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Gaining Consulting Experience with FCCP

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January 14, 2020

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Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum is an experiential learning opportunity for students to work on consulting engagements with businesses and nonprofits around the world. First-year and second-year MBAs work in teams to assist client organizations with challenges across a number of industries and fields such as marketing, strategy, and operations

Design Thinking Beyond Fuqua: 3 Takeaways from IDEO’s CoLab Makeathon

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December 17, 2019

dozens of students working at tables in a large office space during the design competition

Serving on the cabinet of the Design & Innovation Club is one of my favorite extra-curricular activities at Fuqua. Guiding my classmates through design thinking workshops is extremely rewarding, and has given me the chance to hone my own design skills as well

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

Gaining Entrepreneurial Experience at Fuqua

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October 1, 2019

students posing for a group photo during the Prodigy event, gaining entrepreneurial experience

Coming into Fuqua, I had many ideas about how to spend my two years. One of them was to pursue entrepreneurship, and business school has helped me tremendously in that regard

Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

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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 Entrepreneurial Journey During Business School

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July 9, 2019

a couple dozen entrepreneurial students posing for a group photo

If you have an entrepreneurial itch, business school is a great time to scratch it

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.

Leadership Development at Fuqua

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May 1, 2019

a soldier looks on as a handful of student work together to make their way through a 'spiderweb' obstacle during leadership development exercises

Business school serves a range of purposes, from career shifts to personal and skill development. For me, school was about transitioning from an individual contributor to a leader, and developing the skillset to lead effectively.

4 Lessons from My Microsoft Internship

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March 21, 2019

Tiffany sitting beside the Microsoft sign during her Microsoft internship

MBA internships are great opportunities to apply skills gained during your first year and learn additional skills that will make you a well-rounded future business leader. Landing a Microsoft internship as a product…

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…

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