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Why Duke? Why Fuqua?

Duke. Fuqua. These two words are game changers. Being accepted into a program that is a part of both? That is life changing. Ok, well maybe being accepted into the MMS: Foundations of Business program isn’t really what changes your … Continue reading

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Blowing Off Some Steam

An important part of being in the MMS program is knowing how to unwind. The program is so fast paced that it’s easy to get swept away by assignments, finals, and the job search. A bunch of my friends and … 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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My Favorite Fuqua Professor — Michael Roach

If I asked you what separates a good professor from a great professor, what would you say? Would they make you call them “Oh captain, my captain?” or would it be requisite that they transform a rag-tag group into a … Continue reading

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It’s Flunch Time

Every term we have lunches called “flunches,” which are lunches with faculty members, sponsored by the MMSA (the MMS Association). These lunches serve as a unique opportunity to get to know our new professors outside of the classroom. Any 5 … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship – From Theory to Practice

Durham is arguably at the center of the growing Research Triangle Park area that fosters a massive amount of technology startups. Incubators and programs for entrepreneurs to meet, converse, and solve problems are in abundance, especially on Duke’s campus. Personally, … Continue reading

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Math Camp Zombies

“Math camp? You’re doing math camp next week?” — my friend asked in disbelief after hearing that I was about to begin a week-long math review. While choking on my answer, I realized how similar my situation was to that … Continue reading

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Everyone at Fuqua is a Resource

Take Advantage of Networking Opportunities If you haven’t heard already, one of the most amazing things about being at Fuqua is the unlimited access to the “Fuqua network.” It goes without saying that some of the most prominent leaders in … Continue reading

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Meet MMS Professor Sharon Belenzon

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Fuqua Professor Sharon Belenzon who teaches a strategy class in the MMS program. It was a privilege to learn more about his research and interests: Please tell me about yourself, maybe a … Continue reading

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Here are my Votes:

Favorite MMS Moment: Triangle Training Favorite Professor: Scott Dyreng Favorite Off-Campus Hangout: American Tobacco District Best MMS Social Event: Winter Formal Best BBQ: Q-Shack Favorite Late-Night Eatery: Thai Cafe Best Local Deals/Happy Hour: Shrimp Boats Something I Wish I’d Done … Continue reading

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