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Experience, Salary, Vacation, and an Offer.

  Jobless in November As mid-November rolled around, I was not one of the fortunate few who had already landed a job offer, and therefore able to spend winter break in blissful relaxation. After speaking to my career coach about … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Three Tips for New MMS Students

Looking back at my MMS experience, I cannot believe how fast the program went by. In the beginning of the summer session, everyone will tell you how quick the program goes by, but you don’t realize how true this statement … Continue reading

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OPT = Optional Practical Training for International Students

As graduation gets closer, many international students have already filed their Optional Practical Training (OPT) status with Duke Visa Services. Here is what I have found out about OPT and what it can do for me: Let’s say I got … Continue reading

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A True Cultural & Educational Exchange

It’s hard to believe that just 9 months ago I hadn’t even met any of my classmates, yet now they’re some of my closest friends. But what’s most interesting to me is how some of these friendships even started in … Continue reading

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Finance Internship — A Gift that Keeps Giving

Climbing the corporate ladder requires one to gain a lot of experience, not only to get started, but also to obtain promotions. The former is often the greatest struggle for recent graduates at all levels (from high school to graduate … 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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Internships Pay Off in More Ways than One

So, you know what an internship is. You may have even done one or two over the years. But, what about a winternship? These are internships that Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) sets up for students to complete over their … Continue reading

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