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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…

Valuable Corporate Visits and Consulting Projects in China

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June 27, 2016

Our class at the corporate visit to Ant Financial - consulting projects

Corporate Visits One of the most valuable benefits for Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) students is career services. We have access to a group of advisors and staff dedicated to improving…

How to Make the Most out of Travel During Business School

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June 16, 2016

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. - travel during business school

I am a traveler, and being in business school did not stop me from exploring the world outside of Fuqua. However, as a business school student, you need to add something new to your trips—networking!…

Unrivaled Returns: MMS Starts an Investment Club

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May 6, 2016

A remarkable ecosystem exists among entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and the financiers who create, fund and unlock business value. Yet that ecosystem often feels like nothing more than a distant theory in a classroom…

From Shakespeare to Fuqua: The Transition to Business School

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March 10, 2016

From Shakespeare to Business - Vivian

Before my transition to business school, I had not studied business. During my undergraduate years, I immersed myself in liberal arts studies by pursuing a double major in English and Chinese literature. During my…

Relationship Building: The Key to Success at Fuqua

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January 15, 2016

Relationship Building

As Duke Masters of Management Studies (MMS) students reach the program’s homestretch—with 3 of the 5 semesters now complete—many look back on the past months, thankful for the opportunities that Fuqua has given…

How Duke Basketball Taught Us Lessons in Business

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October 27, 2015

Duke Master of Management Studies students at Fuqua get ready for their Duke Basketball Experience

It’s not every day you get to experience Duke basketball firsthand, and especially behind the scenes. And it’s certainly not every day you get to experience this with your friends and fellow classmates….