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Tips for Exploring Durham

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March 2, 2020

The iconic water tower and smokestack of the campus with Durham highrise buildings in the background at dusk; a great place to visit when exploring Durham

At the very beginning, I was afraid of not being able to adjust. How would I live without the restaurant and entertainment offerings that only big cities have?

The Duke-UNC Rivalry Explained

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January 29, 2020

Duke's Grayson Allen dribbles toward the basket during a Duke-UNC rivalry game

Eight miles separate Duke from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Battle for Tobacco Road, as it’s known, is one of the greatest rivalries in college sports

Exploring the Vibrant Local Music Scene

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April 4, 2019

local music scene: an outdoor stage at the bluegrass festival in Raleigh

Music has always been a big part of my life. Moving recently from New York, I was pleasantly surprised by the diverse and vibrant music scene in Durham and the greater Triangle area….

How Duke Basketball Helps Shape the Student Experience

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February 26, 2019

Coach K

There is a motto at Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business—work hard, play hard. Sure, our students spend a lot of time working on case studies, but they also spend a…

What You Need to Know About Class Sections at Fuqua

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December 5, 2018

Class sections: more than 400 student representing all 6 sections pose on the Fuqua steps for a class photo during orientation

We know you’ve heard all about #teamfuqua, but have you heard about the “Unos” (aka Section 1) or the very proud “#fiveordie” (aka Section 5)? Where It All Begins On day one of…

6 Reflections on My First Year

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November 9, 2018

Swati Tiwari - 6 Reflections on My First Year

1. Don’t underestimate the burden of internship recruiting. It wasn’t long after that first email from the Career Management Center in August that I started noticing recruiters on campus for company presentations and…

Meet 7 Moms Pursuing MBAs at Fuqua

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October 19, 2018

7 of the moms pursuing MBAs at Fuqua with their kids

I was seven months pregnant when I attended Weekend for Women, and I decided to come to Fuqua when my daughter was two months old. Going into my MBA program as a new…

Exploring the Duke Community Beyond Fuqua

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August 8, 2018

looking down from the top of Duke Chapel at part of campus while exploring the Duke community beyond Fuqua

Duke University as a whole is one of the reasons why I chose Fuqua for my MBA program. As an international student, I was curious to explore the greater Duke community beyond Fuqua…

A Week in My Life as an MBA Student Leader

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June 13, 2018

Coach K poses with a few dozen COLE fellows, one of our MBA student leader positions

When speaking with prospective students, I’ve been asked to describe the ‘usual’ day in the life of a Fuqua student. Every time I searched for an answer, I realized how challenging it would…

Where to Live in Durham

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April 6, 2018

the apartment complex at night, where to live in Durham

Where should I live? It was the first question in my head after the joyful moment of getting admitted. I’m sure others have felt the same way, and I wanted to help shed light…

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