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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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Weekend for Women Event Reaches 10-Year Anniversary

A year ago, my life was very different: I was living in New York City, putting in long hours at work during the day, and working on B-school applications and studying for the GMAT at night. I know just as … Continue reading

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Coming Together to Help the Hungry

Being a Leader of Consequence is so much more than excelling in accounting or operations or communication. In and of themselves, those are just components or tools to be employed — they are building blocks that MBA and MMS students … Continue reading

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The Unofficial 5-Step Path to Leadership Success at Fuqua

While salaries and job statistics are quantifiable metrics that allow prospective students to compare business schools, how can you tell if a school will make you a better leader? There isn’t a metric that really defines leadership — and ask … Continue reading

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Organizing Fuqua’s First Global Week

Now that I’m just a few weeks away from graduation, I’m thinking about the experiences I have had during this amazing MBA adventure. In less than 2 years I moved to a different country (from Bogotá, Colombia), started a challenging … Continue reading

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Not an Average Ski Trip

During the second week of Spring Break (yes, we get two weeks off, which is another thing I LOVE about this school!), 40 first-year and second-year students travelled to Park City, Utah, for an annual ski trip. The best thing … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

Fuqua’s final application deadline for the Daytime program is in a couple days! So, in the spirit of essay writing, I wanted to give this year’s new essay a try. I actually love this essay prompt — it really gives … Continue reading

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It’s Blue Devil Weekend!

You’re in!!! Welcome, Duke MBA class of 2015!!! This weekend, a little over 100 admitted students will be joining us from all over the world for the Duke MBA Blue Devil Weekend (BDW). As the BDW co-chair, I am so … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Weekend for Women

By Laura Jones & Leslie Kim Two years ago we were prospective students checking out various business schools, writing essays, and trying to figure out where we wanted to go if we got in … Now 2 years later, it … Continue reading

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Top Gifts for MBA Students

‘Tis the season for fun and joy … it is that time of year when people freak out about buying friends, family, and significant others the perfect gift. Well, worry not. I put together the ultimate gift buying guide for … Continue reading

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