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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…

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…

What is Team Fuqua?

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April 9, 2018

six students seated around a table, collaborating on work embodies the answer to "What is Team Fuqua?"

Team Fuqua. It’s a term you constantly hear in our community. Ask for a definition and a hundred people will tell you a hundred stories to illustrate what it means to them. Synthesizing…

Consulting for the Win

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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….

My Experience in China with the MMS: DKU Program

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February 1, 2017

Tina and a classmate pose for a photo at graduation at the end of the program experience in China

Looking back at my time in the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) program, the study-abroad experience in China has been the highlight of it all. Many prospective students ask…

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…

Advice for Maximizing the MMS Experience

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September 30, 2016

Dantong standing by the Fuqua sign, mms experience

It’s been four months since I graduated, and I miss MMS and Fuqua so much. For those of you who are considering starting this amazing journey as business school students, I’d like to provide some…

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…

The Foundation of Team Fuqua

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August 18, 2016

the winning student team holds up the trophy, Team Fuqua

Fuqua’s learning environment pushes students to hone in on a particular instinct—one that calls for us to draw out each individual’s particular strengths to help a team succeed. This mindset eventually becomes second nature to almost…