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Lessons from the National Champion Duke Basketball Team

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May 16, 2015

Duke MMS students get the Duke Basketball Experience

It has now been just over a month since Duke beat Wisconsin to claim the national championship in men’s basketball. Even here in China, we rearranged the class schedule and found a way…

Fuqua Helps Build Your Personal Brand

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February 4, 2015

At Fuqua, we talk a lot about branding. We’re taught in marketing class that brand equity is one of the most significant advantages a company can have. The Career Management Center takes this…

Consulting Experience: The Accenture Case Competition, Part 1

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October 31, 2014

How far would you go to experience new things? For some of my classmates, it would be about jumping out of a plane for skydiving. For others, it might be about traveling around…

Setting Sail on the MMS Journey

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July 7, 2014

Welcome to Durham MMS Class of 2015! If you think that orientation week at Fuqua consists of casually mingling among your new program buddies over a drink or sitting in boring lectures hours…

Are you a Fuqua Fit?

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March 12, 2014

The final application deadline for Fuqua’s MMS: FOB program, April 1, 2014, is only a couple of weeks away. If you’re still wondering if you fit the bill of the ideal MMS candidate,…

From the Court to the Classroom: The “Fist” Team Analogy

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February 14, 2014

If you ask me, North Carolina is home to the best college basketball in the world. I grew up on the folklore of Tobacco Road, and for those unfamiliar with North Carolina, Tobacco…

Why Duke? Why Fuqua?

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October 15, 2013

Duke. Fuqua. These two words are game changers. Being accepted into a program that is a part of both? That is life changing. Ok, well maybe being accepted into the MMS: Foundations of…

Finding the Perfect Path

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September 24, 2013

I graduated from Meredith College, a women’s college in Raleigh, NC, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two minors in history and Italian. So how did a person like me end up…

My Number One Lesson From MMS

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September 17, 2013

Networking. It’s a term that you’ll probably get sick of at Fuqua. But what does it even mean? According to Merriam-Webster, net·work·ing is “the exchange of information or services among individuals; specifically: the…

Top 5 Lessons from Business School

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July 17, 2013

1. Don’t Just Accept Everything, Question it First Coming from China, I didn’t see myself as a person with “superb critical thinking” written on my personal brand, and I believed this could become…