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Gaining Consulting Experience Through Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators

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June 3, 2019

6 students on Janet's Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators team pose for a photo in a team study room

At Fuqua, apart from taking classes, acing case assignments, having team meetings, and networking with a diverse group of people, there are lots of opportunities you can pursue to help you grow

Nursing and Business: A Healthy Combo

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April 22, 2019

Winna and her five teammates holding their second place prize check for $1,500; nursing and business

From Registered Nurse to Business School Student Before coming to Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse on the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While…

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,…

A New Opportunity to Be a Consultant

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March 11, 2019

the six-person consultant team poses for a photo

One of the many unique experiential learning opportunities offered here is the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP). This program allows a team of students to work as consultants on a real-world problem brought…

Clubs at Fuqua: A Great Match for My Interests

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October 26, 2018

a standing room only classroom of students looks on, clubs at Fuqua

When reflecting on my time in the MMS program, there is no doubt that my involvement with the Daytime MBA clubs at Fuqua shaped a major part of my experience. After being in…

3 of My Favorite Courses

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May 24, 2018

a student standing on her desk to emphasize her point during a class discussion in one of my favorite courses

Let’s take a closer look at three courses from the MMS: FOB program that really made an impact on me.  Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis Not sure how many music festival tickets your…

Consulting for the Win

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April 9, 2018

Soo Youn's five-person team for the consulting competition

A large number of MMS students prepare for consulting recruitment and, accordingly, Fuqua provides a myriad of ways to shed light on those careers. The annual Accenture Case Competition is an opportunity for…

Dreams Realized: Why 2 Friends Joined the Fuqua Family

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August 21, 2017

Julian and Angelo posing, part of the Fuqua family

Julian Geyer-Klingeberg Fuqua has been the best journey I have ever made. During my undergraduate studies in Germany, my courses were very theory-based, which is not uncommon for the prevailing education system there….

How a Case Competition Prepared Students for Consulting Careers

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January 23, 2017

students in a classroom during the Accenture Case Competition kickoff, a great opportunity to prepare for consulting careers

Management is an art as well as science. That is exactly why Fuqua provides its students a plethora of opportunities to practice what is taught in class. One such opportunity is the MMS…

Landing My Dream Job

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August 30, 2016

on pit road during a NASCAR race, working in my dream job

My Life After Fuqua I’ve worked with Wasserman, a sports marketing and talent management company, for just over two years now. I primarily work on the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company account team helping…

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