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How Business Improv at Fuqua Changed My Life

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November 6, 2019

nine students plus an instructor pose for a group photo on stage during their business improv class

This is my story of why I vowed abstention from public speaking because of Russia, and how a business improv class at Fuqua changed all that while helping me overcome my lifelong fear of performing on stage

Women in Leadership: Takeaways from Professor Ashleigh Rosette’s Course

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March 21, 2019

Professor Ashleigh Rosette, instructor of Fuqua's women in leadership course, chatting with two students in the Fox Center

The mark of a hearty, stick to your ribs MBA course is one in which I’m able to make a little more sense of the business world. The recipe behind these great courses…

How to Choose Your MBA Electives

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January 29, 2019

Fuqua faculty member, Christine Moorman, photographed teaching class.

A major reason I chose to get my MBA was the opportunity to learn in a structured environment again. One regret from my undergrad experience was not treating education like an all-you-can-eat buffet….

3 Myths About Social Impact at Fuqua

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Erin posing on stage with student leaders and speakers from the social impact conference

At Fuqua, we believe in empowering our students and alumni with the business skills needed to achieve social change. The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) was founded at Fuqua to…

Preparing for a Career in Corporate Strategy

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March 12, 2014

I can’t believe I am less than two terms, or 12 weeks, away from graduation. Not surprisingly, I find myself reflecting on my time at school and what I have accomplished. I came…

Fuqua Focuses More on the Business of Energy

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January 6, 2014

As Co-President of the Duke MBA Energy Club and a second-year MBA student with a passion for energy finance, I was thrilled to see two exciting developments occur this past summer. First, energy…

Increasing my Impact with the Duke MBA

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February 6, 2013

In the past few weeks, we’ve received email reminders about graduation requirements to make sure everyone’s on track to walk across that stage and shake Dean Boulding’s hand in May. These emails have…

Concentrations: Which to Choose?

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January 23, 2013

Concentrations are a funny thing: they are completely optional in most business schools. So, why should we choose one in the first place, and which one(s)? Particularly for prospective students, this may be…