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An Absence Makes the Bonds Stronger

I have to say, business school is hard. After 3 months of intense learning and work, everyone was desperately looking for a break. So the moment we finished exams for Fall Term 1, people raced to the airport! It was … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Join MMS

Attending the MMS program is one of the best (if not the best) decision I have made. I had no clue about the MMS program until after I scored well on the GMAT and researched one-year master’s programs in the … Continue reading

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Winterning

To help entertain myself during our 5-week break, I decided to pursue a “Winternship” opportunity. Like the name implies, these internships are conveniently offered during winter break. Winternships are highly sought after, and are a great way for students to … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Next Semester

Winter break has provided some wonderful downtime for me so far. I have been able to relax and enjoy the fact that I don’t have to think about anything really quantitative. Christmas was great because I got a chance to … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Spend a Duke Break

Having 15 courses during 10 short months makes the MMS program intense, and the breaks in between particularly precious. There are competing priorities during these breaks including job searches, internships, visiting family, and catching up on assignments. What’s the best … Continue reading

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On Break & Graduation is Already in Sight

With exams leading up to the break, I spent a full few days studying. One of the advantages of having such well prepared professors, though, is that the PowerPoint slide decks from all of the classes are available online. I … Continue reading

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My Holiday Wish List

Since the holidays are here, I decided to put together a brief wish list for the season, from a student’s perspective. Here goes: Job – Number one on the list. This is one of my main reasons for doing the … Continue reading

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The End of Five Long Months

Can’t Believe We’ve Come So Far Already I cannot believe how quickly the time has passed. Somehow it is December. I feel like it was only weeks ago that we were sitting in orientation learning about the adventure all of … Continue reading

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International Exposure

Learning About Other Cultures is an Enriching Experience My undergraduate university, NC State, was a hub of international activity, due in part to the scientific and engineering resources available for research and development. Also, the school is large and is … Continue reading

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A Durham Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for the celebration of family and experiences. This is no different for the Team Fuqua family. For international and domestic students who were unable to make it home during the holiday weekend, MMSers got together for … Continue reading

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