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Climbing Walls: The Fuqua MBA Journey of Personal Growth

It all started with this assignment: Take about 70 men and women, from all over the world, from many different backgrounds, with widely (and wildly!) varying levels of athleticism, and get them to work together to climb over a wall, … Continue reading

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4 Resources for Prospective Students

It is an exciting time in Durham. After a bout of damp weather, the summer is in full swing here, and more notably with the recent orientation for Fuqua’s Daytime class of 2015, the city has seen the addition of … Continue reading

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It’s the Final Countdown!

25 Things I Wish I Knew Before August 1 Hello Class of 2015!! I hope you’re all getting incredibly excited to start a two-year journey of personal growth, academic rigor, and awesome theme parties! I know when I was in … Continue reading

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Tips for Waitlisted Applicants

You have sent updates on changes in job status, new test scores, additional coursework, and community activities. You are in regular contact with your waitlist counselor. You have done everything possible to enhance your candidacy, and now you are anxiously … Continue reading

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Done Already?

When I began receiving emails regarding graduation, I couldn’t believe that the big day was approaching. In fact, I remember that my heart nearly jumped out of my chest when I first saw the word “graduation” in an email subject … Continue reading

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From Shanghai to Durham

About a year ago, I wandered here to read blog posts, trying to find some clues for my “Why Duke” application essay. Inspired, I ended up writing my essay in a blog format, and now, I cannot believe that I’m … Continue reading

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How I Got To Durham: Looking Back After One Year

How did I get to Durham? Actually, I came here three times, and not just once. The first time was in early July 2011 for the Language Institute, which is a program designed for non-native English speakers and occurs before … Continue reading

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Refocused On My Final Year

As a second-year student at Fuqua, my first four days back on campus were spent in a re-orientation, to readjust to the student lifestyle. It’s a unique time to reflect with your classmates on how your first year went, what … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Class of 2014

New Student Orientation is Only a Week Away! In exactly one week, the halls of Fuqua will be filled with 440 new first-year Daytime MBA students! On August 1st, these new students will begin a three-day orientation focused on bonding … Continue reading

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Orientation or Indoctrination? Either way … it’s Awesome

While I am currently in the middle of my first term at Fuqua, I wanted to share with everyone the fun times of my first few days: August 1 (morning) The First Day of School! It felt so weird having … Continue reading

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