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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…

The Top 10 Reasons I Chose Fuqua

October 23, 2013

If you’re in the process of deciding which school to attend — or even apply to — you probably have a list to help in your selection process. Perhaps it’s a pro/con list,…

My Top Fuqua Memories

September 13, 2013

Apologies for the delay in getting you a blog update. As the last term of Fuqua took over in March and April, I wanted to make sure I took advantage of every last…

It’s the Final Countdown!

July 16, 2013

25 Things I Wish I Knew Before August 1 Hello Class of 2015!! I hope you’re all getting incredibly excited to start a two-year journey of personal growth, academic rigor, and awesome theme…

Sports in Durham

April 30, 2013

I am not a die-hard sports fan by any means, but I enjoy going to sporting events a few times a year, and this was something that I considered when moving to Durham….

Every Day Affirms Why Fuqua Is For Me

October 23, 2012

To get to Fuqua, I had to drive past dozens of business schools (and drive I did, pulling a trailer behind a borrowed Ford F-450 pickup). It was a literal experience, waving goodbye…

From Shanghai to Durham

October 10, 2012

About a year ago, I wandered here to read blog posts, trying to find some clues for my “Why Duke” application essay. Inspired, I ended up writing my essay in a blog format,…

Campout, Part Deux

September 17, 2012

It’s been over a week since Campout 2012, and I still laugh at the awesomeness that is Campout. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a yearly tradition and opportunity for graduate students…

Blue Devils “Campout” For Tickets

September 5, 2012

About a year ago, while at a conference in Dubai I ran across a French colleague. He learned that I was about to quit my job to pursue an MBA at Duke. His…

What is Campout?

September 20, 2011

Group of students at Campout

Campout 2011: I lasted 36, 24, 7 hours! For all of you who came from a non-sports dominated school, like myself, let me explain what Campout is. Each year, about 2,000 graduate students…

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