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How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic

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May 28, 2020

The Breeden Hall entrance to Fuqua with the school sign and blooming cherry trees in the foreground; How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic

Whether it be the professors, the Office of Student Life, or the students, the entire Fuqua family came together and forged ahead during what probably will be one of the most challenging, yet interesting terms at Fuqua. And here is the story of it.

5 Pieces of Advice for European Applicants

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April 15, 2020

a handful of students, partners and children pose for a photo after dinner in a home; advice for European applicants

European applicants have a lot to consider when applying to business school. We’ve put together a few pieces of advice for prospective students, and we hope this information will be helpful as you consider this next step in your life and career.

Why We Founded the Duke MBA Fintech Club

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January 9, 2020

five students from the fintech club and two professors pose for a photo in front of the conference stage

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

Design Thinking Beyond Fuqua: 3 Takeaways from IDEO’s CoLab Makeathon

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December 17, 2019

dozens of students working at tables in a large office space during the design competition

Serving on the cabinet of the Design & Innovation Club is one of my favorite extra-curricular activities at Fuqua. Guiding my classmates through design thinking workshops is extremely rewarding, and has given me the chance to hone my own design skills as well

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

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…

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