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Settling in Durham as an International Student: Part 1

Finding Housing, Transportation, and Furniture Coming from central London, where I studied my undergraduate degree, I knew from the start that my transition to Durham would be tough. I had never lived in the United States before, and honestly apart … Continue reading

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A View of Ninth Street

Ninth Street is a main attraction in Durham. It’s a strip that has a variety of different restaurants, coffee shops, and eclectic stores. Located close to Duke’s East Campus, I find myself frequenting the area pretty often. It’s got a … Continue reading

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MMS Throws Hat into MBA Games Ring

Every year MBA students organize fundraising events for the Duke MBA Games, a charity benefiting the Special Olympics of North Carolina. Students are registered via an online platform, teams are assembled, and fundraisers are planned. I have to give the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Rodeo

Come one, come all to the Food Truck Rodeo! What exactly is a food truck rodeo? It’s an event that occurs a couple times a year, and all the food trucks in the Triangle area convene in Durham Central Park. … Continue reading

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Coming to a Crossroads & Choosing MMS

Anyone who has experienced a senior year, whether during high school or college, can relate to the emotional twinge in response to the question: “So, what’s next?” It’s a question that can initially seem subtle, benign even, but over time … Continue reading

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Tips on Moving to Durham

Everyone knows that moving to a new city is nothing less than stressful, but the only word I can think of to describe moving to another continent is “overwhelming.” There were so many things that I needed to figure out. … 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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Graduation On My Mind

It’s hard to believe, but in about 30 days I’ll be a graduate of The Fuqua School of Business! The last 10 months have gone by quickly, and I must say it’s been an amazing ride. I’ve had the opportunity … Continue reading

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MBA Games are Gone, but the Memories will Last

I am at a loss for words – I don’t even know how to begin to describe my experience at the MBA Games this past weekend. Although there were a few obstacles along the way, and a rough morning (thanks … Continue reading

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MBA Games are Here!

  Wow … I can’t believe the MBA Games Weekend starts tonight! The games have been a tradition at Fuqua since 1989, when a group of students decided to invite their friends from other B-schools to raise money for the … Continue reading

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