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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

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…

How Fuqua Welcomes and Supports Our International Students

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October 11, 2018

Dean Bill Boulding posing for a group photo with five East Asian international students

At Fuqua, we wholeheartedly believe our community grows stronger as our diversity increases. Thus, we intentionally seek to build a diverse student population—one that’s truly representative across experiences, backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, nationalities, citizenships,…

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…

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…

Why MMS? Here’s What 5 Students Had to Say

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January 29, 2018

Five classmates sitting on a basketball court during the Duke basketball experience, Why MMS among other graduate school options

“Why MMS?” “Why Fuqua?” They’re simple, but important questions that you’re probably asking as you explore graduate school options. And honestly, each student in our class might have a different answer. So let’s…

Why the MMS Program Was Right For Me

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November 16, 2017

the flags in the halls of Fuqua symbolize the student diversity, one of the reasons why the MMS program was right for me

At the beginning of my graduate school search, the location of Duke, and of course the globally recognized and highly reputable Fuqua brand, is what made MMS stand out from the rest of…

Fuquans: Meet 6 More of Our Classmates

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May 11, 2017

In our third installment of the Fuquans series, we are introducing six more of our amazing classmates and learning more about who they are. This time, we spoke to a former show choir member, an artist,…

Fuquans: Meet 5 of Our Classmates

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April 6, 2017

5 classmates after a team building exercise during orientation

In this second installment of our “Fuquans” series, we’re highlighting five of our classmates and getting to know a little more about them and what makes them tick. Two of the students came to Durham…

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