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Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Action

Some of my MBA classmates have a traditional career path in mind, and others are passionate about creating their own business or organization. The Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) provides those students with a programmatic opportunity to develop their ideas into … Continue reading

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Rockin’ and Rollin’ in the World of Sports Business

“Sport is like rock ‘n’ roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.” I found the above quote from Phil Knight, the founder of Nike. I ran across it while preparing … Continue reading

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Consulting – Just in Case

When I applied to Fuqua, I didn’t know what consulting was. It’s been my good fortune that the Consulting Club has expended considerable effort in bringing people like me up to speed. I attended a consulting conference last summer, as … Continue reading

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Crazy for Case Competitions

As you begin your application process to business school, you start to assess where you are, where you would like to go, and the skill set that you need to bridge that gap. For me, I came back to school … Continue reading

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The Business of Healthcare

The business school application process forces you to think about what you are passionate about and where in society you’d like to make a personal contribution. It allowed me to articulate a nascent desire to participate in the ongoing discussion … Continue reading

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Event Builds Management Skills

As a member of Fuqua’s Finance Club, I helped to host the First Annual Global Finance Case Competition. It was a way to bring together competitors from like-minded business schools to sharpen their skills in front of a panel of … Continue reading

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Whatever the Case May Be

Many Fuqua first years express some amazement that their second-year course load, at least when viewed in advance, looks relatively modest compared to the imposing gauntlet of the first few terms. After their summer internships, however, they’re usually abruptly reminded … Continue reading

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The Durham Dozen

My Bucket List At some point in the last week, it dawned on me that we’re rapidly approaching the end of our first year. Yes, it was a whole 8 months ago: in some ways, that feels like it might … Continue reading

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