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6 Reflections on My First Year

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 GATE is and Why You Should Go

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…

The Ultimate Global Academic Travel Experience

November 2, 2017

students posing in front of a Chinese landmark during the Global Academic Travel Experience

Prior to business school, I had never traveled outside the United States. I came to Fuqua wanting to challenge myself to try new things, and I knew that going on a Global Academic…

China Serves as a Classroom for MBA Students

July 21, 2015

Duke Fuqua MBA students study in China

读万卷书不如行万里路 The Chinese proverb above says “reading 10,000 books is not as effective as traveling 10,000 kilometers.” Fortunately for nearly 25-percent of Fuqua’s Daytime MBA Class of 2016, they were not forced to…

More than 100 MBAs Gain Experience in China

June 24, 2015

Duke Fuqua: More than 100 MBAs Gain Experience in China at the Great Wall

Since I started at Duke, I heard several good stories and reviews about the Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE) that allows MBAs to gain experience in China. Students from the prior year surely…

From Soldier to Student to Student Leader

May 7, 2014

Being a Leader of Consequence…in China Business school is as much about the journey as it is about the ultimate destination. To that end, over the last 10 months, my classmates and I…

My Top Fuqua Memories

September 13, 2013

Apologies for the delay in getting you a blog update. As the last term of Fuqua took over in March and April, I wanted to make sure I took advantage of every last…

Earning an MBA as a New Mom

August 13, 2013

mba student with son

In May 2013 I finished my MBA at Fuqua. I cannot believe how fast time flew by. Two years earlier, I arrived in the Durham area with a 2-month old baby. I remember…

Oh, the Places You’ll Go … With your MBA Classmates

July 3, 2013

Looking back on my MBA, the word “journey” is appropriate for describing the last two years. There has been a lot of travel — some of it transcendental and much of it physical….

Done Already?

May 16, 2013

When I began receiving emails regarding graduation, I couldn’t believe that the big day was approaching. In fact, I remember that my heart nearly jumped out of my chest when I first saw…

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