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The Duke-UNC Rivalry Explained

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

How Duke Basketball Helps Shape the Student Experience

February 26, 2019

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…

A Day in the Life of My Nike Internship

October 12, 2018

all seven of the students from the Fuqua Nike internship group

This summer, seven Fuqua students from our class of 2019 had the opportunity to intern at Nike World Headquarters (WHQ) in Portland, Oregon. The experience was nothing short of amazing and we are…

Exploring the Duke Community Beyond Fuqua

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…

An Insider’s Guide to North Carolina

June 14, 2017

guide to North Carolina

I was born and raised in North Carolina, but most of my friends and family were not. In fact, 42 percent of North Carolina’s population was born outside of the state. My mother was…

Transitioning from the Peace Corps to an MBA and How Fuqua Helps

August 20, 2015

get togethers like this with my fellow returned Peace Corps volunteers is one way Fuqua helps the transition from Peace Corps to an MBA at Duke

When you meet your new classmates at Fuqua, the usual first question you get is, “where did you move here from?” Although most of my classmates had fairly straightforward answers—Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Buenos…

My First Year at Fuqua

April 21, 2015

Orientation at Fuqua for the Class of 2016

We are three weeks away from finishing the academic year, and I have a lot of mixed feelings about what my first year at Fuqua has been. In my first day at business…

If you like ___________, you’ll love Durham!

March 27, 2014

Durham, North Carolina

As a second year with only two months left in Durham (after returning from studying abroad in Singapore), I realize that there are quite a few things about this city that I’m going…

25 Random Things About Me

December 4, 2013

By far, my favorite application essay to write was Fuqua’s “25 Random Things About Me.” However, I was surprised to talk to other applicants and hear how difficult many found the essay to…

Fuqua Bucket List

November 4, 2013

Everyone says that time flies in business school — this is true — but you don’t understand or believe it until you experience it for yourself. In addition, you are so busy (even…

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