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How to Become A Student Leader in MMS

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May 1, 2020

several dozen students, many of whom are holding lanterns they made, pose for a photo, student leadership

Being a student leader at Fuqua can mean many different things, and a big part of that process in MMS is giving students the space to decide what that means for themselves on an individual level.

What I Learned During the Accenture Case Challenge

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January 17, 2020

John and his team presenting at the front of a classroom during the Accenture case challenge

Just a disclaimer: I didn’t win Accenture’s case competition. I lost. I learned. I lived to consult another day. Here’s what I took away from that lightning hour of casing and our ten-minute presentation

Beyond the Classroom: Extracurriculars at Fuqua and Duke

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November 22, 2019

close to 20 students pose for a photo with Professor John Buley during a finance interest group session, one of the extracurriculars at Fuqua

Extracurricular activities have always been one of my favorite parts about school. At Fuqua, there are multitudinous opportunities to participate in and even create clubs of your own

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

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

Nursing and Business: A Healthy Combo

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April 22, 2019

Winna and her five teammates holding their second place prize check for $1,500; nursing and business

From Registered Nurse to Business School Student Before coming to Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse on the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While…

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…

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…

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