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How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic

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May 28, 2020

The Breeden Hall entrance to Fuqua with the school sign and blooming cherry trees in the foreground; How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic

Whether it be the professors, the Office of Student Life, or the students, the entire Fuqua family came together and forged ahead during what probably will be one of the most challenging, yet interesting terms at Fuqua. And here is the story of it.

Battling the Impact of COVID-19 the Fuqua Way

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April 27, 2020

Six headshot-style photos of bearded student participating in the fundraiser battling the impact of COVID-19

I was on my way to Portugal when COVID-19 concerns escalated into worldwide panic. My classmates and I had just finished our spring break trip to Morocco, and when I landed in the…

The Duke MBA: A Leadership Lab for Personal Growth and Development

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April 20, 2020

Mike and Sarah on stage presenting their candidate platform; Fuqua's leadership lab

In February, my MBA Association Co-President Mike Treiser and I were speaking to a classroom full of prospective students about leadership opportunities at Fuqua. Just before the session, I had found out one of my best friends was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

5 Pieces of Advice for European Applicants

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April 15, 2020

a handful of students, partners and children pose for a photo after dinner in a home; advice for European applicants

European applicants have a lot to consider when applying to business school. We’ve put together a few pieces of advice for prospective students, and we hope this information will be helpful as you consider this next step in your life and career.

Here’s Why Location Gives Schools Like Duke an Edge

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March 26, 2020

students congregating and chatting in Fuqua's main hallway; location is why schools like Duke have an edge

As an alumnus, the question I get asked most by prospective MBA students is whether attending Duke, in medium-sized Durham, North Carolina, will put them at a disadvantage.

Latin American Student Association Provides Valuable Support

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November 14, 2019

a dozen students from the Latin American Student Association pose in front of a LASA banner outside Cameron Indoor Stadium

Coming from Brazil, I quickly learned that the cultural difference between my home country and the U.S. is greater than I had ever realized. Having support from fellow Latin American students has helped me make the best of my experience

Our Fuqua on Board Experience

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November 1, 2019

a Fuqua notebook on a table; gaining board experience

Fuqua On Board is a volunteer-based, year-long program where MBA students are selected from a pool of applicants and paired with a local nonprofit to serve as a non-voting board member

What Do Incoming Exchange Students Think About Fuqua?

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October 17, 2019

dozens of incoming exchange students pose for a group photo under the Fuqua banner in the Fox Center

Every year, Fuqua takes in about 60 incoming exchange students from all over the world. As a Fuqua student, the diversity they bring to our school is another great thing about the experience here

3 Resources to Help International Applicants Find the Right MBA Program

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September 26, 2019

6 European students holding up swag from the European Business Club; international applicants

I remember two years ago, with the GMAT out of the way, I was confident that I had just completed the hardest part of the application process. Then, all of a sudden, it hit me: I had no idea what program was truly right for me

How Gaining Leadership Experience at Fuqua Transformed Me

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June 3, 2019

Janette posing in her graduation gown with her degree; gaining leadership experience

The final term of my second year at Fuqua has come to the end, and it was another term full of emails, calls, and busy schedules. People usually worship second-year MBA life as the most chill period of the business school experience. It seems like the reality was different, at least for me.

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