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A Partner Perspective on Fuqua

The MBA experience is a wild ride. For two short years, students are engulfed in a whirlwind of learning, recruiting, and networking, all in pursuit of their dreams. To ensure success in the end, it is imperative that students begin … 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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Coming Together to Help the Hungry

Being a Leader of Consequence is so much more than excelling in accounting or operations or communication. In and of themselves, those are just components or tools to be employed — they are building blocks that MBA and MMS students … Continue reading

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And Fuqua’s Best Supporting Role Goes To . . .

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As classes were winding down, I began catching up on my neglected Netflix subscription, and I realized that I just was not ready to give up the student lifestyle. Consequently, I revisited many of the “oldie but goodie” inspirational teacher … Continue reading

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Organizing Fuqua’s First Global Week

Now that I’m just a few weeks away from graduation, I’m thinking about the experiences I have had during this amazing MBA adventure. In less than 2 years I moved to a different country (from Bogotá, Colombia), started a challenging … Continue reading

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LGBT Weekend — Glad I Didn’t Miss It

I felt pretty sure that I knew everything there was to know about The Fuqua School of Business. Last year, as a master’s student at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, I applied to Fuqua in order to be a … Continue reading

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Business School Isn’t Just about Accounting

Some prospective students might be under the impression that all we do at Fuqua is attend class, have group meetings, study in the library, and recruit with any and all companies that visit campus. I am here to dispel those … Continue reading

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All Hands are on Deck for First Veterans’ Symposium!

If you’re a member of our nation’s armed forces and have an interest in applying to business school in the next few years, this blog is for YOU. Duke’s Armed Forces Association (DAFA) is hosting its first Veterans’ Day Symposium … Continue reading

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How I Got to “Durham”

Hello readers! While I’ve spent years as an avid blog reader, this is the first time I’m writing for a blog. As part of my transformational experience here at Fuqua, I decided to take on the challenge of blogging. While … Continue reading

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What I Miss About B-School

It’s funny how quickly one can do a full 180 after graduating. I think about this a lot when I get home from work. My hours aren’t too bad now, and with daylight savings in full effect, I get home … Continue reading

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