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How I Knew It Was the Right Time for an MBA

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January 29, 2019

Arpit Garg standing by the lake.

Are you trying to figure out if it is the right time for an MBA? I was in the same boat as you, and it sure is a tricky decision. Taking a break…

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…

Learning from the Best: Finance Professor Doug Breeden

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November 9, 2018

Professor Doug Breeden is a highly respected name in the banking industry and a leading financial mind in the academic space. If you join Fuqua, I highly recommend enrolling in one of his…

6 Reflections on My First Year

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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…

Corporate Strategy Class: Examining the Intersection of Business and Politics

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October 23, 2018

Professor Aaron Chatterji, teacher of an advanced corporate strategy class, talking with students in the Fox Center

Business and politics have merged in a way that many of us have not seen before. Companies are expected to speak up and engage on political and social issues, even if these issues…

A Guide to Entrepreneurship at Duke

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August 7, 2018

Students listen to a speaker during a classroom session on entrepreneurship at Duke

I’m incredibly proud of the resources that Duke University has invested in the innovation and entrepreneurship space. Prospective MBA students who want a comprehensive overview of all the amazing offerings focused on entrepreneurship…

My Summer at the NFL: Running the Route from Fan to Intern

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June 29, 2018

five teammates on the field during Rob's summer at the NFL as an intern

Most people, myself included, tend to roll their eyes when they hear the recruiting advice “follow your passion.” Their eyes roll even further when you say you want to work in sports. However,…

Breaking Down Fuqua’s Health Care Programming

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June 28, 2018

a brochure and attendees from the conference, one of Fuqua's health care programming options

When I arrived on campus, I was excited and impassioned about studying health care. But it took some time before I understood the difference between all of Fuqua’s health care programming. So here’s…

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…

What GATE is and Why You Should Go

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April 19, 2018

GATE students holding a Duke banner with a mountain sunset in the background

Sawubona! One of my passions has always been traveling and exploring new places. Before enrolling at Duke, I had visited more than 20 countries, and my goal is to get to 30 before…