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Off to a Good Start After International Student Bootcamp

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April 5, 2019

approximately 100 students and staff pose for a group photo during International Student Bootcamp

As an international student who was not very familiar with living in the U.S., English language and cultural differences were some of the most concerning factors for me before starting the program. However,…

8 Things International Students Can Do Before Moving to Durham

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November 2, 2018

aerial shot of downtown Durham, things to do before moving to Durham

Congratulations! You’ve been admitted by Fuqua and now you’re probably wondering what your next step should be. As an international student, moving to another country can be exciting but overwhelming! Here are some…

How Fuqua Welcomes and Supports Our International Students

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October 11, 2018

Dean Bill Boulding posing for a group photo with five East Asian international students

At Fuqua, we wholeheartedly believe our community grows stronger as our diversity increases. Thus, we intentionally seek to build a diverse student population—one that’s truly representative across experiences, backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, nationalities, citizenships,…

Travel in China Provides Cultural Insight—And a Lot of Fun

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August 10, 2015

Duke Fuqua MMS: DKU students travel in China and see the view from Victoria Peak in Hong Kong

A curious fact I learned soon after arriving in China is that what non-Chinese always refer to as the Chinese New Year, is actually called the Spring Festival by locals. The spring festival…

Tips to Help International MMS Students Get Adjusted

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July 10, 2015

International flags in the halls of Duke Fuqua

Adjusting is not an easy thing to do. I came to the United States from Indonesia back in 2010, and I still remember how I avoided something basic like contacting Comcast cable to…

Cultural Lessons from the Chinese New Year

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April 15, 2015

MMS: DKU student experiences the Chinese New Year

Participating in the MMS: DKU program has given me an enriching and rewarding experience both inside and outside of the classroom. We were on campus in Kunshan leading up to the Chinese New…

First Impressions of China in the MMS: DKU Program

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April 8, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015, was not a regular Monday. It was the day I arrived in Shanghai with three of my MMS: DKU classmates. We were all coming from different cities, but we…

My Immersion in the Cultures and Languages at Fuqua

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October 28, 2014

The Culture and Language Immersion program (CLI) is a 5-day course designed to help international students be better prepared for life in Durham and Fuqua in particular. Moreover, it gives MMSers the opportunity…

Networking is like a Game of Ping Pong, Literally

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December 26, 2013

When you’re a graduate student at The Fuqua School of Business, even the fortune cookie that you get with your Chinese takeout food gives you the same advice — “attend receptions, send emails…

Fuqua’s Got Talent: A Different Side of Business School

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December 16, 2013

When one thinks of business school, suits, recruiting, and stressful late-night study sessions frequently come to mind. It is a place where accomplished individuals from all over the world gather to learn, grow,…

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