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Annual Report Digs Into Duke MBA Hiring Trends

Every year Fuqua pulls together employment data that confirms our continued status as a top-tier business school. But before our 2013-2014 final report is published later this fall, I wanted to share some preliminary statistics and trends for the Duke … Continue reading

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Putting the Network to Work

Recruiting season is here! For first-year students, the last 10+ weeks have been a flurry of networking, cover letter revisions, and resume tweaks in preparation for summer internships “drops.” Second-year students have been a huge help by sharing their experiences, … 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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Thursday: A Day in the Life of a Fuqua MBA Student

About this time last year, I remember wondering what day-to-day life would be like as an MBA student. Current students told me their days were packed with classes, speakers, and recruiting events. Still, I had trouble imagining what business school … Continue reading

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Week-in-Cities with MBA Net Impact Club

Many of Fuqua’s student-run clubs organize “Week-in-Cities” trips to different regions of the country to network with businesses and alumni. As a cabinet member of the Net Impact Club, I had the pleasure of co-organizing this year’s trek to the … 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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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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Fuqua Bucket List

Everyone says that time flies in business school — this is true — but you don’t understand or believe it until you experience it for yourself. In addition, you are so busy (even in your second year!) that it is … Continue reading

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Photo Journal: Week-in-Cities, Seattle

I took advantage of the recent Fall Break to unwind after a demanding Term 1, and I embarked on the Week-in-Cities trek to Seattle. Fuqua offers Week-in-Cities trips during school breaks as an opportunity for students to explore an industry … 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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