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Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

July 29, 2019

5 students pose for a photo behind their Brand Challenge display table

During my first year, I had the chance to participate in one of the Duke MBA Marketing Club’s premier annual events, the Brand Challenge. Each year, the club partners with different brands including Dell, P&G, The Hershey Company, and Clorox to put on the Brand Challenge, and it has become a veritable tradition here at Fuqua

My Favorite Fuqua Memories

March 21, 2019

7 students leaping for joy with mountains in the background, one of my favorite Fuqua memories

I left Fuqua last May ready to rejoin the working world, armed with a new degree and a great deal more knowledge about business, marketing, and health care. The education exceeded every expectation…

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Action

May 23, 2013

Some of my MBA classmates have a traditional career path in mind, and others are passionate about creating their own business or organization. The Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) provides those students with a…

Rockin’ and Rollin’ in the World of Sports Business

January 11, 2013

“Sport is like rock ‘n’ roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions.” I found the above quote from Phil Knight, the founder of…

Consulting – Just in Case

January 2, 2013

When I applied to Fuqua, I didn’t know what consulting was. It’s been my good fortune that the Consulting Club has expended considerable effort in bringing people like me up to speed. I…

Crazy for Case Competitions

December 4, 2012

As you begin your application process to business school, you start to assess where you are, where you would like to go, and the skill set that you need to bridge that gap….

The Business of Healthcare

June 21, 2012

The business school application process forces you to think about what you are passionate about and where in society you’d like to make a personal contribution. It allowed me to articulate a nascent…

Event Builds Management Skills

November 15, 2011

As a member of Fuqua’s Finance Club, I helped to host the First Annual Global Finance Case Competition. It was a way to bring together competitors from like-minded business schools to sharpen their…

Whatever the Case May Be

April 29, 2011

Many Fuqua first years express some amazement that their second-year course load, at least when viewed in advance, looks relatively modest compared to the imposing gauntlet of the first few terms. After their…

The Durham Dozen

March 30, 2011

My Bucket List At some point in the last week, it dawned on me that we’re rapidly approaching the end of our first year. Yes, it was a whole 8 months ago: in…