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Starting My MBA Journey

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October 1, 2015

starting my MBA journey with fellow Israeli students at Duke Fuqua

The Road to Fuqua As an international student, the anticipation of starting my MBA journey at Fuqua was huge. Even before school started, I had met more than 10 Israeli alumni and/or students in…

My First Year at Fuqua

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April 21, 2015

Orientation at Fuqua for the Class of 2016

We are three weeks away from finishing the academic year, and I have a lot of mixed feelings about what my first year at Fuqua has been. In my first day at business…

Making the Most of Elective Classes

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January 5, 2015

Professor Shane Dikolli

One of the reasons that I was attracted to Fuqua was because of its shorter, six-week terms and the ability to quickly get an overview of general business concepts before diving into elective…

Reflection on the Completion of Fall Term 1

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December 17, 2014

Fuqua classroom

Greetings, and I hope you are well! This is my first post and I’d like to start with a word of encouragement. You are most likely in some part of the MBA application…

The Best of Both Worlds: Why I Chose Duke’s MPP/MBA Program

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November 24, 2014

Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy is across the street from Fuqua

When I decided to go back to grad school, I wasn’t sure which program to enroll in. Coming from the nonprofit sector, I knew that I eventually wanted to manage a large nonprofit…

A Day in the Life of a First-Year MBA

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July 22, 2014

A group of students in the Fox Center

What does the typical day of an MBA student look like? That’s one of the biggest questions I had as I was preparing to enroll at Fuqua. I had heard snippets from current…

Preparing for a Career in Corporate Strategy

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March 12, 2014

Fuqua students who were interning at Urban Planet

I can’t believe I am less than two terms, or 12 weeks, away from graduation. Not surprisingly, I find myself reflecting on my time at school and what I have accomplished. I came…

Consequential Leadership Teams Embody Fuqua’s Diversity

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February 14, 2014

Did you know that about 40 percent of Fuqua’s Class of 2015 (440 students) are international? I think this probably makes Fuqua one of the most diverse business schools in the U.S. That…

Thursday: A Day in the Life of a Fuqua MBA Student

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January 16, 2014

MBA Networking session in Fuqua's Fox Center during lunch

About this time last year, I remember wondering what day-to-day life would be like as an MBA student. Current students told me their days were packed with classes, speakers, and recruiting events. Still,…

Shedding Light on the MBA Admissions Process

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November 25, 2013

the Duke Fuqua Office of Admissions sign, why mba

If I met you out on the road or at one of our campus events, you’re likely to have heard me talk about the “black box” of Admissions. Applications go into the box,…