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Why We Love Fuqua

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February 6, 2019

Fuqua's Breeden Hall entrance, why we love Fuqua

If you have spent just a few moments with someone at Fuqua, you probably figured out that we are passionate about our school. Each person has his or her own story of the…

BDW Convinced Me to Come to Fuqua

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February 1, 2019

Duke University's Blue Devil mascot holding a "Team Fuqua" pennant flag at BDW

The transition from applicant to admit was one of my favorite parts of the pre-MBA process. After all the hours spent GMAT prepping, and applying, and refreshing my email inbox, I could finally…

Why I Chose Fuqua to Transition from the Military to the Workforce

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January 29, 2019

Fellow veterans at Fuqua led classmates during Operation Blue Devil—a leadership training session at Fort Bragg

The choice to leave the service is always a tough one for any military officer. As a third generation Army officer, walking away was especially tough for me, but after I completed the…

3 Myths About Social Impact at Fuqua

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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 I Knew It Was the Right Time for an MBA

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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…

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…

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…

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….

Exploring the Duke Community Beyond Fuqua

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August 8, 2018

looking down from the top of Duke Chapel at part of campus while exploring the Duke community beyond Fuqua

Duke University as a whole is one of the reasons why I chose Fuqua for my MBA program. As an international student, I was curious to explore the greater Duke community beyond Fuqua…

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