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Family Matters: Getting an MBA as a Parent

I am Liz Charles, a mother of four children and a recent Daytime MBA graduate. Before Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse for Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado. When my youngest son entered Kindergarten, I decided to pursue my … Continue reading

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Gaining Insight on Business in India

If you follow this blog regularly, you have probably read about some of the recent events that the student body has organized, including Fuqua Idol, Dancing with the Faculty, etc. It’s difficult to be a student at Fuqua and not … Continue reading

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Knowing Yourself is Key to Success in the Job Search

Losing focus is one of the most common phenomenons observed among MBA students. We spread ourselves too thin as we try to take advantage of all academic, extracurricular, and career opportunities. To avoid a potential negative outcome and the resulting … Continue reading

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A Day at Fuqua…

I once heard a Fuqua visitor say, “Fuqua seems like an airport. It is always bustling with activity,” to which I immediately quipped, “Perhaps, but busier.” Personally, my 20 academic weeks at Fuqua have been among the most intense of … Continue reading

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Increasing my Impact with the Duke MBA

In the past few weeks, we’ve received email reminders about graduation requirements to make sure everyone’s on track to walk across that stage and shake Dean Boulding’s hand in May. These emails have caused me to reflect a bit on … 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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A Day of Service

About 70 students/partners participated in Fuqua’s first annual Gandhi Day on Wednesday, October 3. Gandhi Day is a day of service where students go out into the community to give back for a few hours to really “Be the Change.” … Continue reading

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Indian Applicants: How to Brand Yourself in the Admissions Process

The below is a version of the original article that first appeared in Education Times, The Times of India. It is aimed at prospective students from India. Thinking about getting your MBA and applying to a U.S. school? If yes, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the “Bill Gates of India”

As part of Fuqua’s India Business Forum and the Distinguished Speaker Series, the student body had the unique privilege of hearing from Narayana Murthy, who is the founder and chairman emeritus of Infosys. Mr. Murthy, heralded as the “Bill Gates … Continue reading

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Continually Impressed by Deloitte Leader

Prior to business school, I worked for Deloitte Consulting and had the opportunity to meet Punit Renjen after he became CEO of our practice. Punit is a dynamic and inspirational speaker who is very passionate about his work and Deloitte … Continue reading

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