout” For Tickets

About a year ago, while at a conference in Dubai I ran across a French colleague. He learned that I was about to quit my job to pursue an MBA at Duke. His immediate reaction was “Wow! So you are … Continue reading

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What is Campout?

Campout 2011: I lasted 36, 24, 7 hours! For all of you who came from a non-sports dominated school, like myself, let me explain what Campout is. Each year, about 2,000 graduate students spend 36 hours camping out in tents, RVs, … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

As the end of Term 4 nears, I’ve been able to reflect upon how I’ve spent my first year at Fuqua and … I’m disgusted with myself. I mean, there are so many things I haven’t done here yet! This … Continue reading

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