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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.

How Duke Basketball Helps Shape the Student Experience

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February 26, 2019

There is a motto at Duke University and the Fuqua School of Business—work hard, play hard. Sure, our students spend a lot of time working on case studies, but they also spend a…

Why We Love Fuqua

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February 6, 2019

Fuqua's Breeden Hall entrance, why we love Fuqua

If you have spent just a few moments with someone at Fuqua, you probably figured out that we are passionate about our school. Each person has his or her own story of the…

BDW Convinced Me to Come to Fuqua

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February 1, 2019

Duke University's Blue Devil mascot holding a "Team Fuqua" pennant flag at BDW

The transition from applicant to admit was one of my favorite parts of the pre-MBA process. After all the hours spent GMAT prepping, and applying, and refreshing my email inbox, I could finally…

Why I Chose Fuqua to Transition from the Military to the Workforce

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January 29, 2019

Fellow veterans at Fuqua led classmates during Operation Blue Devil—a leadership training session at Fort Bragg

The choice to leave the service is always a tough one for any military officer. As a third generation Army officer, walking away was especially tough for me, but after I completed the…

How I Knew It Was the Right Time for an MBA

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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…

6 Reflections on My First Year

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November 9, 2018

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…

What I’ve Gained from Fuqua as an International Student

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October 24, 2018

dozens of flags line the hallway with students bustling below, international student

I knew I wanted to come to the U.S. for business school, but I also knew that I wanted to return to my home country, Indonesia, in the long run. About five years…

How AWIB Supports Women at Fuqua

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September 6, 2018

two dozen students, mostly comprised of some of the women at Fuqua, post in front of the school's Christmas tree

Fuqua’s Association of Women in Business (AWIB) community is starting the school year on a joyous note with the announcement that the percentage of women in the Daytime MBA Class of 2020 is…

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