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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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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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Shedding Light on the MBA Admissions Process

If I met you out on the road or at one of our campus events, you’re likely to have heard me talk about the “black box” of Admissions. Applications go into the box, and decisions come out. What happens in … 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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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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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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The Interview Rush

School started up again in mid January after nearly a month off. Since then, to be completely honest, I’m not sure whether I’ve been here first as a student or as a job seeker. These last few weeks have been … 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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Hello from the Career Center

As Associate Dean of Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC), I work with my team and other members of the Fuqua and Duke communities to build and enhance Fuqua’s presence in the global employment marketplace. What that means is I focus … Continue reading

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Still Glad I Chose Duke

Last year I wrote a post entitled, “Why I Chose Duke!” Now, in my second and final year, I wanted to follow-up on my original post to highlight why I am still grateful that I chose Duke! As I mentioned … Continue reading

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