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Being a Woman at Fuqua is a Beautiful Thing

Recently in the media, there has been quite a buzz about being a woman in business school, thanks to the New York Times’ article about Harvard Business School and its policies regarding gender equity. While I can’t comment firsthand about … Continue reading

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MBAs + Military Training = Operation Blue Devil

Integrity. Courage. Perseverance. Personal Responsibility. Professionalism. Adaptability. Team Player. Capability. What do all of these values have in common? They are the Army’s Special Operations Forces attributes, which define the military volunteers who become key fighters and influencers in the … 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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Why I Chose an MBA

The answer is complicated when I am asked, “why an MBA at Fuqua?” I’m often asked why I decided to leave a career in the military and government that — by all metrics — was successful and satisfying. “You’re too … Continue reading

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Turning Leadership Development from a Transactional Experience to a Transformational Journey

Anyone who has ever had a conversation with Professor Joe LeBoeuf will most certainly walk away with a renewed sense of urgency to become a better leader and leave his/her mark on Fuqua and the world. At least, that’s how … 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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