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The Duke Start–Up Challenge: Are You Game?

One of the great things that’s constantly emphasized about Fuqua is that it is a risk-free learning environment. So does taking the element of risk out of speculative ventures enhance the learning potential? According to the participants of the Duke … Continue reading

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Driving in Durham: Tips for Future International Students

Durham is a small city, but at the same time, everything is scattered around. I like to wander, but it’s still a little hard to quickly travel around Durham by bus. So I got a car soon after moving here. … Continue reading

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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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