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A Very International MBA Experience

What do China, Kenya, Tanzania, Chile, and Mexico all have in common? They’ve all been a part of my experience at business school. Fuqua has long billed itself as an international business program, but I wasn’t prepared for how international … Continue reading

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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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Fuqua has the Ingredients for a Transformational Journey

Two years ago I was a sitting at my desk, working for one of the leading investment banks in Chile. I had recently been appointed to Senior Associate, and I was enjoying a comfortable position. At that time, my career … 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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Week-in-Cities: An Integral Part of MBA Recruiting Process

One of the best pieces of advice I can give you to prepare for your MBA experience is to get used to acronyms. Apparently, MBA students are so busy that we don’t have time to speak in complete sentences and … Continue reading

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My 4 Months of Summer

Before my summer becomes too distant of a memory, I wanted to give a brief recap of the 4 months between my first and second year at Fuqua. May Day 1: No school, no recruiting, and my internship hadn’t yet started … Continue reading

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A Fuquan in Consulting

There’s no mention of consulting in my Fuqua application essays. I think I said I was going to graduate and open up a zero-waste resort on an island powered by renewable energy. While there have been plenty of opportunities to … Continue reading

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MBA Conference for LGBT Students Makes an Impact

After the honeymoon of Orientation and Global Institute, Fall Term 1 hit me like a wall of bricks last year. Gone were the days of reading cases by the pool, margarita in hand, followed by a night of socializing. Fall … 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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Gaining New Perspectives at TEDxDuke

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A couple months ago, I had the awesome opportunity to attend a TEDx event – TEDxDuke! Having watched numerous TED talks online during the last couple of years, I really wanted to attend a TED event. I just didn’t think one … Continue reading

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