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Why We Founded the Duke MBA Fintech Club

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January 9, 2020

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We co-founded the Duke MBA FinTech Club in the Spring of 2018, with the goal of fostering a community passionate about financial technology at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and to create an ecosystem that supports MBA students in pursuing careers within the industry

A Record Year for Hiring at Fuqua

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December 1, 2019

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I’ve often told people I feel like I have the best job at Fuqua. As associate dean for career management, I have a front-row view of our tremendously talented students seeking jobs plus direct insight from the companies looking to hire them

Latin American Student Association Provides Valuable Support

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November 14, 2019

a dozen students from the Latin American Student Association pose in front of a LASA banner outside Cameron Indoor Stadium

Coming from Brazil, I quickly learned that the cultural difference between my home country and the U.S. is greater than I had ever realized. Having support from fellow Latin American students has helped me make the best of my experience

3 Reasons I Chose the MSTeM Track as an International MBA Candidate

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October 4, 2019

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As I was in your shoes as a prospective student, I wanted to know which program could help me most in achieving my post-MBA goal to work in the U.S. and to become an enabled business leader in a world of Big Data and AI

Breaking Down First-Year Courses: Fall Term 1

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August 23, 2019

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So, you’ve read online the names of courses you’ll be taking when you start at Fuqua, but what do they really entail? And how nervous should you be if it’s been five or more years since your last economics exam

My Entrepreneurial Journey During Business School

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July 9, 2019

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

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…

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…

How CASE Prepared Me for a Social Impact Career

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January 11, 2019

11 students pose with messages written on their arms about their interest in pursuing a social impact career

Four weeks into my post-MBA career, I realized that I absolutely loved my job. I immediately emailed Erin Worsham, the executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), to…

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