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A Partner Perspective on Fuqua

The MBA experience is a wild ride. For two short years, students are engulfed in a whirlwind of learning, recruiting, and networking, all in pursuit of their dreams. To ensure success in the end, it is imperative that students begin … Continue reading

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Application Tips and “My 25 Random Things”

Note: The following article was originally published in the Fuqua in East Asia blog. The original article can be read in its entirety by clicking here. I am Shu Hong, a second-year Duke Daytime MBA student at Fuqua and a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Social Impact Meets Business Conference

I have a confession to make — I like the taste of insects. OK, so it’s not quite the same thing as eating an ant off the ground, but I recently had a snack bar made of powdered cricket flour, … 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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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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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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