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Habitat for Humanity: Building Houses for the Durham Community

On an afternoon in November, I found myself traveling to a small neighborhood on Durham-Chapel Hill Road. As I pulled up the driveway with four classmates, I saw three houses under construction that had “Sold to Habitat of Humanity” signs … Continue reading

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The Brand Challenge Mission

Recently, my fellow MMSers and I were given the opportunity to participate in the MBA Marketing Club’s Brand Challenge. The annual event is a fun and collaborative competition where teams of students develop creative strategies to market an assigned product … Continue reading

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Discovering Fuqua’s Diversity through International Events

After two really short but busy terms in the MMS: FOB program at Fuqua, we got a much-needed fall break. After the surge of on-campus recruiting, the mad frenzy of classes, company information sessions, networking, job applications, and interviews, getting … Continue reading

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My First American Halloween

It all started long before October 31. Already in the middle of September, when it was still hot as though summer wasn’t going to leave at all, I went for groceries and saw huge boxes filled with pumpkins. The sun … Continue reading

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Opening My Next Chapter with MMS

Why Duke? Why Fuqua? Why MMS? From the admissions process to conversations with employers, family, or friends, be sure to truly take the time to reflect on these questions. They are asked time and time again, so be ready to … Continue reading

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MMS: The 10-Month Balancing Act

You’ve got 10 months to explore a new city, maybe even a new country, a new school, meet 100s of new people, and learn everything you can in 15 different classes. Ready. Set. Go. Another year of MMS has begun. … 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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Making an Impact, Leaving a Legacy

Coming into the MMS program, everyone tries to find their niche. I knew it would be a little different for me because my primary focus did not include the traditional areas of finance, consulting, or marketing. Instead, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Succeeding in a National Marketing Competition

Throughout the summer and fall terms, several case competitions were hosted at Fuqua (e.g. with Accenture — read a previous blog post about it). Yet, I was wondering whether a competition existed that was more specifically tailored toward solving marketing … Continue reading

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Too Many Iron Chefs in the Kitchen

Many moons ago before I was in business school and had time to watch television, I remember hearing about a show called Iron Chef. I never really got into the show because it seemed highly technical, and since I knew … Continue reading

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