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One of the Best Decisions of My Life

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December 6, 2017

students in New York city for corporate visits and networking, part of life at a business school in the U.S.

Several months have passed since I started business school, and oh so quickly. During that time it became obvious to me that coming to Fuqua has been one of the best decisions of…

5 Things You Should Know Before Applying

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November 20, 2017

students can have a lot of fun at a Duke football game, things you should know before applying

1. As much as you read about it and think you know what “Team Fuqua” is, you don’t until you experience it. I had my first Team Fuqua experience when I was still…

Considerations for Your Partner When Starting Your MBA

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July 6, 2017

Considerations for Your Partner

A Student’s Perspective For as long as I can remember, the end of the school year felt like a time to reflect. Unlike birthdays, which seemed like an arbitrary passage of time, finishing…

Dining in Durham

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July 5, 2017

Watts Grocery signage, a great place for dining in Durham

From 9th Street to downtown, you will never have trouble finding a place to add to your dining in Durham bucket list. The restaurant scene has a little something for everyone. While eating…

Helping Durham’s Small Businesses Via Fuqua on Board

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March 10, 2017

Three board members pose at the GDBCC Annual Gala to help Durham's small businesses

One of the highlights of my MBA experience at Fuqua has been becoming a board member for the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce (GDBCC) thanks to the Fuqua on Board (FOB) program….

FuquaTalks: Terrifying and Transformational

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February 6, 2017

FuquaTalks Presentation Picture

Imagine that moment when you revealed your deepest secret to someone for the first time. That thing that you hold so close to you, that only your most intimate friends and family know…

What You Can Learn from Case Competitions

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January 17, 2017

four MBA students at the case competition, case competitions

As a student at Fuqua, I am privileged to have the opportunity to learn from amazing professors in the classroom and then apply that knowledge outside the classroom. I recently had the opportunity…

The Fuqua Experience: Our Stories

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December 6, 2016

Tushar, Melissa and Nicole in the Fox Center, they share their Fuqua experience

Melissa Blette Like many, I came to orientation feeling excited but nervous. Would the “Team Fuqua” spirit I felt during my campus visits be true of my experience? How would I handle the…

Fuqua’s Focus on Leadership Growth

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October 31, 2016

a group presentation at HSM Bootcamp is part of leadership growth at Fuqua

114 weeks ago today I walked into the large Geneen auditorium at Fuqua to meet my classmates. I had just returned from more than two years of living in Ethiopia, working to help small…

Reflecting on 2 Years at Fuqua

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August 3, 2016

Me and 2 of the great friends I made during my 2 years at Fuqua

It’s hard to believe that I’m now a Fuqua alumna. It seems like such a short time ago that I was making the drive down from Rhode Island to North Carolina to start…