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Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

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July 29, 2019

5 students pose for a photo behind their Brand Challenge display table

During my first year, I had the chance to participate in one of the Duke MBA Marketing Club’s premier annual events, the Brand Challenge. Each year, the club partners with different brands including Dell, P&G, The Hershey Company, and Clorox to put on the Brand Challenge, and it has become a veritable tradition here at Fuqua

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.

My Favorite Fuqua Memories

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March 21, 2019

7 students leaping for joy with mountains in the background, one of my favorite Fuqua memories

I left Fuqua last May ready to rejoin the working world, armed with a new degree and a great deal more knowledge about business, marketing, and health care. The education exceeded every expectation…

3 Myths About Social Impact at Fuqua

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January 29, 2019

Erin posing on stage with student leaders and speakers from the social impact conference

At Fuqua, we believe in empowering our students and alumni with the business skills needed to achieve social change. The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) was founded at Fuqua to…

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…

Bonding and Goals at the MBA Association Retreat

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October 15, 2018

Members of the MBA Association having a discussion while sitting in the sand at the beach

Each year during Spring Term 2, after the student organization presidents and cabinets are selected, many of these organizations go on group retreats to discuss goals for the year, share ideas, and bond. The…

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…

How EDGE has Enriched My MBA Experience

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August 27, 2018

Jenna and her two EDGE classmates posing by NextEra Energy's office sign

I recall sitting down with Katie Kross, the managing director of Fuqua’s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE), while I was visiting campus the winter before starting my MBA career….

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…

Student Leadership at Fuqua: Opportunities to Grow

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August 3, 2018

approximately 400 students in the Daytime MBA Class of 2018 gather for a group photo, student leadership at Fuqua

Before coming to Fuqua, I didn’t expect that students would run the school as much as they do. The student-led culture here is very supportive and collaborative, and I think that sets Fuqua…

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