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A Guide to Entrepreneurship at Duke

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August 7, 2018

Students listen to a speaker during a classroom session on entrepreneurship at Duke

I’m incredibly proud of the resources that Duke University has invested in the innovation and entrepreneurship space. Prospective MBA students who want a comprehensive overview of all the amazing offerings focused on entrepreneurship…

Design Thinking: An Amazing Experience at Fuqua

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July 2, 2018

10 students posing with messages written on sticky notes as part of a design thinking exercise

When I first arrived at Fuqua, I was sure that I wanted to pursue design consulting as a career path. I went through several detours and more ups and downs than I would…

My Summer at the NFL: Running the Route from Fan to Intern

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June 29, 2018

five teammates on the field during Rob's summer at the NFL as an intern

Most people, myself included, tend to roll their eyes when they hear the recruiting advice “follow your passion.” Their eyes roll even further when you say you want to work in sports. However,…

A Week in My Life as an MBA Student Leader

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June 13, 2018

Coach K poses with a few dozen COLE fellows, one of our MBA student leader positions

When speaking with prospective students, I’ve been asked to describe the ‘usual’ day in the life of a Fuqua student. Every time I searched for an answer, I realized how challenging it would…

3 Impressions from Tech Trek

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May 24, 2018

dozens of students on Tech Trek by Microsoft's sign

Ninety of my first-year classmates signed up for Tech Trek and bought tickets to travel across the country during their fall break, with high expectations to learn more about the recruiting opportunities and…

What GATE is and Why You Should Go

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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…

What to Expect During a Campus Visit

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January 24, 2018

There are so many great business schools throughout the world, and it can be hard to set a target list of schools. As an international student who has lived on the opposite side…

Mentored Study: Experience You Can’t Get in the Classroom

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October 27, 2017

Mati cans on the fridge shelf, part of my mentored study experience

The field I was in before business school, digital advertising, thrives on the practical. Since it’s only existed for a handful of years, there’s very little theory—it’s all being created by practitioners as…

A Day in the Life of My LinkedIn Internship

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August 31, 2017

Name tag, water bottle, and other items from Day 1 of Caroline's LinkedIn internship

Often MBA students are bucketed in two categories: career switchers or career accelerators. After five years with Deloitte Consulting, I had a strong feeling that it was the place for me and I…

Investing in a Week on Wall Street

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August 7, 2017

front of the New York Stock Exchange during Week on Wall Street

It’s well known that the best way to get in a cold pool is to jump right in. For aspiring bankers at Fuqua, “Week on Wall Street” is the metaphorical equivalent of jumping…