Tag Archives: Fuqua Values

From the Court to the Classroom: The “Fist” Team Analogy

If you ask me, North Carolina is home to the best college basketball in the world. I grew up on the folklore of Tobacco Road, and for those unfamiliar with North Carolina, Tobacco Road is not so much a geographical … Continue reading

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To Apply or Not? That’s the Question & Here’s my Answer:

It’s seventh grade, and I’m listening to my teacher, Mrs. Stoltz, speak about our assignments for the day. The flow chart on the wall delineates our projects for the duration of class. As she goes through each item, she re-emphasizes … Continue reading

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What is Team Fuqua?

From day one of the MMS: Foundations of Business program, I was sold on Team Fuqua. You can feel it the moment you step on campus. Every student is here for the same reason — to leave a legacy and … Continue reading

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My Number One Lesson From MMS

Networking. It’s a term that you’ll probably get sick of at Fuqua. But what does it even mean? According to Merriam-Webster, net·work·ing is “the exchange of information or services among individuals; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or … Continue reading

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Happy, Sad, and Everything In Between: The End of MMS

When I finished my last official class as part of the MMS program, I was so happy. I found myself in a favorable position — gainfully employed, graduating with a master’s degree, and with a newfound set of friendships that … 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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Application Tips from Admissions Officers

It’s application time for the MMS program! As an Admissions Ambassador, I’m often in contact with those involved in the admissions process, so I thought I’d see if they have any tips or insight to offer for those of you … Continue reading

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A Heart for Service

Before coming to Fuqua, serving on the MMS Association (MMSA) Executive Board was not even remotely in my mind. I am not even sure if I was aware of its existence. Despite this fact and quite to my own surprise, … 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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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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