Tag Archives: Concentrations

Preparing for a Career in Corporate Strategy

I can’t believe I am less than two terms, or 12 weeks, away from graduation. Not surprisingly, I find myself reflecting on my time at school and what I have accomplished. I came to Fuqua with a depth of experience … 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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I Chose Fuqua to Find My Dream Job

One of my passions is contributing to the development of others. I am driven by the opportunity to show someone who thinks they are “average” how much potential they have to achieve more, and ways in which to improve themselves. … 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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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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Choosing Classes

A Method to the Madness? Sometimes, I get so invested in my extra-curricular duties and my career search that it seems as though the ‘school’ aspect of business school becomes an afterthought. I deeply regret this. Ideally, I’d spend much … Continue reading

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Q and A with Kim, Part 2

Some common questions I get from prospective students include: Q: What is the class structure like at Fuqua? A: I never attended a class as a prospective student, so my first day of class was an eye-opening experience! Coming from … Continue reading

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