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Brand Competition Delivers More than Just Marketing Experience

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November 7, 2019

the three students presenting in front of a projection screen; marketing experience

For students interested in gaining marketing experience or learning about the fast-moving consumer goods industry, this competition is one of the best opportunities during the program to get front-line exposure to the business world

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Join Fuqua

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November 4, 2019

What to expect in a classroom: 6 students gathered around a laptop, talking and smiling

Between all of the blogs, recruiting information, and stories that you hear from alumni and current students, it is hard to know which insights or experiences will apply to your time at Fuqua. Having contended with this information overload firsthand, I have compiled a list of what you can expect from your time here at Fuqua

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

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…

The Value of My Team at Fuqua

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January 29, 2019

The team smiling and posing for a selfie

Friday, the 13th! Believe it or not, that was our first day at Fuqua. I might sound spooky, but what happened on that day was quite the opposite. Teamwork makes the dream work,…

First Impression: This is a Special Program

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January 18, 2019

students, some of whom are dressed in traditional African garments, enjoying Nigerian food at the event, MMS is a special program

When I walked through Fuqua’s doors last July, I wasn’t completely sure what this year would hold for me. Slightly overwhelmed and incredibly nervous, I went into orientation feeling like it would the first day…

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…

Benefits of Getting Involved with Fuqua Clubs

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October 2, 2018

Student organizers of the Business in Africa Conference pose for a photo after the event, Fuqua clubs

Attending Fuqua was both exhilarating and intimidating at the same time. Cultivating strong and lasting relationships has always been something I strive to do wherever I am. Therefore, from the moment I started the…

5 Ways to Make the Most of the MMS Experience

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August 9, 2018

the Class of 2017 celebrating during a group photo at graduation, make the most of the MMS experience

Here’s my tried and tested advice as an MMS graduate. 1. Build authentic relationships with as many people as you can. In my experience, there are three key reasons to do this. New…

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