Tag Archives: Passions

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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I Chose Fuqua to Find My Dream Job

One of my passions is contributing to the development of others. I am driven by the opportunity to show someone who thinks they are “average” how much potential they have to achieve more, and ways in which to improve themselves. … Continue reading

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Career Management & the Job Search: What to Expect

As Fuqua’s latest graduates begin their first assignments out of business school, I thought I would highlight some of the insights, trends, and best practices in MBA recruiting and employment, so that you may get a better sense of what … Continue reading

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Action

Some of my MBA classmates have a traditional career path in mind, and others are passionate about creating their own business or organization. The Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) provides those students with a programmatic opportunity to develop their ideas into … Continue reading

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When is the Right Time for Business School?

Tips for Chinese students Interested in business school but not sure when and where to apply? Do you feel you have enough work experience to now take the plunge into the world of an MBA education? As the Regional Director … Continue reading

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Rockin’ and Rollin’ in the World of Sports Business

“Sport is like rock ‘n’ roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.” I found the above quote from Phil Knight, the founder of Nike. I ran across it while preparing … Continue reading

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Crazy for Case Competitions

As you begin your application process to business school, you start to assess where you are, where you would like to go, and the skill set that you need to bridge that gap. For me, I came back to school … Continue reading

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A Very Personal Career Search Experience

Like many people who attend business school, I “knew” exactly what I wanted to do with my life until the day I got in. I wanted to start a door hardware company. But just getting into Fuqua offered me the … Continue reading

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