Tag Archives: Weekend for Women

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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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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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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Roundup of the Last Term

In my last blog post on Fall Term II, I mentioned how busy I was. Now, as I head into our next term and look back, I’d like to provide some more color about specific activities that impacted me during … Continue reading

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Weekend for Women Preview

This year I am an admissions coordinator for the 2011 Annual Duke MBA Weekend for Women. The event is less than 2 weeks away (!!!) so I just wanted to provide some insight about what happens during the weekend. Each … Continue reading

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Women in Business

Duke’s first-year MBA class (my class) is 37% female. That might not seem very high, but it is actually among the highest at U.S. business schools. Since female MBAs are in the minority at business school, many companies and organizations … Continue reading

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Weekend for Women

For Fuqua’s prospective female students, the annual Weekend for Women provides valuable insight on the admissions process and life at the school. Because of a lot of dedicated preparation on Fuqua’s part, some of the best and brightest female MBA … Continue reading

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