Author Archives: Wenjia Wu

Wenjia Wu

About Wenjia Wu

MMS, Class of 2013. Find out more about me...

Top 5 Lessons from Business School

1. Don’t Just Accept Everything, Question it First Coming from China, I didn’t see myself as a person with “superb critical thinking” written on my personal brand, and I believed this could become a big disadvantage going into the workplace. … Continue reading

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Surviving the Last Days of Class

What is business school like? It is definitely a bitter-sweet experience. Example? Well, at the end of the program, we juggled a hard-core final project with other exams and lots of end-of-the-year activities. After six weeks of finance and accounting … Continue reading

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Holi – Festival of Colors

During the MMS program, I’ve been exposed to different cultures, since many of my classmates are international. Recently, some of my friends from India included me in one of their traditional celebrations. Being teammates with Siddharth Singh, and living right next to … Continue reading

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My First Super Bowl

My classmate Zach gave me a high-five when I walked into the Satisfaction restaurant, saying “I am proud of you!” He was actually referring to the fact that I’d be watching the Super Bowl for the first time. I was … Continue reading

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Language Resources for International Students

Six months ago I came to the United States for the first time. Clutching a long to-do list, I was thrilled and nervous. But soon I realized how much help was available. For example, the Fuqua Language Institute and International … Continue reading

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My First Duke Basketball Experience

When people think of Duke, usually the first thing that comes to mind is basketball. How exciting would it be to play with former Duke basketball players? I found out on Team Changeover Day. On this particular day, at the … Continue reading

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The MMS Marketing Club at Your Service

Being a vice president of the MMS Marketing Club has been exciting and challenging for me. I am responsible for communications, i.e. releasing a weekly newsletter, maintaining the club’s blog and Facebook group, gathering information from various resources and communicating … Continue reading

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Language Institute Teaches More than English

For the first time this summer, MMS students attended the Fuqua Language Institute with MBA students. All participants were incoming international students who had not spent significant time in the United States. The institute was a mandatory pre-term program for … Continue reading

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