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China Serves as a Classroom for MBA Students

July 21, 2015

Duke Fuqua MBA students study in China

读万卷书不如行万里路 The Chinese proverb above says “reading 10,000 books is not as effective as traveling 10,000 kilometers.” Fortunately for nearly 25-percent of Fuqua’s Daytime MBA Class of 2016, they were not forced to…

More than 100 MBAs Gain Experience in China

June 24, 2015

Duke Fuqua: More than 100 MBAs Gain Experience in China at the Great Wall

Since I started at Duke, I heard several good stories and reviews about the Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE) that allows MBAs to gain experience in China. Students from the prior year surely…

An International Experience in Fuqua’s Exchange Program

June 18, 2015

Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA students on exchange in Argentina

Going abroad to study in Argentina as part of Fuqua’s student exchange program was an incredible experience, allowing me to spend time living like a local and practicing Spanish. Here are some of…

Trekking through Israel—The Trip of a Lifetime

May 28, 2015

Duke Fuqua MBA students in Israel

Each spring break Fuqua’s second-year Israeli students lead ‘iTrek,’ a trip to Israel. Since learning about the historical significance and political challenges of the Middle East during my freshman year of high school,…

My First Year at Fuqua

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…

Tech Trek Opens Doors to Major West Coast Companies

March 4, 2015

Fuqua MBA students visit eBay

One of the major advantages of pursuing an MBA at a globally-recognized institution such as Duke is the fact that when recruiting season kicks off, you are welcomed by all different sectors across…

Exploring Health Care Careers on the West Coast

January 20, 2015

A group of students at McKesson in San Francisco

After a jam-packed Fall Term 1, we had a week off for Fall Break. One of the options during Fall Break is to travel with fellow Fuqua students on company treks called Week-in-Cities….

How to Build Your Own Adventure

January 12, 2015

The peaceful Gili Islands

To GATE or not to GATE? That simple question about Fuqua’s Global Academic Travel Experience haunted me for days. I had an amazing time in South Africa with FCCP and definitely wanted to…

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

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…

The Growth of Latin American Recruiting

November 10, 2014

Latin American Students networking after corporate event.

Through the economic growth experienced in the last decade, Latin America has seen an increase in demand for MBAs, and U.S. schools are the main target for applicants. Students from the region have…