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How I Knew It Was the Right Time for an MBA

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January 29, 2019

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…

What I’ve Gained from Fuqua as an International Student

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October 24, 2018

dozens of flags line the hallway with students bustling below, international student

I knew I wanted to come to the U.S. for business school, but I also knew that I wanted to return to my home country, Indonesia, in the long run. About five years…

My Veteran’s Perspective on The Duke MBA

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September 5, 2018

A uniformed Army officer address a classroom of veterans seeking veteran's perspective on The Duke MBA

I chose to attend Fuqua because I wanted to join a culture where students are collaborative and selfless when it comes to helping each other. In the Army, we operated under the Warrior Ethos…

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…

Finding Yourself Through Recruiting: My Road to Tech

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May 15, 2017

Fuqua School of Business Daytime MBA 2017 Graduation Ceremony

An open secret at Fuqua is that for most new MBAs, your past career—and even what you wrote as career goals in your admissions essays—no longer defines where you’re going once you walk through Fuqua’s…

My Summer Internship at Amazon

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May 4, 2017

views from my internship at Amazon

I had no idea where I’d land after my first year at business school. Coming from the energy sector, I was optimistic about what seemed like the endless internship possibilities Fuqua could give…

Beginning a Career in Energy: My PG&E Internship

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December 28, 2016

3 interns on a site visit, career in energy

What do you want to be when you grow up? How many children hear this question and with palpable excitement in their eyes say, “I want to work at a UTILITY!” I’m that…

Why Investment Banking?

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December 20, 2016

investment banking firms among those listed on signs for a networking session in Fuqua's Fox Center

Like many of my Fuqua classmates, my career objectives diverged from what I wrote in my admissions essays. When I applied to the dual JD/MBA program in September 2014, only a few months…

Exploring a Career Path: Highlights from My Genentech Internship

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October 25, 2016

interns gathered for a happy hour, Genentech internship

When I came to Fuqua last year, I never thought that I would end up at Genentech for my summer internship. With a background in consulting and interest in the provider space, I…

Banking to Health Care: The Path Less Traveled

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October 6, 2016

students laughing during a classroom lecture, banking to health care

Growing up I always wanted to be a doctor.  So, following this passion and an interest in helping my community, I went to college to study pre-med. However, the more pre-med classes I…

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