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Here’s Why Location Gives Schools Like Duke an Edge

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March 26, 2020

students congregating and chatting in Fuqua's main hallway; location is why schools like Duke have an edge

As an alumnus, the question I get asked most by prospective MBA students is whether attending Duke, in medium-sized Durham, North Carolina, will put them at a disadvantage.

Tips for Exploring Durham

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March 2, 2020

The iconic water tower and smokestack of the campus with Durham highrise buildings in the background at dusk; a great place to visit when exploring Durham

At the very beginning, I was afraid of not being able to adjust. How would I live without the restaurant and entertainment offerings that only big cities have?

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

What Do Incoming Exchange Students Think About Fuqua?

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October 17, 2019

dozens of incoming exchange students pose for a group photo under the Fuqua banner in the Fox Center

Every year, Fuqua takes in about 60 incoming exchange students from all over the world. As a Fuqua student, the diversity they bring to our school is another great thing about the experience here

3 Reasons I Chose the MSTeM Track as an International MBA Candidate

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October 4, 2019

Dean Bill Boulding on stage with students watching in the foreground

As I was in your shoes as a prospective student, I wanted to know which program could help me most in achieving my post-MBA goal to work in the U.S. and to become an enabled business leader in a world of Big Data and AI

Gaining Entrepreneurial Experience at Fuqua

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October 1, 2019

students posing for a group photo during the Prodigy event, gaining entrepreneurial experience

Coming into Fuqua, I had many ideas about how to spend my two years. One of them was to pursue entrepreneurship, and business school has helped me tremendously in that regard

3 Resources to Help International Applicants Find the Right MBA Program

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September 26, 2019

6 European students holding up swag from the European Business Club; international applicants

I remember two years ago, with the GMAT out of the way, I was confident that I had just completed the hardest part of the application process. Then, all of a sudden, it hit me: I had no idea what program was truly right for me

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…

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